This is because — if the name hasn’t already clued you in — the XZ1 Compact is pretty much the XZ1, but stuffed in a smaller package with some minimal feature cuts. So let’s get right into the details:
A smaller take on the classic Xperia design
Just like the regular XZ1, its bite-sized sibling doesn’t deviate much from the long-established OmniBalance design principles which have been a mainstay in Sony smartphones’ looks for years now. And a lot of this has to do with the fact that the XZ1 Compact was made to imitate its bigger brother, which itself is almost a carbon copy of last year’s XZ.
But this isn’t nearly as much of an issue here, as the small flagship market niche has been all but abandoned from most manufacturers — so there really isn’t much competition to overshadow the XZ1 Compact’s somewhat dated looks.
The front of the device is mostly taken up by a 4.6-inch display with a 720p resolution. And unlike the XZ1, the screen does not offer support for HDR content. Above and below you’ll find a pair of stereo speakers, while…
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