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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Brand: Sony
Category: Discontinued Smartphones

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact - Reviews and details

Expert Local Reviews

AusDroid Review didn't provide score
CyberShack 4.5 stars
Gizmodo Review didn't provide score
PC World 5 stars
SMH / The Age Review didn't provide score


Screen size 4.6 inches
Screen resolution HD (1280x720)
Pixel density 319ppi

Design and construction

Thickness 8.6mm
Weight 129g
Construction Plastic, glass
Water resistant
Water resistance rating IP68


Rear camera 20.7 megapixels
Rear flash
Front camera 2.2 megapixels
Front flash
Video capture (maximum) Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160)


Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz
CPU tech Octa-core (8)
Memory (RAM) 2GB
Storage 16GB
Upgradeable storage Yes, this supports microSD cards.
Operating system Google Android (Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc)
OS version 5.0
SIM type nanoSIM


3G/4G/5G Yes, it has both 3G and 4G.
Maximum Speed Cat 4 LTE - 150Mbps down, 50Mbps up (max)
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, LE
GPS support
Near-Field Communication
WiFi 802.11ac (supports a/b/g/n)

Ports and security

Charge / data port microUSB
3.5mm headset jack
Biometric security No biometric security


Battery size 2600mAh