Sony Announces Xperia Z3, Z3 Z3 Compact and Compact Tablet to




Sony at IFA announced two new smartphones during its press conference: the 5.2 “Xperia Z3 and 4.6” Xperia Z3 Compact. The company is also the first with a small tablet in the Z-series: 8 “Tablet Xperia Z3 Compact

The Xperia Z3 is the successor to the Xperia Z2, a telephone in the Benelux only in stores a few months. The differences between the two models are, therefore, not very large; the Z3 is again a 5.2 “Android phone with a full HD screen, a Snapdragon 801-soc and 3GB RAM., the only changes to the hardware side, the clock speed of the soc, which has been increased to 2.5 GHz, the capacity of the battery, which is reduced by 100mAh to 3000mAh and the brightness of the screen, which is now up to 600 cd / m 2.

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The phone runs on Android 4.4.4, plus Sony’s own skin, which has hardly changed since the previous version. Sony very integrated support for high-res audio, allowing for example .flac files can be played. The camera sensor and software are same as in the Z2, while the lens is wider sipping. From the outside, the Z3 more rounded finished than Z2 and the various covers are made smaller. The corners are modified to act according to Sony as a kind of bumper when the phone falls on the ground, which should reduce the risk of damage. The case is still dust and water resistant, but the IP rating is increased from IP58 to IP68, which means he still dust poet.

Sony also announced the Xperia Z3 Compact, a phone that has many similarities to the Z3, but is a lot smaller. The Z3 Compact is the successor to the Z1 Compact earlier this year; the name Z2 Compact is thus about beaten by Sony. Compared to the previous model, the screen has increased – from 4.3 “to 4.6” – but the housing is almost as large, so the edges around the screen are a lot thinner. The resolution is 1280×720 pixels unchanged.

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The Snapdragon 800 soc from the Z1 Compact is exchanged by the Snapdragon 801-soc and the battery capacity has increased from 2300mAh to 2600mAh. Also, the housing has been adjusted, the speakers are now at the front of the phone to be found, above and below the screen and in addition, the border around a little sphere, as well as at the Z3. Also at the Z3 Compact would be the corners hard knocks should be able to begin at once.

The Xperia Z3 will retail for 649 euros, while the Xperia Z3 Compact 499 euros will cost. Both smartphones will be in the fall come to lie in the shops.

The latest installment in the Z-series is the Z3 Compact Tablet, an 8 “tablet with a screen resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. Again, this device is equipped with a Snapdragon 801-soc. According to Sony, the tablet weighing 270 grams the lightest in its class and a full battery charge, he would 13 hours be able to hold out. The version with 16GB of storage and WiFi is 399 Euros, a version with 32GB and wifi should be 449 euros muster and a 4G edition gets a price tag of 499 euros.

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