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Sony Xperia Z3 Plus – Slimmer, Lighter, Faster

Sony Xperia Z3 Plus
Written by Sandeep Likhar

The Sony Xperia Z3 Plus is slimmer than ever at just 6.9 mm, and incredibly light in your hand. In fact, if it wasn’t so nice to look at, you could almost forget you were holding it.

Sony Xperia Z3 Plus boasts a 5.2-inch display with 1,080×1,920 pixels IPS display. Measuring 146.3×71.9mm, the smartphone has a thickness of 6.9mm. Weighing 144g, it is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor that combines one 2GHz quad-core processor, one 1.5GHz quad-core processor along with an Adreno 430 GPU.

Crafted from premium materials and carrying Sony’s latest and greatest technologies, the Xperia Z3+ still seems like more of a minor spec bump from the previous Xperia Z3 and not a full-fledged successor, but that doesn’t make it a bad phone.

Display and Design –

Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Display and Design

Brightest in any light

The Xperia Z3+’s generous 13.2 cm display is brighter than ever. Not just breathtakingly luminous in low light, the Xperia Z3+ shines in any light. The high display luminosity combined with Sony’s contrast enhancement technology makes for sharp viewing even in bright sunlight.

Timeless design. Slimmer than ever.

The Xperia Z3+ continues the Sony design story with a sleek rounded aluminium frame, durable tempered glass panels and a uniquely designed power button. At just 6.9 mm and 144 grams, the Xperia Z3+ design is slimmer and lighter than ever – and incredibly comfortable to hold. Choose from four sophisticated colours to match your taste and your lifestyle.

Waterproof –

Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Waterproof

Waterproof and dust tight

The Sony Xperia Z3+ has an impressive IP65/IP68 rating, which makes this smartphone both waterproof* and resistant to the tiniest dust particles.

1.5m IP (Ingress Protection) rating

The Xperia Z3+ has been given the IP rating IP65/68. This is a standard that measures a device’s resistance levels to dust (6) and water (5&8 – both splashes and submersion).

Camera –

Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Camera

Stunning landscapes to stunner selfies – now twice the camera excellence

Whether you’re shooting a skyline at night, or using your front camera to capture your look, your photos should do the moment justice. The Xperia Z3+ is the smartphone that brings innovative Sony camera technologies to both rear and front cameras. For crisp photos however you shoot.

Main camera

  • 20.7 MP with Exmor RS™ sensor
  • 25 mm wide angle G Lens
  • Superior Auto scene recognition
  • SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode
  • HDR for photo and video
  • ISO 12800
  • Xperia™ Camera apps

Front camera

  • 5 MP with Exmor R™ sensor
  • 25 mm wide angle lens
  • Superior Auto scene recognition
  • SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode
  • HDR
  • Xperia™ Camera apps

4K – Ultra high-definition video recording

Sony’s best phone camera, the Xperia Z3+, lets you capture everything you see in brilliant high resolution 4K video. Four times the detail compared to Full HD 1080p image quality, your footage is delivered in Ultra High Definition, for unparalleled sharpness full of authentic details. This model supports 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution and playback on a 4K TV or projector using the latest MHL 3.0 connector.

Battery Life –

Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Battery Life

Extended Standby Mode

Want to make standby last four times as long? Switch on Extended Standby Mode. Your apps and functions will be intuitively turned off when you’re not using the display. However, you’ll still receive calls, texts, alarms and your choice of app notifications. Press the power button and everything is up and running again.

Extended Usage Mode

Low on battery but still have things to do? Switch on Extended usage mode and gain even more usage time. Extended usage mode adjusts your smartphone’s performance to slow down battery drain even when you’re not in standby.

Ultra STAMINA Mode – Squeeze out every drop

Sometimes the unexpected happens and you find yourself running seriously low on battery when you’re far away from your charger. Ultra STAMINA Mode will help you out, limiting your smartphone to core functions – like calls and SMS – so you can get every bit of charge from your battery. Think of it as your smartphone’s reserve tank – one that lets you drive for an entire week.

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Camera and video

  • 20.7 MP with auto focus
  • 8x Digital Zoom
  • 4K Recording
  • HDR, Superior Auto, Wide angle lens (25 mm), ISO12800
  • 5 MP front camera, Full HD video
  • Sony Exmor R™ for mobile
  • SteadyShot™ – video stabilisation
  • Superior Auto – automatic scene selection
  • Image stabiliser
  • Geotagging – add location info to your photos

Connectivity

  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth® 4.1 wireless technology
  • 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
  • DLNA Certified®
  • NFC
  • GLONASS
  • Miracast, Screen Mirroring, Chromecast
  • Native USB tethering
  • Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®, Facebook™, Google™ and SyncML™
  • USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support
  • Wi-Fi MiMo and Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
  • ANT+™ sport, fitness, health support

Display and design

  • 13.2 cm 1080p FHD, IPS display sRGB130% TRILUMINOS for mobile, X-Reality for mobile

Body

  • Weight – 144 grams
  • Dimensions – 146.3 x 71.9 x 6.9 mm

OS

Entertainment

  • PlayMemories

Processor (CPU)

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994)
  • Adreno 430 GPU
  • Octa-core 64 bit processor

Memory and storage

  • 3 GB RAM
  • Up to 32 GB flash memory
  • Up to 128 GB microSD™ card

Battery

  • 2930 mAh
  • Talk time: up to 17 hours
  • Standby time: up to 590 hours
  • Music listening: Up to 91 hours
  • Video playback: Up to 580 min

Sound

  • S-Force
  • Clear Audio+ – Sound improvement software
  • Clear Bass™
  • DSEE HX
  • xLoud™ Experience
  • High-res audio
  • FM Radio
  • Stereo Recording
  • Audio playback, supported file formats: .3gp, .3gpp, .mp4, .m4a, .aac, .mnv, .mp3, .mid, .xmf, .mxmf, .rtttl, .rtx, .ota, .imy, .ogg, .mkv, .mka, .wav, .flac, .wma (ASF), .dsf(DSF), .dff(DSDIFF), .mkv, .ac3, .ra

Networks

  • GSM GPRS
  • UMTS HSPA (3G)
  • LTE (4G) (not available in all markets) / LTE (4G) Cat 6

 

Best Buy Rs 55,990/-

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Sandeep Likhar

Sandeep Likhar from Indore India, Blogger, eBook Designer and Founder of LetsDnD. Having five years of experience in industry as a Digital Publishing Expert and eBook Converter providing services to Authors, Publishers and distributors worldwide. Proficient in converting books into various formats HTML, epub, mobi, word, PDF including all major online platforms iTunes, Kobo, Kindle, Createspace, B&N, Smashwords and more.

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