By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 August 2017


The Xperia XZ Premium is a smartphone brimming with features and potential. As a flagship phone, however, it lacks the nuance to be the best offering on the market.
Superb display; Solid camera; Nifty features; Powerful processor
Average design; Cluttered UI
Armed with a great display, feature-rich camera and powerful processor, the XZ Premium should be hands-down the best smartphone around at the moment right? Well, not quite. For some reason we're not able to fully pin down, there's a piece missing from the equation. Compared to the Galaxy S8, which is the best phone currently available in our opinion, the XZ Premium doesn't feel like the complete package. It could be its bland design, cluttered UI or a combination of both, but this latest offering from Sony

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