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Xperia Z1S can handle whatever life throws at it. It comes with durable tempered glass and an IP55/IP58 rating, making it waterproof* and dust resistant. All to give you the best smartphone that is just as breathtaking as it is tough.
*In compliance with IP55 ad IP58, Xperia Z1S 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 IP55; and/or (ii) can be kept under 1.50 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP58 classification range that may lead to your warranty will being void.
Underwater hairstyles. Spectacular belly flops from a low angle. With the waterproof* Xperia Z1S, you can take pictures while swimming in freshwater for up to 30 minutes. You can even dive with it for up to 1.5 meters. Just remember that all the covers for the micro USB port, the micro SIM slot and the memory card slot must be firmly closed.
It is also important that you keep your Xperia Z1S away from:
IP 55/58 – what does it really mean? IP rating is a certification testing to measure a device’s resistance levels to both dust and water. The ﬁrst digit in the two-digit IP rating indicates the level of protection against solid objects, including dust. The second digit indicates how resistant the device is to water. Here’s what the figures stand for:
IP0X: No special protection.
IP1X: Protected against solid objects >50 mm in diameter.
IP2X: Protected against solid objects >12.5 mm in diameter.
IP3X: Protected against solid objects >2.5 mm in diameter.
IP4X: Protected against solid objects >1 mm in diameter.
IP5X: Protected against dust; limited ingress (no harmful deposit).
IP6X: Dust tight.
IPX0: No special protection.
IPX1: Protected against dripping water.
IPX2: Protected against dripping water when tilted up to 15 degrees from normal position.
IPX3: Protected against spraying water.
IPX4: Protected against splashing water.
IPX5: Protected against water jets.
IPX6: Protected against heavy jet spray.
IPX7: Protected against the effects of immersion.
IPX8: Protected against submersion.
* In compliance with IP55 and IP58, Xperia Z1S is protected against the ingress of dust and is waterproof. Provided that all the covers for the micro USB port, the micro SIM slot and the memory card slot 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.
**Specifications verified by Strategy Analytics, for more information, click here.
Sharper. Clearer. Brighter. Sony’s industry-leading compact cameras give you stellar picture and video quality. By combining the large 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, Sony’s award-winning G Lens, and intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image processing engine, the results are illuminating, to say the least. The light-sensitive, 27 mm wide angle lens with its wide f2.0 aperture captures more light in dark conditions. The large, high-sensitivity sensor is equivalent in size to the sensors used in Sony’s Cyber-shot™ compact cameras, resulting in clear low-light images without sacrificing detail. The high pixel resolution, aspherical lens and sensor work together with Sony’s BIONZ™ for mobile to reduce blurring and to deliver clear, optical-like zoom quality at up to 3X zoom.
* The i1s camera combines the world’s largest image sensor (1/2.3 inches), the highest resolution (20.7MP), and the brightest lens (F2.0) available in a slim (8.5mm) waterproof (IP55/IP58) smartphone. Verified by Strategy Analytics on 10/30/13, click here.
The large 1/2.3” 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor captures more light from your scene to create ultra-high definition images that take full advantage of the camera’s lens. The sensor enables higher sensitivity that decreases noise to ensure smooth, clear reproduction, reproducing every stunning detail with greater fidelity.
The Sony’s G Lens has superior in-focus image qualities. In addition to sharpness, another characteristic is the light gathering capability. The Xperia Z1S has a 27mm wide angle lens with bright F2.0, allowing the lens to capture more light in dark conditions.
Sony’s intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image processor engine employs powerful algorithms for vibrant realism in every shot. By-pixel super resolution, Auto exposure and Auto white balance renders colours captured by the Sony G Lens accurately – creating a balance of brightness while enhancing colours with rich layers of texture and depth. The 1/2.3” 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor and the BIONZ™ for mobile eliminates noise, while the ISO 6400 sensitivity enables clear low-light pictures.
With Superior Auto as the camera default mode, Xperia Z1S allows everyone to become a camera pro. Superior Auto makes sure that you always shoot with the optimal setting by intelligent scene recognition technology, delivering the best imagery and solving the most common and difficult challenges. So go ahead and enjoy stunning shots in low light conditions, get blur-free images in fast moving environments and zoom in with perfect clarity.
Difficult to make that picture of your sleeping child come out just as serene and beautiful as it looks in real life? Our camera technologies cooperate to bring you detailed bright shots – even in challenging low light conditions. Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor is an evolution of our Sony image sensor technology, with a next-generation BSI light sensor. It reduces picture noise while keeping high resolution by bright F2.0 Sony G lens, high sensitivity Exmor RS™ for mobile and BIONZ™ for mobile’s NR, pixel binning and By-pixel super resolution technologies. And with Superior Auto, it all happens automatically – no need to fiddle around with complicated settings.
Are you a sports photographer? Or living life in the fast lane? Just keep moving – with the best camera phone at hand, your pictures will come out sharp anyway. Bright F2.0 lens and high sensitivity sensor enables to take a photo with higher shutter speed. BIONZ™ for mobile image processing engine has Motion Detection – it chooses a higher shutter speed to capture blur-free images when your subject is moving. The Superior Auto mode does all the hard work for you.
Shooting from a distance? The 3x Clear image zoom by high resolution sensor and BIONZ™ for mobile’s By-pixel super resolution takes you to tele-like, 81 mm optical zoom. The combined higher resolution of Exmor RS™ for mobile and By-pixel super resolution of BIONZ™ for mobile work their magic. Zoom in, and enjoy sharply detailed pictures.
Shooting a steady video with your everyday smartphone isn’t easy. With Xperia Z1S, it’s a different story. SteadyShot™ compensates for your movements, making panning smoother and the image more stable even in Full HD 1080 video. The outcome is gorgeously steady and distortion-free videos.
HDR for photos and videos captures natural colours in any light. HDR (High Dynamic Range) is an imaging technology used to capture clear photos against strong backlight. With HDR, the camera captures the same image at different exposure levels and layers them to create one optimised photo. And Sony HDR for video lets you film in high contrast situations, like in front of a window or with the sun behind your subject.
With a full range of innovative apps, Sony’s best smartphone offers a camera that goes way beyond traditional image making as you know it. All camera apps are integrated into the camera viewfinder, making them all the more accessible too. And with new Xperia camera apps being continuously released, there’s really no end to how much this camera has to offer.
Start recording a video and broadcast these moments as they happen, live, on Facebook. Whether it’s your best friend’s wedding, your baby’s first steps, or your husband’s cooking skills – family and friends can see the story unfold, in real-time. Check out the comments and “likes” while you’re shooting, as they appearing in your camera viewfinder.
Capture the right moment, or all the moments, even when things are in motion. With Timeshift Burst, Xperia Z1S’s camera captures 61 frames in just 2 seconds – starting 1 second before you press the shutter. All 61 frames fan out like a deck of cards for you to scroll back and forth to find your favorite. Keep all of them and scroll back and forth repeatedly to create your very own digital flip book.
The Background Defocus app adds a manual focus effect that you would not expect to find in a smartphone camera. Background Defocus lets you sharpen objects in the foreground while slightly blurring the background for more artistic, professional-looking photos.
Snap a photo of a specific object and Info-eye™ can tell you more about what it sees. Where was that bottle of wine made and how good is it? What is that book all about? How tall is the Eiffel Tower and what restaurants are nearby? Info-eye™ is an innovative way to search for information on things that interest you – right through your camera viewfinder.
Put some fantasy and fun in your photos with AR (Augmented Reality) effect. Choose between several animated themes ranging from disco to dinosaurs to under-the-sea. Capture a creative selfie using the front-facing camera and Masquerade theme. The themes are fully customizable, so you can select just how many fish you want or the mask that you’d like to wear.
Built with the latest Sony BRAVIA® technologies optimized for mobile, Xperia i1s incorporates a 5” Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile, for a wider palette of rich, natural colors. And with Sony’s exclusive X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine, everything you watch – from HD movies to web videos and photos – is analyzed and processed to deliver clean and clear pictures. The Intelligent Super Resolution technology reproduces lacking pixels, so you’ll be able to enjoy the great quality, even if it didn’t come to you that way.
Discover the widest color spectrum ever offered on a smartphone display. Unique to Sony, TRILUMINOS Display technology creates incredibly true, natural shades of colors – just the way you want them. Hard-to-reproduce reds, aqua blues and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, making landscapes and seascapes appear more vivid. Faces look better too, with natural skin tones. With Sony’s own unique display innovation, this technique delivers a significantly wider colour gamut, carrying a far more natural and vivid viewing experience with a heightened sense of depth.
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From low-resolution videos to high-resolution movies − with Sony’s latest picture engine, X-Reality for mobile, everything you see on your display is analysed and selectively processed to give clean, clear and lifelike pictures. Three unique noise reduction features work their magic prior to upscaling, while Sony’s intelligent display technology optimises contrast, texture, outline, colour and noise.
Sony’s unique Super Resolution processing breathes new life into everything you see. This technology examines each pixel in an image and reproduces the ones that are lacking, giving you the sharpest images.
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Sony’s unique Super Resolution breathes life into everything you see. This technology gives you the sharpest images by examining each pixel in an image and reproducing the ones that are lacking.
By selectively enhancing elements that help sharpen the outlines and render the texture , images become crisper and clearer.
The Intelligent Image Enhancer reproduces the vividness of the image in its original color. Pictures are selectively optimized by enhancing their contrast – making images appear more detailed and true to life.
Intelligent Noise Reduction decreases the noise that can occur in footage shot in low-light conditions or high-motion scenes. As a result, images become smoother and clearer.
This Full HD display features an impressive 441 pixels per inch. All those pixels combined give you a level of clarity that makes whatever you look at all the more real. The result? Razor sharp text and super crisp images, and an incredibly vivid viewing experience.
We’ve eliminated a layer of air in the construction, bringing the touch panel closer to the display. This OptiContrast™ panel makes for less reflection and clearer viewing – even in bright sunlight, as well as creating a seamlessly black surface when the phone is turned off. By eliminating the sensor layer and integrating the sensor on the lens, we’ve managed to increase the responsiveness of the screen. So your touch is more effective and the experience on your Android smartphone is more intuitive.
The Xperia Z1ˢ´s reflective surfaces allows you to get so immersed in your content that the hardware virtually disappears.
Premium materials and meticulous attention to details – such as the aluminium on/off button.
The Xperia Z1S is carefully crafted with clean lines, contoured edges, and premium materials. With its OmniBalance design, this smartphone evokes a symmetry that is both beautiful and comfortable to hold in any angle. The front and back panels are made of durable tempered glass, reflecting the world around you while allowing you to get so immersed in content that the hardware virtually disappears. With its IP55/IP58 rating, the sleek Xperia i1s is waterproof and dust resistant. Even the headphone jack is waterproof, and the physical camera shutter key lets you shoot photos underwater.
* In compliance with IP55 and IP58, Xperia Z1S 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 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP58. The phone is not designed to float or work submerged underwater outside the IP55 or IP58 classification range that may lead to your warranty will being void.
Combine your Xperia Z1S with the smart Magnetic Charging Dock DK31 and enjoy a truly smooth connection. Place your Xperia Z1S in the dock, and the magnet steers the phone’s cleverly designed charging port to the dock’s connector. Thanks to magnetic pins, you don’t need to fiddle with any ports in order to charge. And while your phone is charging you can check and write messages, or why not enjoy a movie – all from a comfortable viewing angle.
The WALKMAN, Movies and Album apps on your Xperia homescreen provide a fast lane to a world of entertainment. Seamless access to online and offline content – the best and easiest way to discover, enjoy and share photos, music and videos.
Carry every picture with you, without storing them all in your phone. PlayMemories Online* lets you collect all your photos and videos from your camera phone in one place, so you can relive your favorite moments wherever you are. Upload pictures automatically over WiFi from your phone to PlayMemories Online. Since there’s no storage limitation, you can upload as many pictures as you want.
*PlayMemories Online is not available in every market.
Sony’s broad experience in consumer electronics offers you the widest range of NFC-enabled products. Enjoy a selection of more than 100 premium and innovative Sony accessories that vary from wireless headsets to BRAVIA® TVs. All of them work seamlessly together, so it’s the best way to connect your smartphone to all your devices – with just one touch.
How many hours have you spent setting up connections between various devices in your home? Well, now those days are over. Our NFC-enabled devices work seamlessly together, giving you a quick and easy way to connect all your devices with just one touch. See photos or videos from your smartphone on your TV. Or play music through a wireless speaker or wireless headphones. No fiddling with cables or buttons or settings. Just pure entertainment – just so easy.
Play the music on your Android smartphone through a wireless NFC-enabled Sony speaker or Sony wireless headphones.
Share music, photos, and more between two phones, or between an NFC-enabled laptop and your phone, with a single touch on the other device.
Put photos from your smartphone on your TV. Touch your Bluetooth phone to the remote from your BRAVIA® TV to activate screen mirroring.
Whether you take pictures on your Xperia tablet, camera, or smartphone, you can now store them all in the same place. The Sony Personal Content Station™ is a wireless hub for videos and photos.
Who says you have to have a NFC-enabled TV in order to mirror your smartphone on the big screen? Or to go from headphones to speakers? Instead, you can “Throw” content from your Bluetooth smartphone to your Wi-Fi-enabled TV through screen mirroring or DLNA, or send your tunes to a speaker via Bluetooth. Using “Throw”, a smart application integrated into your Xperia apps, your smartphone finds the best way to wirelessly connect to other devices. With an MHL cable, you can also mirror your phone´s full user interface on your TV and enjoy movies, games and more while charging. Or why not use a Miracast™ Wireless Display that lets you wirelessly stream your smartphone to your TV over Wi-Fi.
Performance that goes the distance—isn’t that what we all want? With the Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800 Quad-core 2.2 Ghz processor with 2GB RAM, this smartphone comes with ultra-fast performance and breathtaking graphics. Stream your favorite YouTube videos, download the latest podcasts, or let Google Maps help you find your way.
Delivering up to 50% increased graphic performance*, the updated Adreno 330 GPU (graphics processing unit) gives you the most advanced and visually stunning 3D games, and lets you browse the web lightning fast – all while using the lowest power consumption.
* Compared to its predecessor, Adreno 320
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Your Xperia smartphone has a built-in LTE/4G modem. This enables blazing internet connections with up to 150 Mbit/s download and 50 MBit/s upload speeds.
HD voice* eliminates background noise to improve voice clarity. That means that you can talk normally and be heard clearly, without having to raise your voice, even in noisy environments. Now you don’t have to shout to be heard, or try to find a quiet place for your conversation.
* HD voice functionality is operator-dependant.
Smartphones uses power even when you’re not actively using them. Battery STAMINA Mode helps with battery drain by recognizing when the phone’s display is off, automatically turning off unnecessary functions while keeping the notifications you want. As soon as you press the power button to wake up your screen, everything is up and running again. Battery STAMINA Mode helps maximize every bit of the Xperia Z1S’s 3000mAh battery.
With Battery STAMINA Mode, Wi-Fi and data traffic are disabled during standby, but you still receive incoming calls, texts, and alarms. And since everyone has different needs, you can easily customise which apps you want to receive push notifications from even in standby mode. Facebook notifications on or off? It’s up to you.