Sony Xperia Z review

Has Sony finally got a smartphone right?

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Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Contract Type
SIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
32 GB
Built-in Memory
16 GB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, HSPA+
SAR Value
0.48 W/kg
GPS Receiver
Yes
Multi-SIM Supported
No
Near Field Communication
Yes
Integrated TV Tuner
No
Product Family
Xperia Z
Cellular Generation
4G
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 850, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100, LTE 800, LTE 850, LTE 900, LTE 1800, LTE 2100, LTE 2600
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Rear Camera Resolution
13 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
1
Front Camera
Yes
Memory Card Supported
microSD
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
Black
Operating System
Android
Brand Name
Sony Mobile
Battery Talk Time
11 Hour
Product Model
C6603
Screen Size
12.7 cm (5")
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
146 g
Processor Core
Quad-core (4 Core)
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Processor Manufacturer
Qualcomm
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 4.0
Operating System Version
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Pixel Density
441 ppi
Front Camera Resolution
2 Megapixel
Height
139 mm
Width
71 mm
Depth
7.9 mm
Radio Tuner
Yes
Battery Standby Time
550 Hour
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Name
Xperia Z C6603 Smartphone
Processor Speed
1.50 GHz
Product Line
Xperia Z
Screen Type
LCD
Sensor Type
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass, Gyro Sensor
Manufacturer Part Number
1270-5659
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

HDR video camera

Xperia Z features Exmor RS™ for mobile, the world's first image sensor with HDR video for smartphones, so you can take beautiful stills and movies even against strong light.

13-megapixel camera

The 13 megapixel fast-capture camera and the next-generation Sony Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor makes Xperia Z the Android mobile that delivers crystal clear photos wherever, whenever.

Great in all light conditions

With Exmor RS™ for mobile and HDR, Xperia Z takes sharp photos and videos both in lowlight and strongly backlit conditions. The lowlight sensors on front and back make it the first dual Exmor R™ for mobile camera.

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