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Sony Xperia XZ3 Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

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Design - 90%
Performance - 95%
Specs - 92%
Camera - 89%



Sony Xperia XZ3 Specs built with a high-end component. Full Specs, Pros and Cons Review as well as Price.

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Sony Xperia XZ3 Specs

Sony Xperia XZ3 Specs

Date Released: 2018, September

DisplayTypeLTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.0 inches, 92.4 cm2 (~78.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
- EMUI 8.0
BodyDimensions156.9 x 75.1 x 7.5 mm (6.18 x 2.96 x 0.30 in)
Weight169 g (5.96 oz)
BuildFront glass, aluminum body
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimaryDual: 16 MP (f/1.8) + 20 MP (f/1.8), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
SecondaryDual 20 MP + 2 MP, f/2.0, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3340 mAh battery
Available ColorBlack, Gray, Red, Rose Gold, Light Blue
PlatformOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 960
CPUOcta-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-T830 MP8
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

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Sony Xperia XZ3 Review

Sony Xperia XZ3 Specs built with a high-end component as the latest smartphone under the Sony brand. It was officially announced last August revealing the full specs and features of the smartphone. It is expected to be available and release in the Global market by this month of September 2018. Its been a couple of months that Sony has to develop and release their newest smartphone. And finally, after many months has been passed Sony already announced their latest smartphone under the high-end category.

Xperia XZ3 is a Hybrid Dual Nano SIM card with dual standby mode. It has 6.0 inches full-screen view with a top-notch design looks. It has a display type of P-OLED capacitive touchscreen that is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The dimension lies on 158 x 73 x 9.9 mm (6.22 x 2.87 x 0.39 in) and weighing 193g. It has a display resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels, 18:9 ratio and 537 ppi density.

One of the highlights of the smartphone is having a capability of IP65/IP68 dust/waterproof resistant up to 1.5m for 30 minutes. It is built by a Front/Back Glass with aluminum frame material. XZ3 Xperia has a feature of multi-touch up to 10 fingers, HDR BT.2020 compliant, Triluminos display, and X-Reality Engine. The operating system that runs on the smartphone is the Android 9.0 Pie version. It is the latest Android OS version and the first smartphone that used the 9.0 Pie version of Android.

The processor is powered by CPU of 2.7 GHz Octa-core with a Chipset of Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 and GPU of Adreno 630 spec. It has a 4 GB RAM with 64GB internal memory. And in Taiwan country, the Xperia XZ3 model there has a 6 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory. Both variations are supported by expandable external memory up to 512 GB storage via microSD card. The smartphone doesn’t have a dedicated slot for the external memory instead the SIM 2 will also the slot for the microSD card.

The main camera has 19 MP f/2.0, predictive PDAF & laser AF with LED Flash. It has a camera mode feature including the HDR and Panorama options. As for the video recording using the main camera, it has a resolution of 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (5-axis gyro-EIS), 1080p@960fps, and HDR spec. While the front camera has 13 MP f/1.9, HDR for taking selfies and video recording resolution of 1080p@30fps with 5-axis gyro-EIS. The smartphone has a Loudspeaker with built-in stereo speakers for the max level of music.

The device doesn’t support a 3.5mm jack port but has a feature of 24-bit/192kHz audio, Dynamic vibration system, and active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. The connectivity packs with specs and features such as Wi-Fi (dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot), Bluetooth 5.0 (A2DP, aptX HD, LE), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO), NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host. It has a Fingerprint scanner rear-mounted located at the back of the device. The additional sensor features are the accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, and color spectrum.

Sony Xperia XZ3 Price and Battery Capacity

The battery is non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh with Fast charging feature (Quick Charge 3.0) and Qi wireless charging. The color variations available of Xperia XZ3 are Black, Silver White, Forest Green, and Bordeaux Red. Sony stated the official market price of the smartphone about 800 EUR or Php 50,073.60 if converted into Philippines currency respectively.


  • IP65/IP68 dust/waterproof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
  • 6.0 inches full-screen view with P-OLED display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protected
  • High-resolution spec display
  • HDR BT.2020 compliant, Triluminos display, and X-Reality Engine feature
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 2.7 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor
  • 64 GB, 4 GB RAM (Global); 64 GB, 6 GB RAM (Taiwan only)
  • External memory up to 512 GB via microSD card
  • Camera: 19 MP (back) + 13 MP (front)
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio and Dynamic vibration system feature
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear-mounted)
  • Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery with Fast Charging and Qi wireless charging


  • Hybrid Dual Nano SIM card type
  • No dedicated slot for external memory
  • Non-removable battery
  • 3.5mm jack not supported
  • No FM radio
  • Pricey