• 5" (1920x1080) TFT LCD
  • 2GB
    MDM9215M / SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13.1-MP 1 Rear Camera
  • 2330 mAh

The Sony Xperia Z phone has a 5-inch (1920x1080) TFT LCD screen, a 13.1MP main camera and a 2.2MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2330 mAh and the main processor is a MDM9215M / with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductXperia Z (Launched 2013-01-01), Price: 190 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1920x1080 TFT LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13.1-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2.2-MP
  • MDM9215M / SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
Battery2330 mAh
DesignIP57, 146g (5.2oz), 139x71x7.9 mm (5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$190
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio69.8%
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2330 mAh
Talk Time11 hours
Music Playback Time40 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMDM9215M /
Processor ModelAPQ8064
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.1.2
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT3 102/51 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • MHL
SAR US Head1.05 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.56 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.48 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • H.263
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Light
  • Proximity

Xperia Z Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The last time we checked, the Xperia Z was retailing at around $190 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
Yes! The Xperia Z is water-tight and got a IP57 certification.
No, the Xperia Z does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Abroad. We mostly track United States data.
No, the Xperia Z 1920x1080 resolution is not 4K.
No, Xperia Z does not have Wireless Charging.
No, the Xperia Z does not support Qi Wireless Charging.
Yes, the Xperia Z is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat3 (102/51 Mbps).
No, the Xperia Z does not work on 5G NR networks.
No, the Xperia Z does not have a USB-C port.
No, the Xperia Z does not have a removable battery.

Sony Xperia Z Specs & Speed Benchmarks

GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better