Product review: Sony keeping the focus on aesthetics with its two newest devices

The XZ1 doesn’t mess around with being its own thing and not just another Android

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
1st October, 2017
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Sony Xperia XZ1: €649 pre-pay/€699 sim-free

The focus on aesthetics to keep style-conscious users happy continues apace from Sony with its latest two devices, the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact.

With Samsung, Huawei, and Apple dominating the market when it comes to focus on specs, Sony has shifted to focusing on phones that upmarket customers will look to for style reasons.

The XZ1 doesn’t mess around with being its own thing and not just another Android. The bezel is barely noticeable,...

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