The Xperia Z is a touchscreen enabled, full HD Android flagship smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Sony Mobile. The smartphone was announced by Sony at CES 2013 and was released in February 2013. It is water and dust resistant, and features a 13MP Exmor RS sensor as well as a full HD (1080p) display, encompassed in Sony's Industrial 'Omni-Balance' Design. A cheaper variant called the Sony Xperia ZL uses the same hardware as the Xperia Z, but sacrifices water resistance for a smaller frame.
Storage: 16 GB
Memory: 2 GB DDR2 RAM
SoC/CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, quad-core, 1.7GHz
micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link
Rear camera: 13.1 MP back-side illuminated sensor withLED flash
1080p video recording 30 frames/s
Operating system：Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Display: 5.0 inch, Full HD 1080p, 468 PPI
Front camera: 2.2 MP
Battery: 2,400 mAh
Sony Xperia Z reviews:
Pros: Water resistant; HD Voice; Good video camera; Stunning music quality
Cons: Pricey; Non removable battery; No Mac compatibility; Software bugs
Sony Xperia Z video playback tips:
The device has a 5.0" 1080p TFT display (1920x1080) with a pixel density (PPI) of approximately 440.6. And the screen uses a Reality Display with Mobile Bravia Engine 2, which enhances the picture. So many users must like watch movies with it anytime. However it limits the video formats for playing. That is to say, you have to learn about the Xperia Z video playback tips. Before offer you the tips, first we list the Sony Xperia Z supported file types for you to have a reference.
- MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
- MP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC
From the above listed media formats of the Xperia Z, you’ll be a little disappointed due to its limited supported video formats, which will be a big obstacle for watching HD videos/movies on it. Well, don’t worry. Get the tips here.
Tip 1: Play HD videos, TV shows
We can freely view WMV, MP4 movies on Xperia Z, but we can't play native HD videos like MKV, WMV, AVI, FLV, MTS, M2TS, MOV, MPEG, TV shows TiVo on the phone. To play any video, we can install a excellent Video Player on phone. Or convert videos to Sony Xperia Z supported formats before transferring to the it.
Tip 2: How to enjoy DVD movies
To watch DVD movies on Sony Xperia Z, you need to rip and convert DVD to Xperia Z playable format (eg.mp4) first since the tablet has no DVD drive. We recommend you the top DVD to Sony Xperia Z Converter to help you to rip and reformat DVD movies to Xperia Z with the perfect output video quality.
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