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

At a Glance

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  • Sony Xperia Z
    4/5
    $225.00 (When Rated) via Amazon.com Marketplace
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    A little water can't hurt the stylish, waterproof Xperia Z, and its 5-inch, high-def screen rocks too.

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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: $225.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace
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Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

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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