Hands-on with the T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z (Gallery)

Hands-on with the T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z (Gallery)

Summary: T-Mobile just released the water-resistant Xperia Z on Friday and I've been spending a few days with it. It's a high quality smartphone, but water resistance alone is not enough for me to leave my One or Lumia 925.

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  • Camera mounted near the top left on the back

  • Right side power and volume buttons

  • Access port door with O-ring

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Topics: Mobility, Android, Smartphones

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  • Bias writer

    If u wanna review about device esp smartphone. Pls do not put ur own preferences when writing an articles. Make a lot of research 1st before writing something. Tq
    Muhammad Nazmi Ramos
  • Great Phone

    Its a great phone.
    Why would you compare just the appears against an Iphone. why not compare the whole thing, like battery life, like camera quality in Auto mode. and water resistant feature.
    kingxxx70
  • extreme bias

    I agree with Muhammad, the writer seemed to have a predisposition against this phone in favor of the others listed. "the camera has produced some rather good results in daylight conditions" is an extreme undersell of the phone's stunning 13mp camera. In addition, have used the s4 and my wife owns the HTC One; I prefer the feel of the xperia much over that of both, the s4 having a cheap feel and the One having a cold metal back that quickly turns to almost too hot. I have come to expect much more professional and impartial reviews from zdnet. I'm disappointed.
    dhumann05