Sony Xperia Z3 + (Z4) Review

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Today we have a real treat for all fans of Sony Xperia phones. I will present you a new phone from this Z4 series, more precisely Z3 +. The full review of this device is in text below.

For starters, let’s clarify why Sony uses two labels for the same model. The company first announced a completely new generation of Xperia Z phones in Japan, with the mark 4.

However, after the first evaluations and tests published in public in Sony, they realize that the improvements are not so big as to deserve a completely new mark, so they decide to launch this model. under the designation 3+. Only in Japan will the new phone keep its original name.

The Sony Xperia Z3 + should be launched in a few days, according to some rumors. All in all, while we wait we can see what Sony has to offer us this time.

What you will first notice is that with a thickness of only 6.9mm and a weight of 144g the Sony Xperia Z3 + is a very light phone and very comfortable to carry.

In addition, it is extremely strong and resistant to damage, and the combination of aluminum and glass provides excellent impact protection.

Like previous models from the Xperia Z series, the Z3 + is waterproof and dust-proof. Although “skinny”, this newcomer is extremely durable and is made to last.

The Sony Xperia Z3 + is water resistant.

One novelty in the design of this phone is that there is no longer a cover on the USB port , so now charging the phone is much easier and more comfortable.

When it is officially launched, the Sony Xperia Z3 + will be available in four colors: black, white, copper and turquoise, so we believe you will easily find the shade that suits you.

The Sony Xperia z3 + comes in four colors.

Improved front camera

The first noticeable improvement over its predecessors Sony Xperia Z3 + brings in the field of camera. The trend of taking “selfies” also encouraged the Japanese giant to improve the front camera and follow the competition that has already introduced these improvements.

The front camera of this phone has a resolution of as much as 5.1MP (to remind you, the Sony Xperia Z3 has a front camera of only 2.2MP) and a 25mm lens that will provide you with great “selfies”, especially group ones.

The camera on the back of this model has not been changed and is the same as in the previous generation. The very good 20.7MP lens, which uses Sony’s Cyber-shot and Handycam technologies, takes great photos, even in low light.

Power and hardware

Now we come to the really interesting part – the biggest improvements that the Sony Xperia Z3 + brings are under the hood. The Snapdragon 810 processor with as many as 8 cores and 3GB of RAM turns this phone into a real beast. As the reviews say, it is very powerful and performs all demanding tasks without mistakes.

This performance allows the Sony Xperia Z3 + to ship with Android 5.0 Lollipop.

One of the interesting innovations that Sony has introduced with this model is the compatibility with the Sony PlayStation 4 console. All you have to do is connect these two devices over Wi-Fi and you will be able to stream games from the console directly to your phone.

This option should be a real treat for game lovers and one of the trump cards in selling and marketing the new model.

Central display

A good atmosphere that brings a sleek design, comfort, and powerful hardware spoils the mediocre display. If you look at the specification of the device you will see that it is a full HD (1920 × 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display that supports TRILUMINOS, X-Reality and Live Color LED technologies. However, this is exactly the same display like the one used on the Z3 model. That would be perfectly fine if the competitors (especially the Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4 ) did not go a step further and develop screens with a much more powerful resolution and a clearer color palette. Compared to them, the Sony Xperia Z3 + displays a fading image without enough sharpness.

To conclude, this model has a good display, but not great. More was expected from a company like Sony, especially when it comes to the new model from their most luxurious series.


Dear Sony, we are very glad that you are getting ready to make us happy with another Xperia Z phone. This is another top model that will be a great competitor in the smartphone market. We hope that it will be launched these days and that we will be able to test it very soon and show you exactly how it works. is an affiliate. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
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