Sony smartphones have a good market base which we don’t seem to remember much while reviewing Android phones. And as a smartphone manufacturer, Sony doesn’t seem to care about the time of releasing a new flagship either because their last flagship Sony Xperia Z2 was released somewhat around 6 months ago. Rumors are spreading all over now about a new Xperia Smartphone which is most probably the upcoming addition to the Xperia Z line, maybe a Sony Xperia Z3. This could bear any other name as well but we don’t know much about it yet. Since two flagship phones from two different manufacturers are hitting the markets soon; we can hope that Sony will play the game changing role here.
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Sony Xperia Z3 Rumors and Leaked Pics
Now let’s have a look on the rumors we have come across so far, about the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.
So, this is an overview of the rumors.
• Sony Xperia Z3 or whatever the name is; will be continuing the Xperia Z Smartphone range.
• The Z3 Compact release date in USA will be either in September or a time nearby. The market excitement will be a lot higher by then.
Sony Xperia Z3 Release Date:
We have seen various sources claiming different dates, but all of them were around August and September. August rumors don’t seem to be true now since there’s no announcement from Sony yet. September rumors sound more authentic as the IFA 2014 is coming up soon. Sony released the Xperia Z1 on IFA 2013, now it’s a good time to launch the Sony Xperia Z3 on IFA 2014 event to be held at Berlin, Germany.
If not an IFA, still there are strong possibilities of this device launch in late September. Popular Android developer DoomLord claimed something about the Xperia Z3 launch in September, in his Twitter feed. However, The Sony Xperia Z3 release date in India is not leaked yet.
Design & Look of Sony Xperia Z3:
The looks on the recent Xperia phones are quite similar. Identical chassis design and color toning are seen almost all recently released devices so the Xperia Z3 will keep following the trend. The previous generations, the Xperia Z, Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z2 looked almost identical along with their mini versions. Few images leaked on Digiwo with a side-by-side comparison as well. That comparison showed how the new device still bears the similar look.
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact might come in only black & white ditching the purple model. Or, the rumor had shown only the black and white versions – either one could be the case.
Sony Xperia Z3 Specifications, Launch Date:
The Sony Xperia Z3 is supposed to an upgrade of the predecessor Xperia Z2, but the phone could really disappoint its fans since there are only marginal updates according to the floating rumors. We aren’t quite sure about the fact, if Sony will really make such unwise decision. However, a possible set of Xperia Z3 specifications could be – 2.7 GHz quad core Snapdragon 805 processor, probably an Adreno 420 chip with clock speed 500 MHz and a 3GB RAM. We haven’t received any update about Sony developing 64 bit architecture.
On the operating system, certainly the new phone would run Android. Version could be either Android KitKat or the next big, Android; the Android L with Sony interface modifications.
Users of latest previous Sony smartphones will definitely feel left out as it hasn’t even been a year since last two major releases. Still, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is hoped to be making a great impact on the smartphone market.