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Sony Xperia Z3

88
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

For a phone that, initially at least, looks a lot like the one it's meant to replace the Z3 has a few tricks up its sleeve. Best of all is the standout battery life. Android photographers will love the camera too. It's easy to recommend the Z3, unless you're upgrading from the Z2, of course.

Pros
  • Fantastic battery life
  • High-quality finish
  • Great camera
Cons
  • Software feels a little dated
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Scores

Engadget

88
 

User Reviews

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A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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Perfect phone of 2014 will use this phone as my daily driver and would highly...read more
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88
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

90
 

Display

93
 

Battery life

98
 

Camera

88
 

Ease of use

83
 

Design and form factor

85
 

Portability (size / weight)

88
 

Media support

87
 

Durability

86
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

89
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
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87
 

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83
 

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90
 
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