Sony Xperia Z3 underwater unboxing results in deep blue selfie

Sony Xperia Z3 underwater unboxing results in deep blue selfie
Among its many other virtues, the Sony Xperia Z3 has one of the highest dust- and waterproof ratings this side of rugged unwieldy bricks like the CAT Android series. It is IP65/68 certified, and can last more than an hour in up to five feet of water without damage to its internal organs.

As if to prove that point, British electronics retailer chain Carphone Warehouse chose precisely the Xperia Z3 for the first underwater unboxing video. It looks, like, well unboxing done a few feet under, and takes a heavy toll on the cardboard box, while the Xperia Z3 escapes unscathed.

The Xperia Z3 upgrades in a few main areas, compared to the Z2 - its screen brightness and processing power now rival or surpass those of the direct competitors, while its pretty unibody glass chassis is made even thinner, still keeping the high waterproof rating. In addition, our battery benchmark placed it in the top 5 battery marathoners currently, so there's plenty to get excited about even if we don't count the high waterproof rating.

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Xperia Z3
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(14h talk time)

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29 Comments

1. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

Really nice. Love Z3C.

11. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

This is why the Sony Xperia Z3 is the worlds best overall phone at this very moment!

19. f35hunter

Posts: 241; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

Correct your statement it is not the best at this moment , it is just one of the best. I hope you will not act like iZombies .

23. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

That phone can do things no other phone on this planet can. That is why it's the best OVERALL phone. Sure other phones are phablets & have styluses but OVERALL this phone just does more than the competition. I am a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owner who is going to get the Nexus X or the Sony Xperia Z3. I can easily say that with no bias.

25. f35hunter

Posts: 241; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

Bro , i don't talk about staylus or about certain OEM but i said so because every phone has it's own cons and pros and i talk to you as xperia Z1 and i know that sony has many flaws that they didn't fix it so far (the main one for me is the crappy camera software and post processing . Peace :)

26. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Yes nothing is perfect. I understand, but OVERALL the Sony Xperia Z3 does more things right than other phones & can do things other phones just can't. That is why I say OVERALL it is the best, even with whatever flaws you peg it with. Supposedly the camera on the Z3 is actually awesome!

2. Jobayer

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

Wishes the note 4 was likewise

16. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Should have been waterproof.

29. zibbyzib2000

Posts: 221; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

I believe the Note 4 will also be waterproof.

3. maherk

Posts: 7017; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Imo if they put a physical button or go back to the capacitive ones, it will be the best Android ever built. Till then, it is tied with the Note 4, they both offer almost everything the consumer ask for.

4. srvricky

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

& then Z4 leaks.....

6. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

Next week for the Z4 leaks... Next week for the Note 5 leaks... Next week for the S6 leaks...

7. maherk

Posts: 7017; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Wasn't the iPhone 6 fully leaked, specs and hardware, more than 6 months before it's released? You're such an iHypocrite

8. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Nobody was talking about iPhone nor bashing Android lol.

9. maherk

Posts: 7017; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

He is an iBoy, we all know the real message behind his comment.

28. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

He's the biggest itroll here in PA as of this time. Never knew how to construct sentence but yet mouth is full of $h*t.

20. f35hunter

Posts: 241; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

Semi true comment everybody knows that Sony is one of the heavily leaked companies !

5. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

Amazing..... Z3

10. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Xperias made Dust and Waterproof a trend in today's mobile world

12. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Not a trend but a must feature if you truly want to be a flagship device! +1

18. Genza

Posts: 576; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

For me waterproof or at least water resistant is a must for every electronic devices.

24. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Absolutely. It's a very handy & actually very sensible feature to have in ALL electronics, not just smartphones. +1

13. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

This is the marketing I was talking about....great job Sony!

22. caesantos

Posts: 90; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Sony? Marketing? Sony is no good in that territory. But who knows, maybe Z3C will put Sony back on top. I doubt it, but it can happen.

14. magnum44 unregistered

What's else left to do after reaching the moon

15. magnum44 unregistered

Pure indulgence in antics

17. killer7D

Posts: 551; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

I love this phone ...

21. rsiders

Posts: 2015; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Most unique unboxing I've seen, Great job Sony!

27. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

My first phone was sony cybershot k810i and now s4 bt my next phone will definately be sony xperia z3

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