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Xperia™ Z3 Compact

Do more than ever with a compact smartphone

Uncompromised performance in a compact, waterproof cell phone

“Sony´s powerful new Xperia Z3 Compact is a 4.6” cell phone to give the iPhone 6 nightmares.” Stuff.tv on Twitter, 4th of September 2014

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  • Introducing the Xperia Z3 compact, a premium waterproof mobile
  • Xperia Z3 Compact is the Android smartphone that delivers big innovations in a compact size.
  • Xperia Z3 Compact smartphone comes in 4 stunning colors
  • Xperia Z3 Compact has a premium, waterproof design
  • Xperia Z3 Compact is crafted with premium materials
  • Discover the latest Sony technologies throughout Xperia Z3 Compact

Xperia Z3 Compact review

“Awesome phone!!!!! The design, the feel, the function, everything is spot on :) i come from samsung galaxy, iphone5&6 and microsoft lumia and for me this is such a great little masterpiece. My wife has iphone6 and she asked can we swap phones, guess what i answered? No THANKS!! :D”

By Niko, April 06 12:46
User reviews published here were originally submitted to the Sony Mobile
Review application on Facebook: https://apps.facebook.com/sonyxperiahub/global/reviews?read&productId=xperia-z3-compact

Dive into new experiences!

Xperia Z3 Compact is designed to enhance your life – no matter where life takes you. With the highest waterproof rating*, 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 – you’ll be happy with the convenient size of Xperia Z3 Compact. It’s never bulky to take with you and is 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 Xperia Z3 Compact, delivering unparalleled low-light capability. Thanks to Cyber-shot and Handycam technologies you can record stunning videos on the move and take crisp shots in any condition.

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The same picture as above, with a personal greeting written with AR Fun app.

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 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 two-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 throughout by switching on Battery STAMINA mode.

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up to 2 days of battery life

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up to 110h music

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up to 10 hours HD video

Unrivalled entertainment. Wherever you are.

Xperia Z3 Compact brings you high-quality entertainment on the go. Tap into the Movies App and watch a blockbuster on your balcony, 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 part of the action

Xperia Z3 Compact’s super-bright and 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 WiFi, and play your favorite games with your DUALSHOCK®4 controller in any room.

Quick specs

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Display

  • 4.6” display 720×1280
  • TRILUMINOS™ for mobile
  • Live Color LED
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Sound

  • Hi-Res Audio
  • Digital Noise-Canceling
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Processor

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801/li>
  • Quad-core 2.5 GHz
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Battery

  • 2600 mAh
  • Battery STAMINA mode
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Durability

  • IP 65/68
  • Submersion to 4.9 ft*
  • Dust tight

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Xperia Z3 Compact next to Sony SmartWear

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 as you wish. Have fun, look good, live smart.

Which SmartWear will you wear?

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Personalize and protect

Protect your phone and make a style statement. This innovative and protective cover comes in four colors and lets you see your messages or control your music without opening your phone.

Check out Style Cover Window SCR26

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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 are 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 www.sonymobile.com/durability.

** 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).