Sony Xperia Z4 is available starting today (in Japan) alongside an update solving speaker issues

Sony Xperia Z4 is available starting today (in Japan) alongside an update solving speaker issues
Officially announced in April, the Sony Xperia Z4 is, starting today, available to buy in Japan. NTT docomo is the first carrier to offer the new smartphone, asking about $745 for it. NTT docomo is already pushing a software update to the Z4, which seemingly fixes a speaker volume issue.

As you may know, the Z4 won't be released outside of Japan under this name. Sony renamed the global version of its new water-resistant flagship to Xperia Z3+ - a logical move, since the device isn't too different from last year's Xperia Z3.

While the Z4 can now be bought in Japan, we don't have an exact release date for the Xperia Z3+. However, Sony said that the Z3+ should be launched around the world starting the next few months, probably for around $600.

The Xperia Z4 / Z3+ is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor, and is a bit thinner than the Z3, measuring 146.3 x 71.9 x 6.9 mm. Other features include Android Lollipop, a 5.2-inch 1080p display, a 5 MP front-facing camera, 20.7 MP rear camera, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of expandable storage space, and a 2930 mAh battery.

Do you plan to buy the Xperia Z4 / Z3+? Or do you think it's better to wait for Sony's next flagship smartphone (which might be called Xperia Z5)?

source: NTT docomo (translated) via XperiaBlog

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Xperia Z3+
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2930 mAh(17h talk time)



1. Zylam

Posts: 1822; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

I still don't get it, it makes zero sense why they would screw up their naming convention like this. So what in like 3 months the Z5 is going to be released? Won't the Japanese be like what the hell Sony you just screwed us.

9. waddup121 unregistered

That's nice

2. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Damn it, I wanted to buy this phone (z3+) but now when I heard about heat issues I will wait for Z5

8. sgodsell

Posts: 7573; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The Sony Z4/Z3+ is using a newer version of the 810. That's one of the reasons why they were late releasing their new flagship.

3. lakki369

Posts: 114; Member since: Apr 10, 2015

Z3 is anytime better option for a hardcore user with reduced price...!!! Better wait for the Z5..!!

4. HappySocks unregistered

Time to move to Japan

5. romeo1

Posts: 823; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

I pre ordered the z3+ for my wife she has a z3. I only ordered it because i got it for free and i get the mdr1a with it. Those cost 220€ here. Really good headphones. The z3+ should be better in allot of aspects than the z3 but i wouldn't buy it if it weren't for the headphones.

6. muhammed50

Posts: 20; Member since: May 29, 2015

ok let is go to japan and buy one.

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