Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia E3 Phones
The largest Japanese electronics manufacturer Sony at the IFS exhibition introduced a number of new smartphones that have expanded the line of Xperia devices. The budget models Sony Xperia E3, its dual-sim version Xperia E3 Dual, the flagship model Sony Xperia Z3 and its smaller version Xperia Z3 Compact became new.
Yesterday, a post appeared on the official Twitter page of the Russian division of the company informing about the start of sales of the above-described new products and their cost.
Sony Xperia Z3
First of all, we should talk about the most powerful and expensive model. The IPS diagonal of the display of this unit is 5.2 inches at a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels, located at a density of 433 ppi.
The flagship runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with four 2.5 GHz cores. The accelerator Adreno 330 is responsible for the smoothness of the graphics, the amount of RAM and internal memory is 3 and 16 GB, respectively. There is support for microSD memory cards.
The main 20 megapixel camera allows you to shoot video in 4K resolution, and the front optical module is content with a 2.2 megapixel matrix. The role of the operating system is played by the latest version of Android 4.4 KitKat, and a non-removable 3100 mAh battery takes responsibility for battery life.
The dimensions of the smartphone are 146x72x7 mm with a weight of 152 grams. The case is made using glass, metal and plastic and is protected from dust and moisture.
The cost of the Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone in Russia will be 29,990 rubles for the version with one SIM card slot, and the dual-SIM version will cost 30,990 rubles. You can purchase a new product in mobile stores from September 19.
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
A smaller version of the flagship is equipped with a 4.6-inch display with a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. The technical stuffing is based on the Snapdragon 801 processor with four cores operating at a clock frequency of 2.5 GHz, the amount of RAM is 2 GB, and the built-in memory is 16 GB. The main 20 and front 2.2 megapixel cameras have not suffered any changes.
The case of the mini flagship is made of glass and plastic in accordance with the standard of protection against dust and moisture. The battery capacity is 2600 mAh.
Smartphone Sony Xperia Z3 Compact will be available simultaneously with the older model with a cost of 23,990 rubles.
Sony Xperia E3
The budget model adopted the design of the flagship models, but at the same time cheaper materials were used in the production, and modest components appeared in the filling.
So, the inexpensive Xperia E3 has a 4.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 854 by 480 pixels. In the filling are the Snapdragon 400 processor with four cores of 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal space and a battery capacity of 2330 mAh. Information on the Sony website says that this amount is enough for 7.5 hours of watching videos and 49 hours of listening to music.
The main 5 megapixel camera can shoot video in HD resolution and supports the function of recognition of environmental conditions. The front 1.3 megapixel camera is unlikely to be suitable for selfie shots, but for video calls it is more than enough. The camera application provides interesting effects and functions, including Social Live, Timeshift burst and AR-effect. The thickness of the case is 8.5 mm and weighs 145 grams.
The new Sony Xperia E3 will appear in mobile phone stores by the end of September in versions with one or two slots for SIM cards. Its cost will amount to 8,990 rubles, which is not so much for a smartphone with support for 4G LTE networks.