Sony Xperia Z3X rumor – a powerful phone with a powerful camera

Sony Xperia Z3X rumor – a powerful phone with a powerful camera
Sony's latest flagship – the Xperia Z3 – has only recently been released and we are already seeing rumors on yet another super-powerful Xperia device. The rumors dub it "Xperia Z3X" and it seems that it's going to be a powerful workhorse of a phablet with an equally powerful camera.

Now, we've heard about Sony's curved camera sensors before – a bleeding edge tech that's supposed to simulate the curvature of the human eye, providing much more realistic pictures. Rumors that have been floating around since July, point towards this phone as the fist device to be equipped with the new sensor.

With a 2/3" sensor with a wide F1.2 aperture, it seems Sony is making plans to seriously pull in some photo-fans' interest. But the latest rumor about the Z3X shows us that the device may actually be aiming to please a wide spectrum of power users, not just cameraphone aficionados.

Indeed, an AnTuTu listing for a phone, dubbed Xperia Z3X, has surfaced, and it shows some pretty monstrous hardware specs. Starting with a Snapdragon 810, coupled with the pretty impressive 4 GB of RAM, a 6.2" QHD display, and the powerful Adreno 430 GPU.

Now, a couple of screenshots that could easily be fabricated mean next to nothing. Still, assuming that these rumors are true, it would be interesting to see whether this new handset will be a branch of the Xperia line (a replacement of the Z Ultra phablet branch, maybe?), or will take the place of the Xperia Z4, which should refresh the Z3 in 6 months (as per Sony's 6-month flagship cycle).

Note: The phone render used in the post is for illustration purposes only.


sources: 3533, SonyAlphaRumors via GSM Dome

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109 Comments

1. umar456

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 07, 2014

Wow what a powerhouse from Sony

11. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Phone in picture #2 looks fake as f**k...

27. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

But this will be the BEAST OF BEASTLY PHONES.

30. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

Mother of godly phones *motherofgod.jpg*

49. Ray.S

Posts: 457; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

Of course, it's for illustration purposes only.

79. cheetah2k

Posts: 2256; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

6.2" is way too large IMO

96. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

i dont know why f**K is fake for you, its real as things get for me.

29. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

Truth bro :) *Starts waiting for camera samples*

34. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

GPU will perform like an S805@1080p, this is beautiful

37. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

And finally a great news.

39. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Sony please bring the curved sensor!

54. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Maybe...they will....because article saying powerful camera.

53. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

This will be a best phablet..... Go team Sony

56. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

HOLY SH!T!! As a 3 time Note owner, I MIGHT have to jump ship for this!

88. phantom_six_man

Posts: 82; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

if this is true,then this is the start of sony's monster phone,monster in spec,and monster in size

2. adecvat

Posts: 640; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Cyber-shot, please!

52. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

I hope....we heard rumor long time ago that sony will bring cyber shot in their phones in future.

74. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

didn't they have cyber-shot on the past? when they are still sony-ericson?

76. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Yesss

3. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Now I love a big phone but this may be too big even for me.

28. S.M.Talha

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

I think it is replacement for xperia z ultra.And it maybe good thing.

4. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

HOLY CRAAAAAAAAAAAP!!!!!! :D :D :D

24. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Holy shyt!! Looks like I'll have to pass on the MOTO NEXUS. Z3X Here I come!

55. rocky46ruet

Posts: 13; Member since: Jun 23, 2014

Hehehe, same to me

77. JMartin22

Posts: 2370; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

And Z4X will be out 6 months later to slap you right in the face.

5. Blaz86

Posts: 22; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

6,2"? o_O

6. Oğuzhan_77

Posts: 112; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

Rise of iphone killer.

18. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

At 6.2" I think you mean iPad Mini killer maybe? No-one I know would use something that large as a "phone", this isn't the early 90's any more.

25. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Ask Asians.

35. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

I'll ask Sony's Senior Vice President in charge of Procurement - he owes me a favour, I'll see if he can get me a sample of his enormous phone... Too cheeky to ask? :\

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