Sony Xperia Z3

Announced:
Sep 3, 2014
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

424 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

71.00 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

20.7 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Recording format:

MPEG4, H.264

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front:

2.2 megapixels

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Brown, Green, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, 3GP, 3GPP, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, H.265, XviD, AVI, 3GPP, MKV, WebM

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 330

RAM:

3 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16 GB

Available to use:

11.8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Host Interface Device Profile, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3100 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

37.1 days (890 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Music playback:

130.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

Google Chrome

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Wallet, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 03, 2014
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This device is also known as Sony D6653, Sony D6633, Sony D6616, Sony D6643, Sony D6603, Sony D6683

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Sony Xperia Z3 D6633

Differences from the main variant:

Colors:

Black, Brown, White

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 20, 5, 8, 4, 3, 2, 1, 7

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Dual SIM:

Yes

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

37.1 days (890 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G):

16.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

38.3 days (920 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

33.3 days (800 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback:

130.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Sony Xperia Z3 D6616

Differences from the main variant:

Colors:

Black

Internal storage:

32 GB

LTE (FDD):

Bands 12, 4, 2

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Sony Xperia Z3 D6643

Differences from the main variant:

Colors:

Black, White

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 20, 5, 8, 4, 3, 2, 1, 7

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Sony Xperia Z3 D6603

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 13, 17, 20, 5, 8, 4, 3, 2, 1, 7

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Sony Xperia Z3 Dual D6683

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

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

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.

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