Sony Xperia Z Review

Sony’s Latest contrubution to the premium smartphone world is Sony Xperia Z, also known as Sony Xperia c6602, Sony Xperia c6603, Sony Xperia Z HSPA+, Sony Xperia Z LTE. With this addition now Sony can compete against Samsung Galaxy S2, Sansung Galaxy S3, Google Nexus and HTC Droid X. As the marketing  slogan of Xperia Z says:

Introducing Xperia™ Z – the best of Sony in a premium smartphone

Sony is very much serious about this smartphone, and for my readers sake I would like to inform people that this is not researched and developed at Sony Ericsson lab, it is a product of Sony Lab.

Sony Xperia Z full phone Specification

  • quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor with clock speed of 1.5GHz
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory
  • 5” Full HD display (1080 x 1920) with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2
  • 2G,3G,4G network support
  •  Water Resistant up to 6 feet, it is also dust proof.
  • 13 Mega-pixels primary camera with HDR video and image capture support
  • Micro SD card support up to 32GB
  • 2330 mAh Battery, with Battery STAMINA mode to improve standby time up to 4 times
  • NFC, Bluetooth v4.0, WiFi, WiFi direct, DLNA, microUSB v2.0 support.
  • Pre-installed with Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Sony Xperia Z Review

Now let’s review Sony Xperia Z with it’s different section like: Display, memory,network, connectivity,camera, built quality, battery life, and durability.

Sony Xperia Z display

Sony Xperia Z comes with a 5 inch full HD display which is build using TFT capacitive technology. The display supports up to 10 points multitouch. The Timescape UI Looks great in this screen. and the revolutionary Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 makes photos and videos sharper. the display and back panel is built on Dragontrail glass which is claimed to be 6 times stronger than Gorilla glass. The 441 ppi screen produces crystal clear text and image.

Sony Xperia Z Memory

This phones comes with 2GB RAM and internal 16GB flash memory and expandable up to 32GB via micro SD slot. Sony has done a good job by enabling users to expand memory via micro SD card.

Sony Xperia Z Network

Xperia Z supports all the spectrum of network 2G, 3G and 4G.

2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – in both Xperia C6602, C6603
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 – in Xperia C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 – in Xperia C6602
4G NetworkLTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 – C6603

Sony Xperia Z connectivity

This phone is loaded with all recent connectivity option like : Bluetooth, NFC, WiFi, USB

Bluetooth: it comes with Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP Support

NFC: loaded with NFC and Android Beam

USB: Supports microUSB v2.0

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot

Sony Xperia Z camera

it comes with a 13.1 MP,  autofocus camera with LED flash. It also supports Geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, image stabilization, HDR. Whereas the secondary camera comes with 2MP camera with HD video recording. The primary camera records Full HD video with HDR support.

Sony Xperia Z Built quality

The whole body of Sony Xperia Z is built with Dragontrail glass which is claimed to be 6 times stronger than Gorilla glass. Overall built quality of this smartphone is glossy and impressive. The back panel is durable but it is a finger print magnet.

Sony Xperia Z image gallery

Sony Xperia Z Official Launch Video

Friends, what do you think about our Sony Xperia Z Review, let us know in the comment section.


Sadek is an Engineer, geek, Android lover and active blogger.and the founder of Top Ten Lists along with several others.

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