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    Camera and video


    20.7 megapixel camera with auto focus

    8x digital zoom

    IS0 12800 maximum

    Sony Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor

    4k video recording

    Front-facing camera, HD 1080p for video chat and 2.2 MP for camera capture

    Pulsed LED flash

    SteadyShot™ – video stabilisation

    Superior Auto – automatic scene selection

    HDR for photos and films

    Burst mode

    Social live2

    Image stabiliser

    Geotagging – add location info to your photos

    Object tracking – lock focus on a specific object

    Red-eye reduction

    Image capture, supported file format: JPEG

    Image playback, supported file formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WebP

    Video capture, supported file formats: 3GPP, MP4

    Video playback, supported file formats: 3GPP, MP4, Matroska, AVI, Xvid, WebM

    Display and design


    4.6" display (1280x720 pixels)

    TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile

    X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine



    PlayStation® Certified

    PS4 Remote Play6

    UKW-Radio mit RDS

    Processor (CPU)


    Snapdragon 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core

    Adreno 330 GPU

    Memory and storage


    2 GB RAM

    Up to 16 GB flash memory5

    Up to 128 GB microSD™ (card slot, SDXC supported)



    Sony 3D Surround Sound technology (VPT)

    Clear Audio+ – Sound improvement software

    xLoud™ Experience


    High-res audio

    Audio recording, supported file formats: 3GPP, MP4, AMR

    Audio playback, supported file formats: 3GPP, MP4, ADTS, AMR, FLAC, Matroska, SMF, XMF, Mobile XMF, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, iMelody, MP3, WAV, OGG, ASF




    Bluetooth® 4.0 wireless technology

    3.5 mm audio jack with Digital Noise Cancelling (DNC)

    DLNA Certified®



    Native USB tethering

    Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®, Facebook™, Google™ and SyncML™2

    USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support

    Wi-Fi® and Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality

    ANT+ wireless technology




    UMTS HSPA (3G)

    LTE (4G) (not available in all markets)

    1. This service is not available in all markets.
    2. Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique as performed in controlled laboratory conditions. Actual time may vary.
    3. In compliance with IP65 and IP68, the Xperia Z3 Compact is protected against the ingress of dust and is waterproof. Provided that all ports and covers are firmly closed, the phone is (i) dust tight and (ii) protected against low-pressure jets of water from all practicable directions in compliance with IP65; and/or (iii) can be kept under 1.5 m of fresh water for up to 30 minutes in compliance with IP68.
    4. Memory comprises of approximately 4 GB of firmware, plus 12 GB of “Internal Storage” for downloaded applications, music, pictures and films and some application data.
    5. Functionality available on Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact starting from November 2014. PS4 System, DUALSHOCK®4, Sony Entertainment Network and high-speed Internet connection required. Some games may not support this feature.