Sony has released its new flagship smartphone – the Xperia Z3+, in India for Rs 55,990. This new handset retains the water proof and dust proof abilities as well as the same glass design and ofcourse offers powerful cameras.
The Sony Xperia Z3+ comes in a sleek (6.3mm) body with glass coating on front and rear panels. It weighs just 144 grams even with the 5.2 inch display and a 2930 mAh battery. The IPS display has though only full HD resolution and not Quad HD like other high end smartphones. Made with Triluminos technology, this display promises superb 700 cd brightness and with X-Reality for Mobile technology promises superb colour output.
The older Xperia Z3, which is retailing now for around Rs 40,000, too have the same size display and a bigger battery but is thicker (7.3 mm) and heavier (152 mm). The new handset though is a bit taller (146.3 mm against 146 mm of Z3) but less wider (71.9 mm against 72 mm of Z3).
The new Sony Xperia Z3+, despite having a smaller battery than its predecessor, promises better talktime (17 hours against 16 hours of Z3).
The new Sony Xperia Z3+ comes with Android Lollipop operating system that runs on 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa core processor. The Z3 has Snapdragon 801 processor. But like the older one, it has 3 GB RAM, 32 GB inbuilt storage and the 128 GB micro SD card slot.
Like the Z3, the new Xperia Z3+ has a 20.7 megapixel rear auto focus camera that comes with 8X digital zoom, 4K recording, HDR, superior auto, wide angle lens, Sony Exmor R sensor, SteadyShot for video stabilisation, image stabiliser, and geotagging facility.
However this time Sony has bumped up the resolution for its front camera to 5 megapixel as compared to 2.2 megapixel resolution for the front camera of the older Z3.
The new Sony Xperia Z3+ retains all the connectivity features including 4G, Bluetooth 4.1, DLNA, NFC, Miracast, micro USB port, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, and GPS with AGPS and GLONASS. The Xperia Z3+ also offers FM radio and comes with many sound enhancing technology like Clear Audio+, Clear Bass, xLoud, Hi-Res audio and DSEE HX.