Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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Market Status: Available in India

Release Date: 2014-02-21

Updated on:Sep 20, 2014

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Key Features

  • Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • 4.3 Inch, 720x1280 px display, TFT
  • Quad core 2200 MHz processor
  • 20.7 MP Primary Camera, 2 MP Secondary
  • 3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
  • 16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2300 mAh, Li-Ion battery
What makes Sony Xperia Z1 Compact unique?
  • The first mini-flagship from Sony with premium specs
  • A smartphone that's water and dust-proof
  • The best1 phone in terms of specifications priced around Rs. 28,000
  • The Android phone with the highest camera resolution
  • The fastest Android Jelly Bean Sony phone
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For

  • Water and dust resistant
  • Great camera
  • Powerfully processor
  • NFC connectivity

Against

  • Non-removable battery
  • Expensive for a mini variant

A mini-smartphone with premium specs

Display,  OS and Processor 

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact gets a 4.3-inch TFT Multi-touch HD TRILUMINOS display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a density of 342ppi. 

The smartphone runs Android 4.3 Jelly bean OS, with a planned upgrade to  Android 4.2.2 (KitKat). The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.2GHz, paired with 2GB RAM. The Adreno 330 GPU gives you an improved 3D gaming experience.

Camera and Storage

The phone features a water resistant rear camera of 20.7MP with G-lens and image sensor to enable high sensitivity, accompanied with a 2MP front camera for video chatting. The smartphone offers 16GB of internal memory, expandable upto 32GB via microSD card.

Battery and Connectivity

The device offers NFC connectivity, 4G support and features like GPS, Bluetooth, EDGE, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA. A 2,300mAh battery under the hood claims to offer 10 hours of talk time.

Verdict

Unlike most other mini-flagships, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact retains all the specifications of its larger counterpart except screen size. It's dust and water-resistant, offers an advanced camera and is available in a variety of colours. It's compact form factor is ideal for those who don't dig large smartphones.

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Specifications

General

Brand Sony
Model Xperia Z1 Compact
Operating System Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM
SIM Size Micro
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
Also Known As Xperia Z1 Compact D5503

Performance

Processor 2.2 GHz, Quad core, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
Graphics Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB

Storage

Internal Memory 16 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 64 GB
USB OTG Support Yes

Display

Screen Size 4.3 Inch
Screen Resolution HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density (sharpness) 342 ppi
Display Type TFT
Screen Protection Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Main Camera Yes, 20.7 MP, Auto focus
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP
Flash LED
Video Recording Full HD @ 30 FPS, Recording Formats: 3GPP, MPEG4, Continuous autofocus in a video, Digital image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Zoom Yes, Digital Zoom, 8 x
Camera Features Digital image stabilization, Exmor-R CMOS image sensor

Battery

Capacity 2300 mAH, Li-ion
TalkTime Up to 10 Hours(2G) / Up to 18 Hours(3G)
Stand By Time Up to 670 Hours(2G) /Up to 600 Hours(3G)

Connectivity

Operating Frequency GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz / UMTS 1700/2100 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz / LTE 1700/2100 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 800 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS Yes, 107 kbps
EDGE Yes, 296 kbps
3G Yes, LTE, Cat4 50 Mbit/s 150 Mbit/s; HSDPA, 42 Mbit/s; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbit/s
4G Yes (doesn't support Indian bands), LTE 50 Mbit/s 150 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0, A2DP, AVRCP, DID, GATT, HDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SPP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, Glonass
USB Connectivity Yes, USB Port, Mass storage device, USB charging, USB Host, USB On-The-Go, microUSB 2.0
More Connectivity Computer sync, DLNA, NFC, OTA sync, Tethering, TV-Out

Design

Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Weight 137 grams
Dimensions 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm
Colours
Stylus Dust proof, Water proof

Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor

Multimedia

FM Radio Yes, RDS, Stereo FM
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features Haptic feedback, Voice Memo, Voice dialing

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  • Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review: when smaller is better
    Nitansh Rastogi
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    “Don’t go by its size, the Z1 Compact offers a power-packed performance in a pocketable form-factor” Three years ago when Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note – a device with large 5.3-inch display, many raised their collective brows on its form-factor and unwieldiness. However, the device sold like hot cakes and consumers loved the idea of a phone which could double up as a tablet, giving birth to the term phablet. Other vendors (with the no...

    Pros: Ideal for one-handed use; Powerful hardware; Good battery life; Dust- and water-resistant;

    Cons: Average camera; Steep pricing; Specs at a glance Dimensions 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm Weight 137 g Display 4.3-inch Display resolution 1,280 x 720 pixels (342 ppi) Processor 2.2GHz quad-core RAM 2GB Internal memory 16GB External memory supports up to 64GB micro

    Verdict: There’s no doubt that big-screen devices which offer a more immersive experience of viewing multimedia, playing games, browsing the web or reading documents are enjoying massive uptake currently. However, this comes at the cost of comfortable handl...

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