Sony Xperia Z3 Hardware Specs and Comparison with Upcoming Xperia Z4, More Details

The Sony Xperia Z3 was released back in 2014 September and is currently the flagship device of Sony. It weighs around 152g and comes with a Nano-SIM. The device is IP68 certified with dust proof and water resistant capability up to 30 minutes and 1 meter depth. It comes with an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. It has a display size of 5.2 inches with ~70.9% screen-to-body ratio. The display has a full high definition resolution of 1920×1080 pixels with a 424ppi pixel density as well. It supports multi-touch support up to 10 fingers. For protection, the device includes a shatterproof glass display with Triluminos technology and the presence of X-Reality Engine.

When it comes to the platform, the device makes use of Android OS v4.4.2 and is upgradable to Android Lollipop v5.0.2. The device includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC chipset with a Quad-Core 2.5GHz Krait CPU. It also makes use of an Adreno 330 GPU.  It comes with two variants with internal storage capacity of 16/32GB is further expandable to 128GB using a microSD card. The device comes with a 20.7MP primary camera with 6248×3936 pixels along with LED flash and autofocus.

With 1/2.3” sensor size, the device includes additional features like geo-tagging, face-detection, touch-to-focus, panorama as well as HDR. It can record 2160p videos at 30fps, 1080p videos at 60fps, 720p at 120fps with HDR.  The secondary camera is a 2.2 MP shooter which can record 1080p videos at 30fps. The device includes a fast battery charging feature with 60% in 30 minutes using Quick Charge 2.0.

Meanwhile, we are now expecting the upcoming release of Sony Xperia Z4, already officially announced by the company for its native Japanese market. The Z4 is slimmer and lighter than the Z3 at 144g and 6.9mm thick. The Z4 looks a lot like the Z3. With a similar all-metal-body and uniform surfaces, both of them come with port flaps that ensure IP68 certification. Both of these devices come with a similar display, with 5.2 inches and full-HD display.