Sony Xperia Z Vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Vs iPhone5: What It Takes To Become A Best Camera Phone?

Everybody’s getting completely addicted to the cameras on their smartphones, causing phone makes to enter a huge megapixel war. While the battle raged on all of 2012 between the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3 in terms of camera power, 2013’s got a new gadget that promises to steal the show – the Xperia Z.

When we analyzed the camera power of the Xperia Z against that of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3, we surely were amazed at what this 5-inch monster can do! For starters, it does have a higher resolution of 13 MP while the other two phones have 8MP cameras on board. But, it’s not just the higher megapixel count that makes the Xperia Z’s camera stand out.

What sets it apart is Sony’s special Exmos RS sensor that gives it a much more advanced sensor, capable of reproducing high quality images. Another interesting feature in the Xperia Z’s camera is its video HDR mode, which lets you record videos too in High Dynamic Range mode – a first definitely for phone cameras.



The Xperia Z also has a Superior Auto mode, which users of Sony digital cameras would find familiar. Also included is the Sweep Panorama mode, which makes clicking panoramic images literally a breeze!

You can adjust many features of the camera, including the resolution, white balance, timer, ISO, flash, exposure and some others like HDR, smile shutter, and even focus mode. When you’ve got it in your hands, you can easily be forgiven for thinking of it as a digital camera and not just a phone camera.

We also love the album app in the Xperia Z, which organizes thumbnail previews of the images you’ve clicked very nicely. Organized by date, it lets you browse through your picture library so easily, finding images becomes so much faster on this device. You can also display the images on a globe, thanks to the geotag feature, which will then pin your images based on the locations they were clicked in.… Read the rest

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Sony Xperia Z Vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Vs Motorola Driod Razr: Is Samsung Sweating?

Samsung’s Galaxy S3 managed to steal a lot of hearts when it came out last year, and did amazingly well despite its high price-tag. But, the Galaxy S3 did more than that – it upped the ante in terms of premium smartphones and discovered a brand new opportunity where people were paying to pay steep prices for mobile devices. Even though its sales are still going strong, we’re taking a look at some of its competitors today to see if Samsung has reason to be worried.

Sony Xperia Z: We start with this one because it’s not yet here, and are desperately waiting to get our hands on it. With a 5-inch full HD Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2, the Xperia Z promises to be a treat for the eyes. This one is all about power, with a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and 2 GB of RAM. It’s also got a 13 MP camera featuring Sony’s Exmos RS technology and capable of capturing HDR video. The phone features a battery STAMINA mode that can have standby up to four times longer. But the best feature that we love so far – it’s supposedly dust and water resistant, making it a suitable option for those who love to rough it out or are too clumsy.

Motorola DROID RAZR: Even though Motorola hasn’t been doing as well as it once used to, their revisit to the RAZR brand sure brought back quite a few fond memories. With a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display boasting of a 312 ppi resolution, we love its sharp styling. In terms of camera power, its 8 MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front-facing camera do quite a decent job, and since it runs on Android 4.1, you can shoot panorama images with the camera. The phone comes with a massive 3300 mAh battery, which makes this phone an ideal choice for the frequent traveler who rarely has access to charging points. Powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, in terms of power, it’s nowhere near its competitors, but suits just fine for average use. The DROID RAZR comes with 32 GB of internal storage as well as a microSD card slot.

Samsung Galaxy S3: By now, pretty much everyone’s familiar with the Galaxy S3. Its 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display does have a lower ppi count of 306 ppi when compared with Motorola’s model. This one also comes with an 8 MP rear camera but has a slightly better 1.9 MP front-facing camera. Its 2100 mAh battery may seem much smaller in comparison with that of the DROID RAZR, but does manage to offer decent amount of power to the phone. Powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, multi-tasking is sheer effortless on the Galaxy S3. With internal storage of 64 GB and a microSD card slot, memory would never be a problem on this phone.… Read the rest

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CES 2013 Mania: Sony Xperia Z Hands On, To Go For Gold With 5-inch Screen, 13 MP Camera

Sony has finally unveiled its most anticipated phone of 2013, Sony Xperia Z at CES 2013. The phone will join the likes of Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC Driod Razor and iPhone5. The device sports a 5-inch screen with 1080p resolution. The pixel resolution is 443 ppi which may affect the battery life of phone.

The mouthwatering feature of the phone is its 13 megapixel camera which lets you experience HDR video.  It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor coupled with LTE capabilities.

The phone would hit the stores this quarter.

Here are some of the specifications of the Xperia Z:

5-inch screen with a 1080p resolution


GPS with A-GPS support

Bluetooth 4.0

13 megapixel camera with HDR recording and 2 megapixel front-facing camera… Read the rest

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