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Sony Xperia XZ

alaTest has collected and analyzed 980 reviews of Sony Xperia XZ. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the design and screen are generally positive. The usability and performance also get good feedback, but the reception and battery get critical opinions.

camera, performance, usability, screen, design

battery, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia XZ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Xperia XZ

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony Xperia XZ from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the performance. The portability is also appreciated.

portability, performance

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Xperia XZ

 

The Sony Xperia XZ is the last of 2016's top Android phones. It's Sony's equivalent of the LG G5 or Samsung Galaxy S7: a top-end phone with lots of features and the price to match.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Xperia XZ review: Falling short of flagship

 

With the flagship Xperia Z family abandoned , the device that everyone expected to be the Xperia Z6 launched as the Xperia XZ. The Sony Xperia XZ feels like a device that lacks a strong point and that perhaps reflects its positioning, replacing a...

Waterproofing, some nice software features, decent camera performance

Stamina mode can be too aggressive, camera app is a muddled, battery life poor, confused design

The Sony Xperia XZ feels like a device that lacks a strong point and that perhaps reflects its positioning, replacing a flagship as part of a mixed family of devices.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony Xperia XZ review

 

Zed's not dead, baby

Typical Sony minimalism with better ergonomics ; Practically flawless performance ; Sony's UI still pleases (even without Nougat underneath)

Screen colours are overblown ; Very average speakers ; Camera doesn't live up to the specs

Low on bristling high-tech excitement, but when the also-rans are this good, you know you’re spoilt

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : James Peckham (techradar.com)

Sony Xperia XZ review

 

Sony finally has its flagship X

New refined design ; Impressive camera improvements ; Return of waterproofing

Only full HD screen ; No fingerprint scanner in the US ; Not running Android 7 software

The Sony Xperia XZ is a great premium handset offering everything you'd expect from a flagship phone. If you own a recent Sony phone though it might not be enough of an improvement to rush out and buy it on day one.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Xperia XZ review: Fast, gorgeous – and flawed

 

It's fast and has a great screen, but the Xperia XZ's mediocre camera and underwhelming design fail to get the pulse racing

Excellent, colour accurate display ; Fast performance ; Great battery life

Rear camera isn't great ; Design feels cheap

Sony just hasn’t done enough to trouble the frontrunners in today’s market. It’s a nice enough phone, but until Sony sorts out its camera issues and adds a whole lot more pizzazz to the overall package, the Xperia XZ will just have to be content with...

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Sony Xperia XZ review

 

Announced during IFA 2016 in Berlin, Sony's Xperia XZ is the latest flagship smartphone to enter the 2016 market and boasts impressive tech, especially in the camera department. Here's our Sony Xperia XZ review.

The Xperia XZ is an attractive phone in design if you can get on with the angular style and while it's cheaper than rivals such as the iPhone 7 and Google Pixel, you can get better value with some older phones like the Samsung Galaxy S7. While the...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (cnet.co.uk)

Sony Xperia XZ review

 

Sony needs to get it together. I've reviewed its phones -- from the top of the line down to the most basic -- for several years now, and I hate to see the Xperia family decline. Hard truth: It just can't keep up with its competitors. Take this...

Sony's Xperia XZ looks good, it won't die when you spill your drink on it and its bold screen makes mobile games look great.

Its battery life doesn't impress, and nor does the camera. Its full HD display isn't as high resolution as most of its rivals.

The Sony Xperia XZ is a decent all-round phone, but it doesn't offer any competition to its main rival, the Galaxy S7. Its high price means the XZ isn't the phone to go for.

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Sony Xperia XZ Review: In Depth

 

Sony Xperia XZ Review: Sony's latest 2016 flagship phone is a beast, packing a sexed-up camera with new features inside a sleek, water-resistant body.

Dependable camera ; Smooth sailor ; Crisp, colourful visuals

Scratchy, hand-filling design

Sony’s Xperia XZ isn’t revolutionary, but it is a very good flagship that boasts some of the best mobile camera tech around. Media fans will enjoy the crisp, colourful screen and excellent audio support, while the solid battery life and performance...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Vaughn Highfield (alphr.com)

Sony Xperia XZ review: A solid effort, but not the best

 

Sony has ushered in a range of improvements for its newest flagship, but it's not enough to put the Xperia XZ on top

Once again, Sony has produced a flagship smartphone that’s more than competent enough to stand with the industry’s big dogs. The improvements to its camera may not place it in the realms of the Samsung Galaxy S7, and its battery may not last quite as...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony Xperia XZ review

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Is the Sony Xperia XZ smartphone worth considering? We sent this mobile phone to our lab to undergo our rigorous tests, so read on to find out more about whether the battery on the Xperia XZ will last throughout the day, whether its photos will be...

Dec, 2016
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