Sony-Xperia-ZRThe Japanese electronics giant really seems to be liking the certification of IP55 and IP58 . The Sony Xperia ZR comes as another Quad-Core device with a very pumped up hardware and the goodness of water resistance.

The new Sony Xperia ZR can be immersed in 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes, which makes it more rugged than the Xperia Z, which is IP55 and IP57 certified, and can be submerged under water till 1 meter for 30 minutes at a stretch.

The camera on the Xperia ZR is a 13 megapixel Xmor RS sensor on the back a VGA camera on the front. Running on Android JellyBean version 4.1 and comes packed with 8 GB of onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD.

The hardware specifications of the phone are as follows:

Display: 4.55-inch TFT HD Reality Display with 1280x720p resolution and 322ppi pixel density;
Operating system: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean);
Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core CPU;
Storage: 8GB internal storage, 32GBmicroSD support;
Connectivity: 2G, 3G, 4G (market specific), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0 and NFC;
Camera: 13MP rear camera with LED flash, VGA front unit; and
Battery: 2,300mAh

There is no word on pricing and availability yet.