Sony Xperia Z3 Launched In India At Rs.51,990 1


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Sony’s latest and greatest Xperia Z3, which was announced earlier this month at IFA Berlin, is debuting in Indian market today along with its smaller variant Z3 Compact. In India, it’ll cost $852 or INR 51,990. Although Sony Xperia Z3 is a minor upgrade over existing the Xperia Z2 but there are other aspects where it’s been improved. Xperia Z3 is slimmer, has thin bezels compared to Z2 and it also gets curved edges. It is also lighter at 150 gms compared to 163 gms of Xperia Z2.

With Xperia Z3, Sony has improved the already good display unit on Xperia Z2. Although, it looks same on paper, in reality it has been improved a lot. It is 5.2 inch in size and has FullHD resolution. The 20MP camera also gets enhanced to support higher ISO levels at 12,800. It is powered by a Snapdragon 801 processor with 3GB of RAM. Xperia Z2 also featured similar specs but the CPU in Xperia Z3 now runs at 2.5GHz compared to 2.3GHz in Z2.

Sony has also bumped up waterproofing and dust resistance to IP65/IP68. Battery has been reduced a bit to 3100 mAh but Sony has managed to squeeze the same performance, thanks to its STAMINA mode. Sony Xperia Z3 will also support 4G in Indian market.

Sony Xperia Z3 will be available in four colors, Black, White, Green and Copper. It’ll be available for purchase starting today.

Sony Xperia Z3 Specifications:

  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz, RAM: 3GB
  • Display: 5.2 inch, FullHD (1080p), TRILUMINOUS+X-Reality
  • Camera: 20.7MP with G Lens and ExmorRS sensor, 2.2 MP front camera
  • Memory: 16GB inbuilt, microSD up to 128GB.
  • Battery: 3100 mAh

Check out full specs here.


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