At a big event on the 4th of September Sony announced the highly anticipated successor tho the successful Xperia Z, the Xperia Z1. The new Xperia Z1 is Sony’s latest and greatest flagship smartphone that is well poised for the smartphone battle with some impressive features. The design of the whole phone follows the characteristics of previous Xperia smartphones, and the Xperia Z1 is an improvement on those. The new flagship from Sony is a great looking device and packs everything that is best from Sony.
The new Sony Xperia Z1 is powered by some seriously powerful and performance enhancing internal specifications. The processor in the new Xperia Z1 is a Snapdragon 800 from Qualcomm clocked at 2.2 GHz, more than enough to provide the Xperia Z1 with all the processing power. Another impressive internal specification is the 2GB of RAM that Sony has placed in the new Xperia Z1, to power all the multitasking users will throw at the device, by enabling simultaneously running several applications without a decrease in performance. The Xperia Z1 is also equipped with all the regular sensors and connectivity features on modern smartphones like NFC capabilities, accelerometer, gyroscope and such.
The new Xperia Z1 has both front and back panels made entirely out of reinforced glass, wrapped around in aluminum strap in the middle, which basically make the phone waterproof and also dust proof. Sony takes real pride in the fact that the Xperia Z1 has such a defining feature, and withstand dropping and submerging in water.
Sony has always had great screens in their Xperia smartphones, and the Xperia Z1 is no exception. The new flagship has a 5 inch display that takes up the entire front of the phone, with a pixel density of impressive 441 ppi and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px. that gives the user true FULL HD capabilities. The LCD technology from Sony has really made the display of the new Xperia Z1 really breathtaking. Sony has used their knowledge in making television sets into their smartphone display development, and that effort really shows in the Xperia Z1.
The camera of the new Xperia Z1 is the biggest upgrade from previous versions of the Xperia line. Sony is calling the camera in the Xperia Z1 the G lens and the camera has some impressive features and specifications. It has a whopping 20.7 megapixels which is right at the top of smartphone cameras. Sony has also borrowed some specs from its camera department and equipped the Xperia Z1 with an Exmor RS sensor and BIONZ image processor, features that will make the Xperia Z1 a seriously good photo maker.
Sony’s new Xperia Z1 will run on the Android JellyBean 4.2.2 software with the customized Sony’s skin to provide the users with all the software features unique to the Sony experience. The Time Shift feature for example, takes 30 frames before you press the shutter button and 30 second after, so the user can create cute, funny animations out of their photos. Another cool software feature built right into the operating system of the Xperia Z1 is the ability to live stream video directly to Facebook, a feature that will surely produce some interesting situations and clips.
The new flagship from Sony the Xperia Z1 vs Xperia Z, the old flagship, is far ahead. the Xperia Z1 price is expected to be around the same as the Xperia Z price at the time it was launched. Sony has stated that the Xperia Z1 will be available globally in the beginning of October. Stay with PricePanda to get the best Xperia Z1 price in Malaysia!
|Dimensions (WxDxH)||144 x 74 x 8.5 mm|
|Battery type||Li-Ion 3000 mAh|
|Standby time||Up to 880 h (2G) / Up to 850 h (3G)|
|Color of product||Black, White, Purple|
|Camera resolution||20.7 MP|
|Talk time||Up to 13 h 50 min (2G) / Up to 15 h (3G)|
|Display resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Operating system version||Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)|
|Network standard||2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 , 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 , 4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903|
|Processor||Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400|