Sony Xperia Z: Conclusion

February 20, 2013 by Dragan Petric Reads (37,981)
Editor's Rating

Ratings Breakdown (1-10)

    • Service, Warranty & Support
    • 9
    • Ease of Use
    • 9
    • Design
    • 10
    • Performance
    • 10
    • Value
    • 8
    • Total Score:
    • 9.20
    • Rating 1 to 10, top score 10


Sony wisely decided to present its flagship model of the year at CES, nearly two months before MWC, using this period to improve the purchasers’ concept of the Xperia series. Aware of the fact that it offers a technologically superior device, Sony has returned to the brotherhood of phone makers who set the bar higher. The company also enjoyed a great deal of attention which it would not have enjoyed if it had made its annoncment in Barcelona next week, among the more aggressive competition, as rival device’s displays will surely not have the same contrast and viewing-angle difficulties.

Sony Xperia ZDespite the stated shortcoming regarding the display, the Xperia Z is a device that offers fantastic performance, excellent imaging sharpness, and outstanding multimedia applications and connection options with other devices, making it the most suitable smartphone on the market for entertainment enthusiasts and one of the best smartphones in general. There is clearly room for improvement… as there is clearly room for Sony on the market.


  • Excellent and convincing design and device craftsmanship
  • Very high display resolution
  • Outstanding performance, especially while playing games and reproducing multimedia
  • Dust and water proof


  • Display has poor contrast and viewing angles
  • Slow camera start
  • Imprecise scrolling of heavier web sites



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