Review: Sony's Xperia Z is the Aquaman of phones

At a Glance

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At a Glance

A little water can't hurt the stylish, waterproof Xperia Z, and its 5-inch, high-def screen rocks too.

Price when rated: $100
Lowest price: $334.00 via CompSource Inc.

Pros

  • Dustproof and waterproof to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes
  • 13-megapixel camera
  • Stylish design with tempered glass front and back
  • Huge, gorgeous 5-inch screen at 1920x1080p and 443 pixels per inch

Cons

  • Camera's low-light and panorama performance was a little disappointing
  • T-Mobile's LTE network needs to expand to more cities
  • Running Android 4.1.1 at launch, instead of the most recent 4.2.2 (Sony promises an upgrade)
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