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Dive into new experiences!

The Xperia Z3 Compact is designed to enhance your life—no matter where life takes you. With the highest waterproof rating*, the Xperia Z3 Compact can handle drops in the sink, calls in the rain, and pictures in any weather.

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Conveniently compact

When your day is full of adventure—or your hands are full of shopping bags—you’ll be happy with the convenient size of the Xperia Z3 Compact. Never bulky to carry around, and it’s easy to use with one hand.


A better smartphone camera – for your best times

The greatest times aren’t always in the brightest light. Years of Sony camera expertise have been brought to the Xperia Z3 Compact, delivering unparalleled low-light capability. Thanks to Cyber-shot and Handycam technologies, you can record stunning videos on the go and take clear photos in any condition.

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Get creative with your snaps

Want to take your pictures to the next level? Tap into our unique camera apps. Unleash your inner artist with Creative effects, share a movie of your photos with Movie creator, or send a personalized greeting with AR fun.

Go further with every charge

Forget about a phone that gives up after a jam-packed day. With the Xperia Z3 Compact, you can text, call, and surf the day away and still have plenty of juice left for your after-work commute. The incredible 2-day** battery life means more of what you love and less time spent tied to the charger.

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Extend your charge

Whether you’re headed for an unexpected night out, or working unexpectedly late, you can make sure your battery lasts through the night by switching on Battery STAMINA mode.

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up to 2 days of battery life

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up to 110 hours of music

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up to 10 hours of HD video

Unrivaled entertainment. Wherever you are.

The Xperia Z3 Compact brings you high-quality entertainment on the go. Tap into the Movies app and watch a blockbuster on the porch, hear every beat as it was meant to be heard with Hi-Res Audio, and block out distractions with Digital Noise-Canceling support.

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Feel like you’re part of the action

The Xperia Z3 Compact’s super-bright, crisp display makes everything you watch more vivid. And the contrast technology means you won’t miss the details, even in full sunlight.

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Play where you want

When it’s too nice to stay in, or when someone else wants the TV, you can take your game with you. PS4 Remote Play on the Xperia Z3 Compact brings real PS4 gaming to a smartphone. Access your PS4 console via your home Wi-Fi, and play your favorite games with your DUALSHOCK®4 controller in any room.

Quick specs

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  • 4.6” display 720 x 1280
  • TRILUMINOS for mobile
  • Live Color LED
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  • Hi-Res Audio
  • Digital Noise Canceling
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  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801/li>
  • Quad-core 2.5 GHz
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  • 2600 mAh
  • Battery STAMINA mode
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  • 4G/LTE
  • Wi-Fi
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  • 4G/LTE
  • Wi-Fi

Take your Xperia Z3 Compact further

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True VIP treatment at the Xperia Lounge

If you own a Xperia Z3 Compact, you automatically become an Xperia Lounge Gold member. Along with incredible competitions, sports events, and behind-the-scenes footage, as a gold member you get lots more exclusive content for your smartphone—it’s all waiting for you in the Xperia Lounge.

Take a look at what you get in the Xperia Lounge

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Live smarter with SmartWear.

SmartWear helps you stay on top of the moments that matter. Keep track of what you love with ease, and control your world however you want. Have fun, look good, live smart.

Which SmartWear will you wear?

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Simplify and stylize

Make your phone easier to use and make a fashion statement. This stylish and easy cover comes in four colors and lets you see your messages or control your music without opening your phone.

Check out the Style Cover Window SCR26

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The impossibly slim and waterproof smartphone

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The 8.1″ lightweight tablet with full-sized performance

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Android 5.0 Lollipop available now

With a fresh look and feel, we’ve taken everything you love about your Xperia to the next level with our latest software update.

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Keep the things you want and discover lots more to love - with a great smartphone from Sony

Switching is easy

Whether you’re on Android or iOS, bring everything with you when you switch to Sony.

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Xperia® in Business

Discover the benefits of Xperia® to see how it can help you unlock the potential of your business. Our premium devices have everything you need and more to maintain the perfect work-life balance, anytime, anywhere.

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*The Xperia Z3 Compact is waterproof and protected against dust as long as you follow a few simple instructions: all ports and attached covers must be firmly closed; you can’t take the phone deeper than 4.9 ft of water and for longer than 30 minutes; and the water should be fresh water. Casual use in chlorinated pools is permitted provided that you rinse the device in fresh water afterwards. No seawater and no salt water pools. Abuse and/or improper use of the device will invalidate warranty. The phone has an Ingress Protection rating of IP65 and IP68. For more information about what this means, see

**Battery life has been measured against Sony Mobile Communications AB’s smartphone usage profile, defined in September 2014 to represent the typical smartphone user’s active condition, including but not limited to a range of usage scenarios (calling, texting, web browsing, social networking, game playing, music listening, picture taking, picture browsing, online video watching, video recording, and playback).