Sony Xperia Z3

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Key Specs
  • Display 5.20-inch (1080x1920)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
  • Front Camera 2.2MP
  • Rear Camera 20.7MP
  • RAM 3GB
  • Storage 16GB
  • Battery Capacity 3100mAh
  • OS Android 4.4
Market StatusReleased
Release DateSeptember 2014

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Sony Xperia Z3 Review

By Jamshed Avari (Sep 25, 2014)
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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Slim, light and well built
  • Superb performance
  • Excellent camera quality
  • Dust- and water-resistant
  • Bad
  • Too much bloatware
  • Expensive

Should we be surprised that Sony is already refreshing its flagship smartphone? Only six months after the launch of the Xperia Z2 comes its successor, the Xperia Z3. Sony hopes this will help it gain traction in the notoriously fickle Android superphone market, and knows that there are customers who will only buy the latest and greatest model at any given point of time, for whom money is no object.

Sony Xperia Z3 Summary

The Sony Xperia Z3 competes with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One (M8) and LG G3. We like the phone's design, which is a welcome change from what Sony stuck to through its last three generations. Despite its size, this phone is easy to hold and its weight is manageable. The specifications are of course top-end. We particularly appreciated the great battery life and excellent camera performance in low light. The Xperia Z3 is also resistant to dust and water. The software is bloated and the camera app especially has too much going on, but overall we really like what Sony has produced.

Sony Xperia Z3 Full Specifications

General
Brand Sony
Model Xperia Z3
Price in India ₹48,000
Release date September 2014
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 146.50 x 72.00 x 7.30
Weight (g) 152.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3100
Removable battery No
Colours Black, White, Copper Gold
Display
Screen size (inches) 5.20
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Hardware
Processor 2.5GHz quad-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
Camera
Rear camera 20.7-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 2.2-megapixel
Software
Operating system Android 4.4
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 1
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Temperature sensor No
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Sony Xperia Z3 User Review and Ratings

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  • Impressed! ^_^
    Black Donald (Mar 12, 2015) on Gadgets 360
    But price is bad! :(
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  • worst of sony
    Pradip Savaliya (Mar 22, 2015) on Gadgets 360
    worst service
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    Islamicss (Jul 16, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    nice phone, my sony xperia z3 Bronze color
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  • great phone
    Dez Wycotte (Jun 13, 2015) on Gadgets 360
    by far the best device I have had up to date, but lets see how it is in a year, the first while since purchasing is always where I am impressed. but so far so good. my only complaint is there should be more device gestures. it only comes with three gestures... shake device to reject call, place to ear to answer, or place face down to silence ringer. even the galaxy s2 has more gestures and the z3 is and should be more advance than the s2. I so far have a long list of pros, and two cons, the gesture thing I just mentioned, as well that the flash sucks could very well be due to the fact the camera is AMAZING!! 20.7 megapixel I assume wouldn't need much of a flash as the camera itself is unbelievable. so I guess I can handle a dinky flashlight given the quality of everything else I am getting.. best 10$ ever spent was getting this Sony Xperia Z3!
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  • It's better than I phone 6
    Dilip Rathore (Sep 1, 2014) on Flipkart
    Hi just wanted to shed some light in case you are confused or not sure whether to buy z3 or not I have done a lot of online research and have found out that z3 a better device than I phone 6. I agree apple always produce quality phone but if you take a look at iPhone 6's specifications then you will see it is not up to the mark and lags behind some of the high end phone. Biggest plus point of xperia z3 is it's battery backup. It has one of the best battery backup. So guys if you are planning to but z3 then go ahead, it's is one of the best phone out there in the market.
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