Sony Xperia Z3 Compact poses once again for the camera

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact poses once again for the camera
Images of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact have leaked in recent days, and today we have a few more photos of the device for your perusal. Check out the picture showing how the flash for the 20.7MP camera on the Z3 Compact, is mounted perfectly on the center of the phone's back. Besides the different positions for the camera and flash compared to the full-sized Sony Xperia Z3, the flaps for the microSD and USB ports are different as well.

On the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, one flap covers both the microSD port and the USB port. There is also a dedicated camera button, 3.5 inch headphone jack and a magnetic charging port. The phone is enclosed in a clear plastic cover for protection.

Latest talk has a 4.6 inch 720 x 1280 resolution screen on the device, compared to the 1080 x 1920 FHD screen on the 5.2 inch Sony Xperia Z3. We should see both the full-sized and Compact models introduced early next month in Berlin at IFA. Meanwhile, you're invited to check out the slideshow, which contains the latest pictures of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.


source: XperiaBlog via AndroidandMe

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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)

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38 Comments

1. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

That's 3.5 mm headphone jack not 3.5 inch headphone jack....

34. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

LMAO they still haven't fixed it XD :D!

35. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Sony is putting a lot on these 2 devices they said It'll be available worldwide after release may 2nd week or 3rd week of September . If that's true ten Siny is really back in the game of mobile industry . Remember the days when Sony-Ericsson collaborate to take on Nokia. I'm still waiting for their snapdragon 808/810 flagship phones before leaving my Z2.

37. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

I wonder if the Z3 Compact camera will work without freezing and flash bleed?.... Z1 Compact was a bucket of buggy sh1zzzz

2. yahia_malka

Posts: 186; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

Why no QHD resolution ?

3. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Because it's freaking useless at least on the compact model.

4. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

but could have atleast done 4.7 inch 1080p like htc one m7. the 801 processor can support it.

5. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Yeah I agree it should be 1080p.

6. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Don't go on the specsheet, try one before and then answer this question again that "do 4.6 inch screen really need resolution more than 720p?"

19. Frankiebeans

Posts: 33; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

does a phone really need a resolution more than 720p? no. my moto g 720x1280 looks just as good as any other phone. you guys needing the resolution of a 4k tv on a phone are fools.

10. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Some sites say it's a 4.6" 1080p screen, some say 720p. A 1080p screen would give us a crazy 479ppi (second only to QHD 5.5" screens of the LG G3 and Oppo Find 7). I'll be buying this phone regardless of the resolution, but I'm torn between wishing for a 1080p or 720p screen. 1080p will obviously look nicer, but I can't imagine anybody being TOO disappointed in a 720p screen (319ppi). And of course a 720p screen will mean more battery life; a small device with a comparatively small battery and 1080p screen could result in disappointing battery life. The Z1C hangs in there pretty well with the Z1 and Z2 with their much larger batteries because it has less than half the pixels to process and keep lit.

16. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Yet the HTC One M7 had a 4.7" screen and 1080p and its screen was praised in most reviews. That said, as you mentioned, it's not really a PPI issue, but a battery life issue. Hopefully Sony can pull off a 4.6" 1080p screen with good battery life, maybe using similar techniques to what LG did for the G3.

25. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

Because most reviewers are as clueless and specsheet-focused as your average Joe...

31. rdeleonp

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 21, 2012

N5 here. Came from N4. The difference between 318 ppi and 445 ppi is noticeable. Everything just looks that much more crisp and detailed.

36. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Actually, the Vivo Xplay 3s and the ZTE Nubia Z7 have 490 PPI (QHD on 6 inch screen).

13. steedsofwar unregistered

Precisely my view too

12. adwienc

Posts: 136; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

I think it was sarcasm...

14. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Who knows.

22. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

SONY SHOULD FOCUS more on A HIGHER SCREENRESOLUTION and extra features. would like a QHD Z phone like the G3 and upcoming GALAXY NOTE IV

28. vipervoid123

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

And Burn ur Bloody Battery Fast like G3 ?

7. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Just beautiful..

8. m3taz

Posts: 20; Member since: Oct 16, 2013

WE WANT NEW UI!!!!!

9. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

I'm more than happy with the current one. But I'm expecting the UI to change more radically with Android L.

11. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Agreed..... Sony's UI is alot more cleaner than any other skinned UI in the market.

38. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

But still it doesn't make Sense .

15. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Sony has noticeably improved of late. I really like that they offer the Z2 for sale on their US website. I'm hoping Sony continues this trend and the Z3 and Z3 compact join the Z2 in the US market later this year. I trust Sony to make a good decision regarding screen resolution tradeoffs. The Z1 Compact was 720p on a 4.3" screen and this worked quite well. If Sony goes to a 4.6" screen, they may have enough battery space to move to 1080p. That would be one nice display.

17. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

That hand is ugly! Get George Costanza next time.

20. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

It looks good to me, and remember, this is only a prototype (kept inside a protective case). And you know what they say about beholders and eyes and beauty and whatnot.

18. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

I Agree, SONY's UI is getting old and outdated, too Jelly Bean-y I hope it gets an overhaul

21. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

I agree; some freshness would be nice. But keeping it light and fast is also important.

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