Where to get the Sony Xperia Z3 in Canada

Sony Xperia Z3The Sony Xperia Z3 launched today in Canada with a number of carriers. Introduced at IFA 2014, it is not a major evolution over the Xperia Z2 but adds a slightly faster processor, a slightly more compact design and PS4 Remote Play which lets you use your Xperia Z3 as a remote screen to connect to and control your games on PlayStation 4 or act as a second screen.

Sony Xperia Z3 specifications:

  • Processor: 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801AC with Adreno 330 GPU
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE/HSPA+/GPRS/EDGE
  • Other connectivity: A-GPS/GLONASS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, NFC
  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD (1920×1080) TRILUMINOS
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal storage: 16GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 128GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 20.7MP AF with Sony Exmor RS sensor with 4K video capture
  • Front-facing camera: 2.2MP
  • Battery: 3,100mAh
  • Dimensions: 146.5 × 72 × 7.3 millimeters
  • Weight: 152 grams
  • Colours: Black, White, Copper, Green
  • Other: Waterproof and dust tight (IP65 and IP68-rated), PS4 Remote

The Canadian carriers that have so far launched the Sony Xperia Z3 are:

  • Bell Mobility: CA$179.95 with a two-year contract or CA$699.95 contract-free
  • MTS: From CA$99.99 with a two-year plan to CA$649.99 outright
  • Rogers Wireless: CA$179.99 with a two-year contract or CA$599.99 contract-free
  • SaskTel: From CA$179.99 with a two-year contract  to CA$699.99 outright
  • TELUS Mobility: CA$180 with a two-year contract or CA$680 contract-free
  • WIND Mobile: From CA$199 on WindTab with a CA$60 per month plan to CA$699 outright

For a limited time, Rogers is offering both new and existing customers who buy a Sony Xperia Z3 on a two-year Share Everything plan a copy of EA SPORTS NHL 15 for the PlayStation 4 for free.

Not all carriers are carrying all three colours to coming Canada. In fact, only Bell mobility seems to be offering the Sony Xperia Z3 in white, black or copper.