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Xperia Z: Pre-Ordered or Will buy ASAP
 
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S4/Others: Waiting till March
 
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[OFFICIAL]Xperia Z vs Galaxy S4 & All Upcoming Phones-Don't start new threads

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19th January 2013, 08:40 AM |#11  
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Re: Xperia Z - Quick Buy or Wait for Galaxy S4 ?
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Isnt there another flagship phone from Sony for the H2 of 2013?

Rumors said its Quad core A15 cortex. phone with 3300 mAh battery and 16mp Camera.

I am going to buy Xperia Z and hope there will be no other flagship from Sony atleast till year end !!

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19th January 2013, 10:43 AM |#12  
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Re: Xperia Z - Quick Buy or Wait for Galaxy S4 ?
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Hi guys,
What you guys thinking, are you gonna quickly buy Xperia Z or planning to wait for the official announcement of Samsung Galaxy S4 !!

I want Sony to release Xperia Z at the earliest (by Feb end atleast) to avoid confusion amongst probable buyers !!

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I guess you should wait for something better than xperia z it still uses s4 pro processor/gpu which is still around the note 2 s so I think wait for s4, optimus g2, or something newer

Also battery would be unremovable
And I guess a bit less than note 2
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19th January 2013, 11:56 AM |#13  
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Re: Xperia Z - Quick Buy or Wait for Galaxy S4 ?
I will buy xperia z. It is like when you wait for s3, a better one comes out. We wait. Another better one comes out........ Electronics improve day by day.

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Re: Xperia Z - Quick Buy or Wait for Galaxy S4 ?
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I guess you should wait for something better than xperia z it still uses s4 pro processor/gpu which is still around the note 2 s so I think wait for s4, optimus g2, or something newer

Also battery would be unremovable
And I guess a bit less than note 2
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S4 pro is around note 2??? Don't tell me you're talking about benchmarks.

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19th January 2013, 01:21 PM |#15  
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With this being a developer forum, I can't for my life understand why you're even considering Samsung products, since they're not very developer friendly.

Samsung has failed time after time to deliver what the developers want.

Sony on the other hand is working closely with the developers and don't change very much from the provided source.

If you want to root your device and have custom roms on it in the future don't go for Samsung.

But as others already have mentioned in this thread. Mobile phone developement is going amazingly fast and in another 2 - 3 months, if you can wait, prices will have dropped on current phones and new ones will be availible. On the other hand: If you're waiting for newer and better stuff you can wait forever. Especially in the line of electronics hardware.
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I would wait and see if a new display driver improves the quality of the contrast, which I think is really low in comparison what should be possible right now. Other than that I really like the Sony UI (better than Sammys) so if Battery life and Display is ok I'm buying one, also because S3 (and hopefully not s4) is a cheap plastic gadget. Also the development section might be better for the Z. Maybe the new HTC M7 is the phone we should wait for, because they really need a strike.

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19th January 2013, 02:10 PM |#17  
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I will buy xperia z. It is like when you wait for s3, a better one comes out. We wait. Another better one comes out........ Electronics improve day by day.

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Right, I played the waiting game too much already and I know it's not worth it to wait forever ...

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With this being a developer forum, I can't for my life understand why you're even considering Samsung products, since they're not very developer friendly.

Samsung has failed time after time to deliver what the developers want.

Sony on the other hand is working closely with the developers and don't change very much from the provided source.

If you want to root your device and have custom roms on it in the future don't go for Samsung.

+1 I doubt they will release kernel sources for that octacore cpu. Sony is much more "XDA friendly"

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I would wait and see if a new display driver improves the quality of the contrast, which I think is really low in comparison what should be possible right now. Other than that I really like the Sony UI (better than Sammys) so if Battery life and Display is ok I'm buying one, also because S3 (and hopefully not s4) is a cheap plastic gadget. Also the development section might be better for the Z. Maybe the new HTC M7 is the phone we should wait for, because they really need a strike.

Greetz...

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Re: Xperia Z - Quick Buy or Wait for Galaxy S4 ?
Sony Xperia over Samsung any day developers welcome Sony listen to there customer's even made a flash tool for us to use
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Re: Xperia Z - Quick Buy or Wait for Galaxy S4 ?
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S4 pro is around note 2??? Don't tell me you're talking about benchmarks.

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Yes s4 pro is a bit better than exynos 4412 but the difference wont be like upcoming A15 quads and s4 primes
And we have already seen a s4 pro 1080p phone quite a time ago.
And those upcoming phones might just 2or3 months away


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I have never bought a device at the beginning of the year and never will. Happy to wait till april/may to see whats on the horizon, including the S4.
19th January 2013, 03:22 PM |#21  
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Personally for me i am going with the Z, i mean the phone is shatterproof, waterproof, dustproof, has a 1080P screen, HDR video, 13MP, 2 GB ram, and a snapdragon processor, the difference between sony and samsung is that sony make good sturdy durable devices while on the other hand samsung make cheap plastic ugly devices. The sony xperia Z is neat, elegant and stylish, not to mention unique. With samsung they use propaganda to get people to buy their phones, ie (8 core octa processor) i mean not even i7 desktops have 8 cores, thats just an example of samsungs devious ways, not only this but samsung dont realise their sources for their firmware or kernels, so custom roms are always so buggy and out of touch, while on the contrary sony work carefully with devs to deliver the best user experience for the user, not only this but waiting for devices is stupid, i mean no matter how long you wait their will be new technology out, you can't always have the most up to date phone, i mean its not as if you have a iphone 3Gs, so yeah the xperia Z in white is the one.
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