Sony has officially announced the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact and Sony Xperia E3 during the IFA event in Berlin. The new addition to the Xperia line is focused towards the crowd that prefers a smartphone with a lot of potential but an affordable price tag. Both devices will make their appearance in market later this month.
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is a sequel of Xperia Z1 Compact which was introduced during the CES 2014 in Las Vegas. It comes with Android 4.4, a 4.6 inch display with 720p resolution, quad-core 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 chip, Adreno 330 graphics, 2 GB of RAM, 20.7 MP camera with 2.2 MP front facing camera as well, 16GB internal storage with an option of microSD storage, and a 2,600 mAh battery. Also the Xperia Z3 Compact will be available in 4 colors: black, white, green and orange.
Sony Xperia E3 is the most affordable new addition to the Xperia line. It will feature Android 4.4, a 4.5-inch 480 x 854px display, quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, Adreno 305 graphics, 1GB of RAM, 5MP/1.3MP camera combo, 4GB of internal storage, and a 2,330 mAh battery. It will be available in black, white, copper, and an exclusive lime color as well.
Sony has a tradition of introducing a bunch of devices at the IFA every year, and with the introduction of Xperia Z3 Compact and E3 along with the stronger than ever flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3; Sony proved it yet again that as much as they care about their competition with other OEM’s flagships, they also care about people who have their eyes set on smartphones which are big on features, but easy on their wallets.
Just like every year, Sony’s IFA conference was a success, but was it really a success? We will know about it later this fall when the new Sony smartphones will be available in different markets around the world.