Sony Xperia XZ: all the new features

There is no shortage of novelties with the new Sony Xperia XZ when compared not only to the now-defunct Z portfolio, but also to its direct predecessor, the Xperia X Performance

While both sport Snapdragon 820, 3 GB RAM and 23 MP cameras, the similarities end under the hood, and the Xperia XZ is quite a standout beast in Sony's Android universe. 

What new and exciting options does it bring to the table? Check out all of those that are fit to print in the slideshow below.

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Xperia XZ
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2900 mAh(17.5h 3G talk time)



1. dubaiboy78

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

DOA! Poor Sony! I've once loved you...

2. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

even Sony's ads is boring.

3. Djz89

Posts: 447; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

I like it!

4. FlySheikh

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

All the specs mentioned are impressive.. My only issue will be pricing

5. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

I think the best feature is Qnovo adaptive charging ! I hope all companies give more attention to battery

6. NEWMAN1980

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 01, 2016

Good specs and nice design, I have Xperia X.... it is a very nice smartphone ....I think I will get the Sony XZ . Most important step that let me move from Samsung to Sony is leaving glass and using aluminum. I think the only worthy OEMs in Android world is Sony & HTC

10. willywanta

Posts: 502; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Then why HTC's and Sony's sale are way lower than Samsung's?

12. NEWMAN1980

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 01, 2016

Samsung was one of the first players in Android world & people get used to use a Samsung ........ my first Android Smartphone was Samsung "Galaxy Mini". like the old Nokia story ..... it is not easy to change how ppl think about something .... the story now in many countries is iPhone vs Samsung ....but I think that going to change soon.

7. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

Finally something worth replacing my Sony Z5 Premium. My only real complaints with the Z5 Premium are camera stability and video recording quality. Sony seems to have addressed both. I am not sure about USB-c though. I know it supposedly has better transfer speed but since my relatively new 4K laptop does not have USB-C will I even get it. If only XZ had 5.5 inch or larger screen it would be a lock.

8. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Well good news for you. If your laptop as USB 3.0 port you will be able to use the speed increase given by USB Type C.

9. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

I wish they would get some ground to create some competition. Sony was once the most advanced gadget manufacturer.

11. Obie-Wan

Posts: 113; Member since: May 24, 2012

Love both the XZ and the X Compact, it is unique.

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