Sony Xperia ZR User Reviews
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posted on 04 Dec 2013, 23:07 (Posts: 0; Member since: 04 Dec 2013)
Value for Maney in compare to the blackberry Z10
PadamJain has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I have used almost all brand's mobile, Xperia ZR is comparable with HTC mobiles only in this prise Z10 is not at all comparable Xperia, It is best mobile after HTC one or other higher model. Internet speed is also good, I didn't seen any markable cons.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 9/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 9/10Battery 9/10
- All leatest feature
- battery life
- connectivity with Sony bravia TV
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posted on 16 Nov 2013, 07:32 (Posts: 0; Member since: 16 Nov 2013)
Hands on experience
randeep has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I am really upset with the battery of Xperia ZR. I have bought it about a month back and now it doesn't give me a talk time more than 6 hrs against Sony's specification of 11 hrs. why make false specs when product cannot delivery. I am really upset and lost trust with the Brand SONY.Build quality 10/10Reception 8/10Call quality 8/10Internet 5/10Multimedia 4/10Camera 3/10UI speed 4/10Everyday usage 6/10Text input 9/10Display 9/10Battery 2/10
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posted on 19 Oct 2013, 09:59 (Posts: 0; Member since: 19 Oct 2013)
Best at this price
veerraka has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
One of the best of sony. its compact. water and dust resistant. have dropped it twice with just minor scratches. csreen quality is nice with very little viewing angle problem. biggest con is the memory of 4.59 gb. i have experienced no lags, and the phone has never hanged. being aheavy user the phone works for a day. an awesome midranged phone with frequent software updates.Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 9/10Display 8/10Battery 9/10
- Camera, water and dust resitant, build quality
- Internal memory is only 8 gb. can use only 4.59 gb. have to think twice while installing a heavy game.
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posted on 15 Oct 2013, 00:07 (Posts: 0; Member since: 09 Mar 2013)
The Father of all the phone in this range
karanprasar has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
No phone can beat this phone in this range. This was my best phone till now. Looking of this phone was very GOOD. No lag till now. I have also checked this phone under water video recording and it done well.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- water resistance
- built quality
- killer look
- HD screen
- good UI speed
- fast processor
- lot's of ram
- good battery backup
- smooth runing
- 4.5GB user available memory
- front camera
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posted on 04 Sep 2013, 01:03 (Posts: 0; Member since: 02 Aug 2013)
KlamKhowder has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
for most of this review i will be comparing this phone to my previous phone, the HTC One X, which i came to loath by the end my ownership of it. Now in the spirit of fairness it is important to point out two unfair advantages in this comparison. First of all being the Obvious fact that the ZR is one year newer than the One X, however i feel that it is fair to compare this years midrange to last years flagship. The second unfair advantage is my own personal bias against the OneX, after all the frustration i had over it after one year, i have little good to say about it. It is possible that after one year i might hate my ZR just as much, however in this review I will try to explain why I don't think that will happen.
Overall i feel like this phone is light years ahead of my OneX, but in a user experience way rather than a spec upgrade way.
The main reason I am writing this review is because i feel that the phone arena review was unnecessarily harsh to this amazing device.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 8/10Camera 8/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 8/10Battery 10/10
- Mobile Bravia Engine makes pictures look great
- S4 Pro is still going Strong and I expect some longevity from the Adreno 320
- Very efficiant with battery, i can get about 60 hours of usage with 3 to 4 hours of screen on time (but don't take my word, look at the battery test results that one of this websites competitors did)
- Expandable storage
- removable battery
- comes in some cool colors
- Stamina mode has some cool features
- Sony UI feels like a useful supplement to the Android UI, rather than a total UI replacement like Sense.
- stays very cool, even under load
- water proof (although I will probably never test this)
- slightly outdated CPU/GPU
- limmited AOSP support that likely won't get much better
- lots of Bloatware, not all of the Sony Apps are worthless, but there are enough that are
- TFT screen doesn't have the best viewing angles
- Can't move apps to sd
- screen does not appear to be Oleophobic in any meaningful way.
- walkman app is mediocre
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posted on 02 Aug 2013, 05:48 (Posts: 0; Member since: 02 Aug 2013)
Beast From The East
theINEVITABLE has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
So Far So Good. Its a complete Macho phone. I mean talk bout build quality, Feels awesome in your hands. What else can u ask for when its dust/shutter/water/scratch proof(though i will never try taking it under water. Walkman music needs no boasting, use a good quality sennheiser earphones and enjoy the BEATS AUDIO effect:). No second thoughts required to buy this mean hand machine. REMEMBER:- SMARTPHONES ARE LIKE ALL IN 1 PACKAGE....DON'T EXPECT THEM TO BEHAVE LIVE SLR CAMERA OR FREAKIN GOOD MUSIC PLAYER. Beauty lies in the Use and the Eyes.....
A HD Reality Display with monstrous 323ppi supported by Sony Bravia Engine2 GIVING 1280X780 of resolution. Display is just clear, bright with high contrast.
Qualcomm Spandragon S4 processor with 2 GB RAM and 8GB internal means extremely fast machine.
GPU 320 supports play station as well as 3d games. What else do i want.."NOTHING"
2300mAH of juice supports it the whole day.
Call quality is though average especially on loud speakers.
Will add another review after one month. But as i said earlier....SO FAR SO GOODBuild quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- Whooping fast S4 processor
- Macho build quality
- Walkmann Music
- Huge 2GB RAM
- HD Reality display with 323ppi
- Shutter/Water/Dust/Scratch proof
- Beautiful screen & a beautiful beastly phone
- To name one. i will say the average quality back panel
- Apps not supporting their move to external memory
- Camera is good but not exceptional
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posted on 26 Jul 2013, 11:59 (Posts: 119; Member since: 19 Mar 2013)
Shines as a midranger
istitch has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
The ZR provides so much for a midranger, It has the highest rating for the capability to resist water, which is good when you can not only wash it whenever you want, but also bring it to the pool and have fun with some snapshots. The very first time I hold it, I could feel the quality, not as good as the Xperia Z though.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 9/10Battery 10/10
- incredible speed and ram
- water resistant
- great built quality
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posted on 21 Jul 2013, 19:31 (Posts: 2; Member since: 19 Jul 2013)
Xperia zr review
Danielf4 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Just see! This phone is one of the best i know! I like it so much, xperia zr is fast he as a high pixel camera. I Think this phone os better than xperia z And zl! .......................................................................Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
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posted on 14 Jul 2013, 18:13 (Posts: 1; Member since: 14 Jul 2013)
Sony Xperia ZR
Rejaz has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
This is the best phone I ever had.am using ZR for month and it's awesome in all angles ....You don't lagging at any phase cause of its quad core and 2gb Ram and the camera is awesome and battery is too great in stamina mode .....Better than s4 and HTC one reasonable size but a 65mm width would be great and perfect for my hands.The removable battery also means that this is a phone that I can keep for a while. The battery is already listed as an accessory on the Sony website so it should be possible to have two batteries that I can swap out when I absolutely need more juice.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
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posted on 01 Jul 2013, 00:06 (Posts: 0; Member since: 13 May 2013)
SONY XPERIA ZR
rohit9rocker has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
The smartphone that lets you live a little
Constantly on the lookout for new adventures? Then say hi to Xperia ZR, the super durable Android smartphone that loves a good time. And since it’s the only waterproof* phone that can film HD underwater, it’s always ready to make a splash and then capture all the fun in the sharpest visuals possible.
Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2 automatically optimises images, making them sharper and brighter. It also offers you the best in contrast and colour management.
Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 8/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 8/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
- GOOD DISPLAY
- LOTS OF RAM
- FASTER CPU AND GPU
- HAS CAMERA SHUTTER KEY
- BRAVIA ENGINE 2
- OPTI CONTRAST PANEL
- EXMOR RS SENSOR
- LAKCS GOOD CAMERA
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