Sony’s flagship devices – Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact launched

Sony India today launched its most powerful flagship smartphones in India so far, Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact. Both the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact were unveiled at IFA in Sept, 2014, will be available from 25th Sept, 2014 onwards at Rs. 51,990 and Rs. 44,990 respectively.

Model MRP Availability Colours
Xperia Z3 Rs. 51,990 25th September 2014 Black, White and Copper
Xperia Z3 Compact Rs. 44,990 25th September 2014 Black, White, Green and Orange

Talking about the latest flagship of Sony, Mr. Kenichiro Hibi – Managing Director of Sony India said,

The launch of the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact reinforces Sony’s commitment to offer the latest cutting-edge technology to our customers. With the two size options, customers now have the option of choosing the form factor that fits their individual requirement, without compromising on either technology or design. We are very encouraged with the response to Sony Xperia smartphones in India, and are targeting 40% contribution from Xperia sales to our sales turnover of FY14. We are expanding our distribution to 10,000 retail touch-points including 250 exclusive Xperia Stores in FY14.

Design and Display

Keeping the bold design just like its predecessor, Sony has introduced new bold and trendy colours in addition to the classic black and white colours, such as Copper for Z3 and Orange and Green for the Xperia Z3 Compact.



The 5.2 inch Xperia Z3 comes with a 7.3 mm super slim rounded aluminium frame and weighs just 152 grams. The 4.6 inch Z3 Compact packs all the path-breaking features and uncompromised performance of Xperia Z3 in an 8.6 mm compact frame that weighs only 129 grams.

Power and Connectivity

Both smartphones are powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.5 GHz quad-core CPU, supported by 3GB RAM and 4G LTE modem for lightning fast browsing, immersive multimedia browsing and stunning visuals.


The new smartphones offer a 20.7MP CMOS sensor camera with a 25mm wide angle lens and ISO 12,800 light sensitivity, offering an unparalleled experience of smartphone low light photography.

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The Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact can capture video in 4K resolution with SteadyShot technology for stable videos and offer an ultra-bright triluminos display, unsurpassed audio with DSEE HX audio upscaling.

Audio and Other Features

For audio enthusiasts, the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact offer unmatched audio playback with options of hi-res audio, digital noise cancellation, DSEE HX audio upscaling, and front facing stereo speakers with S-Force Front Surround play.

These are also the only smartphones to offer PS4 remote play that enables using them as a remote screen to connect to and control games on PS4. Both models also offer the highest levels of waterproofing in compliance with IP 65/68, and up to two days battery life.


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