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Sony Xperia Z3 Rumors Appear: Metal Frame, PVD Coating, New Snapdragon CPU

The Sony Xperia Z2 has barely launched weeks ago and already people are talking about the Xperia Z3. Seeing how Sony has been launching phones over the past years, about 6 months apart for flagships, we could see the Z3 this year…

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The device’s first details have leaked and they talk about a metal frame, PVD coating and a brand new Qualcomm Snapdragon processor inside. Sony Xperia Z3 has been pictured in metal frame form in the images included in this article. The source claims that the handset will sport a metal frame, also a very thin one. The body will be treated with a PVD coating, giving the device a mirror stainless steel look, like the Nokia 8800.

The advantage of PVD coating is higher impact resistance, better resilience to scratches and corrosion resistance. The Xperia Z3 is said to come with a Full HD display, instead of a QHD one, that will be a strange decision. It will also have a Snapdragon 805 CPU, 3 GB of RAM and a 20.7 megapixel main camera. Finally, the source said that the new model may come as soon as August. I expect the QHD display situation to change by then…

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