The ultimate 2020 Review of Sony Xperia XZ1
The Sony Xperia XZ1 is an older model, having been launched 3 years ago.
The overall quality of this smartphone is average; since the price is even much higher than that of competitors, it is better to choose another model.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 arrived on the market with Android 8.0. In the meantime, it has received updates and now Android 9 is available. Although it is 2 steps behind the last release, for safety and compatibility with apps and other devices, it is still fairly recent.
This mobile phone is the new version of Sony Xperia XZ code 1482, already tested. This version has a higher camera resolution, faster processor, this phone allows the use of two SIM cards.
The 5.2″ screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels looks better than other models and is also very quick to react to commands.
One of the Sony Xperia XZ1‘s weaknesses is the poor battery life: in our usage scenario, its 2700 mAh allows it to reach just 17 hours, which is below average.
The 49.2 GB of actual available internal memory (64 GB declared) may be enough to store our data, if not, we can use an SD memory card to expand the phone memory.
It suffered some minor damages in the drop test, but passed it well and can therefore be considered quite robust.
Models in this price range are usually very powerful and this phone is no exception: therefore, it can be used without problems even for tasks that require high performance, such as some video games.
Among the most interesting functions are: the presence of the fingerprint reader and being water resistant.
This model is compatible with 4G connection.
Sony Xperia XZ1 has a 19 Mp rear camera, which allows you to get excellent quality photos, except in low light situations where they only reach sufficiency.
This mobile phone has a 13 Mp front camera, which allows you to take good quality photos, so you can get good selfies.
- The quality of the screen is excellent
- It is resistant to immersion in water for short periods
- Battery life is short
- The OS version is not the latest
- At the same price there are much better models