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Old 22-09-2013, 10:48 AM   #961
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Should be LG G2 i guess
But IMHO, LG G2 looks abit fugly at the back with the buttons and all compared to Sony XZ1.
Sometimes aesthetics do make or break a phone.
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Old 22-09-2013, 10:50 AM   #962
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Z1 has stereo speakers?

I find the speaker to be still soft, though it seems louder than Z. Still undecided.
No, stereo output is for headset. It has only one speaker.
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Old 22-09-2013, 10:50 AM   #963
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But IMHO, LG G2 looks abit fugly at the back with the buttons and all compared to Sony XZ1.
Sometimes aesthetics do make or break a phone.
I wish for a Z1 with LG screen.
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Old 22-09-2013, 10:58 AM   #964
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I wish for a Z1 with LG screen.
I wish for a Z1 with 5S camera.
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Old 22-09-2013, 11:01 AM   #965
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I wish for a Z1 with 5S camera.
What a joke! The photo output from 5S camera is superior with the software tuning and not hardware dependent.

For your info, 5S camera also made by Sony and just a basic lens without low light capability.

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Old 22-09-2013, 11:44 AM   #966
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What is ur decision???
Am ardent fan of Sony , yet I have decided to go with G2 for now or may postpone buying the phone for a month to see if Z1 gets firmware update.

Likes for Z1:
- Build, IP58
- Android UI, notification toggles looked elegant
- Digital stabilization is on par with OIS, as I was taking snaps of waving hand and the shot came out clear.
- Their stamina mode is the best

Need Improvement :
- Screen contrast ratio
- Camera (manual mode was way better than Superior auto, over exposure.)
- Back gets too hot.

I had tried the Z1 at Wisma atria, Sony shop at J8 and then at Singtel Shop at J8. Went trying from one store to another to convince myself that it is better. Having owned the Z, and also seen its price fall down rapidly at launch, i think it would be good to wait a while before taking a plunge with Z1 and also after the reports of panel lottery. Initially, i brushed it off, but when you look at the contrast ration measured by gsmarena and another wesbite, there seems to a huge disparity.

No doubt it is good and an improvement over the Z, but still given the current situation am more inclined to G2.

What I liked about the G2 was double tap to wakeup, camera and the screen quality. Their UI, notification toggle looked childish. There are lots more, but since this a Z1 thread, I wish to stop here.

In terms of ergonomics, my current Butterfly S is better than both G2 and Z1, for single handed use for an average height person.

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Old 22-09-2013, 12:14 PM   #967
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I wish for a Z1 with LG screen.
LG Screen is over saturated.

She also talked about triluminos display
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Old 22-09-2013, 01:12 PM   #968
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LG Screen is over saturated.

She also talked about triluminos display
I'd take her review with a pinch of salt. Any Sammy user will know that over-saturated complaints are irrelevant because you can set the colours to neutral aka movie mode. And screen burning issue is almost non-existant in real life among users so far. I believe LG will also have some sort of colour mode settings.

But screen aside I must say the Z1 is the nicest looking phone on the market now!
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Old 22-09-2013, 02:11 PM   #969
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What a joke! The photo output from 5S camera is superior with the software tuning and not hardware dependent.

For your info, 5S camera also made by Sony and just a basic lens without low light capability.
The software is part of the equation, that's self explanatory. I haven't seen a digital camera without any piece of software.
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Old 22-09-2013, 03:04 PM   #970
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What a joke! The photo output from 5S camera is superior with the software tuning and not hardware dependent.

For your info, 5S camera also made by Sony and just a basic lens without low light capability.
Sorry the only "joke" is your knowledge. The "basic lens" has a large aperture, and the most important part is the SENSOR which is made by Sony using backside illuminated circuitry and a large pixel size. This makes a huge difference.
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Old 22-09-2013, 03:09 PM   #971
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Sorry the only "joke" is your knowledge. The "basic lens" has a large aperture, and the most important part is the SENSOR which is made by Sony using backside illuminated circuitry and a large pixel size. This makes a huge difference.
Oh, then it is a "joke" for your ignorance and jump to conclusion that you justify my knowledge about the SENSOR and large pixel size.

As I have mention that the camera lens provided to Samsung or Apple are just a basic lens without the "Back-Illuminated" CMOS Image Sensor and not Backside Illuminated.

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Old 22-09-2013, 03:11 PM   #972
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Many have queue up in Taiwan as Sony giveaway the attachable lens together with the Xperia Z1.

Check out the video below :

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Old 22-09-2013, 04:19 PM   #973
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aisey,


Z1 sold so well in Taiwan...



Well done Sony mobile
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Old 22-09-2013, 04:31 PM   #974
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aisey,


Z1 sold so well in Taiwan...



Well done Sony mobile
Wont expect same for local market, some dont even know Sony makes phones.
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Old 22-09-2013, 04:34 PM   #975
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What a joke! The photo output from 5S camera is superior with the software tuning and not hardware dependent.

For your info, 5S camera also made by Sony and just a basic lens without low light capability.
To be technically correct, Z1 will take better photos than 5s, in the hands of professional photographer.

A high-end dslr will not even take good photos in the hands of an amateur.
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