Continuing its winning streak in the Land of the Rising Sun, Apple’s new iPhones accounted for 76 percent of all smartphone sales in Japan this October.
Quirkiness and exoticism are what usually describe best the seasonal new gadget line-ups of Japan’s leading wireless carriers, but NTT DoCoMo seems to have turned a page with the latest fall-winter selection of phones, which is downright droolworthy.
“Best things come in small packages” is what the elders used to say, but ask Samsung or HTC about the proverb and they’ll cut you off with a “bigger is better” retort. Not Sony though, as the Japanese have just brought to light the highly anticipated Xperia Z1 mini.
It’s not the size that matters, it’s how you use it. Or it’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. Whichever of the two sayings you prefer, you’re probably over the moon with excitement about Sony’s Xperia Z1 mini.
The Sony Xperia Z1 mini has often been rumored to be that Android device that will turn around the trend of mini variants of flagship smartphones being mediocre in the specs department, and we now have the most concrete evidence to support that rumor.