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Google adds the Sony Z Ultra to its Google Play Edition lineup

Sony adds its Ultra Z phablet to the Google Play Edition lineup of pure Android smartphones.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Wed, Dec 11 2013 2:36 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Today Google announced that Sony will be joining Samsung, LG, and HTC in it's lineup of Google Play Edition smartphones featuring pure Android. The Sony Ultra Z is now featured in the Google Play store and runs Android 4.4 KitKat. It takes its new seat beside LG's G Pad 8.3 which also joined Google Play today.

Google adds the Sony Z Ultra to its Google Play Edition lineup | TweakTown.com

The Sony Ultra Z phablet features a 6.4-inch 1080p display, quad-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, and 2GB of RAM. The Ultra Z is water-proof and dust resistant, while featuring 16GB of on board storage. An 8-megapixel rear camera handles imaging duties and a high-capacity battery provides all-day functionality. The Sony Ultra Z Google Play Edition retails for $649 on the Google Play Store.

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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