THE SONY XPERIA Z3 reportedly won't offer much of an improvement over its Xperia Z2 precessor, if the latest specifications leak is anything to go by.
This leak comes via Evleaks, naturally, and seems to suggest that the Xperia Z3 won't boast much of an improvement in its specificiations.
The information spill claims that the Sony Xperia Z3 will have a 5.15in HD 1080p screen, smaller than the 5.2in screen on the Xperia Z2, and pale in comparison with the LG G3's QHD offering. There apparently will also be a quad-core 2.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor under the bonnet, a tiny bump compared to the Xperia Z2's 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 chip.
The leak reveals that the Xperia Z3 will also arrive running Google's Android 4.4 Kitkat mobile operating system and will have 3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, and dual 2.1MP and 20.7MP cameras - the same cameras found on its predecessor.
Comments under Evleaks' post echo our comparison, with readers saying Sony shouldn't bother releasing it yet, due to its lack of a specifications upgrade.
While we'd usually advise to take such speculation with a pinch of salt, this leak matches well to a leak from earlier this month, in which the Xperia Z3 was compared to a Samsung Galaxy Note handset.
It's still unclear when Sony will unveil the Xperia Z3, but most fingers are pointing towards the IFA technology show in September, where Samsung is also widely expected to unveil the Galaxy Note 4
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