Yesterday night at the Sony press conference, the Xperia Z1 Compact was finally officially unveiled. As excepted, the handset is a powerful shrunk down version of the Xperia Z1 , only in a more condensed from with a lower-resolution display.
Specs and features
The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact packs a 720p (HD) 4.3-inch display and the same Snapdragon 800 CPU found inside the Z1. The design is also very similar to the Xperia Z1, though a few things have been changed around a bit.
Here’s the full goody bag on what to expect from the Xperia Z1 Compact:
2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU
Adren 330 GPU
2GB of RAM
20.7MP camera with Sony G-Lens and Bionz mobile
Video recording:1080p @ 30fps video capture, both cameras
Storage: 16GB with microSD for expansion
Battery: 2300 mAh
4.3-inch Triluminous IPS display with
720p resolution, 341 ppi
WLAN (2.4/5Ghz) a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, A-GPS+GLONASS, microUSB 2.0 (MHL), BlueTooth 4.0 LE
Dimensions: 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm, 137g
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, planned upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat
2,300 mAh battery
multi-touch input, proximity sensor, FM Radio, built-in accelerometer
Black, White, Pink, Lime, Yellow
As you can see, the Xperia Z1 Compact really is a beast, from its high-quality camera to its CPU and beyond. The only thing missing is the full HD display on the senior brother the Z1, but well you don’t actually need a full HD display on a 4.3 inch device
The Sony Xperia Z1 compact has yet to be priced, though we do know it is set to arrive to select markets next month, which should include Nigeria We’ll be sure to update with more details as we learn more.
In the meantime, be sure to check out our other CES 2014 coverage on the links below