Sony Xperia Z3v discontinued at Verizon - Xperia Z4v incoming?

Sony Xperia Z3v discontinued at Verizon - Xperia Z4v incoming?
Verizon Wireless recently stopped selling the Sony Xperia Z3v, a handset that it launched about 10 months ago.

XperiaBlog reports that, according to some Verizon customers, the carrier confirmed that the Z3v has been discontinued. However, this shouldn't upset Sony fans who are on Verizon, because a brand new Xperia will be released soon. Obviously, we're talking about the Xperia Z4v.

Announced in June as a device exclusive to Verizon, the Xperia Z4v is Sony's first smartphone to offer a Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display. That aside, the handset is based on the Xperia Z3+ / Z4, thus being water-resistant, and relying on an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor. The Z4v is thicker than the Z3+ / Z4 (8.6 mm vs 6.9 mm), and has a slightly different design.

Verizon and Sony have yet to reveal the launch date of the Xperia Z4v. The smartphone is expected to be released "this summer" anyway, which means it should hit shelves before the end of August. Until we hear more about this, you can check out our Sony Xperia Z4v hands-on for a closer look at the upcoming handset.


sources: Verizon, XperiaBlog

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Xperia Z3v
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(21h talk time)
Xperia Z4v
  • Display 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh

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8 Comments

1. bambamboogy02

Posts: 838; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Ehh..810. No pocket microwave for me.

2. strawhat67

Posts: 66; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Qualcomm messed up 2015. There were a lot of good smartphones in 2015, but powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon...

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

The only good phones this year were the S6/S6 Edge.

6. stijnvbrummelen

Posts: 41; Member since: Dec 20, 2013

LG G4 is also lovely. I have trade it for the S6 and the level of heat is almost the same. So the Snapdragon 808 does not f**k things up.

8. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

And the Moto X Style because its cheap.

4. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Z3V, Z4V, Z4, Z5 too many flagships too many confusion. Sony messed it up. :(

5. Jason2k13

Posts: 1462; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

dont say that to Sony fanboys, you will get called a troll.

7. Geek.T

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 04, 2015

Z3 was a flagship Z3+ is just an incremental update(for keeping his flagship device Up-to-date ) Now that Z3v and Z4v name is just market specific (very common strategy used by all manufactures).

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