Sony Xperia Z3

Description

The Xperia Z3 is Sony's thinnest Android flagship to date, with a profile that measures in at just 7.3 millimeters. Despite the slender build, however, the Z3 still packs some amazing hardware, including a quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, and a great, 20.7-megapixel camera.

This device is also known as Sony D6653, Sony D6633, Sony D6616, Sony D6643, Sony D6603, Sony D6683

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Display

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Size: 5.2 inches
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 71.00 %
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Processor: Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
GPU: Adreno 330
RAM: 3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 16GB, available to use: 11.8 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 128 GB
OS: Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4) Screenshots

Battery

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Capacity: 3100 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
Features: HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling
Front: 2.2 MP (HDR)
Dimensions: 5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
Weight: 5.36 oz (152.0 g)
Materials: Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Resistance: Water, Dust; IP 68
Colors: Black, Brown, Green, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)
LTE (TDD): Bands 40(2300)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
SIM type: Nano SIM
VoLTE: Yes

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Radio: FM, Stereo, RDS
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Other: NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Jun 26, 2014
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0801 link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.54 W/kg
Body: 0.99 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.53 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.49 W/kg
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Alternative variants

Sony Xperia Z3

Differences from the main variant:
Colors: Black, Brown, White
LTE (FDD): Bands 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 5(850), 8(900), 4(AWS-1), 3(1800), 2(1900), 1(2100), 7(2600)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
Dual SIM: Yes

Sony Xperia Z3

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB
Colors: Black
LTE (FDD): Bands 12(700 a), 4(AWS-1), 2(1900)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Sony Xperia Z3

Differences from the main variant:
Colors: Black, White
LTE (FDD): Bands 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 5(850), 8(900), 4(AWS-1), 3(1800), 2(1900), 1(2100), 7(2600)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Sony Xperia Z3

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 5(850), 8(900), 4(AWS-1), 3(1800), 2(1900), 1(2100), 7(2600)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Sony Xperia Z3

Differences from the main variant:
Dual SIM: Yes
FCC approval:
Date approved: Apr 21, 2015
FCC ID value: PY7-PM0817 link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.67 W/kg
Body: 0.84 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.52 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.84 W/kg

Carrier Availability

Discontinued

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