IFA 2014: Meet the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, king of the cut-down flagships

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is the natural successor to the excellent Xperia Z1 Compact, which handled to squeeze flagship specifications into a smaller sized frame. And there’s good information, as Sony has actually duplicated the trick with the Xperia Z3 Compact.

Launching along with the headlining Sony Xperia Z3 at IFA 2014, there’s no concern which handset the Z3 Compact is receiving a great deal of its values from.

You’ll find the same 2.5 GHz quad-core processor, Adreno 330 GPU and brand-new large tilted 20.7 MP video camera inside the Compact as the Xperia Z3.

There always needs to be some compromises and the primary one right here is the display which has been minimized from a 5.2-inch complete HD offering to a more convenient 4.6-inch 720p screen on the Xperia Z3 Compact.

The slender frame of its larger bro is also lost, which the Z3 Compact being available in at a somewhat more chunky 8.6 mm, although it’s still water and dust resistant.

RAM has also been downgraded from 3GB to 2GB, but that should not be a trouble and the inclusion of a microSD slot implies storage is also looked after.

Lots on offer

A 2600mAh battery is locked inside the sealed unit, and Sony’s battery stamina mode is available in the Android 4.4 KitKat interface to assist you get the most out of it.

If you are fortunate sufficient to own a PS4 the Xperia Z3 Compact has another neat trick up its sleeve for you, permitting you to utilize the handset as a controller.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Even if your TELEVISION is in use you can stream your PS4 video games to the handset and make use of a Dualshock 4 controller to continue playing.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has significantly more grunt that the HTC One Mini 2 and Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, although we expect it to cost a little even more than its competitors.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact release date is pegged for fall 2014 globally, so watch out for it, coming to a shop near you quickly.