Sony Xperia XZ3 Review and Specs

Sony Xperia XZ3 (UK version)

SCORE:
82
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Highlights

  • 6.0" 1440 x 2280 (QHD+) P-OLED screen
  • 1 rear camera
  • 19MP f/2.0 main camera
  • HDR display
  • 3300 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery
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In The Box

  • Device
  • Power Adapter
  • Type-C USB Data Cable
  • USB TYpe-C to 3.5 mm adapter
  • SIM Removing Pin
  • Headset
  • Warranty Card
  • User Manual

Overview

Sony Xperia XZ3 was released in 2018. It weighs 6.8 oz (193 g) and has 6.0" P-OLED screen with 1440 x 2280 (QHD+) resolution. The current model has 4GB RAM and 64GB UFS 2.1 type internal storage, Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset, Octa-core CPU, Adreno 630 GPU, and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10. The phone is equipped with 3300 mAh non-removable li-ion battery with the support of fast wired and wireless charging.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Sony Xperia XZ3 an overall score of 82 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

BODY
70
NETWORK
91
DISPLAY
84
MEMORY
66
CAMERA
68
FEATURES
87
LOCATION TECH
93
CONNECTIVITY
92
SENSORS
83
AUDIO
86
BATTERY
77
OVERALL
82

Pros and Cons

PROS
👍   Water Resistant
👍   4G Bands
👍   High Screen Pixel Density: 537ppi
👍   HDR display
👍   Memory Card Slot
👍   Front Selfie Camera
👍   Rear Flash
👍   Rear Camera HDR Video Recording
👍   Rear Camera HDR
👍   Rear Camera Panorama
👍   Rear Camera Face Detection
👍   Front Camera HDR
👍   GPS
👍   USB
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Bluetooth version
👍   NFC
👍   Gyroscope
👍   Accelerometer
👍   Proximity sensor
👍   Barometer
👍   Compass
👍   Fingerprint Sensor
👍   Loudspeaker Configuration
👍   Qualcomm aptXTM HD audio
👍   Dolby Atmos
👍   Fast Wired Charging
👍   Wireless Charging
CONS
👎   No 5G Bands
👎   1 Rear Camera
👎   No Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
👎   No Telephoto Camera
👎   No Infrared
👎   No FM radio
👎   No 3.5mm Audio Jack

Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Sony Xperia XZ3.

BASICS
BrandSony
ModelXperia XZ3
Version4GB/64GB
CountryUK
ColorsBordeaux Red, Forest Green, White Silver, Black
Annouce date2018, August 30
Release Date2018, October 05
BODY
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Water Resistant
IP65
IP68
Weight6.8 oz (193 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)6.22" x 2.87" x 0.38"
158 x 73 x 9.9 mm
NETWORK
Number of SIMDual SIM
SIM SizeNano-SIM
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G BandsHSDPA 800, 850, 900, 1700 (AWS), 1900, 2100
4G BandsFDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 19 / 20 / 26 / 28 / 29 / 32 / 66
TDD LTE: Bands 38 / 39 / 40 / 41 / 46
5G Bands
SCREEN
ScreenSize6.0"/152.4 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeP-OLED
Screen Resolution1440 x 2280 (QHD+)
Screen Pixel Density537ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio18∶9
Screen To Body Ratio80.5%
HDR display
MEMORY
RAM4GB
Internal Storage64GB
Storage TypeUFS 2.1
Memory Card Slot
shared with SIM
Card TypemicroSD
CAMERA
Rear CamerasWide
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 19MP
Focal Length: 25mm
Aperture: f/2.0
Sensor Size: 1/2.3%
Pixel Size: 1.22μm
Predictive Phase-Detection Autofocus
Laser Autofocus
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
Telephoto Camera
Second Telephoto Camera
Front CamerasWide
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 13MP
Aperture: f/1.9
Focal Length: 23mm
Sensor Size: 1/3.1%
Pixel Size: 1.12μm
Front UltraWide Camera
Rear Depth Camera
Front Depth Camera
Macro Camera
Rear Flash
with LED flash
FEATURES
Video Playing FormatMPEG-4, H.263, H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Digital ZoomFor stills: 8x
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 30fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
1080p at 960fps
Rear Camera Slow Motion RecordingFHD at 960fps
HD at 960fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR
Rear Camera Panorama
Rear Camera Face Detection
Front Camera HDR
Dolby Vision playback
Hyperscale 1080p Video Support
LOCATION
GPS
A-GPS
GALILEO
GLONASS
BDS
QZSS
NavIC
LTEPP
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 3.1
USB InterfaceType-C
Infrared
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth versionv5.0
NFC
FM radio
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPU TypeOcta-core
CPU Speed2.7 GHz, 1.7 GHz
GPUAdreno 630
SENSORS
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Barometer
Ambient light sensor
Face Recognition
LiDAR Scanner
Gravity Sensor
SAR
Compass
Hall Effect
Camera laser focusing
Color Temperature
Gesture
Color Spectrum
Distance Sensor
IR Blaster
IR remote control
HR Sensor
Iris Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor
Rear mounted
Infrared Thermometry
Hearing Aid Compatibility
AUDIO
Loudspeaker ConfigurationStereo
Audio Playing FormatAAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM, Opus, ALAC, WMA, DSD
Qualcomm aptXTM HD audio
Dolby Atmos
3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Specifications24-bit/192kHz audio
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity3300 mAh (typical)
ChargingFast Wired and Wireless Charging
Fast Wired Charging
Wireless Charging
Compatible with Qi
Talk TimeUp to 26 hours (3G)
Internet Usage Time LTEUp to 10 hours
Internet Usage Time Wi-FiUp to 10 hours

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