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Xperia™ Z

The precision engineered, durable Full HD smartphone

View your photos and videos on a razor sharp five-inch Reality Display

From£329.00Buy now

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  • Xperia Z - Sony Smartphones
  • Xperia™ Z experience video
  • Xperia™ Z 3D animation
  • Xperia Z - the best of Sony in an Android smartphone
  • Xperia Z - the best of Sony in an Android smartphone
  • Xperia Z - the best of Sony in an Android smartphone

Weight

  • 146 grams
  • 5.15 oz

Dimensions

  • 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
  • 5.47 x 2.79 x 0.31 inches

Battery

  • Talk time (up to): Up to 11 hours [1]
  • Standby time (up to): Up to 550 hours [1]

Display

  • 5.0 inches TFT
  • 16 million colours, 1920 x 1080 pixels

On the inside

  • Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
  • 1.5 GHz Qualcomm APQ8064+MDM9215M Quad Core

Camera

  • 13 megapixel Exmor RS camera with Auto focus and flash
  • 2.2 MP, Exmor R, front facing camera (1080p)

Durability

  • Water-resistant (IP55 and IP57) [2]
  • Dust-resistant (IP55) [2]

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Downloads and takeaways

Find the User guide (all language versions)

Specifications

This is a listing of Xperia Z’s main features and functions.

Camera and video

  • 13 megapixel Exmor RS camera with Auto focus and Burst Mode
  • 16x digital zoom
  • HDR for both picture/film
  • Face detection
  • Flash/Pulsed LED and Photo light
  • Front-facing camera (2 MP 1080p Exmor R)
  • Geotagging
  • HD video recording (1080p)
  • Image stabiliser
  • Picture Effect
  • Quick Launch
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Scene recognition
  • Self-timer
  • Send to web
  • Smile detection
  • Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
  • Superior Auto
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Touch focus

Display and design

  • 5", 1920x1080 pixels, 16,777,216 colour TFT
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Capacitive touchscreen with on-screen QWERTY keyboard
  • Screenshot capturing

Pre-loaded applications

  • Google Chrome*
  • Google Play*
  • Google search*
  • Google Voice Search*
  • Google Maps for Mobile with Street view and Latitude*
  • Web browser (WebKit)
  • Google Talk application*

Memory

  • RAM: 2GB
  • Flash memory: Up to 16 GB
  • Expansion slot: microSD card, up to 32 GB

Networks

  • UMTS HSPA+ (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8 or bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 8)*
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)*

Entertainment

  • 3D Surround Sound (VPT)
  • Album art
  • Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
  • Clear Audio+
  • Dynamic normalizer
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow service*
  • TrackID music recognition*
  • “WALKMAN” application
  • xLoud™ Experience
  • 3D games
  • Motions gaming
  • Video streaming
  • Facebook application*
  • Twitter*
  • YouTube*

Connectivity and communication

  • 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • DLNA Certified
  • GLONASS*
  • HDMI via MHL support
  • Media Go
  • Media Transfer Protocol support
  • Micro USB support
  • Native USB tethering
  • NFC
  • PC Companion
  • Screen mirroring
  • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync, Facebook, Google and SyncML
  • USB charging
  • USB High speed 2.0 support
  • Xperia Link
  • Wi-Fi and WiFi Hotspot functionality
  • Wi-Fi Miracast

* This feature is not available in all markets

[2] In compliance with IP55 and IP57, Xperia Z is protected against the ingress of dust and is water resistant. Provided that all ports and covers are firmly closed, the phone is (i) protected against low pressure jets of water from all practicable directions in compliance with IP 55; and/or (ii) can be kept under 1 metre of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP 57. The phone is not designed to float or work submerged underwater outside the IP55 or IP57 classification range and should not be exposed to any liquid chemicals. If liquid detection is triggered on the handset or battery, your warranty will be void.

[1] Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.

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