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Sony Xperia XZ1

Specifications

Sony Xperia XZ1
Sony Xperia XZ1 (Xperia Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.2 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 424 PPI, capacitive 10-point multitouch display, IPS, HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 64 GB 
, 51 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphone jack, Card Reader: microSD up to 256 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: fingerprint reader (on the side), accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, barometer, compass, color spectrum
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900), HSPA+ (800, 850, 900, 1,700, 1,900, 2,100), LTE (700, 800, 850, 900, 1,500, 1,700, 1,800, 1,900, 2,100, 2,300, 2,500, 2,600) CAT16, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.4 x 148 x 73.4 ( = 0.29 x 5.83 x 2.89 in)
Battery
13.5 Wh, 2700 mAh Lithium-Ion, Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 19 MPix 1/2.3" sensor, EIS (gyro), LED, [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix f/2.0, 22 mm, 1/3" sensor, 1080p
Additional features
Speakers: front-facing stereo speakers, Keyboard: virtual, Sony Xperia UI, 24 Months Warranty, dust and water-resistant (IP65/68), USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0, OTG, Miracast, DLNA, Wifi Direct, SAR: 0.8 W/kg, fanless
Weight
156 g ( = 5.5 oz / 0.34 pounds), Power Supply: 54 g ( = 1.9 oz / 0.12 pounds)
Price
699 Euro

 

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Average Score: 79.17% - good
Average of 56 scores (from 112 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 87%, features: 86%, display: 84% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Sony Xperia XZ1

88.7% Sony Xperia XZ1 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Family Matters. The XZ1 is the successor to the Sony XZ, Sony's initial high-end smartphone. As such, it seems to have inherited the latter's bias for incorporating some flaws. Nevertheless, the XZ1 is truly a member of the high-end squad.
80% Sony Xperia XZ1 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
More importantly, with February nearly here, a new wave of flagships is just around the corner - possibly a successor to the Xperia XZ1 as well - and you might want to wait and see what’s in store. If patience is not your thing, some of the best phones of 2017 are available at significant discounts compared to their launch prices, and one of them might fit your requirements.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
70% Xperia XZ1 Review: This Sony Phone Is Stuck in the Past
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Xperia XZ1 packs plenty of power and the latest version of Android, but this phone's bulky design, small battery and lack of a fingerprint sensor make it feel decidedly dated.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
66% Sony Xperia XZ1 review: The most disappointing flagship of 2017
Source: Tech2.in.com English
With the Sony Xperia XZ1, Sony has done the impossible: They’ve gone backwards in time. What you get is a phone with massive bezels, a great screen, a disappointing camera, sub-par battery life, great build quality, boring design and a premium price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 66% performance: 80% display: 85% mobility: 65% workmanship: 70%
80% Review: Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: PC Authority English
The problem is that at $759 it’s similarly priced to the OnePlus 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 – and both phones have more flexible camera setups, better battery life and larger screens than the Xperia XZ1. Watch its pricing in the weeks ahead though, the $759 we’re quoting is what early importers are charging, Sony’s official price and street price may be lower once it’s officially out here.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Sony Xperia XZ1 Review
Source: The Mobile Indian English
To conclude, with Xperia XZ1, Sony has improved on various department and it works better than its predecessors. The phone comes with a compact look and the camera does a decent job as well. However, the company is still stuck with an older design language and misses key trends like bezel-less display and improved design, which are some prominent trends of 2017.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/28/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 Review
Source: Mobygyaan English
It looks like Sony has improved a lot in terms of offerings, the overall package is undeniable, it replicates most things from the Xperia XZ Premium itself and the pricing just fits the flagship territory. Sony can still pop-up the bezel-less type design and an 18:9 display aspect ratio in their next generation Xperia smartphones.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/14/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 Review: A Handy Powerhouse
Source: Unbox English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 may look like a little dated compared to other flagship devices in the market, but its performance is definitely on par. It’s got enough oomph for heavier users and, while it doesn’t rock an edge-to-edge display, it offers a great multimedia experience. The build quality is awesome and you can worry a little less about your screen shattering if you happen to accidentally drop the device. While overall, we think that Sony Xperia XZ1 is a pretty solid device, but it’s up against some really serious competition now that other brands have priced their offerings more aggressively.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/13/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 Review: Great just isn’t good enough
Source: Mobile Syrup English
All of which is to say, dear reader, please understand that if you were to use Sony’s Xperia XZ1, you would most likely be completely satisfied by your experience. However, if you actually are in the market for a premium, flagship Android smartphone, the Xperia XZ1 almost definitely isn’t for you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/13/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 Review
Source: Yugatech English
Sony is playing it safe with the release of the Xperia XZ1. It sports the same old design and feels like a toned-down version of the Xperia XZ Premium. However, it was able to deliver the essentials that most people are looking for in a flagship smartphone – premium build, water and dust-resistant body, good display, amazing cameras, great performance, and cool imaging features. It’s a bit pricey though at Php39,990, and at that asking price, some might be compelled to go for other models with a better design, higher display resolution, larger screen, or bigger batteries. But if the pros mentioned above is what you’re looking for, the Xperia XZ1 won’t disappoint.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2017
70% Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Source: PC Advisor English
There's no single flaw in the Sony Xperia XZ1 and while it has some decent specs including good audio features and a good camera, it struggles to stand out in a busy market. Phones like the Galaxy S8 and LG G6 make this newer phone look dated and devices like the OnePlus 5 are better at a lower price point.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: Tech Smart English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 will cost you a shade under R10k, depending on the retailer, which is a good price in the current market for a flagship smartphone. No, it does not feature any of the newer design elements in the mobile industry, such as longer displays and curved screens, but it is a well equipped piece of hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/06/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 Hands-on [Images]
Source: Mobygyaan English
The Xperia XZ1 still falls short on design, otherwise can compete with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and other similar flagships. So far, the Xperia XZ1 is impressive. We will hold out judgements until we are done with the review. Stay tuned.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/03/2017
60% Sony Xperia XZ1 review – Try harder please Sony
Source: Htxt Africa English
The XZ1 hardly comes close to competing with the competition. Super slow motion is a nice feature but regular crashes of multiple apps means the handset will be more of a frustration than anything else. The battery is fine but hardly enough to pull the XZ1 up to fighting form.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Sony Xperia XZ1 Review
Source: Fone Arena English
Top of the line specs, great performance, Android Oreo, a good screen, oodles of connectivity options and hey, even a headphone jack. The Sony Xperia XZ1 is a very good phone that is unfortunately surrounded by greater competition.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/01/2017
75% Xperia XZ1 review: The best Sony smartphone but that's not enough
Source: India Today English
Well, there is no denying the fact that the Xperia XZ1 is the best smartphone Sony has made to date. It may not have a crazy 4K display like the Xperia XZ Premium, but it comes with fast and fluid software, a sleek and svelte design, stellar cameras and a decent, if not class leading display. The fact that it is priced reasonably and realistically at Rs 45,000 really helps the phones case.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Sony Xperia XZ1 review: A polished experience, but still too cliche
Source: The Indian Express English
Sony tried really hard to make the Xperia XZ1 standout from the crowd and its performance is generally good. It’s a well-made phone that feels good in the hand and has a good camera, if not the best, with long battery. As we mentioned in the beginning, the Xperia XZ1 is a solid option but it’s hard to recommend the phone even at this price range. If it had launched last year, we would have recommended the phone. With the coming of bezel-less and dual camera smartphones, our perspective of seeing a high-end device has completely changed. I would rather recommend you to get the LG G6 for Rs 33,990. It’s a great phone for the price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: PC Mag English
Sony's Xperia XZ1 is a powerful smartphone with a unique 3D-scanning camera that could earn it a following among 3D printing enthusiasts.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Sony Xperia XZ1 review: Can 3D image scanning sell a mid-range smartphone?
Source: It Pro English
Sony's Xperia XZ1 is an impressive mid-range handset. Aside from the 3D-imaging gimmicks, the XZ1 is still a top-class smartphone, with bang-up-to-date internals; a bright, clear display; and a design befitting of 2017's other swish-looking handsets. But you can't escape its towering price tag.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
78% Sony Xperia XZ1 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 is cheap by Sony’s standards. It also has some impressive technologies built inside, and is a fast smartphone. It just doesn’t feel like a phone that belongs in 2017. It can neither match up to flagship phones of today, nor does it make a good argument against “value” phones like the OnePlus 5. Android Oreo out of the box is really the only reason to buy this phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%
60% Sony Xperia Xz1
Source: Gadget Show English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a price tag of Rs 44,990. The smartphone packs an impressive design and all the high-end specifications which a flagship should have. It has the latest processor and operating system but it still lacks some of the things. For instance, it doesn't come with a dual rear camera setup and the battery capacity is also quite less when compared to its competitors. If you are a Sony fan then you can definitely go for the Xperia XZ1. However, those looking for alternatives can consider buying the OnePlus 5 or the recently launched Nokia 8.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact review: A safe bet for flagship chasers
Source: Hardware Zone English
Of course, if a 4.6-inch display is too small to your liking, then the XZ1 Compact doesn't stand a chance. If you’re not a size queen, the XZ1 Compact is easily Sony’s most ambitious attempt thus far – after all, it’s not about the size, but how you use it. If you like small flagship phones with modern specs and features, it’s your best bet.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Sony Xperia XZ1 review: same ol’ Sony
Source: Android Authority English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 has some interesting aspects going for it such as the 3D creator and Android Oreo out of the box but when you boil it all down it's just more of the same from Sony. Fans of Sony's design and hardware will enjoy the XZ1 but for everyone else, there are plenty of better options available.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
60% Test du Sony Xperia XZ1 : du vieux avec du neuf
Source: Phone Arena English
Le Sony Xperia XZ1 est commercialisé depuis le 5 octobre 2017 au prix de 699 euros. Un prix très élevé au regard de ce que propose ce smartphone. Il est certes très performant et affiche des caractéristiques techniques haut de gamme, mais c’est bien insuffisant pour le prix demandé. Comme l’iPhone 8, le XZ1 est une énième itération d’un modèle à bout de souffle, complètement hors du temps. Son ratio taille/écran est aussi ridicule que celui de l’iPhone 8 à une époque où tous les modèles haut de gamme se dirigent vers du borderless. La qualité photo décevante vient finir de nous dissuader de mettre la main au portefeuille.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Sony Xperia XZ1 Android Smartphone Review: Don’t Judge It By Its Cover
Source: Android Headlines English
It may not be the greatest display in the world, but it’s still nice to have smaller phones with HDR capable screens that deliver excellent video viewing on supported platforms; support that extends to the most important players on the field too. US buyers will likely not be happy with the lack of fingerprint scanning once again though, and while the price is certainly reasonable for what you get at this point in 2017, it’s extremely difficult to recommend this to anyone in the US simply because of that massive security oversight. Buyers in Europe and elsewhere worldwide should seriously consider the phone as a viable alternative to the rest of the 2017 flagship pack though, as it’s one of the most solid experiences one can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/09/2017
78% Sony Xperia XZ1 Review
Source: Phone Arena English
All in all, you won’t be making heads turn in envy with the Xperia XZ1, but if you’re looking for a phone with a traditional approach to design, if those flashy but fragile all-display handsets aren’t your cup of tea, then the latest Sony flagship is worth checking out.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%
Sony Xperia XZ1 review: Solid, opinionated, and lovably flawed
Source: Android Central English
Once again, Sony has made a phone that appeals to your heart rather than your brain. Looking at it, holding it in your hands and using it every day, you'll love so many aspects of the Xperia XZ1. But then you realize what it costs and what you can get elsewhere ... and you may think better of that decision to spend $699 on this phone.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2017
70% Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 is a phone for Sony fans. You have to love Sony’s style – because, otherwise, there are just too many compelling alternatives to make it a front-runner.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Sony Xperia XZ1 First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
In terms of specifications, the Sony Xperia XZ1 has everything you'd expect from a flagship: Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, expandable up to 256GB, and a 13-megapixel front camera, all backed by a 2700mAh battery. Stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for a detailed review of the Xperia XZ1.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/26/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 First Impressions: Finally, a true flagship from Sony?
Source: The Mobile Indian English
To wrap up, Sony has tried hard this time to introduce some really interesting features with Xperia XZ1. The phone’s 3D Creator feature surely looks promising and the burst mode at 10fps is yet another a first in a smartphone. However, the design looks a tad similar to previous Xperia devices, but it scores well in most of the departments, especially, if you consider Rs 44,990 price tag.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2017
70% Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Source: PC Advisor English
There's no single flaw in the Sony Xperia XZ1 and while it has some decent specs including good audio features and a good camera, it struggles to stand out in a busy market. Phones like the Galaxy S8 and LG G6 make this newer phone look dated and devices like the OnePlus 5 are better at a lower price point.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Source: Stuff TV English
Let's be honest: unless you've been paying attention very, very carefully over the past four years, you'd struggle to tell the XZ1 apart from any of the multitude of Xperia phones that came before it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Source: Techradar English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 is just as solid, and just as frustrating, as its recent predecessors. Sony has made another flagship smartphone that gets the core elements right – display, camera, battery, power – but none really excel.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 ticks quite a few right boxes, even if its upgrades are mostly incremental. The improved design, HDR screen, and performance make the XZ1 competitive if not quite class-leading. Sony fans will probably appreciate having the best form XZs and XZ Premium in one device, and those looking to try Oreo now have another option besides Nexus and Pixel phones.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/11/2017
90% Sony Xperia XZ1 Review: Media maestro and super-smart snapper combined
Source: Recombu English
Sony’s Xperia XZ1 is one of the best phones around right now for demanding media fans and anyone after a world-class camera that slips into their pocket with ease. While this flagship may lack the gorgeous and innovative design work of Samsung’s premium devices, it’s still a good-looking and distinctive smartphone with a tough-as-nails build.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Sony Xperia XZ1 hands-on
Source: Trusted Reviews English
There’s a lot to like with the Xperia XZ1. I appreciate the way it’s built and I love the colour options and how precise the finish is, plus the display is predictably slick. But this camera just isn’t winning me round and then there’s the small battery.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/05/2017
Hands-on: Sony Xperia XZ1 & XZ1 Compact at IFA 2017
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Xperia XZ1 will be made available in Europe at the beginning of next week, while the XZ1 Compact would only be available later in September this year. Sony has yet to announce when they will be bringing in the phones, but we can’t wait to get them for our in-depth review.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 09/05/2017
Hands-on: Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Sony naming system continues to baffle but our first impressions of the Xperia XZ1 are mixed. On the one hand, it's a solid phone with decent specs and could suit those unable to afford flagship level. However, there's little to get excited about here so it may struggle to stand out. We're more keen on the XZ1 Compact which should be cheaper.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: PC Mag English
Sony doesn't really need to fight Samsung or Apple. It just needs a niche. Tying the XZ1 lineup to the current trend toward 3D printing and scanning might be just that. While the XZ1 is competitive with Samsung and Apple's prices, Sony's difficulty will come with distribution and availability in a market where we prefer to buy phones from our carriers. Check back for a full review closer to the phone's release on September 19.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/31/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
Since we are getting into some comparisons here, we should note that the XZ1 is intended as a direct descendant to the original XZ, even though its specs sheet and camera setup put it a lot closer to the XZ Premium. On certain markets, the XZs fits in somewhere in this comparison as well, but regardless, the main parallel should be between the XZ and the XZ1.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 preview: Classic design, upgraded hardware
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 refines the design of the Xperia XZ and XZs to deliver a more seamless finish that's not only nice enough to look at, but nice and solid to hold too. The design isn't as exciting as some of the rival flagship smartphones out there, but for Sony fans, it stays true to the form many have come to know and love.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
It's still early days, though, and we'll wait until we've given the handset a full review to see how it stacks up against the rest of the smartphone world. Check back closer to launch to see how it gets on.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact Hands-on: That same Sony style
Source: Mobile Syrup English
I briefly got a chance to wear a prototype model. The headphones were comfortable and though music was playing in my ear, I was also able to facilitate a conversation without getting distracted. Once again, however, what I tested was just a prototype still in the concept design phase.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Hands on: Sony Xperia XZ1 review
Source: Techradar English
The Sony Xperia XZ1 looks to be another accomplished flagship phone with some clever camera tricks, HDR support and 3D scanning, but it remains to be seen if it really does enough to stand out from the crowd.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2017
Sony XZ1 and XZ1 Compact Quick Review: Can High-end Camera Tricks Convince You To Buy Them?
Source: Unbox English
Sony has officially taken the wraps off of two new phones here in IFA, Berlin. Both the XZ1 and the XZ1 Compact feel like toned-down versions of Sony’s newest flagship smartphone, sporting similar hardware and camera tricks sans the 4K display. Unfortunately, the two phones don’t stray away from Sony’s established (read: dated) OmniBalance design technology, and at $700, faces stiff competition from devices launched earlier this year.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/27/2017
Recenze: Sony Xperia XZ1 Dual – sázka na tradice
Source: Cybershack English
Sony Xperia XZ1 Dual je plnokrevná vlajková loď, která se nabízí i za poměrně atraktivní cenu – alespoň tedy pokud ji budeme porovnávat s přímými konkurenty. Předností nabízí hned několik, kromě odolné kovové konstrukce a brilantního displeje, například i stereofonní reproduktory a velmi schopným fotoaparátem.
Positive: Metal case; support waterproof IP68; nice display; decent speakers; high performance; long battery life. Negative: No wireless charging; traditional design; large frames.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/18/2017

Foreign Reviews

Zurück zu alter Stärke?
Source: Area DVD German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/18/2018
90% Oberklasse
Source: e-media - 11/17 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 11/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2017
Rettet die Kamera das Sony-Handy?
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/09/2017
90% Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Dieses kleine Smartphone hat großes Potenzial
Source: Heute German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/05/2017
100% Sony startet Herbstoffensive
Source: Connect - 10/17 German
Single Review, , Short, Date: 10/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 100% features: 100% ergonomy: 100%
91% Sony Xperia XZ1 Sony auf Speed
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 95% features: 96% display: 95% mobility: 83%
70% Frühstart Mit Folgen
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
96% Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 96% price: 81%
83% Der Flaggschiff-Underdog zeigt, wo es langgeht
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
88% Bezel-Bub mit einzigartigen Fähigkeiten
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 95% display: 84% mobility: 90%
Das erste Smartphone mit Android 8.0 Oreo
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/07/2017
Rating: performance: 79% features: 65% display: 73% mobility: 95%
Sony Xperia XZ1 Display top, Kamera flop
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2017
Der Lückenbüsser
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1 mit 3D-Scan und Android Oreo
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2017
90% Sony Xperia XZ1, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 70% features: 100% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
89% Análisis del Sony Xperia XZ1: no sorprende en el diseño, sí en el funcionamiento
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 89%
83% Sony Xperia XZ1, análisis: las bestias no necesitan pantalla 4K, pero queremos algo más que capturar el mundo en 3D
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 75% workmanship: 85%
Sony Xperia XZ1, el primer teléfono con Android Oreo
Source: Media Trends Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice cameras. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/07/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1, probamos el móvil con cámara super lenta de Sony
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; powerful hardware; decent gaming performance. Negative: Short battery life; mediocre design; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/22/2017
Móvil Sony Xperia Xz1
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice display; decent hardware; excellent cameras; high autonomy; fast charging; good connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2017
85% Recensione Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 70% features: 95% display: 85% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 85%
70% Sony Xperia Xz1 Recensione: Il Colpo Di Fulmine Mi Ha Lasciato Scottato
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
85% Recensione Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 73% display: 82% mobility: 79% workmanship: 82%
88% XPERIA XZ1 è il miglior smartphone di Sony | Recensione
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 88%
90% Recensione Sony Xperia XZ1: eleganza da vendere, potenza e… cornici
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% features: 93% display: 83% mobility: 82% ergonomy: 86%
Sony Xperia XZ1 recensione: ottimo smartphone in salsa retro
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; support waterproof; high autonomy. Negative: Large frames; poor camera in car mode.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2017
Sony Xperia XZ1: a cosa serve lo smartphone che scatta in 3D
Source: Panorama Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; decent performance; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2017
Sony Xperia Xz1 Hands-On: L'Anello Mancante
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; decent cameras; nice software. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/31/2017
[Ifa 2017] Sony Xperia Xz1 E Xperia Xz1 Compact: Poche Novità In Formato Compatto
Source: Cinafoniaci Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; decent display; good hardware; nice cameras. Negative: Unsupported waterproof; short battery life.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2017
[Ifa 2017] Sony Xperia XZ1 E Xperia XZ1 Compact: Poche Novità In Formato Compatto
Source: Cinafoniaci Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent display; support waterproof; decent hardware. Negative: Short battery life.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/28/2017
60% Sony Xperia XZ1 - Grijze muis
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Sony Xperia XZ1 en XZ1 Compact preview: mainstream toppers
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
86% Test Du Sony Xperia Xz1
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 85%
70% Test Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact : le smartphone à l’ancienne
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
75% [TEST] Sony Xperia XZ1 : que vaut le mini Xperia XZ Premium ?
Source: Meilleurmobile French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Sony Xperia Xz1 Test Du Sony Xperia Xz1 : Le Premier Sous Oreo
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
70% Test Du Sony Xperia Xz1 : Le Coup De Foudre Qui Tourne Au Vinaigre
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Prise En Main Du Xperia Xz1
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Positive: Stylish design; nice performance; decent speakers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2017
Prise En Main Du Sony Xperia XZ1 : Le Dernier Maillon De La Chaîne XZ
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; large screen; nice display; stylish design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2017
83% Recenzja Sony Xperii XZ1 – flagowiec bez efektu “wow”
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 85% workmanship: 65%
Test, recenzja, opinia – Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341) – smartfon pierwszej klasy w każdym aspekcie
Source: 90 Sekund Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Nice display; solid workmanship; compact size; support waterproof. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/07/2017
[Pierwsze wrażenia] Sony Xperia XZ1 – nie tylko Oreo zachęca do kupna
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Nice design; good hardware; decent cameras. Negative: Mediocre speakers; low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2017
85% Sony Xperia XZ1 İncelemesi
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
94% Sony Xperia XZ1 incelemesi
Source: Log TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 94%
87% Обзор смартфона Sony Xperia XZ1: прежний стиль, топовая начинка и умеренная цена
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 87%
Видеообзор: Sony Xperia XZ1 — почти как Premium, но чуть-чуть попроще1
Source: AndroidInsider.ru RU→EN
Positive: Decent cameras; nice display; good speakers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/13/2017
Sony Xz1. Смартфон, Ar И Hdr.
Source: Mobileimho.ru RU→EN
Positive: Great built quality; metal case; nice display. Negative: Mediocre design; no fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2017
Cảm xúc sau một tháng với Sony Xperia XZ1: thiết kế, camera tốt hơn đời trước, 3D vui vẻ
Source: Tinh Te VN→EN
Positive: Great built quality; nice design; good cameras; decent hardware; impressive 3D creator; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/06/2017
Đánh giá chi tiết Sony Xperia XZ1: kiên định hay bảo thủ?
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; nice performance; good cameras; bright and beautiful display. Negative: Mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2017
Xperia XZ1 chụp ảnh 3D có giá 15,99 triệu ở VN
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Impressive 3D cameras; good price; metal case; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/15/2017
Đánh giá Xperia XZ1: Món quà dành tặng SonyFan
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Great built quality; metal case; nice display; top performance; decent cameras; good price. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/05/2017
Sony ra mắt Xperia XZ1, XZ Compact với khả năng chụp hình 3D
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Top cameras; slim size; light weight; excellent speakers; decent hardware.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/31/2017
Ảnh thực tế Xperia XZ1: Không đột phá nhưng đẳng cấp
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; metal case; top cameras; beautiful design. Negative: Poor display; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2017
Trên tay Xperia XZ1 đầu tiên tại Việt Nam: Đẹp, sang và đẹp
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; solid workmanship; metal case; excellent display; good speakers; nice cameras; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2017
Xperia XZ1 – SONY продължават в правилната посока
Source: Mobility.bg BU→EN
Positive: Large screen; solid workmanship; high performance; long battery life; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/01/2017
80% Test Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
TEST: Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Positive: Nice performance; good display; support waterproof; decent cameras. Negative: Slow system; mediocre design; low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/24/2017
80% Sony Xperia XZ1 [TEST]: Gennemført god mobil fra Sony
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
83% Test Af Sony Xperia Xz1
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Sony Xperia XZ1 test – en solid mobil uden overraskelser
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
85% Test af Sony Xperia XZ1 – små skridt frem
Source: Mobil DK DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 85% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
84% Sony Xperia XZ1 testad
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 84%
70% Xperia XZ1: Vi testar första mobilen med Android Oreo
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
مراجعة هاتف Sony Xperia XZ1
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Positive: Stylish design; support waterproof; decent cameras; nice display; excellent speakers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/28/2017

Comment

Model: Sony’s lineup of Xperia’s never ceases to amaze thanks to its elegant design not to mention the equipped cameras are usually their own in-house designs since Sony produces good cameras as well. So, what does the new Sony Xperia XZ1 offer as the current generation flagship? It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. The storage capacity can be expanded by up to 256 GB via the microSD slot. The Japanese company has always remained true and steadfast to its working designs without, unlike most manufacturers, ever trying to copy Apple. It might seem that this formula allows them to indulge in a passion for its omni balanced design. After all its hard to tell if it is a flagship since it has the similar right-angled chassis of the old XZ or even the Z5 and Z3. However, do not be fooled by its appearance alone as it is surely packing 2017 hardware. Despite its dated design Sony has at least refined the Xperia XZ1 to look slicker than ever at a maximum thickness of 7.4 mm and a unibody aluminium chassis, which is still reasonably light, durable and rigid. As with most phones, there are some antenna bands to allow for unhindered connectivity on the chassis itself.

As with most Sony phones, the Xperia XZ1 is IP65/68 certified, which allows it to be fully dust and water resistant. Hence, it can take the accidental drench without ruining the delicate internals. While the SIM tray is tool free it has its ups and downs depending on the user. Users still have to try to dig out a secondary tray, which holds SIM. Nonetheless, this is might not be an oversight but a feature. On the audio side of things, the Xperia XZ1 packs a dual front facing set of speakers which is great since this avoids the cupping-effect, which most manufacturers still don’t see to get it. The Xperia XZ1 is also equipped with a 5.2-inch FHD IPS panel which is surprisingly not 1440p or even 4k considering it is a flagship after all, then again this may not be needed since that just serves as a battery drainer. HDR support ensures that the viewing experience is still reasonably pleasurable. Moreover, the panel is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 for added protection. In terms of IO the Xperia XZ1 is using the new USB type C standard which means Sony is keeping of with the tech trends. Along with that battery life should be mentioned, with the Xperia XZ1 packing a 2700 mAh battery which is reasonably large for a device this thin and large. Thanks to its power efficient chipset and non-demanding LCD display expect an all-day usage before you next recharge. But that shouldn’t be an issue since the Xperia XZ1 also supports Quick Charge 3.0 which allows the user to have 50 % capacity in just 30 minutes making it even less susceptible to out of power situations. Naturally as this is a Sony phone the cameras equipped on the Xperia XZ1 is no exception. The 19 MP Exmor RS rear facing camera is capable of shooting 960 FPS slow-motion footage and 4K videos. Keep in mind Apple uses Sony’s Exmor sensors so there isn’t much argument of who is better on this end. Additionally, with the arrival of Android 8.0 Oreo users can expect even more features to be found for use with the camera. Final verdict being, while Apple dominates the iOS scene, it is a little disheartening that with the kinds of good phones Sony makes they don’t really command that much with respect to Samsung or other Chinese manufacturers. Nevertheless it is safe to say that if you are in the market for a good Android phone and camera setup rolled into one device, the Xperia XZ1 may be the next best choice.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 540: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. Slighly optimized architecture compared to the Adreno 530 but with higher clock speed due to the new 10 nm process. In the beginning of 2017 one of the fastest graphics cards for Android based smartphones. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
835: High-End SoC for smartphones that was introduced in early 2017 and manufactured in 10 nm LPE FinFET at Samsung. Integrates 4x Kryo 280 at 2.45 GHz (max) for performance and 4x Kryo 280 at 1.9 GHz (max) for efficiency. Furthermore offers an X16 LTE modem, ac-WiFi and a dual-channel 32-Bit 1866 MHz LPDDR4x memory controller. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.2":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.156 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

From 2014, Sony has reduced the production of Vaio laptops and finally discontinued them. Sony is still present in the smartphone and tablet market, yet not among the Top 5 manufacturers.


79.17%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-09- 7 (Update: 2017-09- 7)