• 5.2" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 23-MP, f/2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2900 mAh

The Sony Xperia XZ phone has a 5.2-inch (1920x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 23MP main camera and a 13MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2900 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductXperia XZ (2016), Price: 299 USD at Amazon
Display5.2" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 23-MP f/2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 13-MP
  • MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery2900 mAh
DesignIP68, 161g (5.7oz), 146x72x8.1 mm (5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches)
Price (Market)$299
Diagonal (inches)5.2"
Display/Body Ratio70.9%
Sharpness (PPI)424 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeMedium
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2900 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Talk Time11 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2x2.15 & 2x1.6 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT9 452 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Xperia XZ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does Xperia XZ costs?

The last time we checked, the Xperia XZ was retailing at around $299 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Sony Xperia XZ waterproof?

Yes! The Xperia XZ is water-resistant and got a IP68 rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Xperia XZ Dual-SIM?

No, the Xperia XZ does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Xperia XZ 4K?

No, the Xperia XZ resolution of (1920x1080) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is normally defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but it has more variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Xperia XZ capable of Wireless Charging?

No, Xperia XZ does not support Wireless Charging.

Does Xperia XZ feature Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Xperia XZ does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Is the Xperia XZ 4G-compatible?

Yes, the Xperia XZ is a 4G smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat9 (452 Mbps).

Does the Xperia XZ work with 5G networks?

No, the Xperia XZ is not a 5G NR device.

Is the Xperia XZ USB-C?

Yes, the Xperia XZ is a USB-C handset.

If the battery of the Xperia XZ removable?

No, the Xperia XZ does not have a removable battery.

Sony Xperia XZ Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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