The Sony Xperia Z is the latest in the Xperia line of smartphones. Its screen is five inches and boasts a 1 080×1920-pixel resolution at 441 dpi. It also has a quad-core Krait 1.5GHz CPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory (expandable with microSD), all backed by the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. Photographers will enjoy the 13.1-megapixel back camera that is capable of Full HD photos and videos, and it also has a 2.2-megapixel front camera. It also has the Sony Mobile BRA VIA Engine 2, so you’ll be assured of a fast experience and high screen quality. Its 2330mAh Li-ion battery will net you up to 14-hours of talk time and 40-hours of music playback. On top of the stunning spec sheet, it also meets IP57 standards, meaning it’s both water and dust resistant.
First Published in Gadgets Magazine, May 2013