I own Z3c for a week now. I´m excited about this phone, but has to admit that before I own Galaxy S2, so the jump is huge for me.
Some my opinion, if can help to somebody:
- the buildquality is great.. no problematic places between glass and body as it was with Z2. The edges arn´t metal - so no cold feeling, but Looks great.. mainly outside.
- the covers are pretty solid.. don´t expect they will ever open itself.
- the glass at the back is nicely cold but sometimes really get warm (not as warm as back of S2). Anyway just during using camera or some game. Than it´s going fast to be cold again.
- S2 had good camera but this one is much better..I really enjoy it. Specially that slow Motion camera.
- the System is really fast.. no waiting. About Display I have read a lot of negative comments. But I find it very nice.. I´m not expert for it but it seems great for me.
- The build quality as I said is very good, but I´m also concern about drop it on the ground. S2 fall me a hundert time but don´t feel safe to try it with this phone.. I don´t use cover till now but maybe buy one.
- And after 1 week didn´t find any scratches on the back glass or elsewhere.
And sorry for my english
This one has better battery life than my beloved z1 compact? Wow...
Anonymous, 02 Oct 2014Well, nothing can beat the camera of lumia :DI'm lumia user, since I'm get bored with android. Nokia cam never beat sony cam, at the moment I'm wating for xperia windows phone.
Bk, 03 Oct 2014today i checked out the z3c in a nearby store and seriously guys it's a great phone, the build... moreI know how you feel.. ^_^
and I'm crazy to have this too!!!
oh come on, can't wait for my next salary.
Bk, 03 Oct 2014today i checked out the z3c in a nearby store and seriously guys it's a great phone, the build... moreplease review about this phone if you own one or keep you views with you .. please do not post untill you own one...
today i checked out the z3c in a nearby store and seriously guys it's a great phone, the build quality literally shines through... I mean it was WAY more compact than What i expected for the screen size and feels feather light... The display is good... You wouldn't undermine the display unless you previously own a high ppi device or have really really good sight at close range... The device was snappy fast, although expected from the SoC... It feel really good in hands. I'm dying to get Mine soon... And eagerly waiting for a water test... Anyway those people who are willing to talk about the phone should really hold it once to feel the build quality... You can't get It right just from seeing it... As i misjudged... Even after holding it and testing it out, if you don't like it then Its not your fault... It just means it takes a hell of a lot to impress you...
"I just got this phone yesterday. To truly appreciate it, take a bath while browsing reddit."
A couple users on reddit who look genuine gave it rave reviews today:
However, one user commented that the screen, understandably, isn't quite up to the standard set by the flagship handsets.
Also worth noting, if you unlock the bootloader, it screws up low light image taking...
So, yeah, it looks pretty good all in all, esp. if you don't plan on rooting and romming (which this probably isn't the best phone for anyway as it would probably break Playstation controller support and other Sony specific stuff)
Anomynous, 02 Oct 2014Research si a word darkraver dont know, he only throws out things he hear and see in youtube, ... moreYeah oeople should believe your story about a girl in a store rather tjan a youtbe video of bending...:-D
Yar a funny guy...:-D
Ya know what? The whole bend test crap started from a youtbe video
So here, a Z2 bendtest video:
You can really see him bend it...
So?How long do you intend to troll?
Till you somehow magnificently prove me wrong...in anything...
willboyce, 01 Oct 2014Gsmarena actually rated the audio output as very good. And I can tell you now that there fair... moreSpeaker volume is deliberately low, and also the headset volume, they are hysteric about hearing damages among kids and youth in Sweden, and Sony phones are for a large part developed there in Lund, that used to be the headquarter for Sony Ericsson Mobile and is now fully owned by Sony.
Wish someone would tell those guys that hearing damages are self healing, its only those who live in a CONSTANT noisy environment that develops hearing loss, or in some cases with extreme noise (like helicopter pilots of old times before active noisecancelling headsets were available, usually not so much hearing loss but some developed a constant noisy sound that they would hear all the time that overshadowed other sounds).
Hayalet, 02 Oct 2014I did some research. For now you have to unlock your bootloader to root the phone. And that ma... moreResearch si a word darkraver dont know, he only throws out things he hear and see in youtube, uncritical relay of half true information. Well, that is how it is to not have a clue, lucky most people are smart enough to not take his word for it.
I agree that unlocking is unacceptable, phones should work right out of the box. I went to the Sony store yesterday to check out Z3 and Z3c to see if the Whats New app really cannot be disabled without compromising the phones but they didnt yet have it and the salesgirl i talked to didnt know all the new things in 4.4.4 as well.
She did however tell me that Z2 bends and that they have been instructed to tell all customers that phones that size must not be carried in a pocket, pocket damages will not be honored by Sony warranty. Z1 Compact however was supposedly OK to carry in a pocket, for now at least, but if Z3c is as weak as the drop test says it is then Sony may decide that pocketing is illegal also for Z3c.
darkraver, 02 Oct 2014You should check e-root Its a one click root app... You dont loose anything by rooting, only... morehow do you get the games and apps on to the sd card to start with. on z3 you only have option to put music, photos, videos. .
Got a question guys, how much RAM does the Z3 compact use by default, like when you just get it, and you haven't installed your own apps.
Hayalet, 02 Oct 2014I did some research. For now you have to unlock your bootloader to root the phone. And that ma... moreHave you tried e-root?
Anyway buy yourself this phone...
I guess you need more space for games, no other reason...
Luckily for me I'm not that much into games...
But you have an option until proper rooting method comes
In settings, backup your apps with all data and stats to SD card...keep only games you play most on internal...(I have 7 big games on my 16gb Z1C)
Whenever you want to get back games from SD card just reinstall them...
Wow, user ratings gone crazy about Sony today:
1. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact 8.865 510
2. Sony Xperia Z2 8.713 2,653
3. Sony Xperia Z3 Dual 8.594 138
4. Sony Xperia Z 8.508 6,034
5. Sony Xperia Z1 8.417 2,815
6. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact 8.410 1,416
7. Sony Xperia Z3 8.305 654
8. LG Nexus 5 8.262 2,370
darkraver, 02 Oct 2014You should check e-root Its a one click root app... You dont loose anything by rooting, only... moreI did some research. For now you have to unlock your bootloader to root the phone. And that makes you lose features. That's a huge deal breaker for me. I really want to buy this phone :'(