Sony Xperia Z1: Test of the Five-Inch Waterproof Smartphones

The Sony Xperia Z1 wandering under the name honing Ami through the network. The Smartphone has a layer of glass on front and back and is surrounded by a sturdy aluminum frame. It makes a very solid impression and is in addition to the HTC one up to date on wertigsten processed Android Smartphone. In the test’s revealed a very small scratch resistance, but what goes on display and housing. The former can be explained through a plastic protection film applied by Sony, which be removed with little effort. Whether in black or white: the only 8.5 mm thin device is very elegant. Also haptically scores the Z1. It is thanks to rounded aluminium edges much better in the hand than the sharp previous Xperia Z, is also protected against dust and rain and can withstand even brief dives down to 1.5 meters deep (IP55/IP58 certification). The headphone output comes out without protective cover, the charger is magnetic. The typical power button shows the affiliation to the Xperia family.

Full-HD display with five-inch

The five inches (12.7 centimeters) large Triluminos touchscreen is one with over two million pixels (pixel = full HD 1920 x 1080) to the current top team. This corresponds to 441 ppi (pixels per inch). The brightness in the test was ordinary 486 candela per square metre (cd / m ²), the readability in sunlight is satisfactory and thus comparable with other top smartphones. According to Sony, the color range is expanded without drifting it in candy colors of the test could not confirm. With 70 percent, the fidelity of is of many other models.

Sony Xperia Z1

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Top equipment

A clocked with up to 2.2 GHz quad-core processor (Snapdragon 800) offers a lot of performance potential. Matching is a two gigabyte large amounts of memory on board. With similar facilities, the chic 6.44-inch Monster Sony Xperia Z made ultra new benchmark records. LTE and NFC may not be missing in this class. The Z1 supports even the Wi-Fi transmission standard sends Miracast, images and videos directly to the TV. The battery should enable long operation times with 3,000 mAh works but unfortunately not: COMPUTER image identified with everyday use a run time of 10 hours (Note: satisfactory), despite Stromsparmechanismen: apps that require much power, automatically stops the Xperia off screen and start again immediately, as soon as you turn on the screen. The memory is 16 gigabytes (GB) large, remain by which to freely use 11.7 GB. He can be expanded via microSD card up to 64 GB.

20 megapixel camera?

The 20.7 m pixels the camera manufacturer’s instructions effectively only 10.4 remained in the test. The photos of the Z1 fared moderately in the Visual test. Especially in low light they could not convince despite the bright optics installed by Sony with F2. 0. The shutter of the camera is low at 0.42 seconds. Saves the Z1 in full HD videos, the front camera has two megapixels. Already one second before and after pressing the shutter release button, the TIMESHIFT burst function stores 30 frames per second at 1920 x 1080 pixels. The photos as a batch are placed in the gallery and you can out fish are behind the best recording. Sony integrates numerous gadgets. The camera detects faces and into the targeted person via augmented reality, for example, a clown or a monster. Do you need it? No. Is that amusing? Absolutely!

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Conclusion: Sony Xperia Z1

After the Xperia Z represents Xperia Sony Z1’s new Superphone generation. The Z1 is powerful, handy and wraps up in a very elegant and still waterproof housing that is flanked on both sides of glass and framed by aluminium. The technical data of the battery and camera to promise something more than prove the laboratory could.

Test conclusion: you need to know that

After the Xperia Z represents Xperia Sony Z1’s new Superphone generation. The Z1 is powerful, handy and wraps up in a very elegant and waterproof housing that is flanked on both sides of glass and framed by aluminium. Impress the technical data of the battery, processor and camera. In the test the camera but not fully convinced. Especially in low-light conditions, there are deficits. In addition, the factory applied protective film is not scratch-resistant and the color of the display slightly unnatural. (According to the test procedure until October 2014 the mark of 1.95 was) Best price on the Internet: 173,60 Euro * per order this product at Amazon large, sharp display stable housing very high speed memory card slot prima processing, quality feel waterproof and dust proof NFC, LTE contra battery firmly mounted noisy photos at dusk Testrating editorial 2.45 well user rating (of 4 reviews) Sony Xperia Z1 appeared in the third quarter of 2013 in black, white and purple for 649 euros (EIA).