A few customers who bought the product thought it was compact. Expert website Cnet.com said “Although most smartphone manufacturers have made compact versions of their flagship handsets, most have been extremely watered down” in their Sony Xperia Z3 review and rated it 80 out of 100. Cnet.com also wrote “Its Xperia Z1 Compact packed the same slick design, supercharged”. Photographyblog.com scored it 80 out of 100 and said on PhotographyBlog.com “Pixel count) as many compact cameras” in their review of this tablet.
A few Sony Xperia Z3 reviewers who purchased this tablet concluded that it was thin. Pcmag.com wrote in their Sony Xperia Z3 review on PC Mag “The slender, long-lasting Sony Xperia Z3 appears iterative.”. Expert website V3.co.uk said “The Sony Xperia Z3+, in May, with an updated, slimmer design and a lighter” in their Sony Xperia Z3 review however they only gave it a rating of 40 out of 100. Expert Reviews wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia Z3 two years ago “Slim, light design” .
Three Sony Xperia Z3 owners who reviewed the Sony Xperia Z3 agreed that it was a good body shape. Two years ago Expert Reviews said in their review “Fully waterproof body”. Hardwarezone.com.my wrote in their review of the Sony Xperia Z3 “Highly attractive, waterresistant body” .
Two Sony Xperia Z3 owners who bought the Sony Xperia Z3 thought it was lightweight. Pcauthority.com.au said in their Sony Xperia Z3 review two years ago “S ony's Xperia Z1 Compact was one of our favourite phones of early 2014, squeezing big performance into a lightweight, water-resistant chassis” .
One Sony Xperia Z3 owner said in their reviews that the product was thick. Expert review site Phonearena.com wrote three years ago “The latter is thicker for a reason, flaunting a water-tight chassis”. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was a squeeze to fit in. Fatducktech.com said three years ago “Some of the best components around, squeezed into a small body” in their Sony Xperia Z3 review.