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Sony Xperia Z1

  • CPU: Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 16 GB
  • Display: TFT, 5.0 inches
  • Camera: 20.7 mega pixels
  • OS: Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradаble to v4.4.4 (KitKat)

Sony Xperia Z1 - Specs


  • Announced

Design and Body


  • Display Type




  • Camera Features
    1/2.3'' sensor size, geo-tagging, auto focus, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama


  • Bluetooth
    Yes, v4.0, A2DP
  • 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.
  • USB
    Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.


  • 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
    LTE 700 / 850 / 900/ 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6906
    LTE 800 / 850 / 900/ 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6943


  • Talk Time
    Up to 13 hrs 50 min (2G) / Up to 15 hrs (3G)
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    Up to 880 hrs (2G) / Up to 850 hrs (3G)

MakTech Points

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

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

The same quality and performance as our compact digital cameras. The same screen technology as our high-end BRAVIA® TVs. Crafted into an elegant and waterproof* smartphone. With Sony Xperia Z1, you truly get to discover the best of Sony for the best of you.
The Sony Xperia Z1 gives you the best overall image quality of all leading smartphones.

The Xperia Z1 features an amazing camera that delivers results that are nothing less than stellar. Have a look at some of the beautiful images taken with Sony Xperia Z1.

Pair your Sony Xperia Z1 with a selection of more than 100 premium and innovative accessories, all easily connected with just one touch, and say bye-bye to the days when cables cluttered your living room.

Building upon the rich history of Sony’s craftsmanship, Xperia Z1 has been carefully crafted using only the most premium materials. Both the front and back are made of durable tempered glass, reflecting the world around you. The innovative one-piece aluminium frame is designed without breaks, creating a completely seamless expression. And following Sony’s unique design principles, this smartphone offers balance and symmetry in all directions, so no matter how you’re holding it the feeling is always the same.

Combine your Xperia Z1 with the smart Magnetic Charging Dock DK31 and enjoy a truly smooth connection. Place your Xperia Z1 in the dock, and the magnet steers the phone’s cleverly designed charging port to the dock’s connector. Thanks to magnetic pins, you don’t need to fiddle with any ports in order to charge. And while your phone is charging you can check and write messages, or why not enjoy a movie – all from a comfortable viewing angle.

The Sony Xperia Z1 has an impressive IP55/IP58 rating, which makes this slim and sleek smartphone both waterproof(1) and resistant to the tiniest dust particles.

Built with the latest Sony BRAVIA® technologies optimised for mobile, Xperia Z1 comes with the most amazing viewing experience. The large, high-resolution 5(12.7 cm) Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality for mobile picture engine comes with a 1920 x 1080 progressive scan, for incredibly crisp pictures free of jagged edges. Paired with a pixel density of 174 pixels per cm, you get pictures on your camera phone that are razor sharp and incredibly bright. And since this compact digital camera comes with a Full HD display, it’s optimised to give you the best viewing experience when reliving every capture.

Sharper. Clearer. Brighter. That’s what Sony’s compact digital cameras give you. And with Xperia Z1, we have created a great camera phone built with the very same components, packaged into a 8.5 mm slim smartphone. It combines a large 1/2.3” 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, Sony’s award-winning G Lens and intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image processing engine. This unique combination gives you images that are delivered with a superior sharpness, clarity and brightness – always.

We’ve matched the latest Sony software with the all-new, ultra-powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor. This advanced Quad-core processor is 75% faster than S4 Pro and gives you maximum power and speed with outstanding battery time – run multiple apps simultaneously, surf the web with little loading time, and stream videos without a break. The Snapdragon 800 processor is asynchronous, which means each core is powered independently. So you get the precise amount of power when you need it, without wasting power when you don’t.

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