Best Price: Rs. 16,149
- Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop)
- 16 GB + 64 GB Expandable
- Does not support Indian bands
- FM Radio
- Lightweight (137 g)
- Slim (9 mm thickness)
- The first mini-flagship from Sony with premium specs
- A smartphone that’s water and dust-proof
- The best1 Sony phone priced around Rs. 20,000
- The Android Jelly Bean phone with the highest camera resolution
- Water and dust resistant
- Great camera
- Powerfully processor
- NFC connectivity
- Non-removable battery
- Expensive for a mini variant
A mini-smartphone with premium specs
Display, OS and Processor
The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact gets a 4.3-inch TFT Multi-touch HD TRILUMINOS display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a density of 342ppi.
The smartphone runs Android 4.3 Jelly bean OS, with a planned upgrade to Android 4.2.2 (KitKat). The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.2GHz, paired with 2GB RAM. The Adreno 330 GPU gives you an improved 3D gaming experience.
Camera and Storage
The phone features a water resistant rear camera of 20.7MP with G-lens and image sensor to enable high sensitivity, accompanied with a 2MP front camera for video chatting. The smartphone offers 16GB of internal memory, expandable upto 32GB via microSD card.
Battery and Connectivity
The device offers NFC connectivity, 4G support and features like GPS, Bluetooth, EDGE, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA. A 2,300mAh battery under the hood claims to offer 10 hours of talk time.
Unlike most other mini-flagships, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact retains all the specifications of its larger counterpart except screen size. It’s dust and water-resistant, offers an advanced camera and is available in a variety of colours. It’s compact form factor is ideal for those who don’t dig large smartphones.