Sony Xperia Z3 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 processor announced

Sony Xperia Z3

Sony mobile has just announced the Xperia Z3, the company’s latest flagship at the IFA 2014. It has the same 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display with Live Colour LED powered by X-Reality similar to the Z2, but the screen is more brighter 600 cd brightness and has smaller bezels on the sides. It also has curved design and is just 7.3mm thick.

Sony Xperia Z3

It is powered by 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor with Adreno 330 GPU and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). It has a 20.7-megapixel rear camera with Sony G lens with a 27mm wide angle f/2.0 aperture custom 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS image sensor, BIONZ image processing engine, ISO 128000, 4K video recording and a 2.2-megapixel 1080p front-facing camera with EXMOR R sensor. It has IP65/68 ratings for dust and water resistance. Sony has introduced PS4 Remote Play that lets you use the phone as a remote screen to connect to and control your games on PS4.


Sony Xperia Z3 specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display with Live Colour LED powered by X-Reality engine, 600 cd brightness
  • 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor (MSM8974AC) with Adreno 330 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, Upto 128GB expandable memory via microSD card
  • Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)
  • 20.7MP Primary Camera with Exmos RS sensor, 4K video recording
  • 2.2MP front-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • 7.3mm thick and weighs 152 grams
  • IP65/68 rating for dust and water resistance
  • Sony DSEE HX audio technology
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
  • 4G LTE /3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL 3.0, NFC
  • 3100 mAh Battery with STAMINA mode

The Sony Xperia Z3 comes in Black, White, Green and Copper colors and will launch globally from this Autumn. No word on pricing yet.

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