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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

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The world-class phone manufacturer Sony has introduced one more model in the series of Xperia Z smart phones; the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. This model was launched worldwide in the month of September 2014. The Compact version is the smaller edition of the manufacturer. This model comes designed with the customary features of Sony’s compact versions.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is exclusively designed for the potential customers and it is available at Rs. 39,340/-, whereas it’s bigger brother Xperia Z3 is can be purchased for Rs. 46,285/-.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

The latest version Sony-Xperia Z3 Compact

This version is competition with the market principal models such as Sony Xperia Z3, Apple iPhone 6, Sony Experia Z1 Compact, Sony Xperia Z2, Samsung Galaxy S5, LG G3, and Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Review

Design: The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has the same OmniBalance design cues as the bigger version Xperia Z3. Since the phone is in OmniBalance design, the user can hold it very comfortably while doing any operation like playing games, making calls or taking videos. Due to its smaller design, the phone looks very pretty from different angles. With its rounded corners, the phone looks cute and makes the user to feel like carrying nothing.

Display Screen: As far as dimensions are concerned, the phone maker Sony has cut down the measurements of this phone to 127 x 64.9 x 8.6mm for better looks and grip. Comparing its sibling Z3, it has smaller screen size about 4.6 inches. Holding this compact version, one can move his fingers to each corner easily. Since bigger screen size is the popular traditional commercial point, not every customer feels good at the appearance of Z3 Compact. Moreover, this model is very sleek about 8.6 mm and weighs about 129 grams. At its front and back, it is covered with Gorilla glass for premium and attractive looks. The idea behind using Gorilla glass is to avoid any scratches on the device. All the four sides of this device are surrounded by a transparent plastic for a frosted look.

Impressive looks of Z3 Compact

Just like its predecessors of the Xperia Z series, the Compact Z3 is water and dust proof and it can even work under the water for 30 minutes. Most of the ports of this device are covered by plastic covers for enhanced water-resistant ability. But this facility makes the user little uncomfortable if he wants to charge the device.  Even the headphone jack doesn’t covered with the plastic cover, the phone still persists the water-proof nature. Moreover, the plastic covers give decent look to the Xperia Z3 compact.

The placement of buttons on this device is just similar to the larger Xperia Z3. One can find the power button just at the right side of the device. On the other hand, the controls of camera and volume are also at the same side.

Moreover, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is available in 4 different shades such as green, orange, black, and white. As per reviews, the version in white and green colors became more popular and fast moving. Coming to the green and orange versions, they all look just as the black edition.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Colors

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Colors

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Hardware Specifications

The entire Z series handsets have strictly followed the same design. As a result, the Z3 Compact has the same design with a rectangular block with pillowed perimeters. This model gives a decent looks from its block styling. The aluminum power key, the headphone jack, the main camera lens, and both the sides of this device are covered by the matching tempered-glass panels. Therefore, at the first glance, the mobile looks like premium handset.

Attractive front and back tempered-glass panels

Processor: However, the Z3 Compact comes with a Snapdragon 801 processor that runs at 2.5 GHz of frequency. This is an advanced heavy duty processor designed to deliver high performance.

Camera: The handset has a 20.7 MP camera, which is installed at the back side. The performance of this camera is same as the camera used for the Z1 Compact. This camera is associated with an autofocus and LED flash, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, Panorama, HDR, and touch focus. With this camera, one can shoot 2160p, 1080p, and 720p quality videos.

The heavy duty 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor

In addition, the mobile is accompanied by a 2.2 MP secondary camera by which one can shoot videos at 1080p.

Battery: The mobile has a non-removable Li-ion 2600mAh battery, which has a fantastic battery capacity. This battery lets the user to talk for about 12 hours in 2G network and 14 hours in 3G network. Moreover, the standby time of this battery is exclusive about 800 hours in 2G network and 920 hours in 3G network. Additionally, the battery lasts for about 110 hours if one listens to music continuously.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Supportable Software

Operating System: The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is installed with a latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system, which is a standard for most of Sony latest outcomes.

Impressive Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system

Storage: Coming to the internal storage, the mobile is has good internal memory about 16 GB and it can be expandable up to 128 GB. Moreover, the operating system is supported by 2GB RAM for better and fast performance. Besides, the mobile is equipped with GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, and all advanced environmental sensors.

The Verdict of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Review

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was launched worldwide in the month of March 2013. This comes as the expensive version and priced at Rs. 39,340/-. Moreover, it is competing with all advanced smart phones. The mobile is available in green, orange, black, and white shades.

Different shades of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Similar to other models, the Z3 Compact is also associated with many pros and cons. The mobile is packed with a high capacity battery, which has ability to deliver great power. All the specs associated with this handset are designed with latest technology to deliver high performance. Moreover, the mobile has decent audio features.

Apart from pluses, the mobile has unimpressive low-light camera performance. Even the cameras are exclusive; they work poorly under low light conditions.

The smart phone giant Sony is well-satisfied with the mobile’s design and performance. As the mobile gets 5 star rating, Samsung is planning to continue the same design for its forthcoming models.

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