If you’re looking for a pocket-friendly phone with the power of a flagship, then look no further than the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, which we’ve named as our Pocket Rocket of The Year.
A new category for 2014, the Pocket Rocket is a phone which takes all the power and functionality of s flagship phone and shrinks it into a tighter package - and, crucially, without taking anything away.
The Xperia Z1 Compact gets the same 20.7-megapixel camera as the larger Z1, the same quad-core processor and the same great ‘Omnibalance’ design. This is a premium phone through-and-through, but one which fits more comfortably in your hand and pocket - and it’s even kinder on your wallet, too.
HTC, Samsung and LG all put up a tough fight with the One mini 2, Galaxy S5 Mini and G2 Mini respectively, but none could match the Z1 Compact for its ability to offer all of the power of a flagship, without compromise.
We reckon the pocket-friendly flagship trend will continue, and can’t wait to see what manufacturers have in store for 2015 and beyond.