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# 251137 10-Jun-2019 14:31
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This looks to be a welcome return to form for Sony. Loved my Sony phones and reluctantly moved after the untimely death of my Z5. It seems like they have ticked most of the boxes for a flagship phone, with the exception being a smaller than average battery and no headphone jack. The camera seems to finally have stepped up to the plate and delivered on the potential previous Xperias have only hinted at.

 

https://www.gsmarena.com/sony_xperia_1-review-1941.php

 

It's a pity they are no longer ranged in NZ as I think it would be an ideal replacement for my P20 Pro when I look to upgrade.

 

 

 

 






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  # 2255366 10-Jun-2019 15:47
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I do miss the sony of old.  They just can't keep up anymore :(


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  # 2255372 10-Jun-2019 15:54
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i want one, Awesome phone for rooted mapping.





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  # 2255378 10-Jun-2019 16:03
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Too little, too late. Great device but it's not going to help Sony.

 

 


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  # 2255402 10-Jun-2019 16:43
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No wireless charging grrr



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  # 2255722 11-Jun-2019 08:24
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sbiddle:

 

Too little, too late. Great device but it's not going to help Sony.

 

 

 

 

Unfortunately I have to agree. They've really got nobody else to blame but themselves. They have such a huge fanbase but they have wasted it and people have moved on to other brands that offer better features and more value for money. It will be interesting to see what price this comes in at. I can see it being Note 9 type expensive.






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  # 2255724 11-Jun-2019 08:31
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I'm up to about my 5th Sony phone in a row now with my XZ2. I suspect that it will be my last.

 

 




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  # 2255865 11-Jun-2019 10:48
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@sbiddle and that seems to be the overriding feeling from a lot of current/previous Xperia owners. I wonder how long before Sony pull the plug on the mobile phone business completely?






 
 
 
 


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  # 2255871 11-Jun-2019 11:02
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They've already pulled out of the mobile phone business in a number of markets. 

 

I used to have an Xperia Z2 and I remember going to Japan and there were tons of other people using Sony phones, whereas hardly anyone had them back here in NZ.  Not sure if that's still the case nowadays though




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  # 2265825 27-Jun-2019 17:30
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I wonder if PB Tech are looking at getting them in? @nikt any idea if you'll be ranging this?






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I wonder if PB Tech are looking at getting them in? @nikt any idea if you'll be ranging this?

 

 

 

 

No plans for Sony kit I'm afraid.





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