IMG_1480Sony announced it’s fourth flagship in the Z series : the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact In India.

Sony Xperia Z3 sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080x1920p) display. Powered by a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 graphics and 3GB RAM, the phone comes with 16GB internal storage and a microSD card slot that supports cards up to 128GB.

IMG_1475 Both smartphones feature IP65/68 certification, which makes them dust-proof and waterproof. Sony says both smartphones have 4G LTE support for Indian bands. Both phones run on Android 4.4 KitKat with Sony’s custom UI running on top.

IMG_1481The Sony Xperia Z3 has an improved set of stereo front facing speakers. The camera on the back has a wide-angle lens as well. The Z3 and the Z3 compact can now playback high-resolution audio as well.

IMG_1494The Z3 Compact is identical specwise to the the Z3 which is a great thing considering that there is no device from the competition that comes in a smaller form factor with flagship specs.



Both smartphones also feature PS4 Remote Play, which allows users to stream their PS4 games onto the smartphone over the home Wi-Fi network – this functionality will only be rolled out in November.

IMG_1513The Xperia Z3 will be available at Rs 51,990 while the Z3 Compact is priced at Rs 44,990. The phones will be available starting today.