Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review and Price in Pakistan
Today we bring you a short review of the Xperia Z1 compact and approximate pricing, you have to give it to Sony they come up with a fabulous phablet the Z Ultra and on the other end to cater to people who would like to use something more compact maybe iphone sized, sony launched this device, so we have all sizes now, small, medium and large J
The fact of the matter is that the Z1 compact is a powerhouse of a smartphone neatly packed in to a device with a 4.3” screen. The screen itself has the entire display tech Sony has to offer with its triluminous display to its bravia brand. So you can’t say you won’t have all the fun that people have on the larger Sony sets, and the cherry on top is that it is also waterproof and dustproof like its bigger counterparts.
Approximate Price: Rs. 56,000
Below you will find a list of the hardware specs of the Z1 compact along with its features….
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact – Features & Functions
|This is a listing of the Xperia Z1 Compact‘s main features and functions.|
Camera and video
Design and display
|20.7 megapixel camera with pulsed LED flash and auto focus||#||4.3”, 16,777,216 colours, 1280 x 720 pixels|
|Burst mode||#||TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile|
|HDR for both picture/film||#||X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine|
|8x digital zoom||#||Face Unlock|
|Front-facing camera (2 MP 1080p)||#||Gesture input|
|HD video recording (1080p)||#||Touch gesture – multi-touch, up to 10 fingers supported|
|Image stabiliser||#||Screenshot capturing|
|Red-eye reduction||#||Pan & zoom|
|Send to web||#||RAM: 2GB|
|Smile shutter™||#||Flash memory: Up to 16 GB****|
|Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor||#||Expansion slot: microSD™ card, up to 64 GB (SDXC supported)|
|Sweep Panorama||#||Google Chrome*|
|Touch focus||#||Google Play*|
|Touch capture||#||Google Voice Search*|
|White balance||#||Google search*|
|Image capture, supported format: JPEG||#||Google Maps for Mobile with Street view*|
|Image playback, supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WebP||#||Google Hangouts*|
|Video recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4||#||Sony Select|
|Video playback, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, MKV, AVI, XVID, WEBM||#||Web browser (WebKit)|
Connectivity and communication
|#||3D and motion gaming|
|3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)||#||PlayStation Certified|
|aGPS||#||FM Radio with RDS|
|ANT+ wireless technology||#||SensMe and SensMe slideshow|
|Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology||#||Sony Entertainment Network (selected markets only)|
|DLNA Certified||#||TV launcher|
|Native USB tethering||#||“WALKMAN” application|
|Smart Connect||#||3D surround sound|
|Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®, Facebook™, Google™ and SyncML™*||#||Bluetooth stereo (aptX®, A2DP)|
|USB charging||#||Clear Audio+, Clear bass, Clear Phase™ and Clear stereo|
|USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support||#||TrackID music recognition*|
|Xperia Link||#||xLoud Experience – audio filter technology from Sony|
|Wi-Fi and WiFi Hotspot functionality||#||Audio recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, AMR|
|Noise suppression||#||Audio playback, supported formats: MP3, 3GPP, MP4, ADTS, AMR, SMF, XMF, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, iMelody, WAV, OGG, FLAC|
|Xperia Socialife*||#||UMTS HSPA+ 850 (Band V), 900 (Band VIII), 1700 (Band IV), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) MHz|
|Miracast™||#||GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|#||LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)|
Now a list of Pros and Cons of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, and some sites which are offering the device.
- Small Size: A matter of opinion but its size makes it easier to handle
- Cutting Edge Performance: It has some of the best tech that Sony has to offer.
- Better Screen Display: Offers better viewing angles then previous models of the Sony smartphone lineup
- Powerful Processor: 2.2GHz Quad Core Krait 400
- Great Battery Life: 2300mAh
- Size : Again a matter of opinion but some might find the size too small.
- Android Version : It’s a new phone released in Jan 2014 and it’s not running the latest version of Android.
- Price : Relatively expensive as compared to other smartphones in its class.
- Bugs: Some minor user interface issues were reported on some sites.