Small but powerful, Sony announced their new Smartphone last month at CES 2014, the Xperia Z1 Compact. The Xperia Z1 Compact has a similar form factor to Xperia ZR but a little smaller and it has some premium features and performance of Xperia Z1.

SONY Xperia Z1 Compact Full Specs:

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

OS: Android Jelly Bean 4.3 (upgradable to 4.4 – KitKat)
DISPLAY: 4.3-inch IPS LCD Triluminos display and X-Reality Engine / 1280×720 pixels / 342ppi / 16M colors / Multi-touch up to 10 fingers / Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
CPU: 2.2 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU: Adreno 330
STORAGE MEMORY: 16GB Internal / Expandable via microSD card slot up to 64GB (SDXC supported)
NETWORK/SIM: Micro-SIM / Support 3G & 4G / UMTS HSPA+ 850 (Band V), 900 (Band VIII), 1700 (Band IV), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) MHz / GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz / LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

CAMERA: BACK: 20.7 megapixel camera with pulsed LED flash and auto focus / FRONT: 2-megapixel @ 1080p
CAMERA OTHER DETAILS / FEATURES: 1/2.3-inch CMOS image sensor, 27mm wide angle and bright F2.0 aperture, BIONZ for mobile image processing engine, Burst mode, HDR for both picture/film, 8x digital zoom, Geotagging, HD video recording (1080p), Image stabiliser, Object tracking, Red-eye reduction, Scene recognition, Send to web, Smile shutter, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, Superior Auto, Sweep Panorama, Touch focus, Touch capture, White balance, Face detection
VIDEO RECORDING: HDR for both picture/film, HD video recording (1080p)
MULTIMEDIA: Music, Video, Picture, Stereo FM Radio with RDS / Image capture, supported format: JPEG / Image playback, supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WebP / Video recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4 / Video playback, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, MKV, AVI, XVID, WEBM

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

CONNECTIVITY: Bluetooth v4.0, Micro USB 2.0 supports USB High speed 2.0 / USB charging, 3.5mm earphone jack (CTIA), WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Hotspot, WiFi Direct, DLNA, NFC, ANT+ wireless technology, MHL support, Native USB tethering
GPS: A-GPS support
SENSORS: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY: Non-removable Li-Ion 2300mAh (Talk time up to 18H, Standby time up to 670H, Music listening time up to 94H, Video playback time up to 12H)
DIMENSIONS: 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm
WEIGHT: 137g
COLORS: Black, White, Pink and Lime
DURABILITY: IP55/58 Dust and Water Resistance

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

However, in reduce of size, Sony Xperia Z1 Compact drop its display resolution offering 720p and 342ppi. The battery is also compromise to 2,300 mAh versus 3,000 mAh of Xperia Z1. The Xperia Z1 Compact is thicker (at 9.5mm) than Xperia Z1 (at 8.5mm). This may be due to the compress components and to the production part of the Xperia Z1 Compact.

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The Xperia Z1 Compact runs in Android OS 4.3 (Jelly Bean) and upgradable to KitKat (4.4) once the upgrade is officially release.

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Announced: January 2014 / Expected Release: Xperia Z1 Compact already released in selected countries and coming its way to Philippines (we don’t have the exact details on its release).

Price ranges: In AMAZON Online Store, cheapest price is around $689.99.
Philippine price: PHP 23,750 (


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Related Links / Articles / Entries / References / Sources:
Sony Xperia Z1 Gallery Images, Specifications, Overview and Price
Sony Xperia ZR Gallery Images, Specifications, Overview and Price
Sony Mobile – Official Site

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8 thoughts on “Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, the mini version of Xperia Z1”
  1. Its a good phone for those anxious to have 5 inch smartphone. frankly i have 5″ smartphone but its too big for my hands. A small phone like this and packed with features i love in xperia z1 is a killer!

  2. well built and design that’s what you’re going to expect to sony smartphones. xperia z1 and z1 compact! two thumbs up!

    1. its okay to have that kind of specs, its due to the production part of the xperia z1 compact. just imagine how hard to put it into a small box.

  3. sweet! i’ve been waiting for this one! smaller version of xperia z1. this is a perfect gift for my birthday! added in my wishlist!

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