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Sony Xperia E3 to join the Z3 at IFA 2014 this week?

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Sony Xperia E3 to join the Z3 at IFA 2014 this week?

While we’re all expecting Sony to announce the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, and Z3 Compact Tablet later this week at IFA 2014, the Berlin trade show may also be the place where the company will showcase a smartphone that we haven’t heard of until now.

According to 9to5Google, the Z3 line will be accompanied by an Xperia E3, which should be a relatively affordable handset. The E3 will be the successor to Sony’s Xperia E and Xperia E1 (seen above). Reportedly, its features include a 4.8-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, 1.5 GB (or 2 GB) of RAM, and a quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. Android 4.4 KitKat will most probably be on board. It’s said that the E3 might cost between $200 and $300, and, unlike the devices included in the Z3 series, it won’t be water-resistant.

All in all, it looks like Sony will have quite many things to show us at IFA. Alongside new smartphones and tablets, the company may also announce a SmartWatch 3 and a SmartBand Talk

Sony’s IFA 2014 press event will kick-off on September 3, thus in two days from now. Well, we’re impatiently waiting!

source: 9to5Google

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posted on 01 Sep 2014, 16:57

1. garlic456 (Posts: 251; Member since: 24 Dec 2012)

What? Sony's E series has always contained a low end devices, so why does it have a 4.8 720p screen and quad core processor?

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 17:16 3

3. Lauticol (Posts: 375; Member since: 25 Jun 2011)

It could be a very good Moto G competitor

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 17:09 2

2. BLUEBLASTER (Posts: 413; Member since: 23 Feb 2014)

Is anyone excited about the Z3? I mean if the rumours are true just going to be another Z2. Cant wait to see compact Z3 though.

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 17:28

5. na7noo7 (Posts: 278; Member since: 29 Mar 2014)

Whatever, the Americans will just go for the full size Z3 since it's big and has higher numbers than the Z2.

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 18:10

7. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)

Z2 isn't available in NA unless you buy it unlocked so your comment is not accurate at all.

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 18:35

8. JC557 (Posts: 1794; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)

Yup, only available at the Sony Store (similar retail price as other flagships) or Amazon (which can be found for less than retail).

Hopefully Sony will actually make the Z3 widely available.

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 18:37 2

9. JC557 (Posts: 1794; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)

Don't be a moron. Also the it's very possible the Z3 made some improvements in areas where the Z2 fell short. Speakers would be one example.

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 17:26

4. na7noo7 (Posts: 278; Member since: 29 Mar 2014)

Wait, they didn't even release the E2 yet!

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 17:30 1

6. UglyFrank (Posts: 1939; Member since: 23 Jan 2014)

Are we just skipping numbers now?

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 21:20

10. PorkyBurger (Posts: 585; Member since: 18 May 2013)

Sooo, basically it's a rebranded Xperia M2... with a better screen resolution....What?

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 22:03

11. Mube007 (Posts: 249; Member since: 24 Sep 2013)

can anybody tells me, is snapdragon 600 exist or not?

posted on 01 Sep 2014, 23:14 1

12. Genersis (Posts: 219; Member since: 29 May 2013)

Hmm. Interesting.

I might get it if the price is right.
Has Sony's track record with software been good recently?

posted on 02 Sep 2014, 03:59

13. Symon_Fleece (Posts: 348; Member since: 30 May 2014)

The specs are decent but, Why not s4 pro or 600 with adreno320? Always s400. S400 is last year's midranger, so it could be low-end now.and s4 pro or s600 is a highend last year, now it is great to use it in midranger devices today:)

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