Unboxing the Sony Xperia Z smartphone Video
Unboxing the Sony Xperia Z smartphone Video Transcript
-We have a hot announcement from CES inside this box. Probably, the strongest competitor, I would say, to some of these like really hero smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S4, this name may surprise you--Sony. -Sony-- -Yes. -Xperia. -The Xperia Z, right here. Let's get it out. So, this is, no question, a high-end smartphone. One of the other things about it is that, supposedly, it's waterproof. -We get the international unlocked model. So, we get an extra little charger. -Sony. -There may be slight differences, not usually, but just like, you know-- That's a good-looking box. -Yeah. -Xperia Z. Not to be confused with the Sony Xperia Tablet Z that did confuse me. That's one's coming later. All right. Ooh. -[unk] the shammy. -And now, it's-- Oh, shammy! That's a nice touch. I like a shammy. -On the back and front things. -Oh, so, these could totally like protect it. -Yeah. -Wow. How nerdy! That is very thin and light, in fact. Also, in the box, we have-- -Wow. -That's not normal. -Beast. -That's a-- I assume that's not. I mean, this is our international charger thing. That is nice. And you know what? That weight is with the battery. -Yeah. -Battery is in there. -It's light for something so big. -Yeah. All right. -Oh, it's pretty. -So, then, inside the box, we got our little charger which is, yes-- -Look at the cool power button. -mini-USB. Ooh, I love that! Okay, can I just say that my current complaint about all consumer electronics is that the power button is virtually invisible and flushed with a plastic and I do not understand that because why would you wanna make the device harder to turn on. I want to turn it on, and therefore, use it! -Wow. I really feel like we've come to something here. -I think so. -You needed to get that out clearly. Yeah. -That's really, really bothered me way more than I thought. Here's a Molly wrath for you. All right. Also-- -Should I turn it on? -headphones. Yes, please, turn it on. And a bunch of different earbuds. -Does it need to be charged, maybe? -We're hoping not. -Oops, it vibrated. -That's a nice, big display. I heard it has a fast processor. Maybe, it can get through startup faster. [unk] -Here we go. -Awesome. All right. We're gonna play with it for a little bit and get it all set up. While we do that, let's run down the specs. -The Sony Xperia Z has a 1.5-gigahertz quad-core Snapdragon processor and 2 gigs of RAM. So, it's snappy. -It has a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. Sony is calling it a "Reality Display." Not retina. Reality. The pixel density, though, is 443 pixels per inch compared to the iPhone 5's 326. -The phone is thin at 7.9 millimeters and also extremely light, weighing only 146 grams. -It comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, but Sony says it will be upgraded to 4.2 very soon. -It features a 13.1-megapixel camera which is very nice. -16 gigs of built-in storage, but it's expandable using microSD. It supports 4G connectivity. -And it's got NFC as well. Sony claims the phone is water resistant with submersion up to 30 minutes. -It's available now in the UK for 450 euros. I gotta say, I think Sony has kind of a winner with this phone. -I'm surprised. It's really nice looking. The camera is awesome. -Camera is awesome, which is a huge selling point. I don't know why more manufacturers aren't going after the iPhone on camera alone. -Yeah, and we both love that power button. -I love the raised power button. My only complaint right out of the gate is that it is loaded with Sony crapware-- -Yeah. -which is not my favorite. I assume you can delete it and it's still Jelly Bean, so it's gonna be plenty customizable, but I really do think that this is a strong competitor. It could be a great seller. -It's really surprising. Yeah. -Good job Sony! [unk]
Will the new BlackBerry Z10 best the iPhone 5 or Nexus 4? Molly Wood and Jeff Cannata unbox the smartphone and give their first impressions.
Is the Galaxy Note 8 worth the $400 price tag? Molly Wood and Jeff Cannata unwrap the 8-inch Samsung tablet and offer up their first impressions.
Molly Wood and Jeff Cannata unbox the HTC One. Check out the stunning design and top-notch features.
Google's new 13-inch touch-screen-enabled notebook with a 2,560x1,700-pixel display goes head to head with Apple's MacBook line. Molly Wood and Jeff Cannata unbox the new laptop and offer their first impressions.
It's an unboxing extravaganza: Molly Wood unwraps the new Google Nexus devices, Microsoft's hottest smartphones, plus Jeff Cannata tortures -- and we mean tortures -- the Microsoft Surface tablet by riding it like a skateboard.
Molly Wood makes a trek to a Microsoft pop-up store to purchase the new Surface tablet. Also in this episode, news on the new iPad Mini, and Jeff Cannata puts the rugged Pentax Optio WG-2 camera through the most strenuous torture test yet.
Always On's Molly Wood and Jeff Cannata unbox one of the hottest smartphones on the market, the HTC One. Plus, we bring you the home of the future, and a GoPro DIY segment from our very own Sharon Vaknin.
Molly Wood unboxes the Samsung Galaxy Camera, which features Android OS 4.1 Jelly Bean, an HD-resolution touch screen, and a 16-megapixel camera.
Molly Wood and Jeff Cannata take the BlackBerry Z10 for an epic Road Test in Spain. Plus, they unbox the Sony Xperia Z smartphone.
Molly Wood and Jeff Cannata unbox the I'm Watch from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Find out if the new smart watch is worth a buy, or if you should wait for the rumored Apple iWatch.