Sony’s XZ1 Compact brings real-time 3D capture and Super Slow Motion in a small form factor

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Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) announced today the availability of their most cutting-edge compact smartphone, the Xperia XZ1 Compact. Taking the compact smartphone category to a new level, it packs a punch with the latest Sony innovation including Motion Eye™ camera with Super slow motion video, 3D Creator, a super wide-angle front camera and a premium audio experience all in a convenient, hand-fit form with a 4.6” display.


“The small form factor smartphones allows us to push the boundaries of design and technology by putting the best of Sony’s camera innovations in a pocket-friendly size. This time, we have made it even more inclusive by assembling all the best features that our fans have come to love of the X-series to produce an exceptional phone that fits perfectly in the palm of your hands.” said Andrew Cheong, Country Director, Sony Mobile Malaysia.

With Motion Eye™ camera’s memory-stacked image sensor it pushes motion capture to the next level, producing exceptional image quality. You get all the latest features including Predictive Capture so you’ll never miss the unexpected again and Autofocus burst which intelligently follows your subject, adjusting the focus to make sure your action shots stay sharp. You can create sensational videos from your everyday moments by recording in 960 frames per second, providing stunning Super slow motion video playback. Plus you also get an industry-leading super wide-angle front camera with a 120° Field of View (FoV) to give selfies that fit more into the picture, perfect for groups and beautiful scenery, or you can easily switch to an 80° normal angle in a single on-screen click. Even in low light, the display flash will keep your selfies bright.


Sony is famous for our unique sound innovations, and Xperia XZ1 Compact doesn’t skimp because of its size. It’s packed with the latest Sony audio-enhancing technologies such as Hi-Res Audio, DSEE HX upscaling, LDAC, Digital Noise Cancelling (DNC) and ClearAudio+. It also has our new stereo speakers which have 50% more sound pressure than previous models, making them our most powerful Xperia speakers ever so you can enjoy unprecedented sound quality, however you decide to listen. Your taste in music can also now meet your sense of style with Sony’s latest h.ear (pronounced ‘hear’) headphones (h.ear on 2 Mini Wireless, h.ear on 2 Wireless NC and h.ear in 2 Wireless) offering the perfect colour harmonisation to match your Xperia XZ1 Compact.

XZ1 Compact offers a premium compact smartphone for all your needs wherever you go in Sony’s uncompromised design philosophy, featuring beautiful diamond cut edges and a metallic finish. It’s not only beautiful to hold but it will keep up with an active lifestyle, featuring IP65/IP68 for water resistancev, a metal antenna on top and bottom for improved connectivity and a strong, anti-twist and bend full-body structure with Glass Fiber reinforced plastic material together with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5. It comes in four beautiful colours to match your style, Black, White Silver, Horizon Blue and Twilight Pink.


Small but mighty, Xperia XZ1 Compact offers fast performance to keep up with a life full of attitude and adventure using the cutting-edge Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform. It boasts download speeds of up to 800Mbps which will let you download an episode of a TV series in 30 seconds. Performance is also boosted by the intelligence of Smart Cleaner which automatically detects unused apps and clears the cache, giving you the fastest, smoothest performance possible.  Additionally, a host of intelligent features such as Smart Stamina run on the Xperia learning engine which together with Battery Care and Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology bring you reliable all day battery throughout the product lifespan.



The Xperia XZ1 Compact will be available from 23rd October at the following locations, including Sony Store The Curve, Sony Store KLCC, Sony Online Store, Sony Centre Plaza Low Yat, Sony Centre Berjaya Times Square, Sony Centre Mid Valley, Sony Centre Sunway Pyramid, and Sony Centre IOI Mall Puchong. The Xperia XZ1 Compact will retail for RM2,099 in the colours White Silver, Black, Horizon Blue and Twilight Pink, and will ship with Android™ 8.0 Oreo.

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