Sony IFA 2014 press conference slated for September 3rd

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai

Sony has scheduled their IFA 2014 press conference for 3rd September. Last year it was scheduled on September 4th, where it announced the Xperia Z1, QX10 and QX100 smartphone camera lenses. According to earlier rumors, this year the company is expected to announce the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact smartphones, Sony SmartWatch 3 (SW3) and QX30 smartphone camera lens.

Sony IFA 2014 teaser

Update: Even the official teaser hints at Z3, new camera lens and new portable speakers.

Sony Xperia Z3 leak

According to recent leaks, the Xperia Z3 would have more rounded sides and is just a minor upgrade compared to Xperia Z2 that was unveiled earlier this year.  It is rumored to come with a 5.15-inch 1080p display, 20.7-megapixel rear camera with Sony G lens, 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, 3GB RAM and 16GB internal memory with expansion slot.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact leak

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, a smaller version of Z3 is rumored come with a 4.6-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 processor, 20.7-megapixel rear camera and 3GB of RAM. Both these would run on Android 4.4 KitKat.

The Sony press conference starts at 4:15PM CEST (7:45PM IST) on 3rd September 2014.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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