Sony Xperia Z1

88
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Sony Xperia Z1 review: a high-spec cameraphone without the hump

The Z1 ticks all the main boxes for a cutting-edge Android flagship, with superb 20-megapixel stills being an added bonus. However, if you're looking for the very best cameraphone on the market, this isn't it.

Pros
  • An excellent all-rounder
  • Waterproof and dustproof
  • Attractive design, well-built
  • Powerful camera in a skinny frame
Cons
  • Lack of image stabilization hurts video and low-light stills
  • 1080p display has bad viewing angles
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Scores

Engadget

88
 

User Reviews

60
Aqrrab
The worse phone in the market. BEST DESCRITION: A Ferrari engine in Toyota...read more
100
allenedwards
I'm sorry critics but, this phone is the best of the best at this point in January...read more
100
sandywoo
I think Sony has finally done it. It's a shame that they didn't wait and released...read more
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8.5
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

8.0
 

Display

8.0
 

Battery life

8.0
 

Camera

7.8
 

Ease of use

8.7
 

Design and form factor

8.4
 

Portability (size / weight)

6.6
 

Media support

8.0
 

Durability

8.3
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

7.0
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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80
 

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78
 

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Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

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80
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

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90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

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Critic

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User

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