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Xperia Z confirmed to hit European markets on February 21

15 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Xperia Z confirmed to hit European markets on February 21 - read the full textWord from Sony about the official launch of the Xperia Z in Germany popped up on the company's Facebook page. The smartphone will go on sale at the Sony Store in Berlin on the 21st. While there is no word from the Facebook announcement on whether availability will also go for the rest of Europe...


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why do all the cell phones has so high prİce
if sony want to captured the cellphone market needs to make diffrence for example we can also play playstation games on xperİa z

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  • 2013-02-18 12:08
  • piv%

Sony!Why do u always give ppl a poor camera?You need 2 make phone cameras better than what's available @ the moment.Hope dis iz a minor software glitch!As a die hard Sony fan I'm disappointed in d camera aspect of it because I kno you can do way better!Making fine art without a fine top class camera is rubbish,again I hope iz a software glitch!Sony have great phones with BS cameras coming fr masters in imagery.I will like to c this change n the camera kings get bk there crown.A great camera is always my choice&to read dis ain't much better than 8mp fr years b4 iz jus sad.Please Sony do better than that for your fans sake&give ur haterz more reason to hate.I would love to c the CyberShot brand launch in android,xenon etc!Give us d perfect phone cuz I kno u can.Everyone knows that as well!As a Sony fan I hope reviews& meaningful comments like mind& others get read.I doh bash other brands,jus want to c my brand set the trend& always have the phone to beat!S4 gonna rock,hope iz not a pile a cheap plastic tho.HTC one looking sweet!Sony this iz a ruff market start playing ruff n release da perfect phone.Proper cameras in all ur phones& bring bk the CyberShot brand asap!

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  • 2013-02-18 04:13
  • jxXT

i hate all cell phones i wish there wasnt any

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  • 2013-02-17 19:24
  • ttL%

The Price Is Too Damn High.

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  • 2013-02-17 17:39
  • 0xMq

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-17 16:05 from m7KR - click to readI do set my screen to full brightness at times during the bright day times. I can afford it with the efficient power management. Yes, as I read, it does say full brightness for 4 to 5 hours. Imagine even if the brightness is at 50%, what do you think how it will last for wifi and network data and what more on LTE?

The thing is, again, the facts are starting to come in. There's got to be some truths in that CNet report. Sony has focused on the new power management they came up with - effective when the screen is off. Works just like Juice Defender to me.

Yes, we all like the features XZ offer. The message is Sony needs to work on getting the device to work at least 10 hours of continuous or accumulated screen + network productivity use. I guess GSM Arena will be reporting on the battery stamina soon.

How about 7 to 8 hours of Internet usage, at least? I still see my colleague plugging in his Acro to av portable power bank twice a day.

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  • 2013-02-17 16:52
  • v0qJ

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2013-02-17 14:33 from t7Ng - click to readIt clearly says AT HIGH BRIGHTNESS. Does Note 2 last long on high brightness? Not at all, and you should know it, if its true you have Note 2, pretty much everything else you write is not true so i allow myself to have some doubts.

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  • 2013-02-17 16:05
  • m7KR

Here are some reviews about the battery from CNet UK:

"With a bright 5-inch screen and quad-core CPU it’s understandable that the Xperia Z is quite a hog when it comes to battery life. If you’re using the phone a lot and the screen is on a high brightness level, you’ll only get around four to five hours.

Sony is clearly aware of this and has introduced Stamina Mode, which completely disables all mobile data activity when your screen powers down. When engaged at night, Stamina Mode is aggressive enough to ensure that battery consumption is as meagre as possible -- during our test, we noticed that the battery level hardly dropped at all during the wee hours."


As much as I do like how this device can perform and full HD screen, Sony really needs to seriously consider doubling the actual usage time as the other brands. They may have done a good job with cutting power while the screen is off, but will you be happy with 4 to 5 hours of actual use? Some people should know this before they consider buying the XZ.

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  • 2013-02-17 14:33
  • t7Ng

> In reply to Joe @ 2013-02-17 10:39 from v0qJ - click to readSgs3 hasn't sold 40 millions coz of being cheap. IPhone sells well BECAUSE its expensive but still people can buy it cheap on contract and brag that they have expensive phone. LG phones are cheap, why do they not sell well? People do not want cheap crap.

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  • 2013-02-17 11:33
  • m7KR

> In reply to benny @ 2013-02-17 10:37 from mc9B - click to readI had a note 2 for 5 months and can't recommend it. Battery and display size is good but that's pretty much all. The s-pen has way too low friction for drawing, air view is not something you will use often, smart rotation and even auto rotation feels defective, and display ppi is too low for reading. Color banding and clipping is present. Capacitive buttons are too close to the bottom edge and is problem when using in landscape. UI of note 2 is tasteless and heavy and boring, my xperia pro was more enjoyable and effective.

And the LTE version of note 2 is the one to compare price with. One other area i expect the note 2 is better is in signal quality. Sgs3 and note2 blow away the competition in 3G signal quality and also wifi signal is above average. The xperia z need testing in this area. Samsung flagships in general have good antennas

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  • 2013-02-17 11:18
  • m7KR

Xperia z is much better than the zl. And as for price, you get what you pay for.

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  • 2013-02-17 10:58
  • 3x1t

Wew expensive.... Before 500 plus , why?

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  • 2013-02-17 10:47
  • n2Kt

> In reply to emadshiny @ 2013-02-16 08:10 from pT6c - click to readSir please read between the lines. Its not about which is more expensive but its about Sony further dropping their prices so as to get more sony mobile users from the mobile user pie. As we all know samsung and apple has the biggest chunks of the mobile user pie.

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  • 2013-02-17 10:39
  • v0qJ

go for note 2 its cheaper and better

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  • 2013-02-17 10:37
  • mc9B

phones are already on sale in china, marked price is around 4999rmb

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  • 2013-02-17 09:34
  • uVYn

toooooooooooo xpensive

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  • 2013-02-17 04:44
  • PIMA

> In reply to Niko @ 2013-02-15 21:07 from m}iU - click to readRam is super cheap it would affect the cost by cents. For 16gb of the best quality ram a consumer would pay €90. Imagine if you bought ram in bulk it would be so much cheaper

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  • 2013-02-17 02:23
  • SdVR

Now the question is: get this phone or wait to see what the galaxy s4 is like?

I think I'll wait.

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  • 2013-02-17 02:19
  • SdVR

Which one is better the Z or the ZL?

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  • 2013-02-16 21:04
  • f3fw

> In reply to Joe @ 2013-02-16 07:17 from v0qJ - click to readIm happy to hear you will not buy Sony then, so the rest of us dont have to be associated with greedy whiners.

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  • 2013-02-16 14:47
  • m7KR

> In reply to anilkins @ 2013-02-16 11:01 from rr6m - click to readWhat are you talking about, like we get goodies with all phones in europe? I never got anything. All we usually get here is the highest price.

Look down on Africa? What kind of victimizing are you up to? Try to cut down on the self pity, your behavior is embarrassing to other Africans.

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  • 2013-02-16 14:44
  • m7KR

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