The Xperia ZR is latest mid-range smartphone from Japanese manufacturer Sony featuring Google’s latest Android 4.2 OS. It is the first Sony smartphone that is waterproof for up to 1.5 meters. It was previously known by its codename Xperia A. The Xperia ZR features a 4.6inch HD display with the resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by 1.5GHz quad core Snapdragon S4 pro processor and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, it is packed with a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera capable of shooting 1080p videos. The camera can also be used underwater for upto 1.5 meters. With the help of Exmor RS sensor it let’s you take stunning HDR photos and videos. For connectivity, it will support Bluetooth 4.0, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS technology, NFC technology and LTE mobile connections. There is no information available on pricing but it is expected to be available during Q2 of 2013. Stay tuned for more updates or follow @harrym20 on Twitter.