Sony Xperia Z1 

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launchSep, 2013

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Design

  • Premium build quality
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Beautiful design
  • Nice on-screen keyboard
  • Bulky, compared to its other 5-inch peers

Display

  • Beautiful high-resolution display
  • Average viewing angles on display

Software

  • Android interface with Sony's enhancements

Performance

  • Smooth, blazing fast performance
  • Excellent web browsing performance

Camera

  • Good camera (in daylight conditions)
  • Excellent video player, music player, and image gallery
  • Average low-light performance of camera

Audio

  • Nice earphones
  • Good call quality
  • Average loudspeaker

Battery

  • Good battery life

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Sony Xperia Z1 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.2, Upgradeable to 5.1 LollipopNo more updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Triluminos
  • X-Reality
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
Face UnlockYes
Processor/RAM
Processor2.2 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Krait 400Ranked #44 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 330
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3000 mAh
Battery Standby880 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)850 hrs
Battery Talktime14.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)15.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 110 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 6.6 hrs
Dimensions
Weight169 gm
Thickness8.5 mm
Camera
Primary Camera20.7MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • 1/2.3'' sensor size
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • HDR both picture/film
  • Panorama Shot
  • Video Stabilization
  • Exmor RS
  • Burst mode
  • BIONZ for mobile image processor engine
  • Sony G Lens
  • Object tracking
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Scene recognition
  • Smile shutter
  • Superior Auto
  • Touch capture
Secondary Camera2.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
USB On-The-GoYes
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
NFCYes
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Water ResistantYes, IP58 Rated (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Dust ResistantYes
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Noise Suppression
  • Xperia Socialife
  • Gesture Input
  • Senser-on-lens
  • STAMINA Mode
  • Screenshot Capturing
  • Throw
  • PlayStation Certified
  • SensMe and SensMe Slideshow
  • TV Launcher
  • 3D Surround Sound
  • Clear Audio+
  • Clear Bass
  • Clear Stereo
  • Music Recognition
  • xLoud Experience
  • ANT+
  • Screen Mirroring
  • Smart Connect
  • Movies Application
  • Sony Entertainment Network
  • WALKMAN Application
  • Info-eye

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