IThe year is coming towards it’s end and every other company is just bringing out their smartphones from under the shelves. The IFA, 2014 has passed a few weeks back and there we have witnessed the launch of many new smartphones and most of the companies were there to announce their latest product. Sony was also there to announce their latest flagship handsets–Sony Xperia Z3 and Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Both these devices are having nice specs and they are surely going to give a tough competition to many smartphones. Today, Sony India has launched the Xperia Z3 and Z3 compact in New Delhi.
Sony India also invited us over there, but we are going to be live from Sony’s event in Chandigarh. so, be sure to be stay tuned. The Sony Xperia Z3 specs contains a 5.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which is 1920 x 1080 pixels in resolution. This device is also supporting pixel density of 424ppi.
This device is having connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB port and a 3.5mm AV jack, NFC as well. It is a single SIM device. It is packing a 2.5GHZ Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor along with Adreno 330 GPU and 3GB of RAM.The internal storage of this device is 16GB and you can expand the external storage upto 32GB via a microSD card. On the back of this device, there is a 20.7-Megapixel camera which is capable of shooting Full 1080p HD videos. It is having a 2.2-Megapixel camera on the front and it is there for making the video calls.
The Sony Xperia Z3 is running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system and it will surely receive the future software updates as well. Also, this device supports nano-SIM. It is surely going to give a good competition to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Apple iPhone 6. This device is priced at Rs. 51,990/-.
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Sony launches the new Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact flagships in India Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact priced at Rs. 51,990 and Rs. 44,990 respectively Will be from 25th Sept, 2014 across India · Unique power-saving technologies for up to two days usage between charges[i] · 20.7MP camera with 1/2.3” “Exmor™ RS for mobile” image sensor, new 25mm “G Lens” and world’s first smartphones with ISO 12800 sensitivity[ii] for superior photos, even in low light · The only smartphones with PS4™ Remote Play3 · Highest waterproof rating (IP65/68)4 – waterproof and dust-tight to take with you wherever you go · 4G/LTE enabled for blazing fast internet speed 25th September 2014, New Delhi – Sony India today announced the launch of its most powerful flagship smartphones to date, Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact, in India. The Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact have been priced at Rs. 51,990 and Rs. 44,990 respectively. The latest Flagship Smartphones from Sony, which received rave reviews at their global unveiling at the IFA in Sept, 2014, will be available from 25th Sept, 2014 onwards at over 10,000 retail outlets across India. Taking into consideration the strong lifestyle connect in premium smartphones, Sony has introduced exciting new bold and trendy colours, including Copper for Z3, and Orange and Green for the Xperia Z3 Compact, in addition to the classic black and white colours. Mr. Kenichiro Hibi, Managing Director, Sony India, said, “The launch of the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact reinforces Sony’s commitment to offer the latest cutting-edge technology to our customers. With the two size options, customers now have the option of choosing the form factor that fits their individual requirement, without compromising on either technology or design. We are very encouraged with the response to Sony Xperia smartphones in India, and are targeting 40% contribution from Xperia sales to our sales turnover of FY14. We are expanding our distribution to 10,000 retail touch-points including 250 exclusive Xperia Stores in FY14.” Both smartphones are powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.5 GHz quad-core CPU, supported by 3GB RAM and 4G LTE modem for lightning fast browsing, immersive multimedia browsing and stunning visuals. The new smartphones offer a 20.7MP CMOS sensor camera with a 25mm wide angle lens and ISO 12,800 light sensitivity, offering an unparalleled experience of smartphone low light photography. The 5.2 inch Xperia Z3 comes with a 7.3 mm super slim rounded aluminium frame and weighs just 152 grams. The 4.6 inch Z3 Compact packs all the path-breaking features and uncompromised performance of Xperia Z3 in an 8.6 mm compact frame that weighs only 129 grams. The Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact can capture video in 4K resolution with SteadyShot technology for stable videos and offer an ultra-bright triluminos display, unsurpassed audio with DSEE HX audio upscaling. For audio enthusiasts, the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact offer unmatched audio playback with options of hi-res audio, digital noise cancellation, DSEE HX audio upscaling, and front facing stereo speakers with S-Force Front Surround play. These are also the only smartphones to offer PS4 remote play that enables using them as a remote screen to connect to and control games on PS4. Both models also offer the highest levels of waterproofing in compliance with IP 65/68, and up to two days battery life. Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact will be available across all Sony Center, Sony Smartphone Lounge and leading mobile & electronics stores across India. Model MRP Availability Colours Xperia Z3 Rs. 51,990 25th September 2014 Black, White and Copper Xperia Z3 Compact Rs. 44,990 25th September 2014 Black, White, Green and Orange 1 Based on multiple battery performance testings conducted between July and September 2014 in a laboratory under an active use conditions reflective of the Typical Smartphone User by Sony Mobile Communications AB. For more information go to: www.sonymobile.com/testresults 2 Xperia™ Z3 is a waterproof and dust tight (in compliance with IP65/68), slim (7.35mm), Android smartphone featuring a 20.7MP camera with 4k video capture and ISO 12,800. Xperia™ Z3 Compact is a waterproof (in compliance with IP65/68), slim (8.65mm), 4.6 inch, Android smartphone featuring a 20.7MP camera with 4k video capture and ISO 12,800. Strategy Analytics define a Compact Smartphone as a smartphone with a display size of less than 5 inches. Specifications verified by Strategy Analytics’ SpecTRAX Service as of 26th August 2014, for more information on Strategy Analytics results go to: www.sonymobile.com/testresults/ 3 Functionality available on Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 Tablet Compact starting from November 2014 . PlayStation®4 System, DUALSHOCK®4, Sony Entertainment Network and high speed internet connection required. Some games may not support this feature 4 In compliance with IP65 and IP68, the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact are protected against the ingress of dust and is waterproof. Provided that all ports and covers are firmly closed, the phone is (i) dust tight and (ii) protected against low pressure jets of water from all practicable directions in compliance with IP65; and/or (iii) can be kept under 1.5 m of fresh water for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP68. Abuse and improper use of device will invalidate warranty. For more information see www.sonymobile.com/durability Twitter Hashtag: #XperiaZ3 and #DemandGreat For more details, please visit: http://www.sonymobile.com/in/ Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sonymobilein YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/sonymobilein Twitter: https://twitter.com/sonyxperiaindia About Sony India Pvt. Ltd. Sony India is one of the most recognized consumer electronics brand in the country, with a reputation for new age technology, digital concepts and excellent after sales service. In India, Sony has its footprint across all major towns and cities in the country through a distribution network comprising of over 20,000 dealers and distributors, more than 300 exclusive Sony outlets and 25 branch locations. Sony India also has a strong service presence across the country with 365 service outlets. Manned by customer friendly and informed sales persons, Sony’s exclusive stores ‘Sony Center’ are fast becoming the most visible face of the company in India. A distinctive feature of Sony’s service is its highly motivated and well-trained staff that provides the kind of attentive and sensitive service that is rare today. [/toggle]