More Sony Xperia Z3 photos show up, non-removable battery confirmed

The Xperia Z3 should be announced next week at IFA 2014, possibly at the same time with a compact version of it, and a new Sony tablet...
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8. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

IMO the leaked Note 4 design looks slightly better.

28. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

In what part? Razor sharp edges??

32. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

I'm hoping it looks better than the leaked photos.

9. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

sony has starting disappointing me....the 2013 lineup of sony was great with phones as xperia sp,zr,zl,l,m besides the flagships and were competitively priced.....the 2014 lineup of sony is.little overpriced (altleast in india it is) and not so great ob harware terms.....

42. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Yes too many mid range phones that WILL NEVER GET UPDATED. I just hope SONY will make a better cleaner looking UI with MORE FEATURES.

13. RudioX

Posts: 13; Member since: Jun 07, 2009

Sony are you joking, 801 instead of the 805?? Such a bad move!!

15. solidsnake695

Posts: 132; Member since: Jan 04, 2013

nobody asked phonearena that z3 has removable or non removable battery see this is what phonearena does advertise other brands with cons and advertise samsung like its the best in the world

17. twens

Posts: 1165; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Boring. What's special about this over the note 4 and iphone 6??? Design is old and wack.

40. Venkatramanan

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

Each and Every phone has some advantages and some drawbacks. That is personal preferences. Somebody may like Samsung TW UI but i dont like it. But i can't say their taste is bad.

20. Zapp_B

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Never owned an experia before, but this looks good to me, very clean lines

22. Damo579

Posts: 264; Member since: May 18, 2013

It sucks that it will be very hard to get in the USA....... The Sony store in NYC is still waiting for the Z2

26. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2260; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

there is thing called internet you can get Z2 on there thanks... sony store...

30. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Xperia Z? Is that you? Or Z1? Wait, is this the Z2? Oh, its the Z3,,wait what?

33. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

It's a leaked photo of the so-called Z3. Read the title at least if you CBA to read the article.

35. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Someone missed the point of the post. It's saying the Z looks identical to the Z1, and the Z2 and now the Z3. Put all 4 next to each other and its impossible to tell from the front, or even the back. Maybe read #30 again before you post.

41. Venkatramanan

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

What about Samsung and Iphone... Even HTC.. All are doing the same thing. Because the phone Design phase is Saturated. We can not expect much improvement in the Design now.They will recycle the old design like they did with Alpha ( S2 Design in new metal Shell). We can expect Xperia Z4 may have Xperia S/Arc design in new look. We can't expect anything new now.

43. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

I like the slimmer top and bottom bezels but the smaller battery is an unnecessary compromise...

45. imparanoic

Posts: 88; Member since: Oct 15, 2012

I believe that sony is trying to lower their cost, the construction has simplified from z1 ( which was famous for gaps), the z2, and new one z3 which is simplest and least complex, while achieving slightly more space for bigger battery and screen the have been doing this for years on TV's, ps3/ps2, psp and ps vita and cameras with minor revisions

46. imparanoic

Posts: 88; Member since: Oct 15, 2012

what is silly is sony's naming convention, tick tock updates should be represented in the model number/naming convention, most obvious one is iphone, they didn't call the playstation 1 - 3000 series - ps2, 5000 series - ps3, or psone schp100 - ps5, why do this on phones at this rate, we will get to z8 by 2017, while iphone will be on 7, Samsung will be s8, lg on g6, and so on

49. refillable

Posts: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

So SD801? Why the heck would Sony do a pointless upgrade?
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