Sony Xperia Z1

The Sony Xperia Z1 was released in September 2013. The phone has a good battery life and is waterproof like its predecessor. However, the Z1 sports an alumiunium chassis, a faster processor and an impressive 20.7 megapixel camera.

The phone is available in black, white or purple.

Operating System

This new flagship phone from Sony has Android OS v4.2, which can be upgraded to the latest version, v4.4.2 (KitKat).

Special Features

The phone is waterproof and dustproof, certified to IP58.

The Display

This phone has a 5" full HD TRILUMINOS Display. It has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, equating to a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch. This means that the images displayed are sharp and bright., you get pictures on your camera phone that are razor sharp and incredibly bright.


The Z1 has the world's highest definition camera in an Android smartphone. In addition to 20.7 megapixel, the camera ha a G Lens and utilises the BIONZ mobile image processing engine to provide sharp and clear pictures.

The waterproof Xperia Z1, allows you to take photos whilst swimming in freshwater for up to 30 minutes,at a depth of up to 1.5m. However, you must remember to firmly close the covers for the micro USB port, the micro SIM slot and the memory card slot.

The Battery

You get up to 15 hours talk time and up to 880 hours standby time from the non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

Technical Specification and Connectivity

The Xperia Z has these features:

  • a 5.0" high definition capactive touchscreen 1920 x 1080 display
  • multitouch (up to 10 fingers)
  • water resistant to 1 metre for 30 minutes
  • shatterproof, scratch resistant glass
  • 4g ready
  • a quad core processor (2.2 GHz Krait 400)
  • 2 GB ram
  • Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean), v4.3, upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • main camera (rear): 20.7MP auto focus with flash and a resolution of 5248 х 3936 pixels, HD video 1080p@30fps
  • sub camera (front): 2.2MP, HD recording 1080p @30fps video recording
  • internal memory 16 GB, expandable by a further 64GB with a microSD card.
  • dimensions: 144 mm x 74 mm x 8.5 mm
  • weight: 170 g
  • battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh (non removable)
  • microsim

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