Capture compact digital camera quality pictures and videos with the Xperia Z1 Sony smartphone.

Xperia

The best of Sony for the best of you

Xperia™ smartphones, tablets and accessories are packed full of intelligent Sony technology to enhance your world and get the most out of every moment that life brings.

Just a click away. Capture compact digital camera quality pictures and videos with the Xperia Z1 Sony smartphone.

All our knowledge, reimagined

The first Sony Cyber-shot was created in 1996 and since then we’ve packed all of our expertise and the very best Sony technologies into redefining the Xperia smartphone camera, so that you can capture life’s special moments, wherever you are.

Xperia Z1 brings you a 20.7 MP camera for unrivalled compact digital camera picture quality

The combination of a large image sensor for ultra-lowlight capture, BIONZ™ for mobile processing engine for quick auto focus with x3 image zoom and natural color reproduction and Sony’s award-winning high-quality G Lens for brighter images and optical imaging technology, brings you a 20.7 MP camera for unrivaled compact digital camera picture quality, making your memories sharper than ever.

Check out the world’s best camera in a waterproof smartphone*

*Specifications verified by Strategy Analytics, for more information, click here.

Get closer with Social Live

Share your videos and pictures live with your friends on Facebook and let them be there with real-time commenting.
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Share your special occasions with live video broadcasting, integrated within the camera user interface.

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Live-stream to friends and family on Facebook, no matter where you are in the world.

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Get friends and family’s responses right on-screen as it happens, in real-time.

Sharing will never be the same again

Share your special moments directly with those who matter as they happen with the smartest social camera around! On a trip of a lifetime? Watching the headline act at a festival? No one has to miss out with live video broadcasting from Social Live. Share your videos and pictures live with your friends on Facebook and let them be there with real-time commenting and ‘Likes’.

Create special moments with Social Live

The smartest smartphone around

Open up a world of possibilities with a selection of intelligent camera apps, developed with the best Sony technologies to enhance your mobile experience…

The Xperia Z1 is the all new smart social camera from Sony with Info-eye™ for information gathering. It has a camera so intelligent that it captures 61 frames a second with Timeshift™, even before you press the shutter. And PlayMemories™ Online** makes it easy to upload, share and enjoy all of your photos and videos from your favourite Sony devices, intuitively sorted into albums of your special events in the Album app.

–] Intelligent camera apps – developed with the best Sony technologies to enhance your mobile experience.
Built from metal and glass and crafted to be water and dust resistant, Xperia brings you premium devices, to handle life.

Premium design, outside and in

Xperia offers premium products that are designed to handle whatever life throws at them. Built from metal and glass and crafted to be water and dust resistant, you can capture the city lights while walking in the rain or take photos with friends, poolside!

OmniBalance design is focused on creating symmetry in all directions, with seamless surfaces and enhanced reflection coating, to mirror the world around you. Built to balance design and technology perfectly, so that you can immerse yourself in what’s important – your life.

Start creating… Perfect partners for Sony Xperia smartphones

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Smartphone Attachable Lens-style Camera DSC-QX100

Sony camera expertise, extended further.


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Smart Imaging Stand IPT-DS10M

Use the photo and video mode to follow the action.

Capture more with the help of our Sony accessories.

SmartWatch 2

Trigger your Xperia camera shutter with the SmartWatch 2.

See for yourself

** Restricted to models that support Android 2.3 and later. The PlayMemories™ Online app for Android is available at Google™ Play.