The Japan-based phone maker introduced their flagship smartphone for the second half of 2014 in September at IFA Berlin. The device was made available for purchase in select markets later the same month.
Sony Xperia Z3 boasts about a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with Triluminos technology, Full HD (1080 x 1920) resolution, a pixel density of 424 ppi, and shatter proof glass protection. The processing tasks are handled by a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset based on four Krait 400 cores clocked at 2.5 GHz and an Adreno 330 GPU. The handset also integrates 3 GB of RAM, 16/32 GB of native storage, and support for microSD cards up to 128 GB.
Xperia Z3 features a 20.7 MP rear-facing camera with autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.3” sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, and 4K video recording support and a 2.2 MP user-facing camera with Full HD video recording capabilities. It’s kept alive by a non-removable 3,100 mAh battery.
The handset is 146 mm tall, 72 mm wide, 7.3 mm thin, and weighs in at 152 grams. It has IP68 certification being both dust proof and water resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes.