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Sony Announced Xperia Z1 Compact and Xperia Z1s At CES 2014

Sony at their CES 2014 keynote announced two new smartphones to amuse the public. If you remember last year at CES 2013 Sony had announced their flagship device Xperia Z. This it was not that big but yes still significant as the world was waiting for a true miniature variant of a flagship model which Sony has announced.

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Features:

Dubbed as the Xperia Z1 Compact which is a miniature variant of the flagship model Xperia Z1 along with the US exclusive Xperia Z1s partnered with T-mobile. Below are the detailed specifications listed in bullets of both the handsets.

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Specifications

  • 4.3-inch (1280 x 720 pixels resolution) Triluminos Display with X-Reality for Mobiles
  • 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • 20.7MP Primary Camera with Exmos RS sensor, HDR photos & videos, 1080p video recording
  • 2.2 MP front-facing camera with 720p video recording
  • 9.4mm thick and 140 grams in weight
  • IP55 / IP58 rating for dust and water resistance
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, Upto 64GB expandable memory via microSD card
  • LTE / 3G, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n/ac , Bluetooth v4.0 with APT-X, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL, NFC
  • 2300mAh Battery

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Sony Xperia Z1S Specifications

  • 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels resolution) Triluminos Display with X-Reality for Mobiles
  • 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974 (LTE) or MSM8274
    (HSPA+)) processor
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • 20.7MP Primary Camera with Exmos RS sensor, HDR photos & videos, 1080p video recording
  • 2MP front-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • 8.55mm thick and 162grams in weight
  • IP55 / IP58 rating for dust and water resistance
  • 2GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, Upto 64GB expandable memory via microSD card
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL, NFC
  • 3000mAh Battery

Pricing and Availability

Sony haven’t revealed the pricing of the Xperia Z1 Compact but has made it clear that it will be priced between Z and Z1. The miniature smartphone will be available in black, white, lime and pink colors starting February 2014. On the other hand, Xperia Z1s’ online pre-sale starts on 13th January and it would be available in T-Mobile stores starting 22nd January.

Author: Mobile Geek

Loves each and everything related to mobiles including but not limited to poor battery life, slow UI, low resolution display etc.

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