Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: It’s compact and powerful

It’s been over a year since the release of its predecessor, but finally here is the new Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. We are talking about the compact version of Sony Xperia Z3. The Xperia Z3 Compact comes with a of 4.6 inches display, and despite being a compact version incorporates great technical specifications. Let’s know about Sony Xperia Z3 in detail:

Display and Design

The screen of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has a size set at 4.6 inches and a resolution that reaches 1280 x 720 pixels. This screen size is 0.3 inches bigger compared to the Z1 Compact, which incorporated a screen of 4.3 inches with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. The display features TRILUMINOS and X-Reality technologies to improve the display quality. The display brightness of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reaches 600 cd / m2 , which also represents an improvement over the 515 cd / m2 brightness compared to Z1 Compact.

In terms of the design, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has the dimensions of 127 x 64.9 x 8.65 mm and weighs 129 grams (approx) compared to Z1 Compact (127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm). We see that Sony has been able to increase the screen size without making any increment in the size of the terminal, and have even managed to reduce 0.85 mm thickness to make it more slimmer.  The Xperia Z3 will be available in white, black, green and orange color. The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is waterproof and dustproof (IP55 and IP58 certified).

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The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact incorporates two cameras. The main camera has a Exmor RS Sensor of 20 megapixels which has an opening of 1 / 2.3 “. This camera is accompanied by an LED flash to improve the lighting of pictures taken at night and located under the sensor. The front camera comes with a Exmor R Sensor of 2 megapixels. At the moment the maximum resolution that can be obtained through the camera is unknown.

Processor, OS and memory

Housed inside the processor Sony Xperia Z3 Compact will be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (model MSM8974AC ) Quad Core processor running at the clock speed of 2.5 GHz. It will be available with 2 GB RAM. The storage capacity of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is 16 GB, and it can also be expanded via microSD whose capacity has not yet been specified by Sony. It could support upto 64 or 128 GB, but let’s not assume, and wait for Sony.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact will come standard with the latest Android OS (Android 4.4.4 KitKat). This version incorporates a small patch introduced after updating Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and makes no visual difference compared to the previous version. Sony mighth make the update available when Android L is launched (the future version of Android OS).


The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact supports the three connectivities to connect to the internet: WiFi , 3G and 4G LTE ( ultra-fast Internet ). It also includes other wireless connectivities such as the Bluetooth, NFC and the GPS. As far as physical connectivities is concerned, there is microUSB port (compatible with MHL 3.0 technology, which allows playback from mobile on a screen with HDMI input), a card slot (microSD), 3.5 mm jack support for headphones and microphones, and magnetic charge connector.


The battery of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has the capacity of 2,600 mAh, which is an additional capacity of 300 mAh compared to 2,300 mAh battery in Z1 Compact. For now this is the only know details of this smartphone autonomy, although presumably they will be able to improve 18 hours talk time or 94 hours of music playback thats Xperia Z1 compact had.

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