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Sony Xperia XZ3 looks surprising in dark green and red

Sony's flagship phone splashes out with a new color palette, and it works.

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The Sony Xperia XZ3 is a high-end Android handset that'll run on Android Pie, Google's latest operating system. 

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Sony has piled on the features to make the Xperia XZ3 rival the Galaxy S9.

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For instance, you get a 6-inch OLED display.

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There's a (single) 19-megapixel camera on the back, which uses Sony's celebrated sensors and image processing that promises to keep noise to a minimum. Sorry, no artfully blurry portrait shots if that's what you're after.

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The glossy phone comes in white, black, forest green and Bordeaux red.

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Here's another look.

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The XZ3 supports wireless charging, and it's water-resistant.

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You'll be able to shoot super-slow-motion video at a higher quality than with many other phones.

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View from the bottom.

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And a view from the side.

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Sony has slimmed down the bezels and body to stick to today's design trends.

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It has a new one-handed software option, similar to what you see on other Android phones.

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Here's that wireless charging support.

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Enjoy more pictures in the next few slides.

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Read all about the Sony Xperia XZ3's specs, price and more.

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