Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Launched – Android 8.0, 4.6 HD Display, 4 GB RAM, 19 MP Camera, 835 Snapdragon

Sony launched a new high-end smartphone called Xperia XZ1 Compact into the market. The price is around Rs.39,000/- in India and $599 in the USA. Currently, it is not available in the market to buy. So, check out Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact complete advantages, disadvantages, price & specifications.

Best Price: Rs.39,000(India), $599(USA)

Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • 4.6 inch IPS LCD HD Capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 19 MP rear camera, 8 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa Core processor and Snapdragon 835 chipset.
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 2700 mAh Battery

Advantages of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact:

  • Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact comes with latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • Presents 4.6-inch IPS LCD HD capacitive touchscreen with Triluminos display and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • It has an average screen-to-body ratio.
  • Its display has good pixel density for its HD resolution (~319 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports single SIM.
  • It provides 4 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • It is equipped with Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 835 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB.
  • Comes with 19 MP rear camera with additional features like f/2.0, 25mm, EIS (gyro), predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.3″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • It offers 8 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.4, 18mm, 1/4″ sensor size, EIS (gyro), 1080p.
  • Quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@960fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 2700 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers a great and loud stereo speakers.
  • It is available in Black, White Silver, Horizon Blue, Twilight Pink colors to choose.
  • It supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0), IP68 certified – dust/waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes.


Disadvantages of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact:

  • No wireless charging.
  • The design is outdated and no bezel-less display with is a standard in 2017 smartphones.


Check out specifications of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact:

General Features
Brand Sony
Model Name Xperia XZ1 Compact
SIM Type Nano-SIM
Operating System Android 8.0
Processor Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Colors Black, White Silver, Horizon Blue, Twilight Pink
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches, 58.3 cm2 (~70.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~319 ppi density)
Dimensions 129 x 64 x 9.3 mm (5.08 x 2.52 x 0.37 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Triluminos display
Camera Features
Primary Camera 19 MP
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@960fps
Other Camera Features f/2.0, 25mm, EIS (gyro), predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.3″ sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery
Talk Time
Standby Time
Memory and Storage
Internal 32 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Memory 4 GB RAM
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Other Features
FM No
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0), IP68 certified – dust/waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Price in India is Rs.39,000/-

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Good Compact Smartphone !!

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments except design which is outdated, we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a flagship range mobile with the small display.

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