Sony Xperia Z

price N/A launch Mar, 2013

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 10 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Beautiful glass body
  • Great build quality, and premium feel
  • Dust, and water resistant
  • Great display, with super high resolution
  • Android interface with Sony's customizations
  • Smooth, fluid performance
  • Excellent video/audio playback
  • Decent camera

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Like most 5 inch smartphones, this one too is difficult to use one-handed
  • Back panel is prone to scratches, and finger-prints

10 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.1, Upgradeable to 5.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1920x1080 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Quad Core
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity2330 mAh
Battery Standby550 hrs
Battery Talktime11.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight146 gm
Thickness7.9 mm
Camera
Camera13.1 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • HDR
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Burst Mode
  • Red Eye Reduction
  • Video Light
  • Video Stabilizer
  • HD Video Recording For Front Facing Camera
  • Exmor RS
  • HDR Video
  • Capture a photo in the midst of recording video
Secondary Camera2.0 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Water Proof
  • Dust Proof
  • BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Music Recognition
  • xLOUD loudness enhancement
  • 3D and motion gaming
  • WiFi Direct
  • One-touch sharing
  • One-touch listening
  • One-touch mirroring
  • Smart Connect App
  • Walkman App
  • PlayMemories Online
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.77/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys