Sony Unveils New Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact in India

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Taking the legacy of its flagship Xperia smartphones, Sony India has unveiled the latest model in the form of Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact in India. The smartphones are placed in the premium category of the market and are available at INR 51,990 and INR 44,990 respectively.

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These smartphones will be made available through over 10,000 retail outlets of the company across India. Taking a cue from strong lifestyler connect in premium category of smartphone usage, Sony has laid special emphasis on bold and trendy colors, including Copper for Z3, and Orange and Green for the Xperia Z3 Compact, in addition to the classic black and white colors.

Kenichiro Hibi, Managing Director, Sony India, said, “The launch of the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact reinforces Sony’s commitment to offer the latest cutting-edge technology to our customers. With the two size options, customers now have the option of choosing the form factor that fits their individual requirement, without compromising on either technology or design. We are very encouraged with the response to Sony Xperia smartphones in India, and are targeting 40% contribution from Xperia sales to our sales turnover of FY14. We are expanding our distribution to 10,000 retail touch-points including 250 exclusive Xperia Stores in FY14.”

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Both smartphones are powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.5 GHz quad-core CPU, supported by 3GB RAM and 4G LTE modem for lightning fast browsing, immersive multimedia browsing and stunning visuals. The new smartphones offer a 20.7MP CMOS sensor camera with a 25mm wide angle lens and ISO 12,800 light sensitivity, offering an unparalleled experience of smartphone low light photography. The 5.2 inch Xperia Z3 comes with a 7.3 mm super slim rounded aluminium frame and weighs just 152 grams. The 4.6 inch Z3 Compact packs all the path-breaking features and uncompromised performance of Xperia Z3 in an 8.6 mm compact frame that weighs only 129 grams.

The Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact can capture video in 4K resolution with SteadyShot technology for stable videos and offer an ultra-bright triluminos display, unsurpassed audio with DSEE HX audio upscaling. For audio enthusiasts, the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact offer unmatched audio playback with options of hi-res audio, digital noise cancellation, DSEE HX audio upscaling, and front facing stereo speakers with S-Force Front Surround play. These are also the only smartphones to offer PS4 remote play that enables using them as a remote screen to connect to and control games on PS4. Both models also offer the highest levels of waterproofing in compliance with IP 65/68, and up to two days battery life.

Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact will be available across all Sony Center, Sony Smartphone Lounge and leading mobile & electronics stores across India.


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TelecomDrive Bureau covers the latest developments happening in the space of communications, devices and innovations in targeted geographies of India, SAARC, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa regions.TelecomDrive Bureau is headed by Zia Askari. He can be reached at ziaaskari@telecomdrive.com