Weight 169 grams Dimensions 144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5 mm Camera 20.7 megapixel camera with Sony Exmor RS® for mobile image sensor Display 5.0 inch Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine 16,777,216 colours, 1920x1080 pixels On the inside Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat) 2.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974 Quad Core Durability Waterproof (IP55 and IP58) *** Dust-resistant (IP55) *** Battery Talk time: Up to 14 hours** Standby time: Up to 880 hours** Music listening time: Up to 110 hours** Video playback time: Up to 6.6 hours** Battery: 3000 mAh minimum Camera CLOSE The world's highest resolution** camera in an Android smartphone Xperia Z1 camera phone – it comes with a 20.7 MP sensor, BIONZ processing engine and Sony’s G Lens. A camera as intelligent as the human eye Sharper. Clearer. Brighter. That’s what Sony’s compact digital cameras give you. And with Xperia Z1, we have created a great camera phone built with the very same components, packaged into a 8.5 mm slim smartphone. It combines a large 1/2.3” 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, Sony’s award-winning G Lens and intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image processing engine. This unique combination gives you images that are delivered with a superior sharpness, clarity and brightness – always. ** Specifications verified by Strategy Analytics, for more information, click here. Compact digital camera components The Exmor RS for mobile image sensor captures more light, creating ultra HD images. Large 1/2.3″, 20.7 MP image sensor The large 1/2.3″, 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor captures more light from your scene to create ultra high-definition images that take full advantage of the camera’s lens. The sensor enables higher sensitivity that decreases noise to ensure smooth, clear reproduction, reproducing every stunning detail with greater fidelity. Sony's G Lens offers superior in-focus image qualities. Sony’s award-winning G Lens Sony’s G Lens has superior in-focus image qualities. In addition to sharpness, another characteristic is the light gathering capability. The Xperia Z1 has a 27 mm wide angle lens with bright F2.0, allowing the lens to capture more light in dark conditions. Intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile Intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine Sony’s intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine employs powerful algorithms for vibrant realism in every shot. by-pixel super resolution, auto exposure and auto white balance render colours captured by the Sony G Lens accurately – creating a balance of brightness while enhancing colours with rich layers of texture and depth. The 1/2.3″, 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor and the BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine eliminate noise, while the ISO 6400 sensitivity enables clear low-light pictures. Superior Auto makes sure that you always shoot with the optimal setting. Superior Auto ensures picture perfection With Superior Auto as the camera default mode, the Xperia Z1 allows everyone to become a camera pro. Superior Auto uses intelligent scene recognition technology, ensuring that you always shoot with the optimal setting. Shooting in Superior Auto mode delivers the best imagery and solves some of the most common and difficult photography challenges. So go ahead and enjoy stunning shots in low-light conditions, get blur-free images in fast-moving environments and zoom in with perfect clarity. How Superior Auto works Low-light, bright shots Stunning shots in any light Difficult to make that picture of your sleeping child come out just as serene and beautiful as it looks in real life? Our camera technologies combine to bring you detailed bright shots – even in challenging low-light conditions. The Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor is an evolution of our Sony image sensor technology, with a next-generation BSI light sensor. It reduces picture noise while maintaining high resolution with a bright F2.0 Sony G lens, high sensitivity Exmor RS™ for mobile and BIONZ™ for mobile’s NR, pixel binning and by-pixel super resolution technologies. And with Superior Auto, it all happens automatically – no need to fiddle around with complicated settings. Sony G Lens - Bright F2.0 Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor - High sensitivity sensor BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine - by-pixel super resolution - Noise reduction Bye bye blur Motion detection for blur-free images Are you a sports photographer? Or living life in the fast lane? Just keep moving – with this camera phone at hand, your pictures will come out sharp anyway. Bright F2.0 lens and high sensitivity sensor enables to take a photo with higher shutter speed. BIONZ™ for mobile image processing engine has Motion Detection – it chooses a higher shutter speed to capture blur-free images when your subject is moving. The Superior Auto mode does all the hard work for you. Sony G Lens - Bright F2.0 Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor - High sensitivity sensor BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine - Motion detector - Fast auto focus - Noise reduction Get closer. Stay sharp. 3x Clear Image Zoom Shooting from a distance? The 3x Clear Image Zoom with high resolution sensor and BIONZ™ for mobile’s by-pixel super resolution take you to tele-like, 81 mm optical zoom. The combined higher resolution of Exmor RS™ for mobile and by-pixel super resolution of BIONZ™ for mobile work their magic. Zoom in and enjoy sharply detailed pictures. Sony G Lens - Aspherical lens Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor - High resolution sensor BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine - by-pixel super resolution Shoot perfect videos with SteadyShot™ Smooth panning and stable images Shooting a steady video with your everyday smartphone isn’t easy. With the Xperia Z1, it’s a different story. SteadyShot™ compensates for your movements, making panning smoother and the image more stable even in Full HD 1080 video. The outcome is gorgeously steady and distortion-free videos. Optimised imagery with HDR for photos and video HDR (High Dynamic Range) for photos and videos captures natural colours in any light. HDR is an imaging technology used to capture clear photos against strong backlight. With HDR, the camera captures the same image at different exposure levels and layers them to create one optimised photo. And Sony HDR for video lets you film in high contrast situations, like in front of a window or with the sun behind your subject. Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality for mobile Built with the latest Sony BRAVIA® technologies optimised for mobile, Xperia Z1 comes with the most amazing viewing experience. The large, high-resolution 5” Full HD TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality for mobile picture engine comes with a 1920 x 1080 progressive scan, for incredibly crisp pictures free of jagged edges. Paired with a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch, you get pictures on your camera phone that are razor sharp and incredibly bright. And since this compact digital camera comes with a Full HD display, it’s optimised to give you the best viewing experience when reliving every capture. Quick benefits: 5” TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile with X-Reality for mobile Full HD 1080p 441 pixels per inch TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile The display of this big screen phone delivers a wider colour gamut, which creates a heightened sense of depth. For astonishingly authentic colour Discover the widest colour spectrum ever offered on a smartphone display. Unique to Sony, TRILUMINOS Display technology creates incredibly true, natural shades of colours – just the way you want them. Hard-to-reproduce reds, aqua blues and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, making landscapes and seascapes appear more vivid. Faces look better too, with natural skin tones. With Sony’s own unique display innovation, this technique delivers a significantly wider colour gamut, carrying a far more natural and vivid viewing experience with a heightened sense of depth. Above image is simulated. Xperia™ display technologies X-Reality™ for mobile Xperia Z1’s X-Reality for mobile picture engine features contrast enhancement, noise reduction and more. For clearer, sharper pictures From low-resolution videos to high-resolution movies − with Sony’s latest picture engine, X-Reality for mobile, everything you see on your display is analysed and selectively processed to give clean, clear and lifelike pictures. Three unique noise reduction features work their magic prior to upscaling, while Sony’s intelligent display technology optimises contrast, texture, outline, colour and noise. Pixel reproduction adds new life Sony’s unique Super Resolution processing breathes new life into everything you see. This technology examines each pixel in an image and reproduces the ones that are lacking, giving you the sharpest images. Above image is simulated. Xperia Z1 display technologies X-Reality - For clearer, sharper pictures (1) Pixel reproduction: Sony’s unique super resolution breathes new life into everything you see. This technology examines each pixel in an image and reproduces the ones that are lacking, giving you the sharpest images. (2) Texture and outline improvement: By selectively enhancing elements that help to render the texture and sharpen the outlines, images become clearer and crisper. (3) Colour and contrast enhancement: The Intelligent Image Enhancer reproduces the vividness of the image in its original colour. Pictures are selectively optimised by enhancing the contrast, making images appear more detailed and true to life. (4) Noise reduction: Intelligent Noise Reduction decreases the noise that can occur in high-motion scenes or footage shot in low-light conditions. As a result, images become clearer and smoother. More pixels per inch Xperia Z1´s 5” Full HD display creates an amazing viewing experience. Razor sharp and super bright This Full HD display features an impressive 441 pixels per inch. All those pixels combined give you a level of clarity that makes whatever you look at all the more real. The result? Razor sharp text and super crisp images, and an incredibly vivid viewing experience. OptiContrast™ Thw OptiContrast™ panel makes for less reflection and clearer viewing Less reflective, more responsive – OptiContrast™ & Direct Touch We’ve eliminated a layer of air in the construction, bringing the touch panel closer to the display. This OptiContrast™ panel makes for less reflection and clearer viewing – even in bright sunlight, as well as creating a seamlessly black surface when the phone is turned off. By eliminating the sensor layer and integrating the sensor on the lens, we’ve managed to increase the responsiveness of the screen. So your touch is more effective and the experience on your Android smartphone is more intuitive. (1) Lens (2) Removed air layer (3) Sensor layer (4) Display A masterpiece crafted in metal and glass Building upon the rich history of Sony’s craftsmanship, Xperia Z1 has been carefully crafted using only the most premium materials. Both the front and back are made of durable tempered glass, reflecting the world around you. The innovative one-piece aluminium frame is designed without breaks, creating a completely seamless expression. And following Sony’s unique design principles, this smartphone offers balance and symmetry in all directions, so no matter how you’re holding it the feeling is always the same. Xperia Z1 design philosophy Magnetically connected Combine your Xperia Z1 with the smart Magnetic Charging Dock DK31 and enjoy a truly smooth connection. Place your Xperia Z1 in the dock, and the magnet steers the phone’s cleverly designed charging port to the dock’s connector. Thanks to magnetic pins, you don’t need to fiddle with any ports in order to charge. And while your phone is charging you can check and write messages, or why not enjoy a movie – all from a comfortable viewing angle. The magnetic connection between the Magnetic Charging Dock 31 and Sony´s Xperia Z1 Android smartphone makes charging real easy. Sony media apps You’ll find Sony’s media apps – the WALKMAN, Movies and Album apps - on your Xperia Z1 homescreen. A world of entertainment The WALKMAN, Movies and Album apps on your Xperia homescreen provide a fast lane to a world of entertainment. Seamless access to online and offline content – the best and easiest way to discover, enjoy and share photos, music and videos. Find out more More about Sony media apps The perfect album app Carry every picture with you, without storing them all in your phone. PlayMemories Online* lets you collect all your photos and videos from your camera phone in one place, so you can relive your favorite moments wherever you are. Upload pictures automatically over WiFi from your phone to PlayMemories Online. Since there’s no storage limitation, you can upload as many pictures as you want Waterproof(1) and dust resistant. The Sony Xperia Z1 has an impressive IP55/IP58 rating, which makes this slim and sleek smartphone both waterproof(1) and resistant to the tiniest dust particles. Snap away under water with this durable and waterproof Android smartphone from Sony. Snap away underwater. With the waterproof(1) Xperia Z1, you can take pictures while swimming in freshwater for up to 30 minutes. You can even dive up to 1.5 m with it. Just remember that all the covers for the micro USB port, the micro SIM slot, the headphone jack and the memory card slot must be firmly closed. *(1) In compliance with IP55 and IP58, the Xperia Z1 is protected against the ingress of dust and is waterproof. Provided that all ports and covers are firmly closed, the phone is (i) protected against low pressure jets of water from all practicable directions in compliance with IP 55; and/or (ii) can be kept under 1.50 metre of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP 58. The phone is not designed to float or work submerged underwater outside of the IP55 or IP58 classification range. This may lead to your warranty being void. Get the full story. IP (Ingress Protection) rating. IP 55/58 – what does it mean? IP rating is a certification standard that measures a device’s resistance levels to both dust and water. The ﬁrst digit in the two-digit IP rating indicates the level of protection against solid objects, including tiny dust particles. The second digit indicates how resistant the device is to water. Connect it all with just one touch An endless eco-system of connected devices Sony’s broad experience in consumer electronics offers you the widest range of NFC-enabled products. Enjoy a selection of more than 100 premium and innovative Sony accessories that vary from wireless headsets to BRAVIA® TVs. All of them work seamlessly together, so it’s the best way to connect your smartphone to all your devices – with just one touch. Connecting to other devices is easy with NFC and the Xperia Z1 Android smartphone. Seamless and simple How many hours have you spent setting up connections between various devices in your home? Well, now those days are over. Our NFC-enabled devices work seamlessly together, giving you a quick and easy way to connect all your devices with just one touch. See photos or videos from your smartphone on your TV. Or play music through a wireless speaker or wireless headphones. No fiddling with cables or buttons or settings. Just pure entertainment – just so easy. This NFC-enabled Android smartphone from Sony lets you share photos, films and games with a single touch. One-touch sharing Share photos, music and more between two phones, or between your phone and an NFC-enabled laptop with a single touch onto the other device. Go from phone to speaker with a single touch with your NFC Android smartphone from Sony. One-touch listening Play music on your Android smartphone through a wireless NFC-enabled Sony speaker or Sony wireless headphones. With One-touch mirroring you can mirror what’s on your Android smartphone to your TV with a single touch. One-touch mirroring See photos from your phone on your TV. Simply touch your Bluetooth smartphone to the remote of your BRAVIA® TV to activate screen mirroring. Simply back up your pictures on your Xperia smartphone with Sony's One-touch backup feature One-touch backup Whether you take pictures on your Xperia smartphone, tablet or camera, you can now store them in the same place. The Sony Personal Content Station™ is a wireless hub for photos and videos. More ways to connect Mirror your smartphone directly to your TV with NFC technology. From your smartphone to the big screen Who says you have to have a NFC-enabled TV in order to mirror your smartphone on the big screen? Or to go from headphones to speakers? Instead, you can “Throw” content from your Bluetooth smartphone to your Wi-Fi-enabled TV through screen mirroring or DLNA, or send your tunes to a speaker via Bluetooth. Using “Throw”, a smart application integrated into your Xperia apps, your smartphone finds the best way to wirelessly connect to other devices. With an MHL cable, you can also mirror your phone´s full user interface on your TV and enjoy movies, games and more while charging. Or why not use a Miracast™ Wireless Display that lets you wirelessly stream your smartphone to your TV over Wi-Fi. Blazing fast performance The Quad-core processor gives you maximum power and speed The world’s fastest smartphone processor*** We’ve matched the latest Sony software with the all-new, ultra-powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor. This advanced Quad-core processor is 75% faster than S4 Pro and gives you maximum power and speed with outstanding battery time – run multiple apps simultaneously, surf the web with little loading time, and stream videos without a break. The Snapdragon 800 processor is asynchronous, which means each core is powered independently. So you get the precise amount of power when you need it, without wasting power when you don’t. ***Specifications verified by Strategy Analytics, for more information, click here. This processor is 75% faster than S4 Pro, creating a blazing-fast big-screen phone. Enjoy breathtaking gaming graphics thanks to Xperia Z1’s Adreno 330 graphics processing unit. Breathtaking graphics Delivering up to 50% increased graphic performance*, the updated Adreno 330 GPU (graphics processing unit) gives you the most advanced and visually stunning 3D games, and lets you browse the web lightning fast – all while using the lowest power consumption. * Compared to its predecessor, Adreno 320 TM & ©2013 Marvel & Subs ©2013 Gameloft. All Rights Reserved. Gameloft and the Gameloft logo are trademarks of Gameloft in the US and/or other countries. The Adreno 330 GPU - Delivering up to 50% increased graphic performance This LTE/4G modem creates a super-fast big screen phone. Ultra-fast LTE/4G technology Your Xperia smartphone has a built-in LTE/4G modem. This enables blazing internet connections with up to 150 Mbit/s download and 50 MBit/s upload speeds. Always loud and clear — HD Voice* HD voice*eliminates background noise to improve voice clarity. That means that you can talk normally and be heard clearly, without having to raise your voice, even in noisy environments. Now you don’t have to shout to be heard, or try to find a quiet place for your conversation. * HD voice functionality is operator-dependant. Battery Significantly improve battery life with Battery STAMINA Mode Smartphones use a lot of power, even when you’re not actively using them. All those apps that you have on your phone may still be running in the background, draining your battery. Battery STAMINA Mode saves you wasted battery drain. It recognises when you’re not using your display and automatically turns off the functions you don’t need, while keeping the notifications you want. As soon as you press the power button to wake up your screen, everything is up and running again. Get only the important notices With Battery STAMINA Mode, Wi-Fi and data traffic are disabled during standby, but you still receive incoming calls, texts, and alarms. And since everyone has different needs, you can easily customise which apps you want to receive push notifications from even in standby mode. Facebook notifications on or off? It’s up to you.