I love my SONY XZ1 Compact!! I have been looking for a phone with a smaller screen than 5 inch. I have had this phone for over a year now. I have to say it is one of the best 3 phones I've ever had!!
- 12 Mar 2019
- NOBODYOLD -
I buy this phone because i utilised 3 years another model sony[zi compact] and i was verry satisfait .I want buy the new xz1 compact because the Procesor is more powerful and his memory too. the phone is magnific and i verry enchanted about performances.
- 22 Feb 2019
Any reported camera going black on this model yet. I'm hesitant to buy Sony as I had 2 Xperia Z3 compacts which the camera didn't last for a month on the first and about 3 month for the second. I had the Xperia Ion and Acro S which still running but very outdated.
- 19 Dec 2018
- Couch expert
- 29 Oct 2018
So cutting through all the rigmarole ... does this phone overheat?
Or is that all in the past
- 19 Oct 2018
- Couch expert
As of now, IMO, this is one legend of a phone, together with the original Z1 Compact. Z3 Compact would also be eternally awesome if not for screens and back panels falling off from heat. At the same time Z5 Compact overheated and had a weird cheapish design, XZ Compact was a midrange with flagship pricing. XZ2 Compact took another direction and it's just not my cup of tea, RIP jack and 16:9 screen.
- 05 Oct 2018
- sportsman 193
- 27 Aug 2018
as is the reception of the signal, I resold the xz2 compact because compared to my BB priv often lost the signal, same card placed same hours. I would like to try this maybe it has a more stable signal
- 23 May 2018
wild dawg, 28 Mar 2018which is better iphone 7 or xz1 compact? i have ip7 but damn bat... moreXz1 compact much more better than ip7 totally.Not being biase but that's true because every update in ios will ruin older phones
- 30 Mar 2018
- wild dawg
which is better iphone 7 or xz1 compact? i have ip7 but damn battery life is sucks. planning to buy this phone.
- 28 Mar 2018
I'm not sure why the review ends by criticising that Sony didn't "keep up" in terms of increasing screen sizes and resolutionsÂ… hello, that's exactly the point of the Compact range. The rest of the review seems to understand this. It seems as if the conclusion was written by a different author. People such as me like the Compact series *exactly* because it doesn't follow on gimmicks and trends just because they're hyped. 1080p or HDR give absolutely no benefit on a screen this size, and most of its buyers would rather have the added battery life any day. The 4.6" screen is not "three years behind", it's made for people who don't want to carry around a window pane in their pockets all day.
The review mentions a lot of software details and changes as new, which however have been around on Xperias for at least one or two Android versions. Also, Track ID is no longer available from Google Play, since Sony have discontinued the service last year. Even if you still have the app installed on an older model, it won't work anymore.
USB 3.1 is mentioned, everywhere else I've read it only supports USB 2.0, including GSMArena's own spec sheet. That's a bit disappointing, and I wonder why Sony decided to switch to Type-C plugs right now, if they didn't also upgrade the speed. That means I'll have to replace a whole lot of USB cables for no benefit (and won't be able to borrow from friends or colleagues as easily).
- 08 Jan 2018
How much is the screen on time?
- 25 Dec 2017
Scoop, 11 Nov 2017Why do phones sold in the USA not have fingerprint scanner?Sony have fingerprint scanner exclusivity contract with some barely alive carrier apparently.
It going to take quite amount of money to nullify the contract and somehow the ever so (un)wise Sony mobile division higher ups decide to not to bother to fight to nullify it.
Somehow they thought that Android Pay and some other stuff that require or will be much convenient with fingerprint scan is not worth the fight.
How they able to retain their position again? Maybe its like Sony other division whose units and higher ups have failed big time yet manage to convince Sony that they've do the best they could and any other management will not able to do better so lets abandon/shutdown this division. Sigh...
- 24 Nov 2017
- UltimateZeroSeconds 2791979
RC, 07 Nov 2017When I use manual mode on night, do I need to set on the flash?Try using the red eye reduction plus hold the phone still for night shooting and backlit capture.
- 21 Nov 2017
Why do phones sold in the USA not have fingerprint scanner?
- 11 Nov 2017
When I use manual mode on night, do I need to set on the flash?
- 07 Nov 2017
AnonD-698475, 29 Sep 2017Sony, a company that nobody appreciates their mobile phones prod... moreSorry, but:
- the sound qualitiy is great, on speakers or headphones(with headphones maybe the best quality on all phones)
- oh yes, the really untrue colors of a AMOLED where just colorful but not true, sorry, when i view my pics on a phone i want they looks like reallife n not like a over colored bubblegum machine.
- the bezels on sony phones i like, play games with a bezel less phone, some mistakes will be happen when u r in action mode(one reason why apple still have bezels too)
- the 16:9 ratio is the best for vids n pics, the ugly 18.5:9 ratio is just awful for multimedia.
- so, where is ur problem dude?
- 27 Oct 2017
- kupfernigk 15651
Small comment; it's a mistake to compare this to the iPhone SE. The screen is about the same size as the standard iPhone. It's somewhere between the iPhone 7 and 8, but with an SD card slot and a $200 price cut.
- 26 Oct 2017
I love XZ1 compact b,coz 4.6 siZe its fit on my hand.
- 25 Oct 2017
The screen resolution is perfect for this size, making it 1080p would give absolutely no benefit, only the performance and battery life would drop. Phones used to last for 2 week on battery without charging, now they last for 2 days - do not criticize the phone for not catching up with today's poor standards, and staying better than the others.
- 16 Oct 2017