Sony Xperia XZ3 launched: Specifications and Alternatives

Sony just took the wraps off the Xperia XZ3 at IFA 2018 in Berlin. Here are some alternatives available in India

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Sony Xperia XZ3 is available in four colour variants

The Japanese tech giant, Sony has unveiled the Sony Xperia XZ3 at the IFA event in Berlin, Germany. The smartphone is the successor to the Xperia XZ2 which was launched nearly six months ago. The XZ3 comes with flagship grade specifications and a glass sandwich design.

Specifications

In terms of specifications, the Sony Xperia XZ3 sports a 6-inch OLED display with a resolution of 1440×2880 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. The device packs in 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage which is further expandable using a microSD card. Interestingly, the Sony Xperia XZ3 runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. All of this is backed by a 3,300mAh battery.

On the optics front, the Xperia XZ3 features a single 19-megapixel camera at the back with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and laser autofocus. Up front, there is a 13-megapixel selfie shooter with a f/1.9 aperture.

Alternatives

The Xperia XZ3 is a premium smartphone by Sony and the company has not yet revealed whether it will make its way to India or not. So here are some alternatives you can buy in India right now.

Also Read: Sony Xperia XZ2 launched in India: Price, Specifications and Alternatives

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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The S Pen is what sets the Galaxy Note 9 apart from other phones

Samsung recently launched their latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 9. When it comes to specifications and design, the Galaxy Note 9 gives a tough competition to the Xperia XZ3. With flagship grade specifications inside including the Exynos 9810, 8GB RAM and a whopping 512GB storage defeats the Xperia XZ3 already. The Note 9 also comes with the S Pen and a ton of extra features at a starting price of Rs. 67,990.

Huawei P20 Pro

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Huawei P20 Pro sports a triple camera set up at the back

In case you want one of the best-looking smartphones with the most advanced camera tech, the Huawei P20 Pro is a great option. The smartphone sports a whopping 40-megapixel sensor along with a 20-megapixel and an 8-megapixel sensor at the back. The combination of all these and the AI optimizations by the company make the P20 Pro a great camera smartphone. The Huawei P20 Pro is available in India with a price tag of Rs. 64,999.

Also Read: Huawei P20 Lite Review: Premium Looks for a cheap price?

Oppo Find X

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Oppo Find X has a dual-camera setup at the back

If you want a smartphone that can turn heads, there is nothing as appealing as the Oppo Find X. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 8GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with pop up cameras and a glass sandwich design which allows for a full-screen display. It is priced at Rs. 59,990.

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