There are several smartphones which most of the companies has chosen to give a "mini" tag. All these device are often the stripped down variants of the original device. To name a few, HTC One Mini, and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini are there. Now the latest of them all which was released couple of months ago comes from Sony, called the Xperia Z1 Compact which is a smaller variant of the Xperia Z1 smartphone. The device has now finally landed on Indian online retailer Infibeam for a price tag of Rs. 36,990.
Talking about the specs, Sony Xperia Z1 Compact features a 4.3-inch (1280 x 720pixels) Triluminos Display with with X-Reality engine. It is powered by a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor coupled with a 2GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS.
Camera-wise, there is a 20.7-megapixel rear camera with Sony G lens with a 27mm wide angle f/2.0 aperture custom 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS image sensor, BIONZ image processing engine, HDR photos and videos, 1080p video recording. Also add a 2.2 MP shooter with 720p video recording at the front of the device.
The device houses a 16GB of internal storage capacity and upto 64GB expandable memory via microSD card. There are a wide range of connectivity options included in the device like LTE / 3G, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n/ac , Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL and NFC.
The 9.4mm thick smartphone which weighs 140 grams comes with a single Aluminum frame with tempered glass on the front and back and comes with a IP55 / IP58 rating for dust and water resistance capability.
The Xperia Z1 Compact is powered by a 2300mAh battery with a STAMINA mode.
The device will surely compete with the HTC One Mini, Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, and other high end smartphones with high standard imaging technologies.