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Xperia™ Z1

The best of Sony for the best of you

All the power and smartness of Sony in a premium smartphone

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  • Xperia Z1
  • Xperia Z1 - the power and smartness of Sony in a premium smartphone.
  • The Xperia Z1 Android smartphone has a 20.7MP camera.
  • The Xperia Z1 smartphone takes the most stellar pictures.
  • Xperia Z1 has Sony’s award-winning G Lens.
  • Say hello to digital camera quality in Sony’s Xperia Z1.

Weight

  • 169 grams

Dimensions

  • 144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5 mm

Camera

  • 20.7 megapixel camera with Sony Exmor RS® for mobile image sensor

Display

  • 5.0 inch Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine
  • 16,777,216 colours, 1920x1080 pixels

On the inside

  • Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
  • 2.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974 Quad Core

Durability

  • Waterproof (IP55 and IP58) ***
  • Dust-resistant (IP55) ***

Battery

  • Talk time: Up to 14 hours**
  • Standby time: Up to 880 hours**
  • Music listening time: Up to 110 hours**
  • Video playback time: Up to 6.6 hours**
  • Battery: 3000 mAh minimum

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Specifications

This is a listing of Xperia Z1 main features and functions.

Camera and video

  • 20.7 megapixel camera with pulsed LED flash and auto focus
  • Burst mode
  • HDR for both picture/movie
  • 8x digital zoom
  • BIONZ™ for mobile image processor engine
  • Front-facing camera (2 MP 1080p)
  • Geotagging
  • HD video recording (1080p)
  • Sony G Lens
  • Image stabiliser
  • Object tracking
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Scene recognition
  • Send to web
  • Smile shutter™
  • Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
  • Superior Auto
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Touch focus
  • Touch capture
  • White balance
  • Image capture, supported format: JPEG
  • Image playback, supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WebP
  • Video recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4
  • Video playback, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, MKV, AVI, XVID, WEBM
  • Face detection

Design and display

  • 5”, 16,777,216 colours, 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile
  • X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine
  • Face Unlock
  • Gesture input
  • Senser-on-lens
  • STAMINA mode
  • Touch gesture - multi-touch, up to 10 fingers supported
  • Screenshot capturing
  • Throw
  • Pan & zoom

Memory

  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Flash memory: Up to 16 GB****
  • Expansion slot: microSD™ card, up to 64 GB (SDXC supported)

Pre-loaded applications

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

Connectivity and communication

  • 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
  • aGPS
  • ANT+ wireless technology
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • DLNA Certified
  • MHL support
  • Native USB tethering
  • NFC
  • Screen mirroring
  • Smart Connect
  • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®, Facebook™, Google™ and SyncML™*
  • USB charging
  • USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support
  • Xperia Link
  • Wi-Fi® and Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
  • Noise suppression
  • Voice enhancement
  • Xperia Socialife*

Entertainment

  • "Movies" application
  • 3D and motion gaming
  • Google Wallet™
  • PlayStation Certified
  • FM Radio with RDS
  • SensMe and SensMe slideshow
  • Sony Entertainment Network (selected markets only)
  • TV launcher
  • YouTube*
  • “WALKMAN” application
  • Facebook application*
  • Twitter*
  • 3D surround sound
  • Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
  • Clear Audio+, Clear bass and Clear stereo
  • TrackID music recognition*
  • xLoud Experience – audio filter technology from Sony
  • Audio recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, AMR
  • Audio playback, supported formats: MP3, 3GPP, MP4, ADTS, AMR, SMF, XMF, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, iMelody, WAV, OGG, FLAC

Networks

  • UMTS HSPA+ 850 (Band V), 900 (Band VIII), 1700 (Band IV), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) MHz
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)

* Not available in all markets.

** Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique as performed in controlled laboratory conditions. Actual time may vary.

*** In compliance with IP55 and IP58, Xperia™ Z1 is protected against the ingress of dust and is waterproof. 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 1.50 metre of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP 58.

**** Memory comprises of approximately 4 GB firmware, plus 12 GB of “Internal storage” for music, pictures and movies, and downloaded applications and their data.