Sony Xperia ZG Compact Price in Dubai, UAE  

Sony Xperia ZG Compact

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INTRODUCTION

The Sony Xperia ZG Compact is the upcoming Smartphone which is expected to be launched in February 2018. This Android phone comes with Snapdragon 810 chipset. As the name suggests this Sony Xperia phone will be a compact one and so the screen size is expected to be around 4.6 inches. Well, there are some doubts here as the Xperia ZG Compact phone is using SD 810, which is considered to be an obsolete one. Also, there have been cases of overheating of the phone. It is a bit strange that none of the Japanese companies is utilizing this old chipset on their phone. Xperia ZG Compact includes just 2GB of RAM and is running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

Sony is known for launching compact phones, so it is least likely that Sony will use an old chipset. This will be confirmed only when it gets officially launched.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Sony Xperia ZG Compact though has an unofficial specification which suggests the phone will have 5.2 inches camera. This will be a Full HD phone with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The phone has IPS LCD and of a 424 PPI pixel density. This multi-touch screen will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The phone is expected to be available in three different colours- Blue, Black and White.

This phone will be a compact one to fit in your hand properly and make it easy for you to use. The phone is weighed at 145g which makes it even more portable. The screen with high resolution and Gorilla Glass add up to get you attracted within the price range which has not been made official as the phone’s launching. However, the segment level it intends to target would like the phone.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

The phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset. It offers an Octa-core processor where 2 GHz, Quad core, ARM Cortex A57 and 1.5 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53. With a 64 bit architecture and Adreno 430 graphics, the phone has 2GB RAM. The phone runs on Android 7.1.1 This is a 4G phone but supports 2G and 3G too. This is a Dual SIM phone and has a SIM Size of Nano. The phone has fingerprint sensor too along with other important sensors. Though the specification to some extent seems to be a bit compromised; yet if you look together the phone doesn’t seem that bad, if the so-called obsolete chipset works fine with this configuration.

In terms of Storage, the Sony Xperia ZG Compact 32GB internal memory, which doesn’t look attractive when you are getting better storage devices available. However, the phone has an expandable memory of 256 GB. The phone supports USB OTG.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Sony Xperia ZG Compact has a great camera. Its Primary Camera has a resolution of 19 Megapixels which has autofocus face detection sensors. The image resolution of the phone camera is 5000 x 3500 Pixels. The LED Flash helps to capture the picture clearly. A 13 MegaPixel Secondary camera is present, which is on the front side of the phone. Both the cameras have auto Flash built in. The features of Digital Zoom and Face detection are available on the phone. The phone has 3.5mm audio jack and loudspeakers too.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

This Sony phone has a powerful Li-ion Battery with a capacity of 3000mAh. The phone supports 4G/3G/2G SIM. The dual-SIM phone has GPRS and Edge. The phone is Wi-Fi enabled and features hotspot as well. The phone offers Bluetooth connectivity with v4.2 and also has GPS and NFC enabled in it. This phone has Type ‘C’ USB connectivity but there is no micro USB support available.

It seems the phone in terms of battery is good and powerful. Also, the connectivity options available on the phone are all that you would like to have in a smartphone. The charging is expected to be faster, which is a good thing.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • Screen size Ok and handy
  • 256 GB Expandable Memory
  • Both Camera has Flash Light
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • HD video recording
  • Quick Charging
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Non removable battery
  • No Micro USB Support
  • Internal memory too less
  • No infrared support
  • No FM Radio
  • Obsolete SD 810 chipset

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