Xperia Z3 US Release Date: Sony to Launch Smartphone During Oct. 9 Event?

By Larry Ong
Larry Ong
Larry Ong
Journalist
Larry Ong is a New York-based journalist with Epoch Times. He writes about China and Hong Kong. He is also a graduate of the National University of Singapore, where he read history.
September 25, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Sony could finally be bringing their latest smartphone to the United States. 

According to CNET, Sony sent out an invitation to an October 9 event which they are holding in New York. 

The tagline for the event is “Demand Great,” and Sony did not say what it would be showing off at its event. 

CNET speculates that the Japanese electronics giant could be finally launching the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact smartphones, which it unveiled at the IFA 2014 electronics trade show earlier in the month.  

The Xperia Z3 is already out in Taiwan since September 19, launched in India on September 25. and will be out in the United Kingdom on September 26. 

Sprint and T-Mobile will be carrying the Xperia Z3.

AT&T and Verizon have yet to confirm if they are carrying the latest Sony device. 

Check out the specs of the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact below (via GSMArena). 

Xperia Z3

Dimensions: 5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches, 5.36 oz

Display: 5.2-inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 1920p, 424ppi 

Processor: 2.5Ghz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdrgon 801 

Memory: 3GB RAM

Storage: 16/32GB internal, up to 128GB microSD

Cameras: 20.7 mega-pixel rear, 2.2 mega-pixel front

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3,100 mAh 

OS: Android 4.4.4. KitKat

Xperia Z3 Compact 

Dimensions: 5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches

Display: 4.6 inch inch IPS LCD, 720 x 1280p, 319ppi 

Processor: 2.5Ghz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdrgon 801 

Memory: 2GB RAM

Storage: 16GB internal, up to 128 microSD

Cameras: 20.7 mega-pixel rear, 2.2 mega-pixel front

Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 2,600 mAh

OS: Android 4.4.4 KitKat

 

Larry Ong
Journalist
Larry Ong is a New York-based journalist with Epoch Times. He writes about China and Hong Kong. He is also a graduate of the National University of Singapore, where he read history.