A Brief Review of Sony Xperia Z

There is already a very distinguishable technological gap between today and the previous years. This may be exemplified by the hundreds of gadgets that sprung in the recent years.A good example for this is the invention of the smartphone. The competition amongst mobile industries ishighly crucial since there is only a single top spot and achieving it is definitely not easy. Major companies invest a lot of money for their production, sales, research, marketing campaigns, market shares, and many others just to take the lead. One of the acclaimed manufacturers of smartphones that is based in Tokyo, Japan is the Sony Mobile Communications. Among the latest mobile device of Sony is the Xperia Z.


Design & Display

Announced to the public in January 2013, this revolutionary device was already out on the market on February 2013 bringing more exciting features a smartphone can have. The Sony Xperia Z is built to carry a microSIM that can support the latest 4G network. Thus its system is already capable of sharing multiple broadband internet access to other devices. The dimension of this handset is 5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches and it weighs 146 grams. The unit is dust resistant and can also stay 1 meter under water for 30 minutes, since it is IP57 certified. The 5 inch multi touch TFT capacitive screen not only has 16M brilliant colours and fascinating 1080 x 1920 pixels, but it now has a Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 that can automatically adjust the contrast algorithm and sharpness filter of the display thus emitting more detailed photos and videos. Also, to optimize the durability of this smartphone’s screen, Sony Mobile manufactured it to have a shatter and scratch resistant glass.

The Sony Xperia Z is built to sustain the latest operating system Jelly Bean in 4.1.2 with possible upgrades. Its processors are also among the best in the market, a chipset of Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064, CPU of Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, and GPU of Areno 320.

Memory and Data Features

The 16GB internal memory of this handset can already store plenty of data, yet for those who still want to load more documents and multimedia in the unit, this can be possible since the Sony Xperia Z has a microSD card slot that can support a maximum of 32GB external memory.


An amazing rear camera of 13.1 MP built in an extraordinary smartphone can absolutely lure consumers who are not only techie, but also those who are fond of taking photos. This smartphone is installed with an improved front facing camera of 2.2 MP allowing video chat conversations to be clearer. Other additional new features of this unit’s camera are the continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer, sweep panorama, and high dynamic range imaging.


A non-removable battery of Li-Ion 2330 mAh is installed in this handy phone. It is better than most smartphone batteries since it can already last longer, in an estimated time of 14 hours during talk time using 3G and about 40 hours of music play.

Pros and Cons


• Built in video light

• 13.1 megapixel camera

• Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2

• Supports 4G network

• Continuous autofocus of camera

• High Dynamic Range Imaging

• Latest mobile processors


Quite expensive

• Non-removable battery pack

The Sony Xperia Z is truly a next generation smartphone that has new exciting features. A subscription to RingCentral phone services will absolutely enhance its functionality as a telecommunication device. With the high end attributes of Sony Xperia Z coupled with a quality VoIP service provider, nothing can possibly go wrong with your daily personal activities, thus making it worth buying.

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