Sony Xperia XZ1


This time Sony dropped two SmartPhones in their own right, not so much one being a variant of a major one, they were the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact.  They were brought out as part of the Xperia XZ1 series. They were both announced in August 2017, and they were both powered by the Snapdragon 835 chip-set and fueled by the same processor.


Sony Xperia XZ1


Released 2017, Sept

Both Smartphones showed-off a 19-megapixel camera on the back, with 8-megapixel selfie camera is on both handsets.  However it must be noted that because Sony chose to have the same capacity for the battery in both devices.

Both devices carried on with the water-proof theme with an IP68 certification, the two phones came with different specifications despite the fact that they looked similar, they had different dimensions in size.


Display

Type

Resolution

Protection

Screen size

Multitouch

IPS LCD capacitive Multi-touch screen

1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

5.2 inches

Yes


Camera

Main

Second

Features

Video

19 MP (Laser and PDAF)

13 MP (Wide Angle)

Time-lapse video, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

3840x2160 (4K UHD), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)


Battery

Type

Charging

Talk time

Li-Ion 2900 mAh, Not user replaceable

Quick Charge 3.0

Up to 11 Hours 30 Min (2G) | Up to 14 Hours 50 Min (3G)

2,700mAh made the Xperia XZ1 compact such a powerhouse that it seemed like a nudge to the other Mobile Phone manufacturers like this is how it’s supposed to be done in terms of battery duration.


Connectivity

USB

WLAN

Speed

USB Type-C 2.0; USB On-The-Go

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s


Network

Technology

GPRS

EDGE

2G

3G


4G

GSM / HSPA / LTE

Yes

Yes

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100                               HSDPA / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600           LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600                             LTE 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600


Memory

Card slot

Internal

microSDXC up to 256 GB

32GB, available to use: 19.8 GB


Platform

Processor

OS

Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)

Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)

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