I got the Nougat update and so happy to say that it makes the phone more fast and battery lasts much more time than the android 6. Even phone gets less heat than before. Works butter smooth now. Thank you Sony being the first to give the Andorid 7 update.
Ali Bashir, 11 Dec 2016Hey there, congratulations, glad to see you happy with your phone, what about the x compact, w... moreIt ran hot, pretty much constantly and seemed to have trouble maintaining a descent signal connection even in areas where I knew there to be good signal.
Wish I could say I just had a duff unit, but I actually had two exchanges, so that's 3 units that all exhibited the same behaviour. The store in which I purchased the device actually disregarded their own policy regarding returns and refunded me my money as they could not offer a viable reason for the issues.
Based on that experience the X Compact and by extension the standard X (as it uses the same basic hardware) are not devices I personally would recommend. This XZ however, well it seems fine so far.
Avan Dr, 11 Dec 2016Hi, still cover the camera with black tape so MIB cant spy on you?Not only they are both covered, but the camera apks are ALL DELETED :))
What? Zuckerberg does it too :P
Lex79, 11 Dec 2016I know some on here will be surprised to hear this but I am now using an XZ. Decided to not qu... moreHey there, congratulations, glad to see you happy with your phone, what about the x compact, what were it's issues???
As an old sony user when this phone released I didn't like the design of this phone! but when I check the silver one in my hands yesterday I found it a high quality phone with great resolution & nice size...but the negative things that sony removed the radio app. & its high price value!
Over all its a great device i liked it
I know some on here will be surprised to hear this but I am now using an XZ. Decided to not quite give up on Sony after recent and past disappointments with them, especially the bad experience I had with the X Compact a few weeks back.
Got to say, so far so good. The Nougat update was ready and waiting when I powered on and operationally speaking this phone is indeed impressive.
Still got some issues with the camera, though mostly relating to shot to shot speed, I have a young family and the absence of any kind of burst mode is annoying when trying to get an image of the kids.
But overall, I like XZ. Battery life appears great, screen is easily up there with the best on the market, sound quality is fantastic compared to some of the recent devices I have used and it's running nougat like a pro.
Am only a day in, so to early to say if this is indeed a better device than the best of what I have used over this year (Galaxy S7, LG G5, iPhone 7), but it's easily the best phone Sony have ever made and has provided me with quite a welcome surprise.
For those who tried xz, what about the extreme temperature rising which is usual in Xperia z family?
I have Xperia z3 and I want to upgrade to xz just in case Sony has solved the heating issue
2 questions please: Will the 4G & fingerprint reader work with MetroPCS in the US?
Alien , 08 Dec 2016Everyone knows that Sony phones come with a very sturdy screen protection sheet. I've had my X... moreThat's true... My Xperia M was dropped on the stairs and keep dropping until reach the ground floor... The glass was fully cracked, but I can still use it normally
It's totally diferent from Chinese smartphone that sometimes lose the sensitivity
Tann Hauser, 08 Dec 2016Someone posted that nougat update downscaled operational battery consumption by 2/3. Batteryl... moreI didn't received the nougat update in China yet, Any info about when this system update available in China? Looking forward to it counting my fingers..!
Alien , 08 Dec 2016Everyone knows that Sony phones come with a very sturdy screen protection sheet. I've had my X... moreHhahahaa...my friend's a5's screen got cracked from a fall from his pocket down to the plastic chair he has sitting at. Sounds so impossible but it really did happen which I myself cant really believe too.
Alien , 08 Dec 2016Everyone knows that Sony phones come with a very sturdy screen protection sheet. I've had my X... moreYou're right. I use Sony phones since 2006, back when Sony was part of Sony Ericsson.
When phones were small and thick, the fall damage was minimal because of the way Sony designed their phones. Now, when phones are huge and thin, when fall damage may drain Your wallet - they keep those stickers on screen. I'm careful user, but sometimes my phones suffered a minor fall damages because the life in city is crazy. And the maximum damage is little deformation in the outer corner of phone body. Sony is making phones that will serve You a long time, for sure. My first k300i served me 5 years of crazy life! Now U, Z and E4 are my companions, and I like these phones! p.s.: But anyway I strongly recommend NOT TO upgrade Z to Android 5. That's my short comment, ha.
Someone posted that nougat update downscaled operational battery consumption by 2/3.
Batterylife should indeed be improved greatly...
Owners? Some info?
Alien , 08 Dec 2016Everyone knows that Sony phones come with a very sturdy screen protection sheet. I've had my X... moreThe transparent film on new phones will NOT make your phone crack resistant. What you said is totally wrong. Leaving the film or removing it will not make your screen less prone to cracks, in short, it won't affect the durability of the glass. It might protect the glass against scratches, but that's just it.