Sony unveiled the sibling of Xperia Z1 called the Xperia Z1 Compact at CES 2014. The Z1 Compact is almost similar to the premium one-piece which has an aluminum frame and durable tempered glass. Waterproof and dust resistant powers are also present to protect the Z1 Compact from accidental spills and opening up a world of underwater photography.
Specification wise, the Xperia Z1 Compact features is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz paired with 2GB of RAM and a 4.3-inch Triluminos HD (1,280×720 pixels) display with X-Reality engine for mobiles.
Other features on the device include 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be further expanded to up to 64GB via MicroSD card. It also features a 2,300mAh battery with Stamina mode and is waterproof and dustproof like other recent Xperia smartphones. And on the software front, Xperia Z1 Compact runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box.
The device has been made for the photography lover as sport a 20.7-megapixel camera in the rear with Exmor RS sensor, BIONZ processing engine and LED flash, which is followed with a 2-megapixel camera at the front.
Connectivity options on this smartphone include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, and GPS. However, the company didn’t reveal the pricing or a date of availability for the device.