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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.

Discover the best of Sony for the best of you

Xperia Z1 – amazing photos and videos

Amazing image quality

Creates award-winning results

The Xperia Z1 features an amazing camera that delivers results that are nothing less than stellar. Have a look at some of the beautiful images taken with Xperia Z1.

*Strategy Analytics, August 2013. Read more about our test results.

As powerful as a compact digital camera

The Xperia Z1 is built with the very same components as Sony’s compact digital cameras, meaning it’s a great smartphone for capturing images. It combines a large 1/2.3″, 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, Sony’s award-winning G Lens and intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine. And when using Superior Auto you’ll always get stunning results, because it chooses the best camera settings for you.
Read more about the camera technologies on this phone

Xperia Z1 – a great smartphone with the world's best camera, and it's waterproof.

Do more than take pictures

The Xperia Z1 comes with a range of innovative camera apps that take your images further.

Discover apps that open up new experiences

From live video broadcasting via Facebook to adding funny animations to your pictures – with a full range of innovative camera apps, the Xperia Z1 features a camera that goes way beyond traditional image taking as you know it.

Read more about the amazing camera apps

Premium in every sense

Discover the feeling of true symmetry with the Xperia Z1 Android smartphone.

Discover the feeling of true symmetry

Reflective glass surfaces. A seamless, one-piece aluminium frame. Symmetry in all directions. With the Xperia Z1, you get a stunning smartphone that is just as much a pleasure to look at as it is to hold.

Discover the design philosophy behind the Xperia Z1

Xperia Z1 design philosophy

The Xperia Z1 smartphone is both waterproof and dust resistant.

Waterproof* and ready for life’s surprises

Wild pool games, hard desert winds or falling into the kitchen sink – the waterproof* and dust-resistant Xperia Z1 will handle it all.

Learn more about the waterproof Xperia Z1

*Covers must be shut. Only in fresh water up to 1.5 m for 30 minutes.

More than 100 Sony devices. Connected with just one touch.

Extend your Xperia Z1 experience with a Sony NFC accessory.

Experience the magic of wireless NFC technology

Pair your Xperia Z1 with a selection of more than 100 premium and innovative accessories, all easily connected with just one touch, and say bye-bye to the days when cables cluttered your living room.

Learn more about the wireless possibilities of NFC

Make your Xperia Z1 experience even better by using a compatible Sony NFC accessory.

Take your smartphone further

A wireless handset? A discreet phone remote? Or why not a lens-style camera that turns your Xperia Z1 into a professional creative imaging device? We’ve made sure that you can easily pair the best smartphone with the best accessories, all to give you the ultimate Xperia experience.

Explore the accessories for your Xperia Z1

  • 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.

    Discover the Sony range of TVs

Displays reality. Only better.

Sony BRAVIA technology allows you to experience the most superior viewing on Xperia Z1.
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Unparalleled sharpness The 5" Full HD display comes with an impressive 441 pixels per inch, for razor sharp images and superior brightness. Discover the difference this pixel density gives you.
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A wider colour palette The Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile offers a broader range of colours to choose from, for a viewing experience full of vivid colours. Find out what a TRILUMINOS Display feels like
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Pixel perfection The X-Reality for mobile picture engine is Sony's unique Super Resolution technology that analyses each pixel in an image and reproduces the ones lacking, giving you the sharpest images. See what this pixel technology does

A superior viewing experience

The latest blockbuster. Your son’s first steps. Enjoy them in dazzling colour on your Xperia Z1. Built with the latest Sony BRAVIA® technologies, this smartphone incorporates a large high-resolution 5″ Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine. The result is an incredible viewing experience, no matter what you’re watching.

Find out what makes the Xperia Z1 display unique

Enjoy an endless stream of entertainment

Sony gives you access to the best entertainment with media apps and the Sony Entertainment Network.

Listen to music in soul-shaking clarity using the WALKMAN app. Lose yourself in your favourite films with the Movies app. Or store all your photos and videos in one place thanks to the Album app. Paired with the Sony Entertainment Network*, you get seamless access to an endless stream of music, videogames, blockbusters and more.

Find out more about Sony’s media apps

The Xperia Z1 – all the entertainment you will ever need or want, right at your fingertips.

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.

Support for your Xperia

Explore the benefits of our premium Xperia devices and discover everything you need to maintain the perfect work-life balance.

Xperia™ in Business

Discover the benefits of Xperia and see how it can help you unlock the potential in your business. Our premium devices provide you with everything you need and more to maintain the perfect work-life balance anytime, anywhere.

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Xperia Lounge Gold

Unlock the best experiences possible on your Xperia Z series smartphone and get exclusive access to top content, apps and themes.

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