Sony has finally made official the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact at CES 2014 Tech Fair. One might consider Sony Xperia Z1 Compact to be a Mid-Range device but it has some top of the line specifications.
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is a stylish pocket friendly device with Waterproof Design. The phone comes with all the features of Xperia Z1 but in a smaller screen size. The phone is IP55 and IP58 Certified, which makes it a Dust-resistant and Waterproof. There is a dedicated camera button which enables users to take underwater photos and Videos.
Kunimasa Suzuki, President and CEO, Sony Mobiles Communications said, “With the addition of Xperia Z1 Compact our global range of premium products is now broader than ever and offers our customers a wider choice”. He futher adds that, “Xperia Z1 is a no-compromise feature-packed smartphone with a beautiful yet durable design. With Xperia Z1 compact, we bring all of these premium features and performance into a smaller size to give you the ultimate compact smartphone.”
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact will Official go on Sale Globally in February 2014. There is no word on the Pricing as of now. Let’s take a look at Key Features of the Smartphone.
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Full Features
- Dimensions: 144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5mm
- Weight: 140 Grams Weight
- Network: GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz – UMTS: 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz – LTE: Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20
- Certifications: IP55 and IP58 – Dust Resistant and Water Resistant (1.50 Meters of Under Fresh Water for up to 30 Mins)
- Display: 4.3-Inch TRILUMINOS Display, X-Reality for Mobiles, 1280 x 720p Resolution, Bravia Engine 2, Gestures Support, 10 Point Multi Touch.
- Processor: Quad Core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon SOC MSM8974
- Graphics: Adreno 330 GPU
- RAM: 2GB RAM
- Storage: 16GB Internal, Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Slot
- Front Camera: 2.2 Mega Pixels, 1080p Recording
- Rear Camera: 20.7 Mega Pixels with f/2.0 G Lens, Exmor RS, 1/2.3 CMOS Image Sensor, BIONZ Engine, Pulse LED Flash, Geo-Tagging, OIS, Object tracking, Smile Shutter, Sweep Panorama, Touch Focus, Face Detection
- Battery: 2300 mAh Battery (Talk Time – up to 18Hours, Standby – up to 670Hours, Music – up to 94Hours, Video – up to 12Hours)
- Connectivity and Features: Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi HotSpot, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, NFC, LTE, Wireless Charging, A-GPS, Miracast, Xperai Socialife, Screen Mirroring, USB Tethering, MHL Support, DLNA, ANT+ Wireless technology
- Audio and Entertainment: 3D Motion Gaming, Playstaion Certified, FM Radio, Bluetooth Stereo, Clear Audio+, Clear Bass, Clear Phase, Clear Stereo, Xloud, Walkman Applications
- Colours: White, Black, Pink, Lime
- Other Sony Compatible devices: SmartWatch 2, DK32 Magnetic Charging Cradle, SBH-80 Stereo Bluetooth.