Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
The Xperia Z1 Compact is the small version of Sony's flagship Z1. Despite the small size, the Z1 Compact is a truly high-end smartphone running Android 4.3 and according to Sony an update to Android 4.4 is to follow. The Z1 Compact is water and dust resistant, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 with 2GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage, expandable via microSD.
Its small size makes it comfortable to use.
Cutting edge performance.
Improved display offers better viewing angles than older Sony handsets.
Great battery life.
Water and dust resistance (IP 58).
Not running the latest version of Android.
Relatively small display.
More expensive than other "mini" phones.
Minor UI issues.
By PC Pro on February 21, 2014
Great battery life and superb performance in an attractive waterproof package; what's not to...83
By FoneArena on February 18, 2014
In the end, we think “the mini we deserve” matches our high expectations of a small flagship device, without a lot of compromises. If you are coming from an iPhone and really really want a similarly sized device with all the experiences that...-
By NotebookCheck on February 14, 2014
Gigantic performance in a small casing - the Xperia Z1 Compact Sony fulfills the wish of many customers with the Xperia Z1 Compact because these "Mini" versions were only available with stripped down hardware (see HTC's One Mini , Samsung's...90
By Pocketnow on February 13, 2014
For any other 4.3-inch smartphone, we'd call that asking price a pretty steep one. As it is, we'd expect nothing less than premium-level performance from the Z1 Compact, petite package or no. Fortunately for Sony, “premium...85
By The Inquirer on February 13, 2014
With a 4.3in display and top-end features, this handset sees Sony challenging Apple's iPhone 5S in the smartphone market, and it's no doubt looking to win over buyers with the fact that its Xperia Z1 Compact, at £449, is around £70 cheaper than...-
By 3G UK on February 12, 2014
The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact might be mini, but it packs a big punch. You get industry-leading performance from its quad-core 2.2 GHz processor and 2GB of RAM and that really sets it apart from other compact Android smartphones. We love the more...100
By tech.uk.msn.com on February 12, 2014
The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the best ‘mini' flagship smartphone model we've seen and for anyone looking to stay under 4.3 inches, it's about as good as it...100
By The Inquirer on February 11, 2014
SAMSUNG AND HTC have made fairly noble attempts with their respective Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and HTC One Mini smartphones, but compact handsets have in general been pretty disappointing. This is because, in general, most...-
By Know Your Mobile on February 10, 2014
The Sony Xperia Z1 was one of my favourite handsets of 2013, so it's understandable perhaps that I had high hopes for the Xperia Z1 Compact. I'm of the opinion that this is an excellent device in its own right, but it's also one of the...90
By itproportal.com on February 10, 2014
Sony has done well with the Xperia Z1 Compact. The smaller format handsets that come along after their bigger cousins can sometimes be cut down in terms of features as well as size, but that's not the case here. This is a top-end phone in a...90