Sony Xperia Z1 has a code name called as Honami. This phone announced to the public at September 2013 and seems to be released a the same month. This is one of most wanted Sony smartphone at this years, especially for great camera feature that embedded with 20.7 Megapixel resolution camera. We’ll elaborate this camera specs in details on the Specifications section.
You might notice that the phone has some difference series name: C6902, C6903, C6906, L39h, or even C6943. The differences between all those series only a matter of supported GSM (2G, 3G) and 4G LTE networks technology (frequencies). This is because the Provider Carrier and also regional area.
Sony Xperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide Resume
A Newbie of Sony Android Smartphone must read carefully the User Manual of Sony Xperai Z1 if they don’t wanna get lost. Changing behaviour from physical keyboard to fully touchscreen device is not easy. Therefore a clean and better explanation is a must for anyone who want to know their new phone.
On the User Manual of Sony Xperia Z1, you can learn how to use the phone from basics steps to advanced action. At page 11 to page 23 of the UM, you’ll find how to use the touchscreen (tapping, touch and hold, pinch and spread, and swipe), how to lock and unlock the screen, how to know the home screen, navigate the apps, use the widgets, use shortcut and folder, change background and themes, and also learn the icons, status, and notifications.
The other basic guidance with a little deeper tutorial can be found on page 31 to page 34. In this pages you can learn how to access the settings, change default sound, ringtones and volume, how to change date and time, change language or even how to use Airplane mode. There is also an explanation what is X-Reality Mobile technology and how to turn it on.
Special tutorial how you can force shutdown and restart the Xperia Z1 when the touchscreen freeze or device stop responding, you can go to page 116 of the Manual. You can also learn how to do Factory Reset / Hard Reset in this page.
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Sony Xperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 Specifications
Sony Xperia Z1 comes with 5.0 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display that has installed with shatter proof and scratch resistant glass. It has deep pixels quality at 441 ppi pixel density from the Full HD resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels. With 16M color depth the display is also designed with Triluminos display and X-Reality Engine.
The body of Xperia Z1 acquired what it’s called as IP58 certified. It means the Xperia Z1 is dust proof and water resistant over 1 meter depth of water for almost 30 minutes. Great features for anyone of you who love to work in wet and dusty area. The phone has about 170 grams weight (6 ounces) and 144 x 74 x 8.5 millimeter dimension size (5.67 ” x 2.91″ x 0.33″ in inches).
As we mentioned above, the Xperia Z1 has at least 4 version. The Xperia Z1 C6902 and L39h version only supports for GSM networks with 2G/3G without 4G LTE, but for the XPeria Z1 6903 it also supports 4G LTE for 800 / 850/ 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 /2100 /2600 MHz frequencty. For the Xperia Z1 C6906 it supports 4G LTE under 700/850/ 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 /2600 Mhz and Xperia Z1 C6943 supports 4G LTE 800 / 850 / 900/ 1700/1800/ 1900/2100/2600 Mhz. That’s the differences between each other version of Xperia Z1. All the rest of the specs are the same for all of them.
The 5″ display of Xperia Z1 supports for up to 10 finger touch in which the smartphone is also embedded with accelerometer sensor, gyro sensor, proximity sensor and compass sensor. The device is available on three colors (at least): Black, White, and Purple.
Runs on Android Jelly Bean Operating system v4.2, the Sony Zperai Z1 Honami is powered by quad-core 2.2GHz Krait 400 processor, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset, and also Adreno 330 for Graphic Processing Unit (GPU). It has 16GB built-in memory with 2GB capacity of RAM. There is external memory card slot for up to 64GB, specially designed for microSD and microSDHC.
The best of the best on the hardware specifications of Sony XPeria Z1 is below to the rear camera. With 20.7MP camera, it would guarantee that the owners of this device will get new experience on using the smartphone camera for both photoshot or video recording. The 20.7MP camera uses 1/2.3″ sensor size with autufocus and accompanied also by the LED flash. Form geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, panorama, HDR are included.
The front camera uses 2 Megapixel resolution. Both of 20.7MP and 2Megapixel camera can record HD 1080p@30fps video. Speciall for 20.7MP camera it equipped with video light, video stabilization and HDR. The Xperia Z1 is also installed with Stero FM Radio with RDS.
For the connectivity, besides the 3G and 4G LTE from the provider, you can also uses Wi-Fi connection to surf to the internet. The Wi-Fi comes with WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac type that has ability for Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, and Mobile Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. There are Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and ANT+, NFC, microUSB v2.0 supports MHL and USB On-the-go.
The Sony Xperia Z1 is claimed to be able up to 13 hours talk time under 3G network and can stand almost 35 days on standby moe. It due to the lithium-ion battery that uses large capacity at 3000mAh. The battery is non-removable type.
Table of Contents of Sony Xperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide
Learning the basics
Internet and networks
Messaging and chat;
Read and send messages
Organise your messages
Call from a message
Instant messaging and video chat,
Listening to the radio
Favourite radio channels
Share content with DLNA devices
Bluetooth wireless technology
Connect device to a Computer
Connect device to a TV set via cable
Using a headset
Synchronising data on your device
Maps and locations
Calendar and alarm clock
Locking and protecting device
Support and maintenance
Sony Xperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide PDF Download
Because the battery is non-removable type, therefore you don’t need to know how to inserting the battery to its compartment. Even there is no need for you to know how to open the back cover. All you need to know is how you can insert the micro SIM card on Sony Xperia Z1 and also how to insert or remove the microSD memory card. Just like it’s shown on the figure below.
For the Manuals, we gave you at least 6 of them at the links below.
- Download Sony Zperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide | Language: English UK | Page: 125 | PDF Size: 2.76MB
- Download Sony Zperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide | Language: English US | Page: 124 | PDF Size: 2.77MB
- Download Sony Zperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide | Language: Spanish | Page: 132 | PDF Size: 2.87MB
- Download Sony Zperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide | Language: French | Page: 132 | PDF Size: 2.82MB
- Download Sony Zperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide | Language: Germany | Page: 132 | PDF Size: 2.88MB
- Download Sony Zperia Z1 C6902/ C6903/ C6906 User Guide | Language: Italian | Page: 130 | PDF Size: 2.8MB