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Sony Xperia Z


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Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (5.1, 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2)  
Dimensions5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (139 x 71 x 7.9 mm)  
Weight5.15 oz (146 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
MaterialsMain body: glass  
RuggedWater, Dust resistant  
IP certifiedIP 57  
Physical size5.0 inches  
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

443 ppi  

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio68.91 %  
Colors16 777 216  
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail)  
Camera13.1 megapixels  
FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo tagging  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)  
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Digital image stabilization, Video calling  
Front-facing camera2.2 megapixels  
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064  

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait  
Graphics processorAdreno 320  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2048 MB RAM  
Built-in storage16 GB  
Maximum User Storage11 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Talk time11.00 hours
the average is 15 h (890 min)
Stand-by time22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 18 days (434 h)
Talk time (3G)14.00 hours
the average is 16 h (934 min)
Stand-by time (3G)22.1 days (530 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
Music playback40.00 hours  
Video playback5.50 hours  
Capacity2330 mAh  
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 2100 MHz  
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz  
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS  
Micro SIMYes  

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
HDMIvia microUSB  
OtherNFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, TV-Out, MirrorLink, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass  
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD  
Officially announced07 Jan 2013  
Shopping information
AccessoriesQuick charger EP881, USB media cable, Wired Headset EX300AP, Internal battery  

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