Sony Xperia Z1 with 20MP camera and FHD screen: Hands On

Kaz Hirai, CEO, unveiled its new Sony Xperia Z1 or honami yesterday. We have been stocked with so much of rumors about this one uptill its official launch. But finally on Wednesday Sony’s CEO Kazuo Hirai has launched his new flagship in the market.

“The Sony Xperia Z1 embodies everything Sony has to offer,” said Hirai, who is under pressure from U.S. hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb to split up the company to revive its electronics business. Ofcourse after Xperia Z Sony had to bring something that can stand the competition. And what attracts us more towards this phone is its phenomenal camera. So let’s go on one by one:

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sony xperia z1

Camera: first we will talk about the camera because it has been the most highlighted feature of this Smartphone.

Xperia z1 is equipped with 20.7 MP camera. The camera uses all-Sony tech – an F/2.0 Sony G Lens, a Sony Exmor RS sensor and a Sony BIONZ image processor.

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As it has G lens feature which sounds like it will have great image quality but that has to be checked yet. Anyways if we talk about this 20.7 MP camera that is pretty good ant it ensures good quality images even in low lights. You can record the video at 1080p. Well now days many of the Smartphones are competing on camera and Sony stand in.

 

Design: it appears more like Xperia Z with a metallic body. If we look at the size it’s not too big like Samsung’s smartphones. It’s sleek, slim and looks nice. This Smartphone is dust; shock and above all water resistant like its predecessor. It gives a classy look and seems luxurious.

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Display: Sony xperia Z1 has 5 inch 1080p Triluminous LCD display with a pixel display of 443ppi. Sony has used this display in its previous Smartphone Xperia Z ultra which gave better quality picture and nice display with vibrant colors.

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Processor: Z1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC 800 chipset with quad core 2.3 GHz processor. It has Adreno 330 GPU. This means that Xperia Z1 one has much better performance. And you can enjoy your apps and games without any problem.

Z1 will work on Android 4.2.2 jelly bean OS though not the latest android version but you will not have any problem in operating your device it will work smoothly. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB/32GB internal memory and also having MicroSD slot. It has 3000 mAh battery. Sony said it will release xperia Z1 in the end of September for sale. It will be available at around $200-$300 on contract basis for 2 years. Indian launch is expected anytime in the mid september.