Sony Xperia Z is one of Sony’s great smartphones in 2013. It was announced at CES 2013 along with another great smartphone, the Sony Xperia ZL. Sony Xperia Z features a 5-inch touch display with full HD resolution and a 13 megapixels camera. Xperia Z is waterproof and can handle up to 1 metre of water for up to 30 minutes.
Looks & Power Combined
The Sony Xperia Z looks great. It is not the slimmest smartphone you will see in 2013, but it will be up there being just 7.9mm thick. It comes with Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) and a 1.5GHz quad-core processor. Like all Android phones, it will feature Google’s full range of software.
Sony Xperia Z supports superfast internet for video streaming and other mobile broadband services. It features LTE with up to 100Mbps download speed and HSPA+ with up to 42Mbps. The built-in mobile hotspot features enables you create a Wi-Fi hotspot for sharing your high-speed data plan with your other wireless devices.
Full HD Display & Camera
Sony Xperia Z features a stunning display. The display is 5-inch diagonal but is pixel packed with full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution. The display renders up to 16 million colours and features a Sony Mobile Bravia Engine 2, giving as real live view as is possible with today’s technology. Sony Xperia Z also comes with an advanced multi-touch display that can sense up to 10 fingers at a time.
A number of highend Android phones for 2013 feature 13 mega pixels camera. The Sony Xperia Z is following this tradition with its very own 13MP camera. The camera can record full HD video and comes with a video light as well as an LED flash. You also get the usual autofocus, geo-tagging, video/image stabilisation, and face detection. However, unlike the Sony Xperia ZL, the Xperia Z does not come with a dedicated camera key.
Pricing & Availability
Sony Xperia Z is currently available in Nigeria. The Sony Xperia Z price in Nigeria ranges from 63,000 Naira to 90,000 Naira depending on your location or the store you choose to buy from.
Sony Xperia Z Specs:
- Platform: Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
- Timescape UI
- Colours: Black, White, Purple
- Micro SIM
- Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core Processor
- Adreno 320
- RAM: 2GB
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Storage Capacity: 16GB (built-in memory)
- up to 32GB memory card support
- Weight: 146g
- Dimensions: 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
- 5-inch Touch Display 1080 x 1920 pixels (441ppi)
- Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
- 13MP Camera with LED flash, Autofocus, face detection, geo-tagging, image stabilisation, 1080p HD video
- 2.2MP front facing camera (1080p HD Video)
- Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
- Wi-Fi b/g/n with DLNA
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
- Dust and Water Resistant
- USB 2.0
- GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
- 850/900 /1700/1900/2100MHz (all bands may not be available in all models)
- LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600MHz (Not available in all models)
- HSPA+ (up to 42Mbps)
- LTE (up to 100Mbps)
- HTML5 Browser
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- TV Out
- Dolby Digital Sound
- Chat, EMail, & Social Networking
- GPS with A-GPS & GLONASS
- 2330mAH Battery Capacity
- Standby: 530 hours
- Talktime: 14 hours
- Music Play: 40 hours