Sony Xperia Z - Purple (C6603, SIM Free/Unlocked)
A screen as good as HDTV
Sony Xperia Z brings you the utmost level of HD available which comprises of a 1080 progressive scan. The 5” full HD Reality Display has a very high pixel density: 443 pixels per inch, for razor sharp pictures and superior brightness. It has a wide colour gamut which gives you the broadest colour spectrum that lets you view every feature in vibrant colours.
Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2
The Sony Xperia Z is the second generation of the commended Mobile BRAVIA® Engine. New features like new real-time contrast optimization, high-quality colour management, noise reduction and it is also able to analyze content type and adjust the image accordingly.
OptiContrast™ & Direct Touch
This OptiContrast™ panel makes for less reflection and clearer viewing even in bright sunlight. It makes the touch more effective and the experience more innate by integrating the sensor on the lens.
- 5-Inch 1080 x 1920 full HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core 1.5 GHz Processor
- 13 MP fast capture camera with Exmor RS for mobile & HDR video
- HD Video Recording
- Front Facing 2.2 megapixel camera
- Dust and Water Resistant (IP55 & IP57) with a durable glass display
- 16GB Internal Memory, 2GB RAM
- Battery STAMINA mode for better battery life
- PlayStation Certified
- MHL, WiFi, 3G, MicroSD Slot
- Sony Entertainment Network
With the NFC (near field communication), you can share photos, music and more between two phones or between your phone and an NFC enabled laptop without any wires, cables, or fiddling with settings necessary. You can watch movies, games and photos from your phone to your TV. Simply touch your smartphone to the remote from your BRAVIA® TV to activate screen mirroring. “Throw” content from your smartphone to your Wi-Fi-enabled TV through screen mirroring or DLNA, or send your tunes to a speaker via Bluetooth. With an MHL cable, you can also mirror your phone’s full user interface on your TV and enjoy movies, games and more while charging.
Smart Connect is the software that lets you manage all your smart accessories. It lets you open your music player when you connect your headphones, organize your smart watch, or activate your alarm clock when your phone touches the charging dock.
NFC-enabled SmartTags trigger an action on your phone with a single touch.
Through HDR (High Dynamic Range), the camera captures an image at different exposure levels and layers them to create one optimized photo. Sony Xperia Z introduces HDR to video, so that you can film even in high contrast situations, like in front of a window or with the sun behind your theme.
Exquisite shots in any setting
It has a 13 megapixel camera which lets you capture detailed shots with low noise even in challenging lighting conditions. It lets you capture night images and faces in exquisite clarity.
Exmor R for mobile camera
The Sony Exmor R™ for mobile sensor is included on the full HD front camera, so you can take self-portraits or chat in dim settings as well.
With the burst mode you can capture an unlimited number of images at 10 frames per second with a 9 MP resolution.
Water Proof and dust resistant
The Sony Xperia Z is a water and dust resistant smartphone which lets you capture pictures and videos in wet and dusty conditions. You can also take pictures while you are recording a video. The Sony Xperia Z can survive even after 30 minutes of being under water.
Intuitive Scaling Mechanism
The intuitive scaling mechanism included in the Sony Xperia Z is unique to Sony and makes it easy to find the picture you’re searching for in your album quickly.
Upload pictures and videos from your phone camera to PlayMemories Online which lets you view your photos on any device - tablet, phone, computer, or BRAVIA® TV.
DESIGN & DURABILITY:
It is the World's thinnest waterproof smartphone being only 7.9 mm thick. With the new OmniBalance design, it has subtly rounded edges and smooth, reflective surfaces on all sides, which are held together by an innovative skeleton frame. The skeleton frame is made of tough glass fibre polyamide. The front and back are made of glass, with a seamless surface. Each glass panel has an anti-shatter film for even greater durability.
- 1080 x 1920 full HD Reality Display.
- High pixel density and superior brightness and great readability even in sunlight.
- Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2 automatically optimizes images so they’re sharper and brighter. It also offers you the best in contrast and color management.
- The OptiContrast™ panel brings you clearer images when it’s on and a seamless black look once it’s off.
PROCESSOR & BATTERY:
The powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Pro processor gives you maximum performance and speed without draining your battery, it lets you run multiple apps simultaneously.
With the Adreno 320 GPU (graphics processing unit) you play the most advanced 3D games, and browse the web quickly and easily.
Ultra-fast LTE/4G technology
Due to the built in LTE/4G modem, the speed is 10 times faster than the usual 3G internet connections.
HD voice functionality lets you talk normally and be heard clearly even in noisy environments.
Battery STAMINA mode
Battery STAMINA mode saves you wasted battery drain by recognizing when your display is off and turning off functions you don’t need, while keeping the notifications you want but as soon as you touch the screen, everything is up and running again.
A Whole New Experience
With your PlayStation™Certified smartphone, you’ll have direct access to PlayStation®Store for PlayStation®Mobile *, where you can browse a catalogue of great PlayStation®Mobile games developed especially for the PlayStation®Mobile. *PlayStation® Mobile is currently available in the US, Canada, Japan, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Australia only.
On Music Unlimited you can listen to songs offline with no annoying ads. Enjoy dozens of pre-set channels and easily sync it with your own music collection. You can enjoy this on your Smartphone, PC, PS3 AND BRAVIA® TV.
Tap into the Sony World:
PlayMemories Online*. Enjoy anytime, anywhere.
Where are all your favourite shots? Spread out on Facebook, your phone and your computer? PlayMemories Online lets you collect all your photos and videos in one place, then relive memories wherever you are. Upload pictures automatically over Wi-Fi from your phone camera to PlayMemories Online. Then view your photos on any device – tablet, phone, computer, or BRAVIA® TV. * PlayMemories Online is not available in every market.
In the mood for a brain teaser? Or are your fingers itching to do battle? With your PlayStation™Certified smartphone, you’ll have direct access to PlayStation®Store for PlayStation®Mobile *, where you can browse a catalogue of great PlayStation®Mobile games developed for PlayStation®Mobile. So however you like to play, download something today and say bye-bye to boredom. *PlayStation® Mobile is currently available in the US, Canada, Japan, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Australia only.
Music Unlimited*. We’ve got what you want to hear.
Millions and millions of songs on demand from Music Unlimited. Listen offline and with no annoying ads. Enjoy dozens of pre-set channels and easily sync with your own music collection. Get the most from your music with Music Unlimited – enjoy on your Xperia smartphone and all your favourite devices – PC, PS3, BRAVIA® TV. *Music Unlimited is a subscription service. Please refer to Terms Of Service for details of fees. Music Unlimited is not available in every market.
Xperia™ Care. We’ve got the answers.
Whether you need to download new software or want to find out about the latest new features, we’re here to support you. Make the most of your smartphone and receive help and support when you need it, right at your fingertips.
What's in the box:
- Sony Xperia Z - Purple
- Screen Protector
- Mains Adapter
- Sony Wired Headphones (MH-EX300AP)
- USB Cable
Sony Xperia Z Specification:
- 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
- 5.47 x 2.79 x 0.31 inches
On the inside:
- Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 1.5 GHz Qualcomm APQ8064+MDM9215M Quad Core
- 5.0 inches TFT
- 16 million colours, 1920 x 1080 pixels
- IPX5/7 (Water-resistant) & IP5X (Dust-proof) 
- 13.1-megapixel camera with Auto focus
- Talk time (up to): Up to 11 hours 
- Standby time (up to): Up to 550 hours 
- UMTS/HSPA+ (Bands 1, 5, 8)*
- GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
- LTE Bands (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)*
- 5", 1920x1080 pixels, 16,777,216 colour TFT
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Scratch-resistant, shatter proof sheet on mineral glass
- Capacitive touchscreen with on-screen QWERTY keyboard
- Screenshot capturing
Camera and video:
- 13.1 megapixel camera with Auto focus and Burst Mode
- 16x digital zoom
- HDR for both picture/film
- Face detection
- Flash/Pulsed LED and Photo light
- Front-facing camera (2.2 MP 1080p)
- HD video recording (1080p)
- Image stabiliser
- Picture Effect
- Quick Launch
- Red-eye reduction
- Scene recognition
- Send to web
- Smile detection
- Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
- Superior Auto
- Sweep Panorama
- Touch focus
- Google Chrome*
- Google Play*
- Google search*
- Google Voice Search*
- Google Maps for Mobile with Street view and Latitude*
- Web browser (WebKit)
- Google Talk application*
- RAM: 2GB
- Flash memory: Up to 16 GB
- Expansion slot: microSD card, up to 32 GB
- 3D Surround Sound (VPT)
- Album art
- Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
- Clear Audio+
- Dynamic normaliser
- Music tones (MP3/AAC)
- PlayNow service*
- TrackID music recognition*
- “WALKMAN” application
- xLoud™ Experience
- 3D games
- Motions gaming
- Video streaming
- Facebook application*
Connectivity and communication:
- 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
- Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
- DLNA Certified
- HDMI via MHL support
- Media Go
- Media Transfer Protocol support
- Micro USB support
- Native USB tethering
- PC Companion
- Screen mirroring
- Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync, Facebook, Google and SyncML
- USB charging
- USB High speed 2.0 support
- Xperia Link
- Wi-Fi and WiFi Hotspot functionality
- Wi-Fi Miracast
* This feature is not available in all markets
 In compliance with IP5/7 and IP5X, Xperia Z is protected against the ingress of dust and is water resistant. Provided that all ports and covers are firmly closed, the phone is (i) protected against low pressure jets of water from all practicable directions in compliance with IP 55; and/or (ii) can be kept under 1 metre of freshwater for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP 57. The phone is not designed to float or work submerged underwater outside the IP55 or IP57 classification range and should not be exposed to any liquid chemicals. If liquid detection is triggered on the handset or battery, your warranty will be void.
 Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.