A number of people who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Cnet.com said on expert website CNET.com “A really good and stylish phone” in their Sony Xperia review. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The Sony Xperia Z1 is powerful smartphone with an improved camera and elegant design to make it one of the best 5-inch smartphones to currently buy” in their Sony Xperia review. Notebookcheck.net wrote four years ago “The principle behind dual-SIM smartphones is pretty simple” .
Several people wrote in their reviews that this tablet was a good design. Techtree.com said in their review “The handset has an impressive design, snappy UI”. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review on CNET.co.uk “The Z had a stunning all-glass design and was among the first top-end smart phones to provide full protection from errant” and rated this tablet 80 out of 100. Four years ago expert review site 3g.co.uk mentioned “We’d go so far as to say that the Xperia Z1 from Sony is a design and technology masterpiece –” in their review.
Several Sony Xperia reviewers considered that this tablet was smooth. Expert website V3.co.uk scored this tablet 4 stars and mentioned four years ago “Its 20.7MP camera and smooth performance make it a decent contender against other high-end smartphones” in their review of this tablet. Expert website Engadget.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Sony Xperia “There's plenty of room in the market for a reliable workhorse that delivers smooth productivity and media without maxing out your credit limit”. Whistleout.com.au wrote “A relatively smooth Android experience, albeit without many of the newer features boasted by the current generation of flagship” .
Two Sony Xperia owners who reviewed it concluded that it was aesthetic. Whistleout.com.au wrote four years ago “The design quality is good, if not aesthetically distinct”.
Two customers who reviewed the Sony Xperia reckoned that it was well designed. Expert review site Cellphonequick.com wrote in their review seven years ago “First things first, this is an elegant device thanks to an uncluttered symmetrical front, subtle chrome trim on the sides” . Expert review site Talkandroid.com said in their Sony Xperia review “Previous Sony Ericsson) has some of the most well designed and sexy devices around”.