Sony finally unveiled the much-awaited Xperia XZ3 at the annual IFA 2018 event. A majority of our predictions about the Sony Xperia XZ3 were accurate. The smartphone packs an impressive OLED HDR display, offers reliable performance across the board, and comes with Dynamic Vibration System for audio enthusiasts. So here’s everything you need to know about the Sony Xperia XZ3 before purchasing it.
Sony Xperia XZ3: A Reliable And Beautiful Flagship
Sony Xperia XZ3 sports a pleasing 6-inch QHD+ OLED HDR display with TRILUMINOS display technology. The display on the Xperia XZ3 offers well-balanced color reproduction and consuming content on Xperia XZ3 is a pleasure to eyes. Dynamic Vibration System is an impressive audio feature that enhances the listening experience by analyzing audio data and allowing users to feel the action with their hands.
So if you are a person who heavily relies on a smartphone for media consumption then the Sony Xperia XZ3 won’t disappoint you.
Undoubtedly, Sony offers the best design aesthetics in the entire smartphone industry and the trend continues with the Sony Xperia XZ3. The smartphone offers a shiny curved 3D glass construction that screams quality. For protection, the phone comes with IP65/68 ratings for dust and water resistance and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 provides protection both on the front and the back of the device. As for software the Xperia XZ3 runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box.
Sony Xperia XZ3 Specifications
- 6-inch OLED HDR Display with a resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
- Adreno 630 GPU
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 400GB via microSD card
- Android 9.0 (Pie)
- Single / Dual SIM
- 19MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.3″ sensor, and 1.22μm pixel size. 5-axis stabilization, 4K video recording, 960fps slow-motion video
- 13MP front-facing camera with 1/ 3,06” Exmor RS sensor and f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C
- 3300mAh Battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qi Wireless charging
- Dimensions: 158 x 73 x 9.9 mm; Weight: 193g
Sony Xperia XZ3: Performance And Camera
The Xperia XZ3 is powered by the flagship Snapdragon 845 processor, so you will hardly notice any issue with performance. That said, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage is not up to the flagship standards. Xperia XZ3 can easily handle serious multitasking, regular day to day tasks, and it can even sustain long gaming sessions.
Overall, the smartphone will run flawlessly no matter what you throw at it. Lastly, the smartphone is backed up by a 3300mAh battery that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and wireless charging.
The major highlight of the smartphone is its camera performance. Sony claims that the 19MP sensor captures sharp and detailed images even when the lighting conditions aren’t favorable. The camera has 5-axis stabilization, that offers gimbal like results. Xperia XZ3 comes with BIONZ for mobile image-processor that gives precise motion detection and fast image processing. Lastly, the smartphone supports 4K HDR Movie recording.
The Sony Xperia XZ3 will be available in Black, Silver White, Forest Green and Bordeaux Red color variants. The smartphone will retail globally in selected markets from September at a price of £699 ($900 / Rs. 63,742 approx.).
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