Bogdanl, 16 Sep 2014Why no IR blaster.......?What year is it now? Who need IR blaster when Bravia TV can be controlled using wifi.
AnonD-307006, 15 Sep 2014I'm using my phone primarily for texting, email, browsing the web, calendar, tools, and readin... moreSince you mention the Alpha, it is considerably longer than Z3c, its bordering to some 5 inch phones. Thats a dealbreaker, if i wanted long phone i would go for iPhone 6.
This might best phone ever: enough size to be comfortable in hand, powerful CPU and GPU, High quality 20 mp camera and long life battery.... I would stay in raw with pleasure to buy this device ;)
What color do you think is nice for this one? And why?
the best smartphone i have ever seen..all fans just go through the z3 compact hands on on youtube you will know what new features sony is providing......
Just tell me a smartphone camera which has ISO of 12800 from any brand no one is providing....
Making a smartphone your world you go to SONY......
AnonD-111968, 14 Sep 2014Your Alpha is an experimental device, I tried one in a shop and its sharp edges made it uncomf... moreThe "swimming" remark wasn't serious. However: I've owned mobile phones for over 10 years now, and I never had an issue with water and dust, even though every of those phones had to take it's occasional water drops when used on a rainy day. Of course, there's environments where you'd absolutely want this, but I can't help: reducing the usability of the device for a feature like that, and selling it to the main stream smells like marketing bullshit to me. The fact that I can buy specific docking stations to circumvent this isn't really plus for me.
AnonD-209094, 14 Sep 2014Ok Philipp, have you even used a phone with onscreen buttons? I mean USED, for a month or so, ... moreI'm using my phone primarily for texting, email, browsing the web, calendar, tools, and reading the newspaper or other news, while I don't use my phone for gaming or watching movies. For those applications, navigation buttons are (and should be) present.
I wouldn't say anything against on-screen buttons, if I actually had the same amount of screen estate above the actual buttons (meaning that without physical buttons, I'd end up with much smaller bezels or bigger screens. Also, I fully agree that configurability is a huge plus there.
However, the reality is that comparable phones (e.g. Alpha/Z3 Compact, S5/M8) have similiar sized bezels and similar sized displays, which basially means that the navigation takes up a remarkable percentage of the screen estate. I guess this discussion will become obsolete in very few years (the big G3 seems to make do with very little bezel), but for now, having a compact phone *and* full screen estate seems to mean mechanical...
Sony xperia z3 compact It.s the best ........ iphone 6 a joke 850-1100 eu )))))))) 1gb ram????camera weak
I am mot sure how can I wear a "phone" of 5.3 inch in my pocket :)
Is it possible to get a phone up to 4.5 inch, at least 2 gb ram and amoled?I think NO...WHY? Nobody answer
AnonD-111968, 14 Sep 2014The average volume is your complain, and u shamelessly compare the toyish plasticky S5 mini ju... moremaybe they mean the phone speaker itself without headphones. that's what's putting me off to be honest. I like a good quality phone speaker to listen to music if I am in my gym room at home.
AnonD-307006, 13 Sep 2014Pity it doesn't have capacitive buttons like the Galaxy Alpha. If you factor the nav buttons i... moreOk Philipp, have you even used a phone with onscreen buttons? I mean USED, for a month or so, not tested in the store.
Personally i cant go back to buttons, esp not mechanical home button like Samsung. And if its one thing i hate it is when my palm makes an accidental keypress on a capacitive button while gaming in landscape mode, with Samsungs that is impossible to avoid, especially on the Alpha, it has the capacitive buttons closer to the bottom edge than ever before.
Android is MADE for onscreen buttons, this is how its supposed to be.
101h battery endurance? i aint even mad, im surprised it pushed out that much juice on a 2600mah battery
robertkoa, 13 Sep 2014Yes but the Galaxy S5 Mini has a much louder Speaker ( look at the Chart ) BUT Galaxy S5 Mini... moreThe average volume is your complain, and u shamelessly compare the toyish plasticky S5 mini just like it's big brother. "Xperia Z3 Compact comes with built-in Digital Noise Cancelling technology that reduces exterior noise by up to 98% when paired with the MDR-NC31EM headset. The technology removes the lower-frequency parts of the noise, preventing the high-frequency part of it from reaching the ear. This way, a noisy bus or a busy shopping centre won’t stand in the way of a great listening experience."
AnonD-307006, 13 Sep 2014Pity it doesn't have capacitive buttons like the Galaxy Alpha. If you factor the nav buttons i... moreYour Alpha is an experimental device, I tried one in a shop and its sharp edges made it uncomfortable to hold. The on screen buttons will disappear on video playback and for SMS or other functions full screen isn't necessary, whereas with your alpha you need to stretch your fingers to reach out the further areas. The flaps doesn't take many seconds to open/close when recharging- btw recharging is every 2 days only unlike your Alpha which has half the battery life of Z3C yet twice expensive. Now u are so narrowmineded to think that waterproofing is only for swimming purposes-it's a protection anytime anywhere and considering Z3C is dustproof, while u and your Alpha eats dust anytime. You're Alpha is a desperate attempt to copy Iphone which has the same lame battery.
AnonD-307006, 13 Sep 2014Pity it doesn't have capacitive buttons like the Galaxy Alpha. If you factor the nav buttons i... more... also waterproofing it isn't only useful for swimming. My old phone got damaged in a rainstorm.
AnonD-307006, 13 Sep 2014Pity it doesn't have capacitive buttons like the Galaxy Alpha. If you factor the nav buttons i... moreI agree - I'd prefer that they go back to a physical buttons (a design like on the 2011 Xperia Mini Pro would be good.
However, I don't have a problem with the flaps. A magnetic charging dock solves that problem.
Pity it doesn't have capacitive buttons like the Galaxy Alpha. If you factor the nav buttons in, the screen is massively smaller than the Alpha's. Otherwise, I'd have gotten that one in a heartbeat.
(one other note: what's with those flaps? I'd care much for for easy connectivity than the possibility to go swimming with my phone...)
XXX13, 12 Sep 2014The low volume is due to the water resistance that the phone have.
Yes but the Galaxy S5 Mini has a much louder Speaker ( look at the Chart ) BUT Galaxy S5 Mini is much louder than Alpha also.
Almost as though these Manufacturers pay no attention to the Speakerphones.
Especially after reading about "Sony Force Surround Stereo Speakers"- it IS strange that they are low or average in Volume/Clarity !