Sony's ultra-thin Xperia T3 launches in India, free Sony Smartband included

Sony's ultra-thin Xperia T3 launches in India, free Sony Smartband included
Already released in Hong Kong, Sony’s Xperia T3 is slowly but surely making its way to other countries, and the next to get it will be India - the world’s second largest mobile market.

Sony today officially introduced the Xperia T3 in India, where the handset will go on sale on July 28. The T3 costs around $450 (26,990 INR) there, and pre-orders are available as we type this. Flipkart, one of India’s largest online retailers, is offering a free Sony Smartband and a free “Premium Case” to all customers who are buying the new Xperia. The handset can be purchased in black, white, or purple.

Announced as the world’s slimmest 5.3-inch smartphone (7mm), the Xperia T3 features an 8MP rear camera, 1.1MP front-facing camera, quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2,500 mAh battery. The device runs Android 4.4 KitKat and looks pretty stylish - thanks in no small part to a stainless steel frame. Sony is obviously aware of the handset’s appeal, and it’s calling it Xperia Style in Germany, though the rest of the world will still know it as the T3.


source: Flipkart (1), (2), (3)

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Xperia T3
  • Display 5.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh(14.8h 3G talk time)

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15 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Good looking phone.

4. nokia12

Posts: 610; Member since: Nov 19, 2013

true but it is way way way way way over priced ..

5. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Yep. Most of its specs are comparable to the Moto G, which is less than half the price...

2. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

Still, way too pricey.

3. kopkiwi

Posts: 102; Member since: May 31, 2013

Why is there such a demand for thin phones? They make zero sense, small battery, easier to break, feel rubbish in the hand.

6. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

I'd rather they added 2-3mm to the thickness of the phone and made the battery a whole lot bigger. Battery life > thinness...

9. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Z2 thin and has great battery life

10. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

But it could have even BETTER battery life if it was just a mm or so thicker...

7. p51d007

Posts: 705; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Geez, for 350, I got a Huawei Ascend Mate2, 6.1" screen same snap400, 2gig of ram, 720p screen, LOUD speakers, sd card, an INSANE battery, 2-3 days of heavy use. So, it doesn't have KK, big whoop, fast & clear. MAYBE some one starts to put a dent in the overpriced & hyped iphones, samsungs, htc's with their over priced stuff, the prices will start to inch down. Heck, most people unless they are the bleeding edge types, won't even tough a snap 400 or 600, let alone an 800, not to mention the silly 2k screens that suck the life out of a battery.

8. Adrian38

Posts: 142; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

I have the Ascend Mate 2 as well! Incredible phone. Mid range specs with high end performance. Best deal you're gonna get for $299.

11. sudhiir.reddy

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 08, 2013

same specs xiaomi redmi 1s is for 6999/- and sony xperia t3 is about 21000 rs I wonder how they are selling it for such a low price and xiaomi mi3 which has specs equal to lg g2, galaxy s4 is selling around 14000/- RS which is also 10000 less than xperia t3...!!!Only thing xperia t3 has brand name and some heritage behind the company...!!!

12. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

that "the world’s slimmest" word is really a gimmick

13. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

When will Sony and HTC put good pricing? Sony's ZR beats this phone easily in every department.

14. varunvk369

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Overpriced .. D816 has better specs than this and is available for ₹22000

15. SilverCenturion

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

yes, my uncle brought a desire 816 for 23k, its a better choice than T2 ultra, T3 etc etc..

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