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Are you going to sell your Z1 and get a Z2?

25th February 2014, 02:49 PM   |  #1  
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Now that the Z2 has been fully revealed, I was wondering how many Z1 owners were thinking of switching to the Z2 once it comes out. Both are so similar specs wise that for some it wouldn't make sense to make the leap.

For me, I'm probably going to stay with the Z1. The display is the only thing drawing me to the Z2 but I can't justify paying so much money just for better viewing angles. The rest of the software features like 4K recroding and tap2wake are going to be ported to the Z1 officially or through the devs so the gap between the Z1 and Z2 will be very small.

Thoughts?

note: This is only for people thinking about getting the Z2, and not another phone
25th February 2014, 02:55 PM   |  #2  
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The Z2 is a good choice for those who are coming from other brands.

I think it's not worth to sell our Z1 and get the Z2 (well if you want to always have the latest phone, go) as spec wise there is little improvement on the hardware. Lets wait for Z3 and see what it will offer.

Currently happy with my Z1, just the camera brings disappointment. Peace

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25th February 2014, 09:15 PM   |  #3  
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The Z2 is a good choice for those who are coming from other brands.

I think it's not worth to sell our Z1 and get the Z2 (well if you want to always have the latest phone, go) as spec wise there is little improvement on the hardware. Lets wait for Z3 and see what it will offer.

Currently happy with my Z1, just the camera brings disappointment. Peace

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I agree. For Z1 owners definitely not but for someone like me who never owned a Sony device and was super disappointed in the S5? Absolutely. I love the Z2, I really hope Sony brings it to the States asap.

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26th February 2014, 09:14 AM   |  #4  
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a Definite NO for me, the hardware updates on the Z2 is too marginal, you wont even feel the hardware difference between the 2. not even the upgraded 3gb ram will make much difference... I open 3-4 apps at the same time and the Z1 doesn't even blink...

on top of that, I think Z1 looks better than Z2...
25th February 2014, 02:55 PM   |  #5  
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Hell no. I don't see any major upgrades that could justified the change.

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25th February 2014, 04:16 PM   |  #6  
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Hell no. I don't see any major upgrades that could justified the change.

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Agree!
25th February 2014, 02:58 PM   |  #7  
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Well I was thinking about this too and here is my opinion: SONY has huge problems with phone overheating starting from S, Z, Z1 .. Almost all the phones have small defects for example camera button is very loose and it's a bit hard to take a picture without handshake on keypress, then my volume button became very strange it's like going to fall of, when I slightly press on it it feels like it was outside and then returned to its position, I mean that SONY has to think about build quality rather than releasing new flagship twice a month But from the other side there are no normal phones, I was thinking of Nexus 5 and G2 but I didn't like G2 UI and Nexus 5 Camera because it takes strictly 4:3 ... And as usual I'll say that I wont buy SONY again but probably will buy SONY
25th February 2014, 03:01 PM   |  #8  
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Sony makes new flagships all the time... perhaps i will wait a couple of flagships before i buy another one
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Sony makes new flagships all the time... perhaps i will wait a couple of flagships before i buy another one

I Do the Same got my z1 2 month ago
25th February 2014, 03:06 PM   |  #10  
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No way! I have to keep my money for nearly a year to get Z1. LOL. I'm very happy with Z1 tho, it's a decent device. There are a lot of proud and pride for having this device. Z2 don't have too big differences compares to Z1 tho, I think stick with Z1 and wait for new generation of Z family (perhaps Z3 or Z4) will be the best choice

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