Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact launched in India for Rs. 51,990 and Rs. 44,990

Sony has officially took the wraps off the Xperia Z3 series of smartphone in the Indian market on Thursday at an press event held in New Delhi. The series include Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact. Originally introduced at IFA 2014 trade show earlier this month, the Xperia Z3 comes in white, black and copper colours and the Z3 Compact in white, black, orange and green colours.

Sony Xperia Z3

On the pricing front, Sony has heavily priced both the smartphones. The Xperia Z3 costs Rs. 51,990, whereas the Xperia Z3 Compact is priced at Rs. 44,990.

According to Sony, the smartphones are now available across the country. Sony has also revealed that it will be launching the Android Wear powered Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk in the country around December. No word on pricing details yet.

Both comes with world's highest waterproof rating of IP65/68 certification. Sony is introducing a new feature called PS4 Remote Play, where user can use the Xperia smartphone or tablet as a remote screen to connect to and control games on PS4.

Sony Xperia Z3

Talking about the Sony Xperia Z3, the smartphone comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD Triluminos display with X-Reality for Mobiles, 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 GPU, 3GB RAM and Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The smartphone is just 7.3mm thick and weights 152 grams.

Other specifications include an 20.7MP rear camera with LED flash and Exmor RS sensor, 2.2MP front facing camera, 16GB internal storage with expandable upto 128GB using microSD card and 3,100 mAh battery. Connectivity series include 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 with APTx, NFC and GPS / GLONASS.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

On the other hand, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact comes with a 4.6-inch HD Triluminos display with X-Reality for Mobiles, 2GB RAM and 2,600 mAh battery. Rest of the specifications of Xperia Z3 Compact is similar to the original Xperia Z3. The smartphone also comes with dual front stereo speakers, and is 8.6mm thick and weights 129 grams.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact