Sony Xperia Z3+ Review

Score: 8.21/10
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Sony Xperia Z3+ is an amazing cellphone released back in the year 2015, equipped with a big 5.2-inches display, a fast processor ticking at 2 gigahertz, a 20.7 megapixels back facing camera and a 5 MP front camera. That's everything we have to say? No, it's just the starting point.

Regarding its construction, this cellphone is mainly created with glass; metal. Even though this cellphone is only 5.76 inches long and 2.83" wide, it still manages to contain a 5.2 inches display. This device is just 0.27" thick, making it one of the thinnest phones out there. Sony offers this cellphone in a nice range of color options: black, brown, green and white. Sony has made an amazing job making this cellphone weight only 5.08 oz.

This cellphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 chip, holding a powerful 2 GHz processor and a great 3 GB of RAM. A key advantage of the Sony Xperia Z3+ is its 32 GB big internal memory and an external SD slot, allowing the user to store tons of applications, games, songs, pictures and videos without having to worry about running out of space.

This cellphone is equipped with two cameras, a 20.7 mega-pixels back-facing camera and a 5 megapixels front-facing camera. Its back-facing camera has an aperture of f/2 so it can shoot sharp photos even in low light situations. The Sony Xperia Z3+ also shoots 3840x2160 4K videos at 30 frames per second, and slow motion videos up to 1920x1080 (Full HD) up to 60 frames per second (2 times slower than regular videos). This camera also includes a large number of useful characteristics: flash, digital image stabilization, auto-focus, face detection shooting, HDR mode, smile detection shooting and geo tagging.

Sony designed this phone with a beautiful 5.2 inches screen, and a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution, which makes everything look absolutely great. Its screen uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and allows multi-touch gestures.

This phone features Wi-Fi connection (and it can be shared with other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), LTE-A (4G) ultra fast connectivity and also HSPA+ data connection, which is a slower 4G technology or the fastest 3G internet connection, over HSDPA, HSUPA and EDGE technologies. This phone has two Nano SIM cards so it can to use 2 different phone lines or carriers.

This cellphone has a great 2930 mAh non-removable battery that can keep this cellphone running for many hours and even reach the end of the day without having to charge it at all. Sony reports a 590 hs stand by time and a 17 hs talk time for this phone. An issue to consider is that this cellphone's battery is non-replaceable so you can't buy a new battery when it begins losing capacity, while having 2930 mAh you will probably discard this phone before it becomes a real problem.

The Sony Xperia Z3+ also includes some interesting features like Bluetooth, GPS and NFC (to trigger actions, transfer data or make payments by holding your cellphone close to another NFC device or tag), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

This device is being sold for just 265 dollars, a great offer for agood phone like this. If you want it for gaming, want a cellphone for work, will use it as a social cellphone or you love taking photographs, this phone is probably very appropiate for you.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.0
Also Known As:Sony Xperia Z3 Plus||Sony Xperia Z4||Sony Xperia Z3+ Dual
Dimensions:5.76 x 2.83 x 0.27 inchesMetric14.63 x 7.19 x 0.69 cmImperial
Weight:5.08 ouncesMetric144.02 gImperial
Colors:Black, Brown, Green and White
Materials:Glass; metal
Release date:2015-05-26
Price:$ 265.00


Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:5.2 inchesMetric13.2 cmImperial
Resolution:1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Pixel density:424 pixels per inchMetric166.93 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Processor:ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 2000 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB (1600 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 430
Internal Memory:32 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)


Capacity:2930 mAh
Stand-by Time:590 hours
Talk Time:17 hours


Back camera:20.7 megapixels
    Focal length:25mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.43 inches (1/2.3")
Front camera:5 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode and Smile Detection Shooting


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.1
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor