Not everyone likes a big phone and perhaps that is no reason to keep such users deprived of high end hardware and experience. Sony has been following this admirable approach with its Compact series of smartphones and the Xperia Z3 Compact introduced in India for a price of 44,990 INR is no exception.

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The resolution has been trimmed down to 720p HD along with the display size, but HD resolution won’t be a deal breaker on the 4.6 inch display.

On the inside you will find the same high end 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 quad core SoC as in Xperia Z3, assisted with 2 GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU. There is 16 GB native storage and board along with the option for 128 GB MicroSD expansion.

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Since we find ourselves clicking and sharing every aspect of our routine life these days, a good camera is crucial to your smartphone experience. Sony hasn’t compromised and you will get the same 20.7 MP shooter capable of recording 4K videos.

The software is latest Android 4.4.4 Kitkat, while other features include IP58 Water and dust resistance, 3G, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n/ac , Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL,NFC, advanced Noise cancellation and a 2600 mAh battery.

The Xperia Z3 will retail in white, black, orange and green colors for Rs. 44, 990. Acceptability for a small form factor with high end price will be limited in Indian market.

Key Specs

Model Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Display 4.6 Inch , HD
Processor 2.5 GHz Quad Core
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Camera 20.7 MP/ 2.1 MP
Battery 2600 mAh
Price 44,990 INR