Compact High-end Smartphone: Sony Xperia Z1

The Sony Xperia Z1 compact (formerly Z1S, Z1 mini, Amami) is officially unveiled now. As long hoped, the Sony Xperia is now Z1 compact a smartphone without significant restrictions on the hardware. In contrast to previous mini Smartphone, Xperia Z1 offers compact dimensions but no narrow gauge performance – this is probably the first real alternative to the small Apple iPhone 5S the new Sony Smartphone, offers the very strong performance and slim dimensions.


It seems Sony with the Z1 Compact of the salvation of the Android community is: many customers have been waiting for a compact high-end smartphone, some have now purchased an Apple iPhone 5 S. The Xperia Z1 is sensationally thin compact with 9, 5mm, which is much smaller than the big brother Xperia Z1. The dimensions (127 × 64,9 x 9, 5mm) are hardly comparable with current high-end smartphones, which usually only 5 ″ screen diagonal capture. However, the Sony Xperia is Z1 Compact with its 4.3 ″ IPS-HD display (1280 × 720 pixels) and a pixel density of 341 DPI a crisp sharp tiny.

The currently most powerful chipset on the credit side (Snapdragon 800, 4 x 2.2 GHz), are equipped with the also current top smart phones such as the LG G2 and Sony Xperia Z1. Two gigabytes of memory and 16 gb internal memory (+ micro SD slot) are still available. In the first quarter of 2014 the high-end but cheap phones according to Sony is available in the colors black, white, pink, and lime for 499€ (EIA).


* Update 14.12.13 * there are no longer many news about the Sony Xperia Z1S or Z1 mini – the hardware is known largely identical, the compact housing and sought after. The high-end mini smartphone from Sony now has the admissions code named “ Amami ”. Instead, it is suggested that the Sony Xperia Amami is presented until next year at the CES in Las Vegas (in January).


That rumor around the Sony Xperia Z1 won’t stop. According to the sobering news, the Z1f will appear only in Japan, there is growing rumors that the compact high-end Smartphone with Android appears around the world now in an international version. Reason for the rumors is once again released by Twitter, which shows a picture of the Smartphone in a post.


Then it is a smartphone named Sony Xperia Z1S that might represent an international version of the Z1f. Whether the high-end smartphone with 4.3 ″ display and the specifications of the Sony Xperia Z1 this year appears. It could indicate a release in the spring of 2014. If Sony releases such a compact high-end smartphone with 4.3 ″ display and Snapdragon 800 is published, it must be a success. The Sony Xperia Z1S were the only real high-end Smartphone in the compact format – else anyone who else wants a high-end Smartphone in miniature, must Access iPhone 5 S to Apple – the selection of Android smartphones is very restricted to virtually non-existent.


* Update 30.09.13 * now the Sony Xperia Z1 is available from the Z1 mini (or “ honing Ami mini ”) but so far no new rumors. This has changed in the meantime, as a brochure with the hardware specifications and dimensions of the Smartphone has surfaced on the net –it bears the name of Sony Xperia Z1 f. Hardwaretechnisch’s draws equal with the very strong Sony Xperia Z1, i.e. Snapdragon 800 quad core (4 x 2.2 GHz) and 2 gb memory. There will be 16 gb instead of 32 gb internal memory. The biggest change in the display: the Sony Xperia Z1 f has “ only ” a 4.3 ″ display (instead of 5 ″ at the Sony Xperia Z1). This of course also leads to a more compact housing: 127 × 64.9 × 9, 4mm. It is somewhat thicker than the Z1, but at least 17mm shorter and 9, 1mm narrower. The trend to build narrow frame around the display is not taken up (for example in the LG G2).



* Update 10.09.13 * it is a photo of the Sony Xperia Z1 mini have popped up. The specifications of the Sony Xperia Z1 mini are still very interesting, if you need a mini Smartphone with plenty of hardware power.