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Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

alaTest has collected and analyzed 255 reviews of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and camera. The performance and size also get good feedback, whereas opinions are divided on the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Richard Easton (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

 

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review: Super small and super powered, is this the ultimate phone for those who really don't want a phablet?

Swift performance ; Great battery life ; Pocket-friendly design ; IP68 water-resistant

Dated design ; Low-resolution screen ; No wireless charging

Like both the Xperia XZ Premium and Xpera XZ1, the Compact model has a 19-megapixel rear sensor with f/2.0 aperture lens. It similarly uses a ‘memory stacked’ sensor, which means it swaps a limited amount of dedicated RAM for some extra camera trickery...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by (t3.com)

Hands on Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review: Sony nails the small premium smartphone niche

 

Feel like a giant with this 4.6-inch smartphone

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 ; Small size ; Promised battery life

720p screen ; Fibreglass rather than metal body

Aug, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review

 

Android on a small scale has never looked better

Plenty of power ; Android Oreo out of the box ; The only small-size flagship Android worth your time

Screen is still only 720p ; Camera has processing problems ; Bezels are on the big side

This bantamweight champion of Android phones might pulls a few punches, but there’s nothing better for its size

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Britta O'Boyle (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact preview: The small powerhouse returns

 

Until last year, the Sony Compact handset was one of our all-time favourite Sony devices. It was hard evidence that good things can come in small packages,

The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is a lovely little device that brings the Compact range back to form.

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : James Peckham (techradar.com)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review

 

The best small-form-factor Android returns

Small form factor ; Running Android Oreo ; Top-notch performance

Only 32GB of storage ; Tired design ; No wireless charging

The Xperia XZ1 Compact may look similar to previous phones from Sony, but it packs a punch and is perhaps the best small-form-factor Android phone around right now, making it a great choice if you want a device you can use one-handed.

Jan, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review: Size doesn’t matter, and the price shrinks

 

Sony's Xperia XZ1 Compact squeezes top-end features into a 4.6in smartphone, at a flagship-besting price

Superior performance ; Great battery life ; Fantastic display

Gimmicky 3D scanning ; Pricey

The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact faces stiff competition, sure, coming up against such smartphones as the excellent OnePlus 5 and Nokia 8, but its unique approach (at least among Android smartphones) is sure to win it fans industry-wide. If you prefer your...

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Alex Todd (recombu.com)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Review: The little smartphone that could

 

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review: Ever wanted the power of Sony's latest XZ1 flagship in a smaller form factor? The Xperia XZ1 Compact could be for you...

Small and powerful ; Great audio capabilities ; Excellent performance ; Outstanding battery life

Clunky, dated design ; No HDR display ; Buggy software

Sony has restored the good name of its Compact range with this latest offering. The £499 asking price takes you most of the way to the full flagship experience offered up by standard Xperia XZ1, with the last £100 difference manifesting in the XZ1...

Sep, 2017

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

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review

 

Sony continues to offer an Android rival to smaller iPhones, this time with upgraded specs. Here's our in-depth review of the Xperia XZ1 Compact, which is now on sale in the UK.

There might not be any one thing that's overly exciting about the new XZ1 phones. However, the Compact model is particularly attractive and almost unique in the Android market. It provides top-notch specs in a smaller package and includes waterproofing...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review

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The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is a fairly expensive smartphone with the angular design commonly associated with Sony. It has a small 4.6-inch touchscreen and runs on Google's Android operating system, but is it worthy of a spot in your pocket? Read our...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Lee Bell (alphr.com)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact review: Small, powerful and reasonably priced

 

Sony's compact flagship is a marvel – fast, pocketable and with a clever trick up its sleeve

With superior performance, great battery life and a fantastic display, Sony’s XZ1 Compact is nothing short of a marvel. It has performance on par with the best smartphones in the industry, as well as an impressive camera and yet its small size means...

Oct, 2017

Price comparison for Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

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Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact 4.6 Inch HD Screen, Android...
19MP Motion Eye main camera , 960 fps Super slow motion video, Predictive Capture (motion / smile)...
£215.00 TO SHOP
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19 MP Main Camera
£149.00 TO SHOP
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19 MP Main Camera
£209.00 TO SHOP
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23 MP main camera
£148.00 TO SHOP
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£269.00 TO SHOP
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23MP rear camera with Hybrid autofocus and 0.6S quick capture
£129.00 TO SHOP
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21:9 Wide 6.2” display
£169.00 TO SHOP
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19 MP Main Camera
£239.00 TO SHOP
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5, 7”, 18: 9 Full HD+ HDR display with X-reality for mobile HDR up-conversion
£349.00 TO SHOP
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£112.00 TO SHOP
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