The Sony Xperia Z3+ comes with a display protector out of the box

The Sony Xperia Z3+ comes with a display protector out of the box
A recent discovery shows that the Sony Xperia Z3+ is shipping with a pre-applied screen protector

This is not entirely new behaviour from Sony, as the manufacturer has a long history of shipping flagship devices with pre-applied anti-shatter films. After ditching the practice last year with the Xperia Z2 and the Xperia Z2 Tablet, Sony now seems to be back to its old habits.

Unfortunately, it looks like the screen protector that the Xperia Z3+ comes with out of the box is not the best solution for protecting the screen of the device, as some recent tests reveal that the screen protector does not come with oleophobic coating. The lack of such a coating means that the protection film is a bit of a smudge magnet. Furthermore, reports also show that the screen protector's fit isn't optimal either.

On the bright side, the pre-applied screen protection can be easily removed and replaced with a solution of the user's choosing, which is an improvement over the anti-shatter protection that Sony previously employed on its smartphones, which was very hard to remove. In the user manual. Sony recommends that users keep the screen protection on, but at least the customer can decide to replace it with a better screen protection from a third-party manufacturer.

Although a series of reports show that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chip inside the Sony Xperia Z3+ is leading to overheating problems, the latest global flagship smartphone from Sony is now being rolled out in multiple markets across the world


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