Sony’s first flagship in the Xperia Z series was actually one of the first smartphones to drop the old plastic body - a bold move that a lot of manufacturers have since followed. For the initial Z, Sony opted for a shiny glass finish to the back that made the phone look just that bit classier. And you could get it in purple, which is always nice.  

This handset joined the larger screen club too, with a 5-inch display at Full HD (1080p) quality, and added one of Sony’s famed 13MP cameras on the backPlus it was dust- and water-resistant - so along with the shatterproof glass front, you could chuck it around pretty much anywhere and it’d still work.  

We’ve seen quite a few phones in the Xperia Z range by now though, so the original Z doesn’t feel quite as fresh as it did in 2013 when it came out. Ready to sell your original Xperia Z? Use CompareMyMobile’s comparison service and you could be in the money. Just pick the best offer, then click to enter your details, send off your phone, and get paid. The cash’ll be yours in a matter of days.