Summary: Sony Xperia ZR has it all and the mid 4000s price speaks for itself. The phone’s performance makes it one of the best responsive phones in the market. The images displayed will be beautiful, crisp and sharp.
Pros: Shoots under water, high performance, high resolution, high camera quality.
Excerpt: Most high-end smartphones are impressive pieces of technology, but they're also large in size, not something everyone appreciates. The big manufacturers have been aware of this for a while, and after the HTC One Mini and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, today we'll take a closer look at the Sony Xperia ZR.
Summary: We just got through looking at the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, one of the biggest phones available today. If you were looking for something a little more manageable, another entry in the Xperia Z line is available as well. If you want to get to the video review, you can jump to it via the menu on the left.
Conclusion: 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.
Pros: 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; Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset, 13 MP autofocu...
Cons: Below-par viewing angles of the display, Feeble loudspeaker, Low-res front facing camera
Conclusion: 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.
Pros: Sizable display with very good pixel density, Powerful chipset for flawless performance
Cons: Average call quality, Average camera, Bland visuals
Excerpt: When the Sony Xperia Z first came out one of it's main features that let it stand out from the crowd was it's IP57 water and dust resistant certification. This meant you could wash the Sony Xperia Z, have it fall into hot soup and still work fine.
Excerpt: "Experience the best of Sony in a smart phones" is the latest buzz in the market from Sony. The new in the town is the Xperia Z Mini or the Xperia ZR with some modifications to displace the market with a new technology that allows you to take HD photos underwater.
Summary: Sony did wonders with this device called Sony Xperia ZR. It recently “massively” outsold even the Samsung Galaxy S4. The competition should have been against the front runner Xperia Z but instead the Sony Xperia ZR are doing it for them, at least in one country. The phone looks really amazing.
Summary: 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 Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Nexus 4, LG Optimus...