Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact - Test, Evaluation & Price

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact – Test, Review & Evaluation.

My name is Stein Jürgen and I have tested and evaluated the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact on September 18, 2017.

Besides ratings the table also shows the current price level of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact which is; 330 USD or 290 EUR.

I have rated Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact on ten different quality parameters; Design & materials, user-friendliness, battery, antenna, camera, display, user interface, data speed, gaming experience and conversation quality.

For each quality parameter, I have awarded a rating between 0 and 10, 10 being the best. The overall evaluation of the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is calculated to an overall evaluation of 73 /100.

In addition to my evaluations of the various quality parameters, you can also read the phone’s SAR Value and the current price level.

Overall evaluation:

73 / 100

Price Level:

$ 330 / € 290

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Review of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Design and Materials 8/10(Good) User-friendliness 9/10(Very good)
Display 7/10(Above average) Camera & Video 8/10(Good)
Data Speed 9/10(Very good) Gaming Experience 6/10(Average)
Voice Quality 5/10(Average) Battery Life 8/10(Good)
Navigation Speed 8/10(Good) Antenna Quality 7/10(Above average)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact has a price tag of appriximately USD 330 or EUR 290 and is not currently amongst the best phones on the market See current Top 30 best cell phones on the market.

If you are looking for a phone that gives you most value for money, please check our Top 30 cell phones with best quality/price ratio. Just seeking a phone with basic functionality? See Top 30 budget smartphones on the market.

My review of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is based on criteria that I follow as objective as possible. Learn more about me and my evaluation criteria.
/Stein Jürgen


In general, the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact does not offer very much quality for the price. See phones with most value for money for better alternatives.

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Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact: Emission (SAR Value)

The EU’s recommended upper limit is 2W/kg.

The SAR value for Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is 0.80W/kg, which is lower than the EU’s upper limit.

Mobile phones for children: The lower the SAR Value, the better according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). For children we only recommend phones with SAR Values that are less than 0.75W/kg.

See also: Mobile phones with low SAR values.