SPEED. POWER. PERFORMANCE.
The Xperia™ Z1 Compact from Sony will let you enjoy the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in more ways than you can possibly imagine. Good players combine power, stamina and performance with a real turn of speed. The great and iconic players add raw entertainment to the mix. And it's no different with the Xperia Z1 Compact. With a blistering fast quad-core processor, the Xperia Z1 Compact Gives you maximum power and speed with outstanding battery life.
Now you can sprint through videos and games without a break over 4G and stay up-to-date with the FIFA World Cup™ with the Sony Football Challenge.
SmartBand SWR10 is a life-logging wristband that tracks everything you do - 24 hours a day. It links to the Android app Lifelog on your smart- phone via Bluetooth® and records your day's adventures. Now you can prove to the boss that you've not been tuned into Brazil all day...
Are you the font of all football wisdom - or do you back yourself to pick a winner based solely on the colours of their shirts? Maybe you're the cousin of Paul, the octopus star of 2010, whose super-accurate FIFA World Cup™ forecasts wowed the world? Whatever your secret, you can test your future-gazing skills with the Sony Football Challenge - an app where you can win exclusive Sony prizes or challenge your friends on all FIFA World Cup™ matches via Facebook. It's available as a free download on Xperia Lounge, and even links with the SmarBand SWR10 to trigger match updates.
The most comprehensive football app on the planet covers over a million minutes of football every week, spanning hundreds of tournaments. You'll be able to follow every men's and women's team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, as well as get breaking news and exclusive picture and video galleries.
FourFourTwo's stats nerdvana (available via your browser). Analyse matches in serious detail, from shots on target at team and player level, via every pass, to blocks, headed clearances and more. Updated during matches, the perfect tool to get the big - or the real - picture.
Do you want to stop watching and start playing instead? The adidas miCoach app can help you get back into playing form by turning your Xperia Z1 Compact into a personal trainer. It'll help you with running or to start strength and flexibility training - all via voice instructions and in-app advice.
SMALL PHONE. BIG THRILLS.
The Xperia™ Z1 Compact from Sony might not be massive, but there's nothing small-scale about its performance
We've all been there. Having a drink with friends when one wants to show a video on their phone. Their phone with the small, dull screen. A drink gets spilled as everyone crowds in, the phone is drenched and the hunt begins for napkins. The Xperia Z1 Compact might not be able to replace the drinks, but it's got the rest covered. There's the amazing 4.3in screen, for a start. It uses the same Triluminos™ tech that Sony uses in its high-end TV sets - so you'll get a fantastic picture. Then there's the waterproofing: very handy. And the amazing 20.7MP camera, so you can capture your friend's mortified face as you lay on that guilt trip...
The Z1 Compact fixes the picture on the fly, working magic on pixels for great textures and outlines, making for stunning detail. And the 4.3in screen packs a massive 342 pixels per square inch – that’s more detail than a printed magazine page. We all know that detail is crucial when you’re watching sport, especially when it comes to pitch-spanning wide-angle shots. You don’t want to miss that game-changing tackle or sly back-heel…
USING SONY'S TV TECH
The same Triluminos™ wizardry that Sony uses on its high-end TVs is also in the Z1 Compact. That means you get a huge colour range, meaning vivid reds, blues and greens… so you’ll never get players muddled up in the heat of the moment. It also counters picture noise – so you see everything, always. Perfect when sharing your screen with friends crowded around you from all angles.
The harsh sunlight of South America can white-out a screen’s image – too much light and you lose detail. That’s no problem for the Z1 Compact. It features advanced picture-tech in the shape of its Intelligent Image Enhancer – a piece of genius that fixes the contrast making every image look startlingly realistic. Not being able to distinguish Cameroon’s green shirt from the grass would be less than desirable.
THE COMPLETE PLAYER
Some players are all style, no substance.
So we put the Xperia™ Z1 Compact through its paces to see how it stacked up.
|1-1||It might be small but there's been no compromise on build, finish or ease of use.|
|3-2||That fantastic 4.3" 1280x720 pixel display means you'll see all the action.|
|3-3||It's waterproof and dust-resistant* - so you can keep using it even after scoring in your own net.|