The IFA show has officially opened - and we're already getting a flood of fresh announcements one of which is from Sony, which has yet to give up the mobile space despite declining sales volumes every quarter. Get to know theXperia XZ3, which comes only six months after theXperia XZ2 and a year after the XZ1.
The main change in the XZ3 is in the screen - because this time it is a new and convex OLED unit on the sides, 6 inches in size from Sony's own production, without a defect and a resolution above 2,880 × 1,440 higher than average plus the X-Reality image engine and HDR support. Other than that the specs may sound dangerously similar to the XZ2 from the beginning of the year, with the same chip Snapdragon 845, the same volumes Memories Of 64GB for dynamic storage and 4GB, speakers Dual camera, and especially the same IMX400 rear-facing unit with maximum 19 resolution, an optical image stabilization system and support for up to 960 frames per second for times of less than one second.
Sony has also upgraded the Salafi camera to a larger and more sophisticated 13 MPX unit, after a major disappointment in the previous flagship model, and the battery has grown slightly to 3,330mAh with fast charging and Qnovo technology to significantly extend its life. There is IP65 / 68 protection from water and dust (the specific figure will vary on models offered around the world) chip Built-in NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11ac dual-channel connectivity and Bluetooth 5.0, support for both wireless and system charging Android 9.0 Pie is updated right out of the box.
The design remains unusual and similar to the XZ2 with an unusually low position for the built-in fingerprint sensor and the one and only camera lens in the rear, but you can definitely call the XZ3 an improvement in this regard - with a much nicer front thanks to the elongated and convex screen On the back of the device which brings the maximum thickness to 9.9 millimeters, instead of 11.9 millimeters in the previous generation. Even the weight dropped slightly to 193 grams, although the screen itself and overall dimensions swelled slightly.
The main problem with the Xperia XZ3, it seems, is that despite the relatively minor changes compared to its predecessor, the price swelled by another $ 100 - and now stands at $ 900 (excluding tax) in North America, and probably also 900 euros including the local VAT equivalent Across Europe, like the Xperia XZ2 Premium that was launched some time ago and is slightly cheaper than the Note 9 - although here it is worth noting that Sony's new model does not include a screen 4k Unique as the first, and not the volumes of memories of the other.
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