Sony Xperia Z3 Review: Sony makes a Splash in the United States

Sony Xperia Z3 Review: Sony makes a Splash in the United States

By Rich W Woods As of today, the Sony Xperia Z3 will be available for T-Mobile. I have been spending quite a bit of time with the Xperia Z3 for the past two weeks and have been absolutely delighted with it. The Sony Xperia Z3 is an absolute pleasure to use. It’s super fast, the camera is amazing, it has a beautiful display, and it’s waterproof. Users will be able to play Playstation on it…

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LG G3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Camera Comparison: The Final Showdown

LG G3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Camera Comparison: The Final Showdown

By Rich W Woods Over the last week and a half, I have been spending a lot of time with the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. One thing that has blown me away with both of these phones is the amazing 20.7 MP camera. In fact, the Sony Xperia Z3 even outperformed the Nokia Lumia 1020 in low light comparisons. The scope of this review will be to compare the camera…

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Sony Xperia Z3 vs Nokia Lumia 1020: The Gold Standard Test

Sony Xperia Z3 vs Nokia Lumia 1020: The Gold Standard Test

By Rich W Woods The Sony Xperia Z3v is has come to Verizon this week and the Sony Xperia Z3 is coming to T-Mobile on October 29, so as always, we compare the camera to all of its competing cameras. The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the gold standard of smart phone cameras. It has a 41 MP Pureview camera with a Carl Zeiss lens, a real xenon flash, and support for taking RAW photos. While…

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Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: Does Size Matter?

Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: Does Size Matter?

By Rich W Woods Yesterday, the Sony Xperia Z3v was made available on Verizon. On October 29, the Sony Xperia Z3 will be made available on T-Mobile. Somehow, in all that, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is lost. Although there is an unlocked version available from Sony’s web site, it won’t be available from any carriers and that’s the reason why Sony has never really taken off in the United States. After spending the last…

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Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One M8 Camera Comparison: Megapixels and Ultrapixels

Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One M8 Camera Comparison: Megapixels and Ultrapixels

By Rich W Woods Today, the Sony Xperia Z3v is being released for Verizon and on October 29, the Sony Xperia Z3 will be released for T-Mobile. Sony is widely renowned as one of the best handset manufacturers in the world. We don’t see a whole lot of them here in the United States because they rarely show up with any carriers. The Xperia Z and Z1 were available with T-Mobile and the Xperia Z2…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Camera Comparison: The Best of the Best

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Camera Comparison: The Best of the Best

By Rich W Woods There are two brand new phones out there. Last Wednesday, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 came to AT&T. Later this week, the Sony Xperia Z3 will be coming to T-Mobile and the Sony Xperia Z3v will be coming to Verizon. While it is widely known that Samsung doesn’t make the best phones, but they do have fantastic cameras. We can go a little into which phone is better overall. The Samsung…

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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs iPhone 6 Camera Comparison: Apples and Androids

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs iPhone 6 Camera Comparison: Apples and Androids

By Rich W Woods I have been spending a lot of time with the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact as of late. They are both a pleasure to use. In fact, I’ve developed a bit of a preference for the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. While I intend to compare the Sony Xperia Z3, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to all of the competing phones that…

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Sony Xperia Z3 vs OnePlus One Camera Comparison: The Long Awaited Review

Sony Xperia Z3 vs OnePlus One Camera Comparison: The Long Awaited Review

By Rich W Woods If you are a member of the OnePlus community, you know that it is one of the most frequently asked questions in the OnePlus forums. Which one is better? The Sony Xperia Z3 or the OnePlus One. As we do a lot of camera comparisons here, this is the most popularly demanded camera comparison to date, so here it is. Both the OnePlus One and the Sony Xperia Z3 have amazing…

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Sony Xperia Z3 First Impressions and Photos

Sony Xperia Z3 First Impressions and Photos

By Rich W Woods On September 4, 2014, Sony announced the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact. Just last week, they had another event to announced the Xperia Z3v, a Verizon exclusive variant to the Xperia Z3. Although neither the Xperia Z3 nor the Xperia Z3 Compact are available in the United States yet, I have been able to obtain a review unit. Although I just got this phone, I can say one thing…

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Sony Announces the Xperia Z3v. The “v” Stand for Verizon

Sony Announces the Xperia Z3v. The “v” Stand for Verizon

By Rich W Woods Ok, this is just getting sad. Remember when smart phones used to be announced at electronics shows and developer conferences? Now, it seems that every little phone that gets announced requires its own event so every tech journalist has to uproot their lives and travel around the world to see the next iteration of some new Android phone. Sony announced the Xperia Z3 on September 3 at IFA. We saw the…

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