First impressions of the Sony Xperia and XZ1 XZ1 Compact

the Company Sony presented to replace last year's flagship smartphones Xperia Xperia XZ and X Compact.

You are reading a translation of the overview of the portal PhoneArena.com , : BBC was published on 31 August 2017.


on Thursday, in Berlin the exhibition electronics 2017 IFA had a busy day. Among other high-activity rules, the Japanese company Sony. Replaced last year the Xperia and Xperia XZ X she is going to release models of Xperia and XZ1 XZ1 Compact. It's not quite the same as the period names, but the important thing here is not the names. More important is the quality of smartphones and it proved to be quite high. Focusing on your strengths, Sony has released two flagship with many advantages of modern models and excellent camera, at least on paper. Let's take a closer look.


Xperia XZ1 has protection against water and dust IP68 (хотя Sony не рекомендует пользоваться им под водой) и выполнен в алюминиевом корпусе. Ecran IPS LCD has received a diagonal of 5.2 inches. The edge of the case curved, while the top and bottom flat, which coincides with the appearance of previous models. Sony has yet to add fingerprint, until in his place is the second speaker. The back houses the camera sensor with a resolution of 19 megapixels, which extends slightly beyond the housing, there is also a flash and NFC. Xperia XZ1 is available in black, silver, blue and pink colors.

Compact is offered in same color options. It has a screen size 4.6-inch, this did not prevent him to have the same protection IP68. One gets the feeling that he's almost twice as thick compared to the XZ1, the appearance has changed slightly, but the similarities are many. As in the model of Xperia Z5 Compact, the back is made of fiberglass, top and bottom are metal, the front part is closed Gorilla Glass 5.


screen Resolution Xperia XZ1 is 1080 x 1920. Sony has borrowed from its TV support HDR, поэтому экран может отображать более широкий цветовой диапазон CMYK и выдавать отличный уровень яркости. the Company работала с сервисами потоковой трансляции Netflix и YouTube, чтобы обеспечить автоматическую поддержку контента в HDR. XZ1 Compact HDR не поддерживает, разрешение экрана 720p.

The interface and performance of the

Traditionally for Sony here we see the latest version of Android, that is Android 8.0 Oreo. It gives hope to receive a fast and convenient interface. Both smartphones run on the flagship CPU Snapdragon 835, memory 4 GB, battery capacity of 2700 mAh. This should provide performance on par with other modern flagships and full-day battery life. The older apparatus the volume of the flash memory is 64 GB, a compact model is satisfied in two times smaller value.


Based on the Xperia XZ Premium, Sony has supplied the camera of its new smartphones electronic stabilization Steady Shot, and high-quality Sony G lens provides increased sensitivity and accelerated image processing. Technology in Motion Eye also borrowed from the Xperia XZ Premium, allowing slow motion shooting at up to 960 frames per second. Sony is a popular manufacturer of camera modules, which is used in their smartphones.

Three-dimensional scanning will allow to shoot images in high resolution in less than 60 seconds. After recording can be increased, to compress and process the result directly on the smartphone. Here there are four modes: scan of the head, face, food, and free form. Each option makes it easier to scan, share, and print three-dimensional models of certain objects. Also, Sony tries to improve the earlier use of its camera, such as effects augmented reality, create Wallpapers and work social networking. the Company работает с создателями игр, чтобы владельцы смартфонов Xperia могли поместить свои трёхмерные модели в популярные игры вроде NBA 2K, FIFA и Grand Theft Auto.

Second expansion chamber is Predictive Capture. Photographs are taken 2 seconds before you press the button to not miss the right moment. Due to the fast imaging camera is capable of capturing many photos at a time, while the auto focus is applied to each frame individually. At a resolution of 19 megapixels, you can shoot 10 photos per second. You will not only remove all the right moments, but also make it clearly.


Both phones have two speakers in which sound pressure in comparison with the predecessors increased by 50%. The developers have tried to provide access to the audio maximum resolution and the best software. This includes the format and Sony's LDAC to transmit high quality sound through Bluetooth, the introduction of which in Android Oreo the company helped. DCHX involved in the optimization of compressed audio, there is also support for surround sound.


Sony ready for the next round of battle for market flagship smartphones. If new devices will be not worse than the Xperia XZ Premium, their release is expected with impatience.

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