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Sony Xperia Z3 with just 7mm thickness goes official! Official renders and promo videos


Amidst all the rumors and leaks, the Sony Xperia Z3 has now been officially voiced by the Sony camp. Lets straight away head-on to the spec of this premium clad. Design wise, the smartphone has a premium aluminum body with tampered glass to its front and back panel.


As said above looking to its dimensions, the Sony Xperia Z3 comes with just 7.3mm thickness with a excellent ergonomic design and at 152g, it is very easy to hold. The front panel of the device hosts a 5.2inch full HD TRILUMINOS IPS display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution having 424ppi density. For better representation of the display, Sony has also incorporated the Live color and X-Reality engines. As spotted yesterday, the company claims it to be the “world’s brightest display of leading premium smartphones” with nearly 600nits of brightness power pumped into it.

Talking a bit about the machine power, the Sony Xperia Z3 will host a powerful higher-clocked Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset. The device is supported with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM and two storage version one of which will have 16GB of built-in storage and the other with 32GB along with microSD cards for expandable memory.


Camera has always been a prime feature for Sony devices. The Xperia Z3 hosts a powerful 20.7MP camera to its back with a new ½.3” Sony Exmor Sensor that comes with G lens technology with 25mm wide-angle G Lens. Some of the unique features of the camera include Sound Photo, AR Fun, Face in that allows to shoot two videos, an improved SteadyShot digital image stabilization tech with better compensation for hand movement during video capture. The device is IP68 certified that makes it dust and waterproof and comes with S-Force Front Surround Stereo Speakers. The device also has an ability to communicate with PS4 consoles via PS4 Remote Play for intense gaming. The Xperia Z3 currently runs Android 4.4 and hosts few connectivity options like Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and Cat 4 LTE speeds.

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The flagship would be available in four different color variants of black, white, Silver Green and Copper and a dual SIM version of the device can also be expected ahead. The Xperia Z3 is expected to be priced somewhere near 569 EUR.



Press images for Sony Xperia Z3 and a smart wearable from Sony leak showing different color options


It’s just a matter of few hours from now when the IFA 2014 Berlin event will begin as along with some big new from the Sony camp. Sony is expected to launch three major device will the Xperia Z3 line-up that includes a tablet and two smartphones. Yesterday, we spotted the press renders of Xperia Z3 Compact along with specs and also the specs of Xperia Z3 getting leaked. Now we have got leaked press images of the Sony Xperia Z3.

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The press images show the device to come in three different color options of black, white and green in addition to the fashion-centric copper finish model of the device. Take a look at the images below.

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In addition to the press images for Xperia Z3, another image that comes our way is a new smart wearable from Sony with a E-ink display. There have been previously many rumors as the smartwatch too is expected to come along with the smartphone and tablet. In just few hours from now, we will give you an confirmation on this as things get official. Stay tuned!


Sony Xperia E3 likely to be announced along with the Xperia Z3 series handsets at IFA 2014 Berlin event


Well, tomorrow the IFA 2014 Berlin event begins and earlier today we spotted the much expected Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact specs getting completely leaked. One more rumor, there is yet another unheard handset Xperia E3 that would arrive with the Z3 line-up of handsets.


According to a recent report from 9to5Google, The Sony Xperia E3 will be an affordable smartphone which would likely be a successor to the Xperia E and Xperia E1. The Sony Xperia E3 is likely to host a 4.8inch display with 720p resolution, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 1.5GB of RAM, the latest available Android 4.4 KitKat on-board. The Xperia E3 might not be water-resistant and is likely to be priced in the range of $200-$300.

The company is also set to unveil its Sony Smartband and Sony SmartWatch 3 at the IFA show tomorrow.

source: 9to5Google

Full specs sheet of the Sony Xperia Z3 leak showing thinner dimension and superior screen resolution


Well just a day before the IFA 2014 Berlin events begin, we have a complete specs sheet getting leaked showing up the specs for the upcoming premium flagship Xperia Z3 from the Sony camp. The Sony Xperia Z3 is likely to host a 5.2” full-HD 1080p TRIMLUMINOS display which shows its ability of 600nits of brightness. This will be the finest ever display till date if it turns out to be a real deal tomorrow. Moreover, keeping screen reflectivity in check, the display will be excellent even in direct sunlight.


The device is expected to have a powerful quad-core MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801chipset  clocked at 2.5GHz. The memory options for the device include a powerful 3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot for expandable memory. The device is expected to host a 20MP primary camera to its back capable of recording 4K video with ISO up to 3200-12800. The noise cancellation and stereo speakers, one of the talked after features of Xperia Z2 will also be a part of this premium flagship.

Well, looking to its dimensions Sony has squeezed up the dimensions where the Xperia Z3 will be just 7.5mm thick compared to the 8.2 mm thickness of Xperia Z2. The battery capacity for the device will be 3100mAh which is supposed to deliver flawless performance for two complete days. The device will also host the IP58 certification making it dust and water proof. Its just a matter of few hours when things will be official!


Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs leak out just a day before the IFA 2014 commencement


Its just a matter of 24 hrs for the IFA 2014 Berlin even to commence and on our way are the alleged specs of the much rumored Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Earlier today, we spotted the device appearing in press photos showing the handset in four different colors. Now one more news coming our way shows the Xperia Z3 Compact specs.

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Polish website Komorkomania have come out with the specs that seem to quite real however, no official confirmation can be given on the same. According to the source, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact will feature a 4.6inch display with 1280×720 pixel resolution having 319ppi density. The device is expected to be powered with a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset supported with 2GB of RAM memory. Its back will host a powerful 20.7MP primary camera with Sony Exmor RS sensors capable of taking 4k video recording and the front will have a 2.2MP secondary camera. The device is expected to have stereo speakers that proved to be the much famous features in its predecessor.

The memory options of the device shows it to be having a 16GB of built-in storage with microSD expandable storage along with a IP68 certification that makes it dust and water resistant. The battery capacity of the device is likely to be 2600mAh. The device is expected to have a tiny nano-SIM slot.

source: Komorkomania (translated)

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact press photos leaked allegedly in four colors


Well, its just a matter of few hours when we expect the Japanese giant Sony to unveil its Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 tablet and the Xperia Z3 Compact at the IFA 2014 Berlin show starting from September 3rd. However, we at the moment have few press photos of the device that shows the Xperia Z3 Compact in four different colors.

An Australian website Ausdroid has revealed the handset in four cool colors of black, white mint and red. The device very closely resembles to that of the Xperia Z1 Compact. The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is expected to host a 4.5inch display with 1280×720 pixel resolution much smaller as compared to the Xperia Z3 that is likely to have a 5.2inch display and would be powered with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.5GHz. the handset will have the same 20.7MP primary camera and needless to say like all other premium Xperia handsets this will too be waterproof.

Its just a matter of day when we expect all three premium handsets from Sony to go official. For the meanwhile, enjoy this images.

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source: Ausdroid

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact tipped to have 3GB of RAM and Snapdragon 801


In addition to the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact, Sony is also to announce the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact at the IFA 2014 Berlin event. The tablet has been tipped to arrive with a 8inch TRILUMINOS display having 1920×1080 pixel resolution with an anti-reflective coating at the top.

According to the reports, the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact will have a Snapdragon 801 instead of the Snapdragon 805. However, this is faster MSM8974AC processor as compared to the Xperia Z2 Tablet having MSM8974AB processor. The MSM8974AC processor has a higher clock speed of 2.5GHz compared to the 2.3GHz as found in MSM8974AB processor.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has a 3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a rear-facing primary camera with 8MP Sony Exmor RS Sensor, a powerful battery backup with 4500-5000mAh of battery capacity. Previous leaked image that shows the tablet to be water-resistant. The tablet will also host connectivity options like Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and LTE connectivity.

We expect Sony to officially announce this tablet this week at the IFA 2015 Berlin event.

source: AndroidOrigin

Sony’s Xperia Z3 tablet and a Android Wear smartwatch leaked in a photo


Just few days back, a teaser image hit the Sony Facebook page (though it has been removed now) showing up an Xperia tablet which we believe is the upcoming Xperia Z3 tablet to be announced at IFA 2014. A new Android Wear from Sony has also been spotted in an image.


The leaked image shows a tablet near the poolside which is sufficient to suggest that it would be waterproof just like the Xperia line of tablets. Moreover, the smartwatch shown in the image is also speculated to be water resistant.

This images seems to be taken mistakenly from Sony’s promotional layout for the Sony Smart Band. Well we expect both the devices to break cover next week at the IFA 2014.

Source: XperiaBlog

Sony Xperia Z3 spotted at TENNA. Specs revealed!


The much rumored Sony Xperia Z3 has currently been found on Chinese certification TENNA with a complete specs sheet for the device. According to the source, the Xperia Z3 will host a 5.2” IPS LCD display with 1080p resolution. Dimension wise, the device will be 7.4mm thick which has reduced from 8.2mm as in the previous Xperia Z2.

The chipset has been bit upgraded with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 clocked bit higher at 2.5GHz supported with the same 3GB of RAM. The primary camera is the same with 20.7MP Sony Exmor sensor and the secondary camera will be 2MP capable of recording videos at 1080p resolution. The device could be having a 16GB of in-built storage with a microSD card support. Xperia Z3 is believed to be available in a new color option of Amber as an replacement to purple.

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However, what is missing from the TENNA specs is the IP rating of the device. The Xperia Z2 has currently IP58 certification and we expect the Xperia Z3 to come with the IP68. Well, things will more be clear just few days from now on September 3 when the device is expected to be announced officially.


Sony Xperia M2 and its dual variant gets the Android 4.4 KitKat update


Sony seems to be keeping in with its promise of offering most of its Xperia series handsets the latest Android 4.4 KitKat  treatment. The latest to receive this from the range of Xperia series include the Xperia M2 and its dual variant. The handset was announced earlier this year at the MWC 2014 and was launched with the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on-board.


Here is a complete change log of the update as offered by Sony.

  • Google’s Android 4.4; KitKat as standard – bringing performance & UI optimisation…
  • We’ve added our tweaked Status Bar and Quick Settings… now more intuitive and customisable (and pretty easy on the eye)… cleaned up to ensure you only get the notifications you really need
  • If you’ve got a Sony PlayStation 4, you might recognize our new user interface – we’ve added the same sleek launch animation and live wallpaper across the lock and home screens
  • Better storage choice – you now have the option to easily move applications from internal memory to SD card – we recognised the need to have more control over your content… as something particularly useful for devices with slightly less space
  • We’re also uplifting Sony’s entire native app portfolio to the latest versions – bringing tweaked / improved / current experiences for (to name but a few): Messaging, Smart Connect, TrackID, What’s New, and Battery STAMINA Mode, Sony’s Media apps: WALKMAN, Album and Movies
  • And proving pretty popular, now totalling over 2 million downloads (!) – our unique custom interface experience: “Xperia Themes”, with downloadable UI packs from Sony Select – skin up to 280 assets across your Xperia smartphone with a variety of styles…
  • Compatibility with our SmartWear Experience; SmartBand SWR10 and Lifelog app – enabling you to record social, physical and entertainment activities and have them all visualised in a beautiful interface… reminisce at that past, make the best of the present and plan for the future.

Sony has rolling out the update as it being in a staged manner will reach over the globe soon. If the update has still not reached at your end, check for it manually. Users who have got the Xperia M2 through a career, might need to wait a bit more.

Source: Sony