Sony Xperia Z

The Xperia Z is Sony's flagship phone for 2013 featuring a 5-inch, 1080p display, a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor plus an Adreno 320 GPU, LTE connectivity, and a new 13-megapixel Exmor RS camera sensor. It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, has glass on its front and back, and is water-resistant up to one meter.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Q1 2013

What You Need To Know

  • It has a 10fps burst mode when shooting 9-megapixel photos

Verge Review

Only a year after releasing the Xperia S, its first post-Ericsson phone, Sony has already reached the end of the alphabet with its flagship for 2013, the Xperia Z. The implication behind the name is that this handset is as ultimate as the letter Z itself, and Sony’s design and marketing teams have worked hard to amplify that idea. Cheap plastic has given way to tempered glass on the phone’s back and the power button is a precisely machined aluminum disc — so much time and attention has been...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.31 inches
Weight 0.32 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 5 inches
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.1

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 5.72 inches
Width 2.8 inches
Thickness 0.31 inches
Weight 0.32 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black, Purple, White
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 5 inches
Technology LCD
Resolution (Y) 1920 px
Resolution (X) 1080 px
PPI 443
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 900, 2100, 850
LTE Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 4.0
NFC support Yes
Tethering / mobile hotspot Yes
Media streaming DLNA
Processor
Manufacturer Qualcomm
Brand / family Snapdragon S4 Pro
Model APQ8064
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Number of cores 4
GPU
Manufacturer Qualcomm
Model Adreno 320
Memory
RAM size 2 GB
Storage
Internal size 16 GB
External Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External type microSD
Front Camera
Resolution 2.2 megapixels
Video resolution 1080p
Rear Camera
Resolution 13.1 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 1080p
Software
Operating system Android
Skin Sony
Launch OS version 4.1
Interface
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB, MHL
Sensors
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 2230 mAh
Removable No
Wireless charging Yes
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