Sony has announced its Xperia XZ1 Compact, a smartphone which you could just label a ‘baby brother’ to the Sony Xperia XZ1 which was announced alongside it. The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact features a smaller 4.6 inch display but will be powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset that is seen in its ‘bigger brother’. Below is a more detailed description of the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Specifications, Review and Highlights
The Xperia XZ1 Compact features a 4.6-inch HD display with a display resolution of 720 by 1080 pixels resolution. The device enjoys oleophobic coating as well as Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, not to forget that it is IP68 certified for water and dust resistance
The XZ1 Compact comes in a smaller form factor, Sony deciding to substitute the all metal design for a glass fibre and plastic build. It measures 129 by 65 by 9.3mm in dimensions and weighs 140g.
Sony’s super-slow motion video feature will feature on this one as well as its larger sibling. A similar camera setup is also adopted on the rear of the device as it sports a 19MP camera with Exmos RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, predictive capture feature however, the front sports an 8MP camera with 1/3″ Exmos RS sensor, 18mm wide-angle lens, f/2.4 aperture as well as a 120 degree field-of-view.
Storage & Processor
Sony’s Xperia XZ1 Compact will carry Qualcomm’s Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 processor. The smartphone also offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage with microSD support for expanding storage up to 256GB.
Software & Hardware
The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact will run on Android’s latest operating system; the Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box just underneath Sony’s UX. The XZ Compact features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor embedded in its power button.
The device comes with an inbuilt 2700mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charging and Qnovo Adaptive Charging support aimed at prolonging the battery life as well as speed up battery charging.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Full Phone Specifications
|Model||Xperia XZ1 Compact|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||HSDPA 800/ 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS)/ 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|SIM Type||Single SIM(Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM(Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).|
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|2G||GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)|
|4G||Up to 800/75 Mbps|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat15 800/75 Mbps|
|Web Browser||Yes, HTML5|
|Dimensions||129 * 64 * 9.3 mm|
|Colors||White, Silver, Black, Horizon Blue and Twilight Pink|
|Display Type||IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||720 * 1280 pixels|
|Pixel Density||~319 ppi pixel density|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and Oleophobic coating|
|Features||X-Reality and Triluminous display|
|1/ 2.3″ Exmos RS sensor, f/2.0 lens|
|2160@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@960fps|
|Autofocus, Predictive capture, 5-axis stabilization, 4K video recording, 960fps slow-motion video|
|1/4″ Exmor RS sensor, 18mm wide-angle, f/2.4 lens, 1080p video recording|
|Android OS, v8.0 Oreo (Expected)|
|64-bit Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform|
|Number of Processor Cores||Octa-Core|
|CPU Speed||(4*2.45GHz Kryo & 4*1.9GHz Kryo )|
|Internal Storage||64GB internal memory|
|expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD|
|Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint sensor, Color spectrum, Compass, Barometer|
|v5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE|
|Wi-Fi||WiFi 802.11 ac( 2.4GHz / 5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct|
|USB On-the Go (OTG)||No|
|GPS||Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|SMS||Yes (threaded view)|
|Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Yes, stereo speakers|
|Yes, 3.5mm Jack|
|MP4/H.264 player |
Availability and Price of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact in U.K. & U.S.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact will be available starting September 2017. The smartphone will come in White, Silver, Black, Horizon Blue and Twilight Pink Color variants.
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