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Topic # 173561 27-May-2015 17:06
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Is it worth it or wait for the as yet unknown Z4 or should that be Z5


http://mashable.com/2015/05/26/sony-xperia-z3-plus/



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  Reply # 1312945 27-May-2015 17:13
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I'm sure going to be considering it. It ticks a lot of boxes now the charging port is back where it should be while retaining it's ip rating.



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  Reply # 1313111 27-May-2015 21:12
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Update, 11.26am: We received the following comment from Sony Mobile Australia.

 

As advised by Sony Mobile Australia, we aren’t planning to range the Xperia Z3+/Z4 in this market at this time.

 

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http://www.computerworld.co.nz/article/575805/sony-xperia-z4-renamned-z3-outside-japan-goes-sale-june/

looks like we'll have to look elsewhere stuzz

wonder if any of the NZ Telco's will bring it in

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1313113 27-May-2015 21:20
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Certainly tempted, love the Z series and like to have latest and greatest.

Z, Z Ultra, Z3 Compact and now Z3 Dual have all been great.


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  Reply # 1313160 27-May-2015 22:16
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I'm sure PB will, they have Parallel Imported Z3's.

This will be my next phone (from htc one m7)



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  Reply # 1326022 16-Jun-2015 19:33
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Hmmm... after reading the many stories about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 overheating issues and plans to throttle the chip with a software "update" I'm starting to have second thoughts.
freitasm you showed me your HTC one M9 at the last Auckland IRL, I believe that has the 810 Snapdragon. How is it re heat and shut downs
Like scottjpalmer I love the Z series xperias especially the IP ratings, thin and shiny body. I have a Z1 compact and the Copper Z3+ was going to be my significant birthday present to myself.
Maybe the Z5 with an 820 SoC in a few years

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  Reply # 1326237 17-Jun-2015 07:34
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ubernoob: Hmmm... after reading the many stories about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 overheating issues and plans to throttle the chip with a software "update" I'm starting to have second thoughts.
freitasm you showed me your HTC one M9 at the last Auckland IRL, I believe that has the 810 Snapdragon. How is it re heat and shut downs
Like scottjpalmer I love the Z series xperias especially the IP ratings, thin and shiny body. I have a Z1 compact and the Copper Z3+ was going to be my significant birthday present to myself.
Maybe the Z5 with an 820 SoC in a few years


Not going to touch any phone with a 810 snapdragon in it, keeping my z3 compact.
When the people that make the phone tell you to turn it off for a while twice a day and while charging because of over heating issues then you should not be going anywhere near it.

The 810 snapdragon just creates to much heat and should not be on the market/sold until it has been corrected.  
I hear there is a software patch coming from sony to "fix it" but I would expect that to be something that rates the clock speed down on the chip or disabling some cores on it.




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  Reply # 1326240 17-Jun-2015 08:04
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I was considering getting the Z3+ but like what has already mentioned the heat issues with the chip just turned me off; and well there weren't really enough other 'features' in the new version that would make me want to have that hassle/concern. Just pulled the trigger and got the Z3 Compact.

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  Reply # 1326254 17-Jun-2015 08:45
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scottjpalmer: Certainly tempted, love the Z series and like to have latest and greatest.

Z, Z Ultra, Z3 Compact and now Z3 Dual have all been great.



Do you own Z3 Dual SIM? Where do you get it from?





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  Reply # 1326268 17-Jun-2015 09:10
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nakedmolerat:
scottjpalmer: Certainly tempted, love the Z series and like to have latest and greatest.

Z, Z Ultra, Z3 Compact and now Z3 Dual have all been great.



Do you own Z3 Dual SIM? Where do you get it from?


I do.

Expansys.

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  Reply # 1326301 17-Jun-2015 09:42

ubernoob: Update, 11.26am: We received the following comment from Sony Mobile Australia.
As advised by Sony Mobile Australia, we aren’t planning to range the Xperia Z3+/Z4 in this market at this time.

from here
http://www.computerworld.co.nz/article/575805/sony-xperia-z4-renamned-z3-outside-japan-goes-sale-june/

looks like we'll have to look elsewhere stuzz

wonder if any of the NZ Telco's will bring it in


Z3+ is not coming to any NZ network AFAIK.

Wait until later this year. :)




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  Reply # 1326479 17-Jun-2015 13:00
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scottjpalmer:
nakedmolerat:
scottjpalmer: Certainly tempted, love the Z series and like to have latest and greatest.

Z, Z Ultra, Z3 Compact and now Z3 Dual have all been great.



Do you own Z3 Dual SIM? Where do you get it from?


I do.

Expansys.



Both SIMs do 3G and 4G or is the second SIM GSM/2G only??




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  Reply # 1326553 17-Jun-2015 15:00
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old3eyes:
scottjpalmer:
nakedmolerat:
scottjpalmer: Certainly tempted, love the Z series and like to have latest and greatest.

Z, Z Ultra, Z3 Compact and now Z3 Dual have all been great.



Do you own Z3 Dual SIM? Where do you get it from?


I do.

Expansys.



Both SIMs do 3G and 4G or is the second SIM GSM/2G only??


Both can but only one at a time.

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  Reply # 1326762 17-Jun-2015 19:08
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scottjpalmer:
old3eyes:
scottjpalmer:
nakedmolerat:
scottjpalmer: Certainly tempted, love the Z series and like to have latest and greatest.

Z, Z Ultra, Z3 Compact and now Z3 Dual have all been great.



Do you own Z3 Dual SIM? Where do you get it from?


I do.

Expansys.



Both SIMs do 3G and 4G or is the second SIM GSM/2G only??


Both can but only one at a time.


Thanx for that.  




Regards,

Old3eyes


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