Sony Xperia Z survives dust and liquid torture, slow motion camera tells its rugged story

Sony Xperia Z survives dust and liquid torture, slow motion camera tells its rugged story
The Sony Xperia Z is a first of a kind, a flagship Android device that is also dust and water resistant, and Sony France demonstrates all this beautifully in poetic slow motion. Splashing wine on your device has never looked this good.

The Xperia Z survived in mint condition after getting maltreated with all sorts of liquids and slammed with glass-like pieces mimicking dust. Something not a single other high-end Android on the market can brag about.

Good news is the Xperia Z has just arrived in our office and we will soon bring you our detailed coverage with a full-on review and comparisons, so stay tuned!

via Xperia Blog

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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 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2330 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Looks water repellant like?.. Nice

2. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

the best phone right now. i will definitely buy one.

5. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Even if GS4, Optimus G Pro, and M7 comes with beefier hardware Xperia Z is already ruling the house.

6. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

i think the only one which can make trouble for it is S4. others can't be accounted as great rivals.

13. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

agree!! S4 can be powerful but XZ is a damn great phone, thanks to its resistant features and other blah blah blah hahahaha

3. skuld

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

the phone to beat, most certainly.

4. SonyFan

Posts: 22; Member since: Jan 22, 2013


7. PhoenixWright

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

I would love to own an Xperia Z phone with the great design but I'd miss out on the GNote 2 screen size. Seriously considering the Xperia Z tablet (Which I REALLY HOPE is REAL) since I already have a great phone. Now I just wish I have cash when the tablets roll out.

8. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

A very nice story cant wait for its released. Waits paitently till date announcement

9. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

So far, it doesn't look like the Z will be available on VZW. :-( Oh well.

10. giper54

Posts: 13; Member since: May 06, 2010

Looks like AT&T won't be picking up the version of the Z until the fall, but Sony will most likely be selling an AT&T HSPA+ and LTE compatable version from their on line store.

12. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Yeah, it seems like Sony didn't read the memo about expanding the number of carriers that carry your toys.

18. oister85 unregistered

How do you know at&t wont have it until fall please respond.

11. Dimitru

Posts: 40; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The best experience from SONY in a smartphone ;)

14. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

if only this was a nexus device...shut up and take my money

15. BadAssAbe

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Nexus and add a OLED Screen

19. bipinm

Posts: 124; Member since: Oct 07, 2012

oled is not that great...but the screen in Z is very good...swich on bravia engine 2 and u will be amazed... Im damn sure of it...

16. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

"Something not a single other high-end Android on the market can brag about." Allow me to brag about my Razr Maxx............. I've TRIED to scratch my screen, numerous times, with all of the keys on my keyring (I purposely demonstrate it for customers) My phone has met face-to-face with wood floors, asphalt, and brick (those were accidents lol) Soda has splashed on it, it's seen plenty of shower water drips, and the best of's been through the rain a dozen times (I ride a motorcycle and keep my phone in my front shirt pocket. So yeah...driving in the rain)

17. oister85 unregistered

I hope sony fix all those software issues like the screens sometimes it doesn't respond or doing the random reboots and free Of lags please free of lags sony.

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