Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review summary

It seems that you can't buy a high-end phone today unless it has a screen larger than 5 inches. Thankfully there is at least one exception. The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is just what its name suggests - a compact version of the flagship Xperia Z3. Unlike its peers, Sony hasn't hobbled the Z3 Compact's specifications just because it's a smaller phone. This phone is easy to hold and carry, and it has most of the features and specifications that also make the Xperia Z3 a winner. Sony's Android skin is just as cluttered as ever, but the Z3 Compact makes up for that with a great camera, good screen, and of course loads of power. Read detailed Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Massive power in an unobtrusive package
  • Great camera
  • Good screen and speakers
  • Dust- and water-resistant
  • Bad
  • Software could use improvement
Display4.60-inch
Processor2.5GHz quad-core
Front Camera2.2-megapixel
Resolution720x1280 pixels
RAM2GB
OSAndroid 4.4
Storage16GB
Rear Camera20.7-megapixel
Battery Capacity2600mAh

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Price in India (27th March 2019)

Xperia Z3 Compact (Black, 2GB RAM, 16GB)Rs. 26,469
Xperia Z3 Compact (Green, 2GB RAM, 16GB)Rs. 26,499
Xperia Z3 Compact (Orange, 2GB RAM, 16GB)Rs. 27,999
Xperia Z3 Compact (White, 2GB RAM, 16GB)Rs. 39,990
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specifications (full)

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact battery and general information

Release dateSeptember 2014
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)127.30 x 64.90 x 8.60
Weight (g)129.00
Battery capacity (mAh)2600
Removable batteryNo
ColoursBlack, White, Orange, Mint

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact display

Screen size (inches)4.60
TouchscreenYes
Resolution720x1280 pixels

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact hardware

Processor2.5GHz quad-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 801
RAM2GB
Internal storage16GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)128

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact camera

Rear camera20.7-megapixel
Rear flashLED
Front camera2.2-megapixel

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact software

Operating systemAndroid 4.4

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact connectivity

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.00
NFCYes
InfraredNo
USB OTGNo
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs1
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact sensors

Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerYes
Temperature sensorNo
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact reviews and ratings by users

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Battery life is poor
By deb boutland | 15 Feb 2017 | 15 Feb 2017
Generally an excellent, versatile phone with good storage capacity. A few issues exist :overheating issue can cracked back glass casing and battery life is poor despite using smart battery life extender.
4 Out of 5
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact summary

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact smartphone was launched in September 2014. The phone comes with a 4.60-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact runs Android 4.4 and is powered by a 2,600mAh non-removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact on the rear packs 20.7-megapixel camera. It sports a 2.2-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact based on Android 4.4 and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM card.

Connectivity options on the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, NFC, FM radio, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact measures 127.30 x 64.90 x 8.60mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 129.00 grams. It was launched in Black, White, Orange, and Mint colours.

As of 27th March 2019, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact price in India starts at Rs. 26,469.

 
 

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