Sony Xperia Z1 Specifications, Price and Launch Date in India


Sony recently announced Sony Xperia Z1 at IFA 2013, the smartphone is the successor of company’s flagship Sony Xperia Z launched back in January during CES 2013. Sony Xperia Z1 packs better hardware than any flagship handset with the same old look and feel of Sony’s Xperia phones. The handset is waterproof and dust-proof like its predecessor, it has bigger battery and snappy Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. For graphics and gaming, the handset comes with Adreno 330 GPU and comes out of the box with Android 4.2 Jellybean. The biggest improvement is the camera, Sony Xperia Z1 has a 20.7 MP camera module with Sony’s award-winning G lens technology, f2.0 aperture and 1/2.3” sensor size for low light photography. Sony has added features like Info-eye, you can search for the nearest information on any items by capturing them, AR effect let you take images using Sony’s famed Smart ARTM augmented reality technology and using time shift burst you can capture 61 images in just 2 seconds.

The phone is available in black, white and purple colors and has price tag of 43000 INR with offers by Sony.

Here is a detailed look at the specifications of Sony Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z1 
Built Quality and Design
Dimensions144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
Weight170 grams
Hardware buttonsVolume keys camera key   and Unlock/power button
Body ColorsBlack white and purple
SIM cardmicro SIM
WaterproofWaterproof (IPX5 and IPX8) and Dustproof (IP5X)
Processor2.2 GHz Quad core Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GraphicsAdreno 330
SensorsAccelerometer  Proximity Sensor  Light Sensor Compass Gyroscope
Screen  size5 inches
Screen technologyTFT Triluminos display and X-Reality Engine
Resolution1080 X 1920 pixels FULL  HD
Pixel density441 ppi
colors16 Million colors
Touchscreen type10 point Multi touch
Screen ProtectionShatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
Storage and Memory
Internal storage16 GB (4 GB firmware and 12 GB user available)
Expandabilityup to 64 GB via micro SD card
Rear camera20.7MP with LED flash
Video recording1080p Full HD @30fps
Other camera featuresSony's award-winning "G Lens" with a 27mm wide angle and bright F2.0 aperture custom made large 1/2.3-type CMOS image sensor Exmor RS for mobile a BIONZ for mobile image processing engine
Front facing camera2 MP
Video recording1080p @ 30fps
Software and OS
Operating systemAndroid 4.2 JellyBean
User Interfacetimescape UI
OperationHardware and onscreen buttons
NotificationHaptic Feedback and LED
FM radioYes with RDS
Headphone3.5 mm
Apps storeGoogle Play Store
Voice commandGoogle Now
Capacity3000 mAh
TechnologyLi –Polymer  Technology
Stand by time850 hours on 3G
Talk time15 hours on 3G
Mobile technologyGSM  EDGE HSPDA/WCDMA HSPDA+ (and LTE )
Wi-Fi802.11a/ b/g/n/ac with Wi-Fi mobile hotspot
USBMicro USB 2.0 with charging mass storage /USB charging/USB on the go
GPSA-GPS with Glonass
Availability and Pricing
Price42999 INR
Availability4th Week of September 2013
Officially Announced
Officially announced41518

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