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Sony Xperia ZR

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of Sony Xperia ZR. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the usability and camera are generally positive. The performance and design are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia ZR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Sony Xperia ZR review: Ready to dare

 

Squeezing your flagship smartphone in a tinier, sportier shell is the fad in Android these days. Not the one to blindly follow the pack, Sony has chosen to do things differently. The Xperia ZR didn't get as far down as the Galaxy S4 mini and the One...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support; 3G with HSPA; LTE ; 4.55" 16M-color 720p capacitive touchscreen with 323ppi pixel density; Bravia Mobile Engine 2 ; Android OS v4.1.1 Jelly Bean with custom UI ; Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait CPU, 2 GB RAM, Adreno 320 GPU;...

It should be obvious by this point that the Sony Xperia ZR is not just another shrink-to-fit exercise like most of them minis. Instead of focusing on size, Sony chose to put the specs first, take it from there and see how compact it can get.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Ray S. (phonearena.com)

Sony Xperia ZR Review

 

With a 4.5” 720p screen, a 13-megapixel Exmor RS camera and the Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset in tow, the Xperia ZR is certainly not your average mid-range model. What's more, the phone has kept the Xperia Z's signature ability to be water-resistant, which...

Sizable display with very good pixel density ; Powerful chipset for flawless performance

Average call quality ; Average camera ; Bland visuals

Although there are a few compromises associated with the otherwise solid performance of the Sony Xperia ZR, it manages present users with a satisfying experience that will surely be appreciated by tech-savvy people. The thicker profile, uninspiring...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Joshua Vergara (androidauthority.com)

Sony Xperia ZR review

 

The Sony Xperia ZR is essentially the ‘mini' edition of the Xperia Z. Does it break the mold of typical ‘mini' phones? Find out in this review!

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : YugaTech (yugatech.com)

Sony Xperia ZR Review

 

Sony made sure that you have enough options when getting their latest flagship. For those who prefer a glass-clad smartphone with dust and waterproof capabilities, there's the Xperia Z. For those who want a daily-driver with a 5-inch full HD display...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by : Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony Xperia ZR Android phone (preview)

 

The Sony Xperia ZR is a smaller version of the flagship Xperia Z that offers much of the same features

Water and dust resistant ; Camera works underwater ; Compact design

A little thick ; No real wow factor ; No word on AU release

If you're annoyed by the trend of huge smartphones, the Sony Xperia ZR should be right up your alley. It's a smaller version of the flagship Xperia Z but it offers much of the same features and functions including water and dust resistance.

May, 2013

Expert review by : tech2 (tech.firstpost.com)

Sony Xperia ZR Review

 

The Xperia ZR is a new waterproof smartphone from Sony. Based on the similar chipset and almost identical hardware specs from the older siblings, the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL, the Xperia ZR is a smartphone ideal for the Indian climate conditions.

To sum up the whole, if you want a decent quad-core based Android smartphone with a dust-proof and water-proof body, the Xperia ZR is a great choice. The closest rival handsets we can list out in the price and performance category are the Samsung...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Ross Catanzariti (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Sony Xperia ZR Android phone (preview)

 

The Sony Xperia ZR is a smaller version of the flagship Xperia Z that offers much of the same features

Water and dust resistant ; Camera works underwater ; Compact design

A little thick ; No real wow factor ; No word on AU release

May, 2013

Expert review by : Alex Todd (recombu.com)

Sony Xperia ZR Review: First Look

 

What happens when you blend two of Sony's latest handsets and throw the result in a swimming pool? You get the newly announced Sony Xperia...

May, 2013

Expert review by : Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

All in all, new Xperia ZR from Sony is an all rounder that will give you the chance to dive into the pool without much reasoning and delivers accelerated performance.

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Digit Mobile Phones (digit.in)

Sony Xperia ZR

 

The Sony Xperia ZR is a sleek and durable smartphone with a dust and water proof design. The Mobile has a powerful 13 MP fast capture camera with HDR video and “Exmor RS for mobile”. The Mobile is capable of Full HD Video recording underwater. The...

Jun, 2013

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