mischa, 15 May 2017"Bloatware" is unnecessary third-party apps that come preinstalled in a device like Amazon Sho... moreHello!! Touchwise, Samsung is the king of bloatwares, the only reason which makes Samsung has slightly higher battery performance is only the cheap amold display, it is good efficient but terrible colors producer, especially at low brightness levels, and the weak MALI gpu which is terribly for gaming, unlike Sony, even with snapdragon processor's and ips lcd display which is less efficient but much better color producer, they manage to make excellent battery life even with smaller batteries than the Galaxy, this is the real software optimization, and don't get me started about the fast battery health degradation of the Galaxy smartphones after few months of usage, unlike Sony, with Qnovo battery and adaptive charging, battery care feature, 2+ years minimum without degradation, Sony wants our smartphones to live forever, ask the note 7 users what Samsung wanted for their costumers.
Z3, 15 May 2017True. Even I'm surprised when I got the ZenFone which have 4000mah battery but backup is worse... moreIf you want cheap phone buy anything else. If you are going to pay extra money buy Sony.
VictorLaszlo, 14 May 2017If Sony doesn't fill it with bloatware and other devices that run in the background, then it c... more"Bloatware" is unnecessary third-party apps that come preinstalled in a device like Amazon Shopping and AVG security in Sony phones. Samsung phones have no bloatware apps, at least, the international unlocked versions. Advanced Touchwiz features are not bloatware apps. They have no icons appearing in the app drawer and are not eating resources when you're not using them. Sony phones have shorter battery life than Samsung phones simply because they use smaller batteries. No amount of software optimization can make their battery last longer than Samsung because they are still running the same resource-hungry Android OS. The biggest battery-hog in Android devices is the Android OS, itself, not any custom UI skin or feature.
mischa, 10 May 2017I agree. XZs is as big as the S7 edge yet the screen is only the same size as the S7. There's ... moreWrong, xz is big as the s7 not the s7edge, read the specifications before posting untrue facts, if the xz has 5.2 inches display and the s7 has 5.1 and both have 70% screen to body ratio therefore both have the same size but one is taller and narrower than the other, and actually the xzs has front facing stereo speakers and 13mp selfy shooter unlike the s7, so the waste of space is in the s7 :).
xXENDER FREAKXx, 07 May 2017Lol u sure Samsung can do more basic stuff? My friend's S7 can't do s*** after using it for 4 ... moreWhat shit are u talking about, survive 3-4 years. May in ur world yes, but in mine not even shit 1 year. Got hot problem, even boiled egg sure u can. The biggest joke premium hp for 2015. I even don't want to sell this phone for the next buyyer got scammed be me. Not even used as normal phone do. U call them z5. I wonder this xzs phone if still got heating problem. Sony in my eyes don't even worth shit than samsung. Samsung at very least don't heating problem.
The second biggest joke is software. The default is location history is turn on. What the heck. For 1 year this is the biggest problem for draining my battery life. And then I notice my friend brand new s8 samsung, location history is turn off. Sure Samsung notice this problem and got turn off with default, but sony no. I am certain that samsung this year don't like past that had lagging problem in touchwich software. They become "responsible" in my opinion, but sony no, even don't bother to patch this heating problem.
My be need certain time for me for trus this phone again. Sony is good phone if they listen to costumer and need certain quality control to release the next phone.
bornventure gamba, 15 May 2017Sony devices are built to last, despite having Xperia Z5, I also have Xperia J since 2013 tht ... moreTrue. Even I'm surprised when I got the ZenFone which have 4000mah battery but backup is worse than my z3 so I decided to back to Sony.
Sony devices are built to last, despite having Xperia Z5, I also have Xperia J since 2013 tht stil runs smooth n in perfect condition, no scratch, th touch n th screen stil working,never cracked...only tht I cnt take clear pics on low lit areas as b4... got few games on it wt its smaller ram, the smaller battery lasts around 24hrs on normal usage n few browse time...still perfect. now hw about th XZs?' its just perfect th ram is big n cn handle stuff really well.. unfortunately most guys post negative stuff yet den deep theyv never even touched a Sony product leave alone using them...they just live in hearsays and illusions
mischa, 10 May 2017I agree. XZs is as big as the S7 edge yet the screen is only the same size as the S7. There's ... moreIf Sony doesn't fill it with bloatware and other devices that run in the background, then it can do more desired work with a smaller battery. The criticism of the battery size of the Sony devices do not have enough variables. Notice with iPhones and some others, they run out of power after a few days even when off. What does this tell us? A 3200 mA battery should be tons if it is operating honestly.
Your observations about lack of bezels are under reported. Yes, the Edge type phones make for a fragile device that is difficult to hold in use without sending unwanted commands to the device. It can make taking a picture or video difficult as well and putting it in a frame or other tripod mount difficult. I really look forward to getting a device that has bezels so it can be held easily and firmly.
I ordered mine from Best Buy, in replacement to my z3 and it's on it's way to my home .Ill repost about my experience address.
Who already own this? Can you tell me the battery life, im a heavy user, tia
The ice blue very nice, the predictive capture camera is a new era to the camera sensor development.
For those who comment about ram. Only the k10 and z5 compact have 2 GB of ram and run Android Nougat like butter. So do a little research before deciding why you need ram and if ram storage rather than ram speed and memory management are more important
Anonymous, 10 May 2017Nope They used plastic before, and wireless charging can be used with plastic, they channged ... moreApple already went metal with the iPhone 5 before Sony even went all-glass with the first Xperia Z. Also, why didn't they retain the feature if they had wireless charging before? Your argument is invalid.
Anonymous, 11 May 2017Enough bezel is for durability Extremely thin bezel and curved screen means extremely fragile... moreLG has already found a way to make a near-bezelless phone durable. The G6 is a durable phone. It doesn't get easily shattered when dropped. The S8 display, on the other hand, has a palm rejection. The curved edge screen doesn't register accidental touches by the palm. Your argument is outdated.
mischa, 10 May 2017I agree. XZs is as big as the S7 edge yet the screen is only the same size as the S7. There's ... moreEnough bezel is for durability
Extremely thin bezel and curved screen means extremely fragile and false active touches
Top and bottom bezel does not disturb the easy-to-hold condition;too.....
No waterproof information. In fact no waterproof information on most phones.
mischa, 10 May 2017I agree. XZs is as big as the S7 edge yet the screen is only the same size as the S7. There's ... moreSeeing someone post negative about Sony will automatically become your favourite..
floepke, 10 May 2017Body to big , and screen to little !I agree. XZs is as big as the S7 edge yet the screen is only the same size as the S7. There's too much wasted space. And even worse, for its bulk, Sony wasn't able to fit in a larger battery. Even the S7 which is much smaller than the XZs has a larger battery.