Here's what Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact looks like under a microscope

Here's what Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact looks like under a microscope
Even if you don’t plan to buy a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, you’re probably curious to know what the smartphone looks like under a microscope. A Z3 Compact owner took the time to inspect the device at magnification up to 200x, and posted the resulting photos over at the XDA Developers forum. 

We can see images of the display, side buttons, headset jack, and the cameras, among other things - check them all out in the slideshow below (zoom is available).

Launched in some markets last month, the Xperia Z3 Compact turned out to be one of Sony’s best smartphones to date. Besides packing a slew of high-end features in a relatively small and water-resistant body, the Z3 Compact also offers outstanding battery life. You can find out much more about it by reading our Xperia Z3 Compact review.

source: XDA Developers forum via Xperia Blog

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Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Display 4.6" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

something unique.........much more details.

2. Busyboy unregistered

With the Z2, you can actually see those touchscreen panel grid dots in the sun. Weird!

9. DefinitiveKid

Posts: 264; Member since: May 15, 2013

Yep, same with the Z3, and for whatever reason nobody ever mentions this in their review. I'm starting to think that I'm the only one bothered by this incredibly annoying thing.

11. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

I don't find it annoying at all. They're not visible if the screen is on and bright anyway.

13. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Same with my G2, even if the screen is on and the surrounding light is dim, but then only from certain angles.

3. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

This should be done for all the new phones, gives different perspectives of the devices.

4. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Just like human faces some look good close up. Some look disgusting.

5. Azuna

Posts: 8; Member since: Feb 24, 2013

Black hole in the camera :D

10. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

The galaxy also have black holes.

6. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013


7. garlic456

Posts: 251; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

lol the phone is so small that you have to look it unser microscope

8. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

The camera lens looks scary.

12. MasterSyrron

Posts: 59; Member since: Dec 08, 2012

#14 made me think of the scene from Star Trek: The Motion Picture where Enterprise enters V'Ger's and begins her strafing crawl - I mean - run.

14. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Cool! So hope every others phone get show as well.

15. dimas

Posts: 3363; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Oh my god! My Xperia's power button have a .005 mm scratch, I should go a service center ASAP!

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