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Sony Xperia Z sales kick off in Japan, Europe holds its breath

09 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Sony Xperia Z sales kick off in Japan, Europe holds its breath - read the full textSony Xperia Z is one of the hottest smartphone right now and the good news is you are not too far away from the moment when you'll be able to get one of your own. In fact the smartphone is already on sale in Japan. The Sony Xperia Z is now available for purchase through NTT DoCoMo and the...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-10 01:14 from t7Xk - click to readNote 2 have more battery capacity than Z, but its ugly design and build quality.
Motorola Razr Maxx also have more battery capacity but just buttery, not other aspect like camera, video, design, build quality, screen, hardware spesification and other.
and both lack dust and water resistant.
Buy a flagship phone is not only good at one aspect but all aspect.
Its nothing if has a good buttery but doesn't has other important aspect above.
Think again...

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  • 2013-02-10 01:51
  • KxCT

Lots of things look good on paper...My major concerns are call quality, bluetooth, screen toughness,and high megapixel camera. Some of the very top phones fall down in these requirements. I am a fan of the specs of the xperia z but it could disappoint me In Real Life. I'm hoping no, but you never know.

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  • 2013-02-10 01:42
  • qFJ5

The more i stare at its picture, the more i like it, damn, i hadn't planned to buy it really, but as i see...

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  • 2013-02-10 01:34
  • 3TLx

Sony's back! Let's hope this amazing phone won't be a flop (like the HTC One X).

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  • 2013-02-10 01:20
  • kAgN

http://www.xperiablog.net/2013...-burst-mode/ 999 pictures in burst mode ... well done Z

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  • 2013-02-10 01:20
  • t@fH

> In reply to NXT @ 2013-02-10 01:02 from 6%ny - click to readTry the Samsung Galaxy Note II or the Motorola Razr HD Maxx.

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  • 2013-02-10 01:14
  • t7Xk

Samy Fans always says that xperia Z's battery is not enought. hahhahaha...its funny.
Look at other flagship like SGS3, iPhone 5, Butterfly, DNA, Blackberry Z10, Optimus G, nexus 4 and L920. how much battery they have?
With 2330 MAh, xperia z beats all flagships above...
its a fact.

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  • 2013-02-10 01:02
  • 6%ny

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-09 22:29 from n5yj - click to readSo a phone that has higher specs, a better camera, arguably better looks, one of the best displays on the market, and is made with fantastic (waterproof) build quality is way behind? Wowser, don't want to see what they will have to do to pull ahead..

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  • 2013-02-10 01:00
  • f3QP

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-09 21:28 from n5DA - click to readI will be getting one of these. So I guess somebody will be getting a Sony.

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  • 2013-02-10 00:54
  • f3QP

> In reply to supergeek @ 2013-02-09 23:23 from iFs6 - click to readHe just meant that if Poppo 5 has bad battery performance, doesn't mean that XZ will also perform bad, it depends on the software optimization!
and you are bragging yourself!

BTW, XZ is the best smartphone yet, and everyone knows that BUT WHY sammy fanboys are so crying over here in the news article of XZ ? lol!

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  • 2013-02-10 00:49
  • 0yI9

The best smartphone on the earth.
FanSamy just jealouse about this phone.
because Samy phone always look bad, heavy ui, cartoonish ui, and bad build quality.
Can't wait this in Indonesia...
manteb bngt ne HP.

Look at xpreriablog, this can take 999 pictures at 68 second. its fantastic man...

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  • 2013-02-10 00:46
  • 6%ny

Lol. Wait until shoppers see the new iPhones and Galaxy's for sale and their $50+ protective cases next to new Xperias looking beautiful and running in a fishbowl without a case!

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  • 2013-02-10 00:40
  • 0af3

> In reply to Anon @ 2013-02-10 00:27 from sXM$ - click to readIf it can stand 16 to 18 hours of how I use it - heavy, then the Z can be a contender next to the Note II's and Motorola Razr HD Maxx's battery stamina. Let's see how the battery testing goes.

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  • 2013-02-10 00:36
  • t7Xk

To much late in india

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  • 2013-02-10 00:33
  • PEmZ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-10 00:12 from t7Xk - click to readYeah yeah, but still samsung looks cheap for a high end. No wonder why some people labeled samsung as the poor mans iPhone.

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  • 2013-02-10 00:30
  • v0qJ

Like in every domaine, some ppl are wasting their money on things they will never enjoy. They should not listen to reviews / reviewers and just go out and buy what they think is best for them...

Just a few tips to them (i only read a few posts..) :

-Try to disable auto-brightness and change your display mode for colors in parameters menu if you can see well dark scenes (even if i never noticed that, best blacks reproducted on mobiles but figures..)

-You can disable S-Voice (and so the "messed-up" home button) in parameters menu again, just like a computer, learn how to use it.

-If UI is too heavy / complicated for you, one more time again : parameters menu, you can change it to some "easy home"... for people who doesn't like to read more than 3 lines..

-For "pressing accidentally during 10sec a power button".... It's a bit embarrassing sentence, isn't it?

Just my 2cents.

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  • 2013-02-10 00:29
  • m86k

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-10 00:12 from t7Xk - click to readNot here for a debate but would state for a fact that my Xperia T just got a taste of Jellybean and seriously, giventhis phone was already outperforming most quad or matching them, icluding the S3, darn what must the Xperia Z be like. Almost regretting pre-ordering it but I want a taste of 443 ppi and the aesthetic beauty of this upcoming beast.

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  • 2013-02-10 00:27
  • sXM$

will be in my hands on 28 th, with free mdr1 headphones.. quite amazing

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  • 2013-02-10 00:24
  • 3pcR

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-09 22:36 from m7KR - click to readAnonymous m7KR, tell us, please: why in the world did you get the Samsung Galaxy Note II? We have been hearing your endless complaints about how terrible it is. Did you not research all the specifications of what you were getting before you spent on that "crap"?

Let see the things you said:

"1. Low PPI display" - not this again! We the resolution is absurdly dense as it is for most premium devices. Even the next Note is rumored to be 1080p. Beyond 240ppi is already fine to the naked eye.

"2. Power button is too soft" - then stop touching it! Since almost all get cases for protection, get a case with a thicker bumper.

"3. UI is heavy and hard to navigate, important features are left out and useless gimmicks are included" - OMG. You just need to get a great other launcher. This is Android, not iOS. Some even has multiple gesture launchers by just flicking. TW is the most basic interface for any basic user.

"4. S-Voice is utterly stupid and does not work" - who in their right mind uses this in public? This is brought about with Siri, so again, this is not iOS for lazy people. Samsung just had to come up with something to compete and I found it silly to be talking to find out stuff. I'd rather type it out.

"Have a look at UI videos of Xperia V, see how a dual core on ICS outperforms TouchWiz performance in Jelly Bean, very convincing" - Get a darn premium free launcher

"And, i had Xperia Pro before i got the Note 2, i miss the Pro, so efficient and clean UI" - why did you leave it in the first place? Peer pressure?

"Samsung call it touchwiz but Sony is the one with the added touch. Faster and better than Samsung with a build quality that exceeds iphone, the Z is perfect" - How do you know? Did you test it like you tested the Note II before you get it? Never buy till you fully know everything there is to know about any product is the most sensible thing to do.

And you haven't answered - how can any of Sony's smartphones best the Note II's battery stamina? You just like the looks and the performance rate? Current Sony smartphones are notoriously low to power their units for an entire day that you need to plug in half way. This is a deal breaker. We will see if the Z would surprise me.

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  • 2013-02-10 00:12
  • t7Xk

S4 should be aborted. They should change the design before releasing it to the market.

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  • 2013-02-10 00:09
  • v0qJ

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