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Xperia™ Z1 Compact

The best of Sony in a compact waterproof* smartphone

Outstanding performance in the size for you

Available colours


  • The Xperia Z1 Compact is a stunning camera phone.
  • The Xperia Z1 Compact — the best of Sony in a compact waterproof* smartphone.
  • This camera phone comes in a range of stunning colours.
  • Enjoy all the quality of a compact digital camera.
  • The Xperia Z1 Compact is made to perfectly fit your palm.

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Introducing the Xperia Z1 Compact

The Xperia Z1 Compact is everything you expect in a Sony smartphone, beautifully crafted to fit perfectly in the palm of your hand. Capture stunningly beautiful photos and videos using the same technology as in our compact digital cameras. Easily move all your valuable content from your smartphone to your new Xperia Z1 Compact with Xperia™ Transfer. Best of all, the Xperia Z1 Compact is waterproof* and comes in a range of colours.


Every great moment deserves a camera

The Xperia Z1 Compact from Sony is an amazing camera phone that lets you capture the beauty of everyday life.

Featuring a camera as good as our compact digital cameras, this camera phone comes with Superior Auto. This default camera setting recognises up to 36 scene types and adjusts the settings automatically, so you can get great photos anywhere and at any time. So sit back, enjoy the moment and let your Xperia Z1 Compact do the thinking for you.

Low light, tiny details and moving objects – this camera phone can handle all kinds of challenges.

All you need for stunning photos

Funny faces underwater. Beautiful scenery. Or the graceful brushstrokes on a hand painted vase. The Xperia Z1 Compact combines a large 1/2.3” 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, Sony’s award-winning G Lens and the intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image processing engine. For pictures that are sharp, blur-free and absolutely stunning.

Discover the amazing camera hardware behind this smartphone

Discover apps that open up new experiences

Afraid you pressed the shutter button too late? Timeshift burst takes 61 frames within just 2 seconds, starting even before you press the shutter. Want to share a special occasion with family and friends? Then use Social live to broadcast videos live via Facebook. Xperia Z1 Compact comes with several innovative camera apps that go way beyond traditional image taking as we know it.

Read more about the innovative camera apps on this NFC phone

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact comes with a range of innovative apps that open up a whole new world of experiences.

Designed for you to enjoy wherever you go

Enjoy this camera phone from Sony wherever you go, rain or shine.

Discover a waterproof* beauty

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact has been carefully crafted using only premium materials and clean lines. Its IP55/IP58 rating means that this slim and sleek camera phone is waterproof* and dust resistant. This 4.3” beauty fits perfectly in the palm of your hand.

* Covers must be shut. Only in freshwater up to 1.5 m for 30 minutes. Find out more about the phone’s IP rating

Read more about the waterproof* Xperia Z1 Compact

Easy Transfer

Xperia Transfer is an ultra-easy and safe app that’ll help you move your contacts, photos, bookmarks, apps, music, messages and much more from your old Android or iOS device to your new Xperia Z1 Compact.

And with Xperia Transfer Mobile, the switch is now even easier. No need to use your PC or Mac. Transfer directly from phone to phone.

Find out how Xperia Transfer works

You can copy all your contacts, messages, music, photos and videos from your iOS or Android device to a Sony smartphone.

Bluer blues. Redder reds. Unparalleled sharpness.

This camera phone from Sony offers a brilliant viewing experience.

See it and believe it

Richer, truer colours, and super sharp images. The Xperia Z1 Compact is built with Sony BRAVIA® technologies optimised for mobile and offers an amazing viewing experience every time

What makes the Xperia Z1 Compact display unique?

Power that keeps going all day long

This Android smartphone offers fast performance and excellent battery life.

Fast performance and long battery life

The Xperia Z1 Compact‘s fast quad-core processor paired with intelligent battery management and a 2300 mAh battery keep you powered up on the go and around the clock.

Meet the behind-the-scenes powerhouse

Experience the magic of wireless NFC technology

To give you an even richer experience, the Xperia Z1 Compact pairs perfectly with a range of electronic devices. And because these devices are NFC-enabled, it means that they can connect to your smartphone with just one touch.

Find out more about NFC

You can wirelessly connect all your devices through the magic of NFC.

Magnetic Charging Dock DK32

Charge and view your smartphone at the perfect angle.

SmartWatch 2 SW2

Stay discreetly informed of incoming messages and more.

  • Don’t just watch it. Experience it

    With one-touch you can carry on enjoying the film you were watching on your commute home from work on our 4K BRAVIA® TV’s.

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Enjoy a world of entertainment with Sony’s media apps.

Discover an endless world of entertainment

Millions of songs. Amazing blockbusters. And all the hottest games you could wish for. Combining the best of Sony technologies, our media apps* give you seamless access to online and offline entertainment.

Find out more about our Sony Media Apps

* Sony Entertainment Network services are not available, or may not be supported, in every country and language.

Get started. And beyond.

Our latest software brings you the best of Sony and Android, with an array of incredible new features for an amazing mobile experience.

Android™ 5.1 Lollipop now available

With great new features and a refreshed design, we’ve taken everything you love about your Xperia to the next level with our latest software update.

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Make the most of your smartphone and receive help and support when you need it.

Xperia Care. We’re here to support you

Help and support for your Xperia smartphone, tablet or accessory.

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