It's not enough for smartphones to be slim and powerful nowadays. They have to be waterproof as well. Sony's rising to the occasion with its new Xperia Z1. This waterproof and dustproof beauty, previous known as codename Homami, beefs up the specs of the Xperia Z, effectively replacing it as Sony's flagship device. The 5.6 x 2.9 x 0.33-inch, 5.9 ounce device shipping in black, purple and white and will feature a glass rear panel, similar to the Xperia Z.
The Sony Xperia Z1 is packing an impressive set of specs to go along with its water-resistant good looks starting with its 5-inch, 1920 x 1080-pixel TFT display. The screen is also a Triluminos display, which offers a wider range of color for more vivid images. Underneath the hood you'll find a 2.2-GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 processor with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 330 graphics.
The handset will feature 16GB of internal store with a microSD slot. The device will work on 4G LTE networks and features a 3000 mAH battery, so expect some seriously long battery life. [MORE: Smartphone Camera Shootout 2013]