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IFA 2013: Sony’s Next Flagship Smartphone – Sony Xperia Z3


This is Sony’s second flagship within this year only. Sony unveiled the Sony Xperia Z3, seven months after the company unveiled the Xperia Z2. So what are the improvements? Nothing much. The Z3 is a little lighter, more refined and has more rounded edges compared to the previous flagship. Most of the specs are the same.


Sony Xperia Z3 specs:

  • 2.5GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
  • Adreno 330 graphics
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16/32GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 128GB
  • 5.2-inch Full HD IPS LCD display (1080 x 1920 pixels) 424 ppi
  • Shatter proof glass
  • IP58 certified – water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes and dust proof
  • 20.7 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 2.2 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, HSPA+, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, USB OTG
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • 3,100 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4.4 Kitkat

Here’s a short hands on review of the Sony Xperia Z3 from Tech Radar

We are bit disappointed that the Sony Xperia Z3 doesn’t sport a Quad HD display. Its competitors LG and Samsung now have 2K displays on their smartphones. There’s no word of its pricing and availability.