Sony Xperia Z - Review | Features and Price in India

Read about Sony Xperia Z Android Smartphone with the price information and review with specifications explained.


Sony, one of the leading producers of smartphones has now released the new Smartphone in the Xperia series to meet the expectations of the youngsters. Sony Xperia Z is the new mobile in the Xperia series. The Android world is raising day by day with the new apps for the entertainment and utilities. Let us see the features of the Sony Xperia Z whether it is good with the features to reach the expectations of the teenagers and college students and tech lovers.

OS, processor and chipset in Xperia Z

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The Sony Xperia Z is also known as Sony Xperia C6603, Sony Xperia C6602, Sony Xperia Z LTE, Sony Xperia Z HSPA+. Xperia Z is preloaded with Android OS version 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The company planned the device to be upgraded to the latest version of the Android that is version 4.2 Jelly Bean. It has Quad core 1.5GHz processor from the Krait. There is Qualcomm MDM9215M/ APQ8064 chipset. There is Adreno 320 GPU that is the global processing unit.

Memory and Camera

  • The internal memory in the Xperia Z is 16 GB which is expandable up to 32 GB through the microSD card. The 2GB RAM proves that the device is a better performer for apps, gaming and business.

  • The primary Camera is 13.1 MP with autofocus, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, high definition recording and sweep panorama. The resolution of the primary or rear camera is 4128 X 3096 pixels. It is added with LED flash for the good dark images and geo tagging features. The video recording is at 30 frames per second with resolution of 1080 pixels. The front camera is 2.2 MP with same recording confirmation as the rear camera.

  • Internet and data transfer in Sony Xperia

    The data connection is through the GPRS and the EDGE. The speed of the internet connection is up to 107 Kbps in the GPRS and up to 296 Kbps in the EDGE. The 3G internet connection is up to 42 Mbps through the HSDPA, 5.8 Mbps through the HSUPA and there is 4G LTE that is Long term evolution, Cat3 with the upload speed of 50 Mbps and download speed of 100 Mbps. The device has inbuilt Wi-Fi that is 802.11 a/b/g/n supporting direct Wi-Fi, hotspot connection and the DLNA. It has Bluetooth version 4.0 supported with the A2DP, near field connection and the microUSB version 2.0 with MHL support.

    Outlook of Xperia Z

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  • The device supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks in the frequencies of GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 in 2G, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603 and HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603 in 3G and LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 in 4G network. The device supports only the micro SIM cards. The dimensions of the model are 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm. it weighs about 146 grams. The special features of the device are the dust and water resistant features certified by IP57. The water resistant is up to 1 meter and for 30 minutes.

  • The display size is 5.0 inches with the resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels and the pixel density is approximately 441 ppi pixels. There is TFT capacitive touch screen supporting up to `10 fingers with the 16 million color supports. It has shatter proof and scratch resistant glass with the Sony mobiles Bravia engine 2. The notifications of the device are vibrations and the ringtones supporting the mp3 and wav tones. There are loudspeaker with the enhanced audio beats and the 3.5 mm jack port given with the ear phone in the package.

  • Inbuilt Apps and players

    The sensors in Xperia Z are accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass. The messaging is through the SMS, MMS, Email, push mail and internet messenger. The inbuilt browser supports the latest HTML 5. It has the stereo FM radio with the RDS support. There is GPS supported with A-GPS and Glonass. There is java access through the java MIDP emulator. It has SNS integration, Smart TV output through the MHL audio video link, active noise cancellation through the dedicated mic, music player, video player, document viewer, photo viewer and editor, swipe, predictive text input and voice controlled dialing and memo.

    Battery and Package

    Sony Xperia Z has non removable battery from the standard Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery. The stand by time is up to 550 hours in 2G and up to 530 hours in the 3G. The talk time is up to 11 hours in 2G and up to 14 hours in 3G. The music play is up to 40 hours. The package contains a device, ear phone, USB cable, charger and user guide.

    Price in India

    Xperia Z cost about Rs. 38000. It is available in the online markets. In flipkart, the price is Rs. 37990. It is available in several other online websites at the cost around Rs. 38000. It is in competition with HTC Butterfly, Nokia Lumia 920.


    The features such as 5.0 inch display with good resolution, internal memory, RAM, front and back camera and the upgradable latest Android OS are the attracting features in Sony Xperia Z. It proves the device has excellent performance for gaming and applications. The non removable battery with long battery life is other advantage. Some users may consider this as a disadvantage during malfunction of battery.

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