Sony has launched variety of devices at IFA 2014 Berlin and amongst them is the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Unlike the mini variants from the competitors, Sony has managed to include almost the same hardware found in Xperia Z3 phone with only difference being the Display. The phone will come in Black, White, Orange and Green color options.
Kunimasa Suzuki, President / CEO, Sony Mobile Communications, commented, “At Sony Mobile, flagship now means offering a choice to consumers of enjoying a large Xperia Z3 for immersive entertainment or a more compact, ligher Xperia Z3 Compact that dosen’t ask you to compromise on Features. Consumers demand and deserve greatness from their smartphone, in design, camera and battery life. That’s precisely what we aim to deliver with the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact.”
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Features
The Xperia Z3 Compact specs include a 4.6-Inch IPS LCD Triluminos Display with X-Reality Engine. The Screen has HD resolution of 1280 x 720 Pixels at 319ppi Pixel Density and sports Scratch proof Glass. The phone gets its processing power form 2.5GHz Quad Core Krait 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC processor, Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The device has 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 32GB using MicroSD Card.
The Xperia Z3 Compact runs on Android 4.4.4 Kit Kat OS and houses a decently powerful 2600 mAh battery that gives up to 14 hours of 3G talk time. The Smartphone also has a 20.7 Mega Pixel main camera (same as Xperia Z3) with 1/2.3″ Sensor Size, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, LED Flash, Face / Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Geo-Tagging, 2160p Video Recording at 30Fps, 1080p @ 60 Fps and 720p at 120 Fps. There is a 2.2 Mega Pixel Full HD front camera as well for video calling.
The phone supports 4G-LTE bands along with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, DLNA, MicroUSB V2.0 (MHL), USB OTG, USB Host, Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP / LE / apt-, A-GPS / GLONASS, NFC, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Specifications
|Name||Sony Xperia Z3 Compact|
|Price||IP68 – Dust proof, Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes|
|Body||Dimensions||127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm|
|Bands||GSM||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|WCDMA||850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz (Varies according to Models)|
|4G-LTE||700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz (Varies according to Models)|
|Data Speed||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 42 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.8 Mbps, Cate4, 150 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL|
|Technology||IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen, Shatter Proof Glass, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine|
|Resolution||1280 x 720 Pixels|
|Multi-touch||Yes, 10 Point|
|Chipset||CPU||2.5GHz Quad Core Krait 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC Processor|
|Expandable||Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card|
|Camera||Front||2.2 Mega Pixels, 1080p @ 30 Fps|
|Rear||20.7 Mega Pixels|
|Camera Features||1/2.3” Sensor Size, LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Face / Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama, Image Stabilization, Geo-Tagging, 2160p @ 30 Fps, 1080p @ 60 Fps, 720p @ 120 Fps|
|Operating System||Android 4.4.4 KitKat|
|Battery||Capacity||2600 mAh Li-Ion non removable|
|Talk Time||Up to 12 Hours (2G) / 14 Hours (3G)|
|Standby||Up to 880 Hours (2G) / 920 Hours (3G)|
|Data Feature||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, DLNA|
|Bluetooth||Yes, V4.0 with A2DP, LE, apt-X|
|USB||MicroUSB V2.0 with MHL, USB Host, USB OTG|
|GPS||Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS|
|FM Radio||Yes, Stereo with RDS|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass|
|Others||SNS applications, Photo viewer/editor, Document viewer, Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input, ANT+ Support|