How much better is the Xperia XZs SoftBank? Here's our thorough review of the specs and features

Created date: 02/24/2018, 22:36:46, Updated date: 04/02/2020, 10:48:00

We have evaluated the Xperia XZs SoftBank thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use, and provided a review on whether you should buy it. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the Xperia XZs SoftBank so that you can see them at a glance.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Xperia XZs SoftBank

The camera function of Xperia XZs SoftBank

Xperia XZs SoftBank has a 19.2 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Xperia XZs SoftBank has an 13.2 MP front camera, which is a fairly high figure. Photos taken with this camera will not appear rough even when you print them, so you will be fairly satisfied with the quality of this camera.

The battery performance of Xperia XZs SoftBank

The battery performance of the Xperia XZs SoftBank is 2900.0mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Xperia XZs SoftBank is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Xperia XZs SoftBank's size

The Xperia XZs SoftBank has a width of 57.5 in (146 mm), a length of 28.3 in (72 mm), and a thickness of 3.4 in (8.7 mm).At this size, it would feel easier to operate it with two hands.In addition, the weight of the Xperia XZs SoftBank is about 5.7 oz (161 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of carrying the Xperia XZs SoftBank in terms of size and weight, it will not be a problem for everyday use.

Xperia XZs SoftBank's screen

Xperia XZs SoftBank has a 5.2 inch display.It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

Xperia XZs SoftBank has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

The CPU performance of Xperia XZs SoftBank

With the 2.15GHz+1.6GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the Xperia XZs SoftBank has relatively high performance. Among all smartphones released to date, its performance is positioned between high level and middle class, but you won't feel any stress using most apps. For lighter 3D games you will almost always be able to play without complaint. And for 2D gaming you will probably feel hardly any stress.

With 4GB of RAM, the Xperia XZs SoftBank has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Xperia XZs SoftBank, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Xperia XZs SoftBank's storage capacity

The data storage capacity of the Xperia XZs SoftBank is 32GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Xperia XZs SoftBank is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Overall assessment of Xperia XZs SoftBank

The Xperia XZs SoftBank is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

 

The merits and demerits of Xperia XZs SoftBank

The merits of Xperia XZs SoftBank

  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a relatively high-grade rear camera, and it is good enough for normal use.
  • It has a relatively high-grade front camera, and it is good enough for normal use.

The demerits of Xperia XZs SoftBank

  • It is difficult to hold, and you cannot use it comfortably with one hand.
 

Comparing the specifications of Xperia XZs SoftBank against similar products.

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.general rating

Xperia XZs SoftBank

62.3-

Xperia XZs SO-03J docomo

63.5

Xperia XZs SOV35 au

60.6

Xperia XZ1 SO-01K docomo

66.8

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

Xperia XZs SoftBank

57.6-

Xperia XZ Premium SO-04J docomo

67.9

Xperia XZs SO-03J docomo

57.6

Xperia XZs SOV35 au

57.6

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

57.6

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

57.6

Xperia XZ1 SO-01K docomo

57.6

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

Xperia XZs SoftBank

74.5-

Xperia XZ Premium SO-04J docomo

74.5

Xperia XZs SO-03J docomo

74.5

Xperia XZs SOV35 au

74.5

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

74.5

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

74.5

Xperia XZ1 SO-01K docomo

74.5

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

Xperia XZs SoftBank

55.3-

Xperia XZ Premium SO-04J docomo

71.1

Xperia XZs SO-03J docomo

55.3

Xperia XZs SOV35 au

55.3

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

71.1

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

71.1

Xperia XZ1 SO-01K docomo

71.1

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Xperia XZs SoftBank

64.0-Color:ブラック/ウォームシルバー/アイスブルー/シトラス, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):57.5 in (146 mm) x 28.3 in (72 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm), Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Xperia XZ Premium SO-04J docomo

57.1Color:Deepsea Black/Luminous Chrome/Rosso, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):61.4 in (156 mm) x 30.3 in (77 mm) x 3.1 in (7.9 mm), Weight:6.7 oz (191 g)

Xperia XZs SO-03J docomo

64.0Color:Ice Blue/Warm Silver/Black/Citrus, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):57.5 in (146 mm) x 28.3 in (72 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm), Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Xperia XZs SOV35 au

64.0Color:アイスブルー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):57.5 in (146 mm) x 28.3 in (72 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm), Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

64.9Color:ムーンリットブルー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):58.3 in (148 mm) x 28.7 in (73 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (156 g)

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

64.9Color:ブラック, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):58.3 in (148 mm) x 28.7 in (73 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (156 g)

Xperia XZ1 SO-01K docomo

64.9Color:Moonlit Blue/Warm Silver/Black/Venus Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):58.3 in (148 mm) x 28.7 in (73 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (156 g)

Xperia R1 (Plus)

62.3Color:Black,silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.8 in (73.2 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 3.5 in (8.9 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (154 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Xperia XZs SoftBank

85.5-Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ Premium SO-04J docomo

95.7Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160.0 x 3840.0, Pixel density:801ppi

Xperia XZs SO-03J docomo

85.5Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZs SOV35 au

85.5Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

85.5Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

85.5Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ1 SO-01K docomo

85.5Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia R1 (Plus)

57.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720.0 x 1280.0, Pixel density:282ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen quality

Xperia XZs SoftBank

78.3-Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ Premium SO-04J docomo

85.9Display size:5.5 inch, Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160.0 x 3840.0, Pixel density:801ppi

Xperia XZs SO-03J docomo

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZs SOV35 au

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ1 SO-01K docomo

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:トリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080.0 x 1920.0, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia R1 (Plus)

71.0Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720.0 x 1280.0, Pixel density:282ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Xperia XZs SoftBank

49.8-OS:Android

Xperia XZ Premium SO-04J docomo

87.8OS:Android

Xperia XZs SO-03J docomo

49.8OS:Android

Xperia XZs SOV35 au

49.8OS:Android

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

90.1OS:Android

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

90.1OS:Android

Xperia XZ1 SO-01K docomo

90.1OS:Android

Specifications of Xperia XZs SoftBank

Xperia XZs SoftBank
ImageXperia XZs SoftBank
Makerソニーモバイルコミュニケーションズ
BrandXperia
Release date5/26, 2017
Colorブラック/ウォームシルバー/アイスブルー/シトラス
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)57.5 in (146 mm) x 28.3 in (72 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm)
Weight5.7 oz (161 g)
Display size5.2 inch
Display typeトリルミナス ディスプレイ for mobile
Screen resolution (width x height)1080.0 x 1920.0
Pixel density423ppi
Battery capacity2900.0mAh
ChipsetSnapdragon 820 MSM8996
CPU specs2.15GHz+1.6GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size4GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution19.2 MP
Front-camera resolution13.2 MP

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