Released into the market in 2014, was the premium smartphone from SONY. The phone is a part of the Xperia Z series. The Sony Xperia Z3 or known by its project name ‘LEO’. The metal cased smartphone comes complete with a dust and water proof design and boasts of a larger RAM size, a massive 3GB.
The smartphone which has is factory fitted with the Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS, has been known to be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop, Android 6.0 MarshMallow even pusher pushed to work seamlessly on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS, although its Adreno 330 GPU has been known to run faultlessly without experiencing unnecessary crashes, the smartphone is prone to user’s handling. The Z3 also comes custom-fit with other select on-screen apps to enhance its users experience, namely:
- Lifelog App
- Sony Select
- Support for Sony’s PlayStation 4 Remote Play
The Z3 comes with a longer battery life span for a typical SONY smartphone. With an impressive 3100 mAH of battery power and longevity, the Z3 is designed to operate for longer.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The Sony Z3 smartphone currents sells for between N130,000 to N180,000 and can be bought at major smartphone sales stores nationwide, also online via online retail stores like Jumia and Konga.
Sony Xperia Z3 Specifications
NETWORK: GSM / HSPA / LTE
Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm (5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
Dust/water proof over: 1.5 meter and 30 minutes deep
DISPLAY: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size: 5.2 inches
Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
Multitouch: up to 10 fingers
Display protection: Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating, triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
OS: Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
CPU: Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
GPU: Adreno 330
Phone MEMORY Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal: 16 and 32 GB, 3GB RAM
CAMERA: Primary 20.7 MP, f/2.0, 25mm, autofocus, LED flash, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, check quality.
Secondary Camera: 2.2 MP, f/2.8, 1080p@30fps
SOUND: MP3, WAV ringtones, VIBRATION
Loudspeaker with stereo speakers
3.5mm jacK, active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.
CONNECTIVITY: WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
The GPS comes along with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, NFC, Radio FM radio, RDS, USB, microUSB 2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host, magnetic connector
Sony Xperia Z3 ACCESSORIES
- ANT+ support
- Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
- MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
- Document viewer
- Photo viewer/editor
- Voice memo/dial
MESSAGING: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email, Browser HTML5
BATTERY: Non-removable Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery
Stand-by: Up to 890 h (2G) / Up to 740 h (3G)
Talk time: Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 16 h (3G)
Music play: Up to 130 h
Colors: Black, White, Copper, Silver Green, Purple.
Display Contrast ratio: 1333:1 (nominal), 2.618 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 69dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 67dB
Audio quality Noise -86.4dB / Crosstalk -86.6dB
Endurance rating 85h.