Sony’s latest smartphones, the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, initially unveiled at a pre-IFA 2014 event, would be available in India from today onwards. Both the smartphones have IP65/68 certification making them dust and water proof.
Price in India:
The Xperia Z3 would cost Rs. 51,990 and the Xperia Z3 Compact would be available at Rs. 44,990.
The devices have 4G LTE support and would come with a 3-month free subscription of BigFlix. Users would enjoy 3 months downloads on Sony Music Jive free of cost plus they can also download 3 Hollywood movies from Privilege movies without incurring any cost. They run the Android 4.4KitKat out-of-the-box OS.
Both the handsets feature PS4 remote play that helps in streaming PS4 games on smartphones using Wi-Fi. However this feature would only be activated in November. A DualShock 4 Wireless controller plus GCM10 game Control Mount are needed to play games as per Sony.
Sony Xperia Z3:
It sports a 5.2-inch full HD screen with Tri-luminous display and a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The screen is powered by X-Reality mobile picture engine. The rear camera quality is autofocus 20.7 MP with 4K 9Ultra-HD) video recording and pulsed LED flash. The front facing camera is 2.2 MP.
The device packs a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor with 3GB of RAM. The internal storage capacity is 16GB and can further be extended up to 128 GB using microSD card.
Its dimensions are 146.5 x 72 x 7.3mm and its weight is 152 grams. The inbuilt battery capacity is 3100 mAh which can allow up to 19 hours of usage and up to 740 hours of idle time. The connectivity choices are 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi with hotspot, GPS/ A-GPS, Glonass, NFC, Bluetooth, DLNA and Micro-USB.
Sony Xperia Z3 compact:
It carries a 2.5GHz Snapdragon SoC processor coupled with 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. The screen size is 4.6-inches with Tri-luminous HD display and resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The screen is backed by X-Reality Engine. The camera quality is same as Xperia Z3.
The capacity of battery is 2300 mAh which can allow up to 14 hours of usage and 920 hours of idle time. Its dimensions are 127.3 x 69.4 x 8.64 mm and its weight is 129 grams.
The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G LTE, Micro-USB, GPRS/ EDGE, FM radio with RDS and 3.5 mm audio jack.