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Good: a step forward for Sony
Bad: Poorly priced,only 16 GB,no battery access, questionable support and no commitment to updates
Comment: Sony needs to get market share here.this is the first smart phone to compete with the Samsung, HTC and Iphone.All of which will launch new updated models in the next few months making Sonys Z spec out of date at this price bracket.Sony needs to price this phone agressively against its nearest rival the Nexus 5 soon to be released otherwise it will not shift its stock at the back end of 2013.
Sony have got marketing and pricing consistently wrong across their product range leading to record losses in 2012.
Will they get this wrong again? we thing so
Comment: I would hazard a guess that this device will become the handset of 2013.
Bad: It can't make me coffee...
Comment: Seriously, why on earth has this phone not seen more press coverage. It looks and certainly seems by the specs to be the best smart phone out there at the moment... am I missing something?? If this was an Apple or Samsung product, I am sure it would be a featured review with far more detail. I have pre-ordered this on Three... I am a current HTC One X owner and this blows it out of the water!! My god...
Good: Has an sd slot, good screen resolution,good case materials, and android ecosystem
Bad: not a top brand with slow software updates and customer service,question mark on reliability NO 4G
Comment: Designed for a premium brand feel sporting nice case textures, screen and the all important Android ecosystem.The brand is not yet established in the crowded smart phone space against its more established competitors.To sell sufficient volume in a competitive market it needs to be competitively priced.New super phones coming out this year with good specs are HTC, Google Nexus,Samsung updates,and rumored I phone models.Market Optimized price point for this phone is considered around £365 sim free.No pricing is available for the new Google Nexus 5 the nearest competitor for this phone.
Bad: not a top brand with slow software updates and customer service,question mark on reliability
Good: WATERPROOF to 1m and dust-resistant LOOKS GOOD
Bad: not VERY newest version of Android
Comment: I love how its waterproof and dust-resistant, looks very good and has many cool features but unfortunately does not have jelly bean 4.2 yet 4.1 but other than that I pretty much think its up there with the best phones and this possibly is the best phone ever!
Comment: Lets hope its better than the T i own as thats rubbish.
Be warned sony back is awful.
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