Sony Xperia XZ Dual Review

Today we will be reviewing Sony Xperia XZ, an Android smartphone manufactured by Sony Corporations a multinational company which has been manufacturing different types of electronic appliances and smartphones as well.  Giving continuity to this trend, Sony, dated back to October, 2016, launched a new smartphone known as Sony Xperia XZ.

The front of Sony Xperia XZ is made up of glass, the rear is made of metal and the sides are made up of plastic. And just like other smartphones, the device features an earpiece on the top on its front part followed by the front facing camera, a LED flashlight, a notification LED light, a NFC sensor and other sensors. The capacitive home button, recent app button and back button, just like other smartphones of Sony, are attached on the screen. The front also features dual speakers.

The Sony Xperia XZ, just like Sony Xperia X, features a power button on the right-hand side supported by the volume adjusting keys and its own two-step camera button. The power button also works as a finger print sensor. Besides, the device acquires the SIM card slots and microSD card slot at the left side. The device is equipped by a 3.5 mm headphone socket and secondary mic at the top. Furthermore, the device features a primary mic and USB Type-C port at the bottom. The rear part carries the main facing camera and a LED flashlight.

Furthermore, the Sony Xperia XZ comes with a 5.2 inches IPS LCD capacitive screen with full HD resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels and TRILUMINOS™ display. The screen is also sharp and provides vibrant color output. The device also has got good viewing angles. The screen is also bright and can be used at outdoors. Also, the screen features X-Reality which makes the pictures sharper. The device is also protected by corning gorilla glass from its front and rear which doesn’t let it get scratched.

The Sony Xperia XZ is furnished with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and can later be upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat. Moreover, it has been equipped with Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset. Further, the device features Octa-Core (2 x 2.15 GHz Kyro and 2 x 1.6 GHz Kyro ) CPU and Adreno 530 GPU. The Sony Xperia XZ is available in both 32 GB and 64 GB of internal memory and 3 GB of RAM. Also, the device features a microSD card slot which allows users to expand the space up to 200 GB using microSD card.

Besides, the Sony Xperia XZ sports 23 MP, f/2.0 aperture lens, 24 mm, phase detection and laser focus autofocus rear camera. The main camera has got different features like 1/2.3″ sensor size, panorama, face detection, geo-tagging, touch focus, and many more. The rear camera is able to capture good photos with every detail and with low noise. Moreover, the camera is able to shoot videos at 4K videos at 2160p@30fps.

Moreover, the device also packs 13 MP, f/2.0 aperture lens, 22 mm, 1/3″ sensor size front facing camera. The camera is able to capture high resolution photos. However, the device lacks front facing LED flashlight. The device captures good photos under bright light. The front camera also helps to shoot videos at HD resolution.

However, the device powers up only 2900 Li-Ion mAh non-removable battery. The device, like other high-end smartphones of Sony, is supported by the fast charging functionality. The battery is good and gives backup for a day. The device is available in forest blue, mineral black and platinum colors.

Sony Xperia XZ Price in Nepal : Rs. ,59,500 (Around)

Sony Xperia XZ Specification


 Size  5.2 inches
 Resolution  1080 x 1920 pixels
 Color Depth  16M


 CPU Speed 2.15 GHz and 1.6 GHz
 CPU Type Octa-Core


 Video Recording Resolution  UHD 4K 2160p@30fps
 Main Camera Resolution  23.0 MP
 Front Camera Resolution  13.0 MP
 Main Camera Auto-focus  Yes


 RAM  3 GB
 ROM  64 GB
 External Memory  Yes, Expandable Up To 200 GB (Uses SIM 2 Slot)


 Multi-Sim  Dual-SIM
 Sim Size  Nano-SIM (4FF)
 2G Sim  NA


 USB Version  USB Type-C
 Headphone  3.5 mm Stereo
 Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct  802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band), NA
 Bluetooth  Bluetooth v4.2
 PC Sync  NA
 Location  GPS, Glonass, Beidou
  NFC  Yes


 Operating Software  Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow (Upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat)

Physical Information

 Color+  Mineral Black, Forest Blue and Platinum
 Form Factor  Touchscreen Bar
 Dimension  146 x 72 x 8.1 mm
 Weight  161 g
 Water Resistant/Dust Proof  Yes, IP68 Dust and Water Resistant


 Compass/Magnetometer  Yes
 Proximity Sensor  Yes
 Accelerometer  Yes
 Ambient Light Sensor  Yes
 Gyroscope  Yes
 Barometer  Yes
 Temperature Sensor  NA


 Standard Battery Capacity  2900 mAh
 Removable  No

Audio and Video

 Video Playing Format  NA
 Video Playing Resolution  NA
 Audio Playing Format  NA


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