As has been rumoured for some time now, Sony has today announced the Xperia Z3 during their press event at IFA 2014.

The handset has a <2mm bezel and is only 7.3mm thin, and will come in a design that will be available in a minimal design that comes with a range of different colours. Sony also says that it will have a battery life that will last up to 2 days.

It also features a full waterproof omnibalance design that measures 146 x 72 x 7.3mm thick and weighs 152g.

Inside you will find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor that is clocked at 2.5GHz, alongside 3GB of RAM and wither 16GB or 32GB of storage.

On the front there’s a 5.2 inch Triluminos display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and has a 423ppi. The display also users Sony’s Live Colour LED and X-Reality technologies.

Around the back you will find a 20.7 megapixel 1/2.3 Exmor RS sensor with a Sony G Lens and Bionz processor, which is backed up by the Z3’s new high-resolution audio technology and integrated noise cancellation features.

The smartphone will run on Android 4.4 KitKat from launch, when it will be available in black, white, copper or green.

As of yet no price has been announced.

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