Hi i need help.i turned on stamina clock which i don't know how works and now I cant turn it off.if anyone know plz comment cheers.
Honestly, I purchased this phone exclusively because I saw someone smash it into a concrete wall and have it still function. I have had mine for 4 years now, and so far it has held up to the test of time, forgetfulness, and clumsiness.
The outter camera takes fantastic photos at all times, in all sorts of modes. It takes reasonably good low-light photos, and extremely good video and day photos. However, its screen-facing camera is... not that great, after a somewhat recent update to the Sony Camera software it force-enables skin blurring, which is overpowering and makes every selfie look nasty So you absolutely need to download a third party camera app ASAP.
The speakers have always been very good, and the mic doesn't pick up a lot of static and background noise when making calls. I have never had a caller complain that it sounds like I am on a cellphone or in a wind tunnel.
Regarding its durability, it has, on several occasions fallen on rocky terrain, concrete, ceramic, and linoleum coated concrete or stone slab floors. The most damage it has sustained is minor scratches and absolutely no performance loss. I haven't ever had to reformat the phone to factory default either, so that's a plus.
At present, I have only had to change out one of the card slot covers, due to wear and tear, and I am just now looking into replacing the battery, because it started acting up about a week ago and now the back cover is starting to lift slightly as a result. Unfortunately, the completely sealed, waterproof design is sort of unfriendly to battery replacement. If I didn't have several years of tablet, phone, and computer repair experience, I would not be replacing the battery, but the entire phone.
Overall? I paid 380-450 dollars for the phone, and I got 4 years of continuous performance, with an average battery life of 2 days per charge (until most recently). So you could say that it cost me 95-112 dollars a year, and after a 30 dollar repair, I suspect it will last another 4 years if cared for properly.
The Z1 is an excellent phone and well worth the money.
Chintya, 08 Feb 2017My xperia Z1 with Lollipop android is getting hotter on back surface after 2 minutes when the ... moreThe Phone gets hot after using it for some time. That is because Z1 is made to be water proof and dust proof. Which makes it compact and so there is no free air flow.
Heating is common with Z1 and nothing to worry about. Because no matter how hot it gets it wouldn't slow down a bit, it wouldn't lag nor it would get turned off. So heating will not cause any kind of problem with performance of the phone. Not to worry about it.
My xperia Z1 with Lollipop android is getting hotter on back surface after 2 minutes when the camera is turned on. Anyone have same problem with me?
Jaiz, 06 Feb 2017I used xperia z1 for 3 years now And it's still in good condition.This is one of the best quality smartphone that was ever made. I have been using it for 3.6Yrs and till date it never caused me any kind of problem. Never slowed down a bit, never lagged or never got switched off on its own.
very good machine phone and a very good battery cell..life..please Sony management we need marshmallow update on this device thank you all
useless phone zero in charge speaker are not good warming while im using it etc a lots of problm ther
any one having problem with the lens, getting some vapor on it. try putting colgate (toothpaste) at the camera and wipe it with a cotton buds in a circular motion for 15 minutes.
after updating to lollipop it was heating, battery draining faster than charging. I removed facebook, started using lite version then heating problems gone.
For camera I started using cameraMX ...better than default for low light.
Over all I am happy with this mobile now.
Pizon, 11 Jan 2017Same problem here: solution trust me replace new battery 🔋 after update sony z1 to... moreI solved my problem...I put it three times in the refrigerator....then let the battery drain completely, charged overnight and it is now working normally! Thanks for your response.
marsh mallow, 10 Jan 2017I have used the Z1 for exactly 3 years now. Last night I switched it off (battery at 63%), thi... moreSame problem here: solution trust me replace new battery 🔋 after update sony z1 to lollipop battery drain rapidly, overheat,theres a lot of hidden adware apps, solution downgrade to kitkat, now my phone back to normal, sorry bad English
Anonymous, 30 Dec 2016Is it a good deal to buy it now?good phone
I have used the Z1 for exactly 3 years now. Last night I switched it off (battery at 63%), this morning I switched on and battery warning at under 15%. It is hot as hell and wont charge (it shows it is charging)....I tried putting the phone in the fridge (usual ploy with a battery), but noluck. Does the battery have a 3 year life span? Anyone?