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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
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Brand: Sony
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400
  • RAM 2 GB
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Display IPS LCD, 4.3 inches
  • Camera 20.7 mega pixels
  • OS Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.4 (KitKat)

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact - Specs

Overview

Released 01 January 2014
Status Available

Design

Body Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones. Bar
Dimensions 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm (5.0 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
Weight 137 grams (4.83 oz)
Colors Black, White, Pink, Lime

Display

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD
Display Size Size of the area where pictures and videos are displayed. 4.3 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others. 16M colors
Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Shatter proof glass

Camera

Primary Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 20.7 mega pixels
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Camera Features 1/2.3'' sensor size, geo-tagging, auto focus, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama
Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) LED flash

Core Specification

CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Adreno 330
RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 2 GB
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 16 GB

Specification

3.5 mm Jack 3.5 mm jack is mostly found on earphones or headphones. No
SIM Type No
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches. No
Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range. No

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

9.1
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Camera 10 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10

The Xperia Z1 Compact is everything you expect in a premium smartphone, beautifully crafted to fit perfectly in the palm of your hand. Capture stunningly beautiful photos and videos using the same technology as featured in our compact digital cameras. Easily move all your valuable content from your smartphone to your new Xperia Z1 Compact with Xperia™ Transfer. Best of all, the Xperia Z1 Compact is waterproof* and comes in a range of colours.

The Xperia Z1 Compact from Sony comes with a handy 4.3(10.92 cm) display that’s just the right size, making it the perfect smartphone for anyone who’s always on-the-go. It’s elegant, slim and simply melts into your hand.

The Xperia Z1 Compact has been carefully crafted using only premium materials and clean lines. It’s built with a solid one-piece aluminium frame that creates a completely seamless expression, and the screen is made of durable tempered glass that reflects the world around you. And following Sony’s unique design principles, this NFC phone offers balance and symmetry in all directions, so no matter how you’re holding it the feeling is always the same.

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact featuring a camera as good as compact digital cameras by Sony, this advanced camera phone comes with Superior Auto. This default camera setting recognises up to 36 scene types and adjusts the settings automatically, so you can get the best photos, anywhere and at any time. So sit back, enjoy the moment and let your Xperia Z1 Compact do the thinking for you.

The world’s best camera in a waterproof compact smartphone, funny faces underwater. Beautiful scenery. Or the graceful brushstrokes on a hand painted vase. The Xperia Z1 Compact combines a large 1/2.3(1.10 cm) 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, Sony’s award-winning G Lens and the intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine. For pictures that are sharp, blur-free and absolutely stunning.

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