|General||2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603|
|HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602|
|Status||Available. Released 2013, February|
|Body||Dimensions||139 x 71 x 7.9 mm (5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||146 g (5.15 oz)|
|- IP57 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
|Display||Type||TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)|
|Multitouch||Yes, up to 10 fingers|
|Protection||Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass|
|- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2|
|Sound||Alert types||Vibration; MP3 ringtones|
|Memory||Card slot||microSD, up to 64 GB|
|Internal||16 GB, 2 GB RAM|
|Data||GPRS||Up to 107 kbps|
|EDGE||Up to 296 kbps|
|Speed||HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v4.0 with A2DP|
|USB||Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go|
|Camera||Primary||13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama|
|Video||Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR, check quality|
|Secondary||Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps|
|Features||OS||Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email|
|Radio||Stereo FM radio with RDS|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS|
|Java||Yes, via Java MIDP emulator|
|Colors||Black, White, Purple|
|- SNS integration
- TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
- MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
- Document viewer
- Photo viewer/editor
- Voice memo/dial
- Predictive text input
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery|
|Stand-by||Up to 550 h (2G) / Up to 530 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 11 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G)|
|Music play||Up to 40 h|
|Misc||SAR US||1.05 W/kg (head) 0.56 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.48 W/kg (head)|
|Tests||Display||Contrast ratio: 705:1 (nominal) / 2.462:1 (sunlight)|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 60dB / Noise 58dB / Ring 61dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -81.9dB / Crosstalk -81.3dB|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Battery life||Endurance rating 48h|
Design and Specification
The Sony Xperia Z is the first flagship phone released by the Japanese after their separation with Ericsson.
Built up from scratch and a rival to Samsung and HTC, The Xperia Z is one premium phone that will attract your attention.
Being the first 5 inch screen to boast a 1080p display resolution, this phone is quite impressive.
Measuring at 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm, The Sony Xperia Z weighs a perfectly reasonable 146g.
In terms of design, this flagship device has deviated from the arc-inspired look its predecessors shared.
Instead, it features a more modern look.
A sharp angular design with a more looking flat back and minimalistic bezel, The Xperia Z has a futuristic look with its glass covered front and back panels that go along excellently with the rubberized edges and the glossy plastic on the sides.
The Sony Xperia Z comes with a 5 inch 1080 x 1920 pixel display, bringing the pixel density to a staggering 441ppi and is backed up by the company's Mobile Bravia Engine.
Powered by a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait running on a Snapdragon APQ8064 S4 Pro chipset with 2GB of RAM and an Adreno 320 GPU, The phone runs Android OS, v4.1 Jelly Bean and is expected to receive a v4.4 KitKat upgrade.
Camera and Multimedia
The Sony Xperia Z is equipped with a 13 MP camera with LED flash that takes still shots with at a maximum resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels.
There’s also Superior auto mode, which gives you 12 MP 3920 x 2940 shots instead.
Other than that the camera app offers a wide range of built-in features.
Manual mode, sweep panorama, face detection, smile shutter, geo-tagging, touch capture with burst shoot and tracking auto-focus.
The Sony Xperia Z has quad-band 2G and 3G connectivity across all regional models.
The Xperia Z is capable of up to 42 Mbps downlink and 5.76 Mbps uplink.
Local connectivity is covered by dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac with DLNA and Wi-Fi Direct.
There's also Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and NFC.
MicroUSB handles the charging and PC connectivity, and there's also USB On-the-go support.
The MHL-enabled microUSB port also supports HDMI connections to an external monitor.
Battery and Storage
The Sony Xperia Z comes with a 2330 mAH Li-Ion battery has an endurance rating of 48 hours and also offers talk time of 16 hours and standby time of 700 hours on 3G.
Storage is limited to 16 GB of internal memory and can be further expanded to 64 GB using a micro-SD card.
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