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Sony Xperia ZR C5502 Mint 3G Quad-Core 1.5GHz 8GB Unlocked Water-Proof Cell Phone

  • Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Wi-Fi/GPS/NFC
  • 4.55" TFT Touch Screen
  • 13.0 MP Camera 1080p HD Video Capture LED Flash
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Learn more about the Sony Mobile C5502

Model

Brand
Sony
Series
Xperia ZR
Model
C5502
Color
Mint
Form Factor
Smart Phones

Connectivity

Wireless Radio
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

UMTS 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
Compatible Carrier & Service
AT&T 2G/3G, T-Mobile 2G/3G, Rogers, Fido
3G
AT&T 3G or T-Mobile 3G Only
Wi-Fi Support
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Data transfer
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, Wi-Fi

Function

GPS Integrated
A-GPS support
Audio
MP3 ringtones

MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
Message
SMS (threaded view), MMS, IM
Email
Email, Push Email
Additional Function
Wi-Fi/GPS/NFC

Configuration

Operating System
Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
CPU
Qualcomm Krait
CPU Core
Quad-Core
CPU Speed
1.5GHz
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Chipset, Adreno 320 GPU
Internal Memory
8GB, 2 GB RAM
Card Slot
MicroSD(TF Card)
Card Capacity Support
Up to 32GB

Display

Main Display Size
4.55"
Main Display Color
16M
Main Display Format
TFT
Main Display Resolution
1280 x 720
Touch Screen
Capacitive Touchscreen

Camera

Camera
13.0 MP
Flash
LED
Auto Focus
Yes
HD Video Capture
1080p
Second Camera
0.3 MP

I/O Interface

Bluetooth Support
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
Expansion
3.5mm jack, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)

Battery

Battery Type
Lithium Ion Battery
Battery Capacity
2300mAh
Talk Time
Up to 11 hours (2G) / Up to 13 hours (3G)
Standby Time
Up to 470 hours (2G) / Up to 520 hours (3G)
Operating Time
Music play: Up to 45 hours

Software

Software
SNS integration

MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player

Document viewer

Photo viewer/editor

Specification

Specifications
IP58 certified - dust and water proof

Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

Multitouch: up to 10 fingers

Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass

Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2

NFC

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama

Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

HTML5

Stereo FM radio with RDS

Java MIDP emulator

TV-out (via MHL A/V link)

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Voice memo/dial

Predictive text input

Size

Dimensions
5.17" x 2.65" x 0.41"
Weight
4.87 oz.

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 30 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 30 days


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  • Andrew L.
  • 9/5/2013 7:30:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
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5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Phone

This review is from: Sony Xperia ZR C5502 Mint 3G Quad-Core 1.5GHz 8GB Unlocked Water-Proof Cell Phone

Pros: This Phone is amazing, I'm not even sure where to start. The screen is 323ppi and 720p Hd, This means that pretty much everything looks great on the phone's screen.

The Battery life is also pretty awesome, I can usually get 50 hours of uptime with 4:30 hours of screen on time, and i have yet to see very many Android phones top that.

The phone is water resistant, but I don't see myself ever testing that. I see it more as a safeguard in case of a horrible accident, rather than a feature.

The Xperia UI is pretty great, it maintains the same basic design themes as stock Android, and mostly just adds a few features and animations. (some useful some not) In my opinion this is the way it should be, I have no problem with OEMs adding their own skin over Android, however I feel that Companies like HTC and to a lesser extent Samsung are trying to reinvent the wheel with their android skins, and ultimately damage Android as a whole when they can't maintain their skins over continuous updates.

There are some Sony apps that I don't find particularly useful and there are some that I do, overall it isn't a crippling amount of bloatware and a good deal of it can even be removed without rooting (fancy that!)

This phone uses the Snapdragon S4 Pro Cpu and Adreno 320 GPU. While the S4 Pro is a bit long in the tooth, I have not found anything that even remotely taxes this venerable cpu. The Adreno 320, while also last years GPU was actually carried over by Qualcomm for this years Snapdragon 600 chipset. The long and the short of this is that the Gpu is still top of the line, and the Cpu while not top of the line anymore is still extremely powerful compared to the kind of load most programs might put on it.

This phone has a user replaceable battery and a Micro SD slot. If you look around at the Android forums, these features have become incredibly illusive when it comes to Android, and the people are clamoring for them. More and More OEM's are making sealed off batteries and non expandable memory, which means that when a battery goes bad after heavy usage you have to send the phone in for repair, and when your storage gets filled there is no way to expand it. Well these are not things one needs to worry about with this phone, which for me is peace of mind.

Cons: Unfortunately due to this phones limited release across the globe it is unlikely you will see much in terms of AOSP support, I believe there is a port of CM10 out but I wouldn't expect much beyond that.

For some reason Apps cannot be moved to the SD card natively, several people on XDA have been able to use 3rd party apps to finish the job, but with only 8Gb of internal memory and almost half of that taken up by default, it was a shortsighted move by Sony's engineers to remove this feature.

Because the Screen uses a slightly outdated Technology (TFT LCD) as opposed to super LCD, IPS LCD, or Super AMOLED, the viewing angles aren't that great. I don't really care because I don't look at the screen from an angle, but it is something that some people care about and is worth noting. I personally would rather have the price lower and use and older screen technology than higher, and better viewing angles or better color saturation, this is however a mark of this midrange phone.

Other Thoughts: I moved to this phone after nearly throwing my HTC OneX at a brick wall, Spec wise this is only a minor upgrade from the HOX but feature wise and Optimization wise it feels like this phone is light years ahead. Also Mugen has released a 4600MAH battery and a 2500MAH battery for this phone so you can always get more juice if you need it.

I have a lot of good things to say about this phone, but you don't have to take my word for it. Compare this phone to the GS4 mini or the HTC One Mini, and you'll see that with the Xperia ZR you get better specs, better battery life, and more features, for slightly more than the GS4 mini, and a lot less than the HTC One Mini.

If you want a more scientific breakdown of the battery life, check out the GSM arena battery tests, they are very objective and cover a wide variety of phones, including all of the Xperia ZR's main rivals.

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