Sony announced the the scaled down version (in terms of size) of its Xperia Z smartphone, the Xperia ZR.

Sony Xperia ZR sports a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor to seamlessly support all your mobile computing needs. The main highlight is its water resistant capability – inherited from Xperia Z.

Here are other specs for Sony Xperia ZR

CPU: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064
OS: Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Dimensions: 5.16 x 2.65 x 0.41 in
Weight: 140 g
IP58 certified – dust and water proof
TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
720 x 1280 pixels, 4.55 inches (~323 ppi pixel density)
Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal: 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
13.1 MP, 4128×3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama
Front Facing usual camera
GPRS: Up to 107 kbps
EDGE: Up to 296 kbps
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
USB: microUSB v2.0 (MHL)

Availability and Pricing:

Sony said that Xperia ZR will start shipping – around the world – in Q2 2013. It didn’t say any word on pricing but we anticipate it to be priced around 70,000 at the launch.