Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

price Rs. 44,000 onwards launch Sep, 2014
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#24
of 26 phones in Rs. 40,000 - 50,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 9 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Beautiful design
  • Slim, and light
  • Dust and liquid resistant
  • Very good display
  • Android interface with Sony's skin
  • Smooth, slick performance backed by top-end hardware
  • Excellent loudspeaker
  • Very good camera
  • Excellent battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Awkward placement of power button, and volume rocker
  • Lot of bloatware

9 expert review(s)


175+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.6 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 319 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
  • Triluminos display
  • X-Reality Engine
  • Shatter proof glass
  • Up to 10 fingers touch supported
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
  • Gyroscope
Processor/RAM
Processor2.5 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPUAdreno 330
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Battery Standby880 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)920 hrs
Battery Talktime12.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)14.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 110 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 10 hrs
Dimensions
Weight129 gm
Thickness8.6 mm
Camera
Camera20.7 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • 1/2.3" Sensor Size
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • 8X Digital Zoom
  • ISO 3200 maximum in manual mode
  • Exmor RS Sensor
  • Pulsed LED flash
  • Superior Auto - automatic scene selection
  • Burst Mode
  • Social Live
  • Object Tracking
  • Red-eye Reduction
Secondary Camera2.2 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
FM RadioYes
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  • Dust Proof
  • Water Resistant
  • Sony 3D Surround Sound technology (VPT)
  • Clear Audio+
  • xLoud Experience
  • PlayStation Certified
  • PS4 Remote Play
  • USB On-The-Go
  • ANT+ Support
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.77/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys