Sony Mobile announced the company’s latest flagship smartphone at the IFA – Sony Xperia XZ3. The new flagship smartphone features a huge, 6-inch curved OLED, HDR display. Sony made sure the panel it picked looks gorgeous, features an aspect ratio 18:9, QHD+ resolution, support for TRILUMINOS and X-REALITY.
The device comes with a Gorilla Glass 5 on both sides and an aluminum frame in between. Sony Xperia XZ3 measures 158 x 73 x 9.9mm and weighs around 193g. As other Sony Flagship smartphone, Xperia XZ3 also comes with an IP65/68 rating. The device carries the same 19MP sensor from Xperia XZ2 and there are improvements added to the Xperia XZ3, through the latest iteration of the BIONZ processing algorithm.
Selfie camera is increased to 13MP from Xperia XZ2 and Battery increased to 3,300mAh battery. Xperia XZ3 features Side Sense – a gesture system, that detects taps and swipes on the new curved edges of the OLED panel. Side Sense enables shortcuts like a back gesture, alternative camera shutter and is also the way to access a brand new Side Sense menu.
Sony Xperia XZ3 will be available in Black, Silver White, Forest Green and Bordeaux Red colors. Xperia XZ3 can be purchased globally in select markets starting September at £699 ($900).
Sony Xperia XZ3 Specifications:
- Features 6-inch OLED HDR Display with 18:9 aspect ratio, TRILUMINOS Display for mobile, X-Reality for mobile, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-Core Processor with Adreno 630 GPU
- Packs 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage can be expanded up to 400GB via microSD card
- Sports 19MP rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture G Lens, 1.22μm pixel size, Predictive capture, 5-axis stabilization, 4K video recording, 960fps slow-motion video. 13MP selfie camera with 22mm wide-angle, f/2.0 aperture
- Runs on Android 9.0 Pie
- Fueled by 3300mAh battery
- Other features include USB Type-C audio, Stereo speaker with S-Force Front Surround, DSEE HX, LDAC, Fingerprint sensor, Water Resistant (IP65/IP68), 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C