Sony launches Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact in India

Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact priced at Rs. 51,990 and Rs. 44,990 respectively Will be from 25th Sept, 2014 across India.

Sony-Xperia-Z3-and-Xperia-Z3-Compact-in-IndiaNew Delhi, India, September 25, 2014: Sony India today launched its smartphones Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact in India. The Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact have been priced atRs. 51,990 and Rs. 44,990 respectively. The latest Flagship Smartphones from Sony, which received good reviews at their global unveiling at the IFA in Sept, 2014, will be available from 25th Sept, 2014 onwards at over 10,000 retail outlets across India. Xperia Z3 is available in Black, White and Copper colours. Xperia Z3 Compact is available in Black, White, Green and Orange colours. Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact will be available across all Sony Center, Sony Smartphone Lounge and leading mobile& electronics stores across India.

Sony has engineered in gaming technology with the addition of PS4 Remote Play on the Xperia Z3 series. The only smartphones with PS4 Remote Play, you can now use your Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z3 Compact as a remote screen to connect to and control your games on PS4.

For those times when the TV is being used, simply connect your Xperia smartphone to your PS4 via home Wi-Fi and use the DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controller with the GCM10 Game Control Mount to continue playing games anywhere at home on Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact. Additionally, the PlayStation App lets you use your Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z3 Compact as a second screen to remotely watch the game play of your friends, communicate with PSN friends, or purchase PS4 games and download to PS4.

Kenichiro Hibi, Managing Director of 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.”


Spec of Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact:

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 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 and 2.2MP front-facing camera with 1080p video recording. The 5.2 inch Xperia Z3 comes with a 7.3 mm slim rounded aluminium frame and weighs 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 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 comes with 16/32GB of built-in storage and Z3 Compact comes with 16GB of built-in storage. Both smartphones can be expandable via the microSD card slot. Xperia Z3 contains 3,100mAh battery and Z3 Compact contains 2,600mAh battery.

Some other key highlights of Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact:

  • Delivering the highest waterproof rating, both are fully waterproof (IP 65/68), so you can take your Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z3 Compact with you wherever you go – whether you’re answering a call in the rain or taking pictures in the pool.
  • There’s no need to worry about your smartphone being ready when you are – with optimal battery performance, Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact push the capabilities of power to give you a long-lasting battery life of up to two days. Or, get even more from your battery with Sony’s Battery STAMINA Mode, which turns off background functions when you’re not using them to help extend your battery life.
  • The 1/2.3” ExmorRS for mobile sensor and BIONZ for mobile processing engine work together to give you photos and videos in sharp and vivid detail. Plus, you can fit more into every shot with the new 25mm wide-angle Sony G Lens. If you’re capturing a photo of a stunning sunset, take advantage of the world’s first ISO 12800 sensitivity in a smartphone5 for better detail, even in low light.
  • Sony’s SteadyShot technology with Intelligent Active Mode compensates for your movements, analysing dozens of backwards and forward frames, to predict your next steps and make panning smoother and images more stable.
  • For those most important memories, record clips in super-clear 4K resolution at four times Full HD. Plus, the advanced video mode on Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact means you can pause and resume filming, so you can be sure to capture the perfect moment in one file.
  • New social camera apps and editing features will take your camera experience to the next level. Capture an event and your reaction to it at the same time with Face in. Add scribbles and animations to pictures with AR fun. Create a movie from your photos and videos with Movie creator. Record from multiple angleswith up to three compatible Xperia devices filming at the same time with Multi-camera. Or add sound to a photo with Sound Photo.
  • All of these new camera apps are added to a wide range of popular Xperia camera apps accessible directly from your camera’s viewfinder, including Background defocus, Live on YouTube – by Xperia and Timeshift video.
  • For those tracks that aren’t in Hi-Res quality, Sony’s ground-breaking DSEE HX technology – available now for the first time in our Z3 series – ‘upscales’ the fidelity of your MP3 or AAC music collection to near High-Resolution quality.

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