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As expected, Sony today launched its second flagship device of this year called the Xperia Z3. The smartphone, which was unveiled in Berlin earlier this month, is priced at Rs 51,990. 

Unlike many of its competitors, Sony has a philosophy of launching a new flagship Xperia Z smartphone every six months. These iterations are a slight improvement over its successor, and the Xperia Z3 is no different. In terms of specifications, the new flagship device is only a slight evolution over the Xperia Z2 that launched earlier this year.

Speaking of which, the Xperia Z3 flaunts a 5.2-inch full HD 1080p display, which is the same as the Xperia Z2, but Sony claims it is the “world’s brightest display of leading premium smartphones.” Where the Xperia Z2’s brightness levels hit 460 nits, the display on the Xperia Z3 is said to reach 600 nits.

The smartphone is powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. Also featured are 20.7-megapixel rear camera, 2.2-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB internal memory, microSD card support, and a 3,100mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough to last two days on a single charge. Connectivity options include LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, and GPS.

On the software front, the Xperia Z3 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat, and also boasts a features called PS4 Remote Play, which essentially lets you use the Xperia Z3 as a remote screen to connect to and control your games on PS4. The smartphone is IP68 certificated that makes it resistant to dust and water. You can safely submerge the smartphone up to one meter for a period of 30 minutes.