IFA 2014: Sony Xperia Z3 v/s Z3 Compact

At IFA 2014 in Berlin, Sony today announced the launch of 5.2” Xperia Z3 weighing 152 gram and 4.6” Z3 Compact.

Besides the light weight, the main attractions of Xperia Z3 are its 7.3mm slim rounded aluminium frame and durable tempered glass panels. With Xperia Z3, Sony is responding to several rivals which are not bothered to bring their phones with metal body.

The 5.2” Xperia Z3 is available in a new range of colors including white, black, copper or silver green.

A dual SIM variant is also on offer in select markets including India.

Xperia Z3 Compact specifications:

Xperia Z3 Compact at IFA 2014

2600 mAh battery

Talk time: up to 14 hours

Standby time: up to 920 hours

Music listening time: Up to 110 hours

Video playback time: Up to 10 hours

20.7 megapixel camera with auto focus

FM Radio with RDS

4.6″ display (1280×720 pixels)

Snapdragon 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core

Adreno 330 GPU

2 GB RAM

Up to 16 GB flash memory

Up to 128 GB microSD (card slot, SDXC supported)

With 8.6mm thick and 129 grams weight, Xperia Z3 Compact’s rounded liquid reflection frame with tempered glass panels gives it an elegant, premium finish.

Xperia Z3 Compact’s colour range includes orange and green, in addition to the classic white and black.

Both are fully waterproof (IP 65/68).

Both Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.5 GHz quad-core CPU with 4G LTE modem.

Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact offer battery life of up to two days.

Sony has added PS4 Remote Play on the Xperia Z3 series. The only smartphones with PS4 Remote Play, you can now use your Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z3 Compact as a remote screen to connect to and control your games on PS4.

Xperia Z3 specifications:

Xperia Z3 at IFA 2014

20.7 megapixel camera with auto focus

8x digital zoom

Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor

4K video recording

Front-facing camera, HD 1080p for video chat and 2.2 MP for camera capture

5.2″ Full HD display (1920×1080 pixels)

TRILUMINOS Display for mobile

PS4 Remote Play

Snapdragon 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core

Adreno 330 GPU

3 GB RAM

Up to 16 GB flash memory

Up to 128 GB microSD (card slot, SDXC supported)

Sony 3D Surround Sound technology (VPT)

aGPS

Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

3.5 mm audio jack with Digital Noise Cancelling (DNC)

DLNA Certified

NFC

GLONASS

Native USB tethering

Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync, Facebook, Google and SyncML

USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support

Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality

3100 mAh battery

Talk time: up to 19 hours

Standby time: up to 740 hours

Music listening time: up to 120 hours

Video playback time: up to 10 hours

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