Meet Sony Xperia Z1’s Baby Brother

Update: SONY Launches Xperia Z2, Xperia Z2 Tablet and Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Mobile recently announced a smaller version of its flagship smartphone, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact. The Xperia Z1 Compact has the same sleek and flawless OmniBalance design as its big brother and also maintained the same IP55/IP58 rating making it both waterproof and dust-resistant as well. The Xperia Z1 Compact packs a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS. It has a 4.3 inch, 1280×720 pixel Triluminos HD Display for mobile with X-Reality for mobile picture engine for a clearer and sharper display quality. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact has a 9.5mm slim body and weighs just 137 grams. A 20.7 megapixel main camera with Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor is coupled with a 2MP 1080p front-facing camera. It has a 2300 mAh battery and 4G LTE support. The Sony XPeria Z1 Compact is available in white, black, lime and pink. Sony XPeria Z1 Compact Specs

  • 2.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974 Quad Core
  • Google Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • 4.3 inch, 16,777,216 colours, 1280×720 pixels TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine
  • 2 GB RAM, Up to 16 GB Flash memory, microSD card, up to 64 GB (SDXC supported)
  • 20.7 megapixel camera with Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
  • Dimensions: 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm
  • Weight: 137 grams
  • 2300 mAh battery
  • LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
  • Waterproof (IP55 and IP58) and Dust Resistant (IP55)

Sony earlier did not disclose any details on the pricing of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact but the Sony Mobile Stores in Europe has just started to accept pre-orders on the Z1 Compact. In the UK, the Sony Z1 Compact is priced at £449 (comes with Free SmartWatch 2). That’s around Php 33K but expect the price to be lower than that when it hits the local market. Visit Sony Mobile for more details


  1. carmin /

    looks nice, but also like the nexus 5 and LG G2 phone..

  2. I love my LG G2 already, a baby brother smartphone isn’t that catchy at all.

  3. This is cool! Way cooler than any smartphones!

  4. Jolly /

    Colors are superb! Want to try this

  5. Critic /

    Can you please put the price? If there is no announcement of price can you just put the price without the tax and subsidies? Because Calvin do that. I`m sorry to say but Calvin post better articles than this

  6. Edmund /

    Think Joey has just cut and pasted a press release.

  7. i have LG G2 now and for me this is the best smartphone last year and this year….

  8. Hi Joey, we feel as if we’re left hanging when you don’t even say the price as TBD when you don’t know it. I think it’s better if you say TBD if you still don’t have any idea about the price. Thanks.

    • Hi Doms, Sorry if I missed that. I have already updated the post. Thank you very much for your comment. Cheers!

  9. patrice /

    i think its a lil bit pricey.,..

  10. hirap bilhin kung gnun kamahal ng Z1

  11. whappack26 /

    As per Sony PH, end of Feb – early March daw. So specific details pa. Inquired through e-mail in the FB support page. Ire-retire ko na Nexus 4 ko. :)

  12. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is a good device in a small package. The new Xperia Z1 Compact has a 4.3-inch with 720p resolution and Triluminous technology. The Smartphone is water-resistant and dustproof and its body are made using scratch-resistant and shatterproof glass.

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