Sony Xperia Z1 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Sony Xperia Z1 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Sony Xperia Z1 Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2013, September
  • Dimensions: 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 170 g
  • Screen: 5", TFT
  • Main Camera: Single, 20.7 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 2 MP
  • Memory: 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Sony Xperia Z1
Release date 2013, September
Dimensions (HxWxD) 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm | 5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in
Weight 170 g | 6 oz
Body build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Black, White, Purple
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 880 h (2G) / Up to 850 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 13 h 50 min (2G) / Up to 15 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 110 h
Approximate price330 EUR
Technology TFT
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5" inc
Screen area 68.9 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio64.7%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI
Screen protection Shatter proof glass
Other - Triluminos display
-X-Reality Engine
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 20.7 MP, Single
Camera specs
-20.7 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/2.3'', AF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front camera, selfie 2 MP, Single
Specifications 2 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
Operating system OS Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to 5.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 330
External memory microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score41148
GeekBench 5 Single Core140
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core454
GeekBench 4 Single Core970
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core2343
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2240
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Micro-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Up to 107 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB Host; magnetic connector
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.75 W/kg (head)     1.15 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.77 W/kg (head)    
Music and Audio
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- ANT+
- IP58 dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Also known as Sony Xperia Z1 Honami, Sony Xperia Z1 C6902/L39h, Sony Xperia Z1 C6903, Sony Xperia Z1 C6906, Sony Xperia Z1 C6943

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Sony Xperia Z1 was around 330 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2013, September.
The weight of the Sony Xperia Z1 is 170 g.
The screen size of the Sony Xperia Z1 is 5" inches.
The size of the Sony Xperia Z1 is 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
Yes, it is waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.