The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact borrows the intensely powerful quad-core processor, 20-megapixel camera and sleek, waterproof design of its top-end brother, the Xperia Z1, but wraps it up in a more comfortable 4.3-inch body. Read full review
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It has a gorgeous design, with a glass front and back. Read full review
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It's surrounded by an aluminium band, that makes it feel sturdy to hold. Read full review
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The metal edge curves attractively to meet the screen. Read full review
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By covering the ports with rubberised flaps, the Xperia Z1 Compact is able to be completely waterproof to a depth of one metre. Read full review
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There's a dedicated camera shutter button to take shots when you're underwater. Read full review
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Thankfully, the 3.5mm headphone jack doesn't need to be covered with a flap to remain waterproof. You won't need to undo a cover every time you want to pop your headphones in. Read full review
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It's running on the slightly older Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Sony hasn't said when it'll receive the update to 4.4 KitKat. Read full review
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Sony has made a bunch of tweaks to the interface, including letting you arrange the app icons in alphabetical order, by most used, or by a custom arrangement. Read full review
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The speaker is on the bottom. It's waterproof, although it will sound muffled when wet. Read full review
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Isn't it gorgeous? Read full review
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That little N means it's NFC compatible. Tap it against other NFC devices to pair them without fuss. Read full review
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A Micro SD card slot sits inside the metal band. Read full review
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It's much more comfortable to hold -- and easier to slide into your jeans -- than the usual 5-inch top end Android phones. Read full review
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It has the same sticking-out power button seen on many of Sony's devices. Read full review
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You can snag the Compact in hot pink and lime green, or you can opt for white or black if you don't want to stand out quite so much. Read full review
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The aluminium edges of the phone have been tinted to match the bright glass panels. Read full review
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