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Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compac: First Smartphone on Android Oreo with a 3D camera

Sony is today announcing the new 2017 version of Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact smartphones, which replace the former 2016 version of XZ and X Compact. last year, Sony retreated from the concept of a compact flagship and equipped the Xperia X Compact with a solid, but not flagship chip Snapdragon 650. And now a year later the Xperia XZ1 Compact is presented in the best traditions of the series. Sony acted as part of IFA 2017, where it showed the new flagship smartphone family Xperia. 

The New 2017 Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact model retained the basic concept of its predecessor, adding it to new, very curious features. So, the camera with predictive shooting Motion Eye became smarter, having learned to react to certain emotions, keeping pictures on this criterion even before the camera shutter is released. 

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

The device received all the advantages of the older model Xperia XZ1, 19-Mp Motion Eye-camera with the ability to create 3D-objects (application 3D Creator). According to Sony, special algorithms for fast and high-quality 3D scanning of objects are applied, followed by the creation of models of the face, head, food or objects of arbitrary shape. Then they can be shared through 3D stickers, used as avatars in social networks and even printed on a 3D printer. A strict old-school design OmniBalance with a fingerprint scanner on the butt,

Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact was the first smartphone with the pre-installed Android 8.0 Oreo "out of the box" with a proprietary user interface and proprietary gadgets for improving the sound quality (LDAC, Hi-Res Audio, Clear Audio +, S-Force Front Surround). There are stereo speakers on the front side and USB 3.1 Type-C on the bottom. The case of the device is made of fiberglass, and the display protects the modern glass Gorilla Glass 5.

As well as it is necessary to the flagship, Xperia XZ1 Compact got advanced hardware: 10-nm eight-core chipset Snapdragon 835, 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB ROM (the older model is twice as much, which is compensated by a microSD slot up to 256 GB), a fingerprint scanner Finger on the end, waterproof to IP65 / 68 standards and a 2700 mAh battery, which, given the HD resolution of the 4.6 "display of the smartphone should provide an impressive battery life.One more important difference from the Xperia XZ1 is the front camera - here is used 8 -MP module with 18-mm optics and adjustable coal m to 120 degrees viewing.

Sony Xperia and XZ1 Compact

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact will be available in four colors: Black, Silver, Wax Silver, Moonlit Blue and Venus Pink. The start of sales in Russia is scheduled for early October. The prices are not specified yet.

Release Date and Price

The handsets will go on general sale at some point in September. Starting with countries like the United States, Australia, and United Kingdom starting at a price of $699.99 = Sony Xperia XZ1, $599.99 = Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact, $379.99 = Sony Xperia XA1 Plus.

But Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact are available to pre-order from today, August 31. The retailer is offering the XZ1 on a £34 per month Vodafone contract, and the XZ1 Compact on a £30 per month Vodafone contract, both with an up-front cost of £29.99. Anyone who pre-orders either phone before September 21 will receive a free pair of WH-H900N hi-res audio Bluetooth headphones worth £250. O2 and Vodafone have both confirmed they will be stocking the devices.

The premium smartphone is not yet available In AFRICA Country like Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya. also not available yet in India, Pakitan. Bangladesh and malaysia. price in each country will be updated soon.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

You can buy the Samsung Galaxy S8 at leading online stores in the countries when available. Samsung Galaxy S8 Price in Nigeria is expected to ranges from 130,000 Naira to 1500,000 Naira depending on your location in Nigeria.


Specifications Sony Xperia XZ1

  • Network: GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), WCDMA (band 1, 2, 4, 5, 8), FDD-LTE (band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13 , 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30), TDD-LTE, CDMA
  • Platform (at the time of announcement): Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Display: 5.2 ", 1920 x 1080 pixels, 320 ppi, IPS TRILUMINOS, Dynamic Contrast Enhancer, sRGB 138%, 600 nits, glass 2,5D, Gorilla Glass 5 <
  • Luggage: 19 Mn, sensor size 1 / 2,3 ", Motion Eye, buffer 128 MB, f / 2.0, an LED flash, Hybrid predictive autofocus, the focus of the laser, the infrared sensor 5-axis stabilization Steady Shot, video recording 4K, Record slo-mo 960fps
  • Front camera: 13 MP, Exmor RS sensor with a size of 1 / 3.06 ", f / 2.0
  • Processor: 8 cores, 10 nm, 64 bits, up to 2.45 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Graphics chip: Adreno 540
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Internal memory: 64 GB UFS
  • Memory card: microSD up to 256 GB
  • GPS and GLONASS
  • Bluetooth 5.0 LE
  • Wi-Fi (802.11a / b / g / n / ac), dual band, 2x2 MIMO
  • USB Type-C 3.1
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • NFC
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Audio: Stereo speakers, LDAC, DSEE HX, High-Resolution Audio, Clear Audio +, S-Force Front Surround
  • Waterproof IP65 / 68
  • Battery: built-in, 2700 mAh, quick charge Quick Charge 3.0, Smart Stamina 3.0, Qnovo
  • Dimensions: 148 x 73 x 7.4 mm
  • Weight: 156g

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