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The Sony Xperia Z can take 999 pictures in 68 seconds

0. phoneArena posted on 10 Feb 2013, 14:52

While the Sony Xperia Z was the hot handset following its CES appearance, some of the buzz disappeared during the launch of the BlackBerry Z10, but that doesn't take one thing away from the waterproof, dustproof Xperia Z which set hearts a flutter with its 5 inch FHD screen and quad-core Snapdragon processor...

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posted on 11 Feb 2013, 02:20

57. ThePhenomenalOne (Posts: 6; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)

I don't understand, how this level of speed and performance is achieved? Is Sony using an ISP or is the the Snapdragon processor/GPU that does that?

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 02:33 2

58. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)

The Sony Xperia Z is good a phone, on paper at least. The camera sensor is impressive, and the device may even have good lowlight abilities, as well as higher megapixel count compared to the Lumia 920. However, extra Megapixels only matter when you need to crop, or else print at larger sizes. Burst mode may have some advantages when taking pictures of sports, or other fast moving subjects, but the results depend on the quality of the image stabilization technology employed. Unfortunately, the Xperia Z only has 16GB of built-in storage memory, but it does have an SD slot, so that may help...

So, is it a killer smartphone? Maybe...dust and water proof are great features, but that doesn't mean the screen won't crack if it's drop, and the air-tight seals may break easily as well. The phone is glass backed, so that could be a problem. Also, there hasn't been much said about issues regarding audio playback and recording quality. The primary display is large, and high res, but it's also an inferior TFT with relatively poor viewing angles and limited brightness, compared to the 920's sparkling bright IPS screen. It has built-in FM radio, but lacks the Qi wireless charging abilities of the 920, Nexus 4, and Droid DNA, which are actually quite handy.

My feeling is that Sony has built a phone that wins on specs, but may not win in terms of what it offers as a total package. Time will tell if it's a flagship that matches expectations in the real world, as well as on paper...

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 07:44 1

60. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

998 of which are overexposed, crappy and blurred

posted on 11 Feb 2013, 17:56

62. BabylonShine (Posts: 25; Member since: 08 Feb 2013)

I will buy one soon its available in markets xperia z will kill I phone 5 and galaxy SIII and LG optimus spirit

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