Marty H, 07 Sep 20131020 is an epic fail still with slow dual cores and isn't even in the same class as this and ... morewow samsung fanboys just stop talking at this point you guys are starting to sound really sad. First off Nokia 1020 is a very impressive camera phone, and yes it is using dual core compared to quad core. I hope you know it also runs a different OS and that windows OS requires less power compared to android devices. How quick you forget that before android went thru these updates it only needed a dual core to run fast and smooth. So your comment about dual cores and quad cores is pretty pointless. As for the galaxy zoom please don't forget the cybershot line by Sony was out way before samsung started using the galaxy name, and most likely before for you became a close minded samsung fanboy.
Doesnt makes sense to carry the Lens all along. Also without a Xenon Flash.
sony should have created a small lightweight lens you attach to your lapel and have your mobile time lapse your day or whatever. action cam without the bulkiness
kilo, 06 Sep 2013The sight of that thing makes me laugh. Just how practicable is this thing? I bet 0.1% would ... moreSo its not for you big deal. If your going to use you phone as a camera like 99% people do who have smartphones. Might as will get the best picture you can. Personally I think its pretty kool and apparently more then 0.1% people would agree.
Im not a Sony fan, actually Im an iOS user. Since I saw the specs of Z1, it changed the way I think about android devices. I definitely buy this one soon, rip Samsung. LOL!
its very advance,,, removable cam its good ,,,,,, big cams on nokia 1020 and samsung zoom are not so stylish
I think they had better offer it with the camera attachment because the snapper on the Z1 is ok at best(see the sample shots being posted on the web). Unless Sony can improve the camera before its retail launch, it's gonna be a long term PR disaster for them with consumers saying how the Z1 should not be priced with the other top flagship phones, of which have no outstanding flaws, and analyst rating Sony as a company that preaches innovation but falls short on execution. It does more damage than good to boast about the camera specs in PR leaks then come to the market with a disappointing key feature. Sony fans should still like it but i can't see how Sony can take market share from the top three.
I wonder when Nokia pureview 808 was released, all the Nokia haters and critics said it is too bulky. It has a big camera hump. Now what they will say for S4 zoom, Xperia Z1 with attachable lens.
This shows how much effort, R&D is needed for making great camera phones with a slim profile. Anways PV 808 Lumia 1020 and Xperia Z1 (without extra lens) are comfortable enough in a pocket.
Sony copied Samsung? Detachable camera is there since Sony Ericsson T68i! And camera-oriented phone is there since Nokia+Zeiss and Sony Ericsson Cybershot series.
Ziad Mohamed, 07 Sep 2013Great deal :PYeah, they get a normal size lens, zoom and OIS.
Anonymous, 06 Sep 2013This is why Sony will never top Samsung, they focus on these useless stuff instead of deliveri... morei think you got it wrong buddy ,, if you own old iphone (iphone 4), or maybe old android phone but have NFC and personal hotspot, this will make a good deal.
if we have to carry extra bulky lens with z1 then why not we carry actual camera with zi thats gives us real pictures. why z1 needs a extra lens? why sony not make z1 perfect ??
Marty H, 07 Sep 20131020 is an epic fail still with slow dual cores
and isn't even in the same class as this and ... moreIt feels like Samsung fans think and speak out of their a$s. 2 cores r enough for an os which is not run on a virtual machine. Did u ever experience any lag, but i'm sure u didn't even try it, and u sure also don't know abt computer architecture.
As for Sony copying Shamesung do u even know whose sensors your beloved company use...guess.. Sony! You don't even own that brick zoom.
enjoyb, 07 Sep 2013it's faux leather so it's plasticI will still give the Note 3 a try to see if it really feels like another cheap plastic. If it is, then I'm done! I will have the Z1 as a Christmas gift for myself. I have a strong feeling that the lens will also be released here in the Philippines for free like the Xperia Z, it had either a free docking speaker, bluetooth headset or smart watch! Crossing my fingers for the lens! :) Sony rules!