Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact are now official with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box


Sony has finally unveiled another flagship grade smartphones at IFA 2017, as expected. However, the company has already launched Xperia XZ premium, but still, these smartphones make sense, considering the smaller form factor. The Xperia XZ1 holds 5.2-inch 1080p TRILUMINOS display with HDR 10 compatibility whereas, smaller XZ1 compact carries 4.6-inch 720p display. Both of the handsets are having Snapdragon 835 processor paired with Adreno 540 GPU. The good thing is that both the devices deliver Android 8.0 Oreo, out of the box.

Moving on, Both the devices are packed with a 19MP camera on the back with EIS video stabilization. Also, it can record 720p slow-motion video at 940fps and overall, up to 4K. On the front, XZ1 has 13MP, f/2.0 selfie camera whereas, XZ1 Compact comes with an 8MP shooter. Under the hood, both devices bundle 2,700 mAh battery with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 support. Regarding storage, The XZ1 comes with 4GB RAM/64GB storage, and XZ1 Compact include 3GB RAM/32GB storage. As always, Both the devices are water and dust proof with the IP68 rating. The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the right side covering the power button.

Sony Xperia XZ1 vs XZ1 Compact

 Xperia XZ1Xperia XZ1 Compact
Display5.2-inch 1080 x 1920 Full HD IPS LCD display4.6-inch 720 x 1280 HD IPS LCD display
ProtectionCorning Gorilla GlassScratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
ProcessorSnapdragon 835Snapdragon 835
Memory4GB RAM, 64GB storage3GB RAM, 32GB storage
ExternalMicroSD, up to 256GBMicroSD, up to 256GB
Rear Camera19MP, EIS, LED Flash19MP, EIS, LED Flash
Front Camera13 MP, f/2.08MP
OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
Xperia UI
Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Xperia UI
Battery2700 mAh with Quick Charge 3.02700 mAh with Quick Charge 3.0
Dimensions148 x 73.4 x 7.4 mm129 x 64 x 9.3 mm
Weight155 grams140 grams
Connectivity4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C OTG4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C

As far as availability is concerned, so far no word from the company on this matter, but we can expect these devices to hit the shelves later in September month. Additionally, no information available regarding the price, We will share all these details as soon as we acquaint.


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