Sony Mobile Communications today introduces new Xperia Z3 series flagship smartphones
– Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact. They are now available from 26 September 2014 and will retail at RM2,399 and RM1,899
“At Sony Mobile, ‘flagship’ now means offering a choice to consumers of enjoying a large screen Xperia Z3 for immersive entertainment or a more compact, lighter Xperia Z3 Compact that doesn’t ask you to compromise on features,”says John Featherstone, Vice President, South East Asia & Oceania, Sony Mobile Communications. “Consumers demand and deserve greatness from their smartphone – in design, camera and battery life. That’s precisely what we aim to deliver with XperiaZ3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, at the same time as delivering leading innovations such as unique Sony camera experiences and, for the first time, PS4 Remote Play two beautifully designed, fully waterproof smartphones.”
Both premium smartphones combine all exclusive features, including the highest level of waterproofing, enhanced camera experiences and applications, up to two-day battery life, our best audio quality and PS4 Remote Play.
The main feature offered by both Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact will be their camera that is claimed by Sony to be the world’s best camera and camcorder in a smartphone. The 1/2.3” ExmorRS™ for mobile sensor and BIONZ™ for mobile processing engine that is featured in both Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact could produces photos and videos in sharp and vivid detail. Plus, the new 25mm wide-angle Sony G Lens could fit the more objects in the shot. One more thing that Sony is proud with will be the ISO 12800 sensitivity that could enhance the night or low light shot for better detail and brighter photos.
For the video recording side, Sony has featured the new and improved SteadyShot technology with Intelligent Active Mode that make panning smoother and images more stable. In addition, they both support the 4K video recording too!
The next feature to introduce will be the entertainment quality : Audio and Gaming. The Xperia Z3 series brings Sony’s Digital Noise Cancelling technology to the smartphone. The front-facing stereo speakers with S-Force Front Surround play everything loud and crystal clear. Besides, Sony has engineered a revolution in gaming technology with the addition of PS4 Remote Play on the Xperia Z3 series that use Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z3 Compact as a remote screen to connect to and control the games on PS4.
SONY XPERIA Z3 (RRP RM 2399)
SoC : MSM8974AC Quad-Core 2.5GHz
RAM : 3GB
Internal Storage : 16GB with MicroSD expandable
Display : 5.2” 1080p FHD IPS Display with TRILUMINOS Display, X-Reality
Camera : 20MP Exmor RS Rear Camera [4K Video recording supported ， ISO up to 12800] + 2MP Exmor R Front camera
OS : Android 4.4.4 KitKat with Timescape
Battery : 3100mAh with Sony STAMINA Mode
Feature : IP55/IP58 , Stereo Speakers
Color Option : Black, White and Copper
SONY XPERIA Z3 COMPACT (RRP RM 1899)
SoC : Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-Core 2.5GHz
RAM : 2GB
Internal Storage : 16GB with MicroSD expandable up to 128GB
Display : 4.6” 720p TFT Display with TRILUMINOS Display, X-Reality [319ppi]
Camera : 20MP Exmor RS Rear Camera [4K Video recording supported] + 2MP Exmor R Front camera
OS : Android 4.4.4 KitKat with Timescape
Battery : 2600mAh with Sony STAMINA Mode
Feature : IP68 , NANO Sim , Stereo Speakers
Color Option : White, black, orange and green
Promotion on Launch
Purchasing the Sony Xperia Z3 or Xperia Z3 Compact will have a chance to win a Sony PlayStation 4 worth RM1,799. How to win? That’s easy, you will need to the Sony roadshow at 1 Utama Shopping Centre (High Street, Ground Floor) between 1st – 6th October and present your warranty card as well as proof of purchase to participate the lucky draw for the Sony PS4! Fifty (50) lucky winners will be announced on Sunday, 5th October
Xperia Z3 Compact users will also receive a free bumper casing and Premium tempered glass protection worth RM139 upon purchase at the roadshow. There will also be various promotions and freebies for other Xperia smartphones and accessories during the roadshow.
Is that all? No way. Sony Mobile demands great experiences with exclusive content for Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact users:
· 22 free downloadable episodes of popular TV series, Blacklist, starting November 2014
· unlimited music streaming with Akazaoo, the social media app, for 6 months upon activation
· free 50GB of storage with DropBox
· RM100 Qoo10 online shopping vouchers
· real-time stock and financial information by Share Investor
· RM15 off MyTeksi rides (up to 3 rides), with a total value of RM45
· 3 free e-magazine titles from SPH Magazine‘s library of over 20 titles worth RM30
Sony fans, what are you waiting for? Go for Xperia Z3 or Z3 Compact now!
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