Sony Xperia Z gets an impromptu drop test, captured on video

Sony Xperia Z gets an impromptu drop test, captured on video
Although the Sony Xperia Z is highly resistant to water damage, there isn't much that would protect it from shock or those accidental drops to the floor. Still, sooner or later, someone was bound to give it the drop test treatment, and a Polish mobile tech blog just had the privilege to do so. 

Right in the middle of the presentation, around the 2:11 mark, a couple of Sony Xperia Z smartphones are dropped from a height of about 3 to 4 feet or so. Do they still work after that? Do their screens crack? Well, we won't tell you as that would spoil the fun of watching the video. What we don't mind telling you, however, is that right after the drop, the devices get tortured just a bit more by being dunked into water. As a side note, that latter test should not be performed with the Sony Xperia ZL, which is a smartphone just as capable as the Xperia Z, yet drops the water resistance in favor of a slimmer body.

Now go ahead! Feel free to see what happens when the Sony Xperia Z meets gravity. And in case you're still hungry for more drop tests afterwards, this Apple vs Google gear showdown should satisfy your appetite. 

source: Komorkomania Blog (YouTube)

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Xperia Z
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13.1 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2330 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Now that beast is indeed durable.....

5. MeoCao unregistered

looks promising, I like to see the drop test on hard suface. and it would be nice to see Dragontrail against Gorilla.

6. wendygarett unregistered

Gorilla glass only survive on lumia 920 :)

7. MeoCao unregistered

and a little gorilla (troll) called Wendy as well haha

2. mydi.maus unregistered


3. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

the xperia z is

4. smallworld

Posts: 523; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

"in favor of a slimmer body" Xperia ZL is thicker than the Xperia Z.

8. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

do you think this is sea water resistant ?

9. tahnik

Posts: 201; Member since: Jul 17, 2011

You can easily see that the viewing angel problem is gone...

10. cGmC11

Posts: 152; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Wooow!!! This is my next SuperPhone!

11. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

i will never drop that beauty once i got it :))

12. Joker

Posts: 24; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Oookay, why didn't they zoom in for us to check any damages?

13. christumaini

Posts: 27; Member since: Oct 25, 2012


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