Sony SCR24 Style Cover is Sony’s first Window case exclusively launched for Xperia Z3. SCR24 Style Cover is enabled with Smart Window functions which allow you to download certain apps and widgets which can be accessed from the lock screen of the device through smart window of the case.
One touch pairing option is available via in built NFC tag in the case. Smart Window option make its easy to handle device’s some important feature without opening the case. Sony SCR24 Style Cover Case is available for £34.99 / $54.5 from Clove UK.
[ First Look ] Sony SCR24 Style Cover Window case
Let’s take a look at Sony SCR24 Style Cover Window case for Xperia Z3. Below you can see the outer cover of the box.
At back side of cover, smart window function list is displayed.
SCR24 case out of the box.
- 1 Sony SCR24 case.
- 1 Sony DK48 Magnetic Charging dock adapter.
Blow you can see the broad size Sony DK48 adapter.
|Smart Window||Yes, 60×60 mm in size.|
|In built NFC tag||Yes|
|Colors||White, Black, Copper, Green|
Case is Made in China, below you can see the various certifications mark on it.
How to Pair ?
To pair the case with your Xperia Z3, activate NFC on your device and then bring it near the below shown in built NFC tag on SCR24 case. It will prompt you to download the various smart windows widgets and apps which can be accessed from smart window without opening the cover.
If you look closely, there is a circular mark in below pic; it is where magnetic sensor is placed.
How to place your device ?
Peel of the sheet from the inner side of back flap of case and place your device on the adhesive gel pad.
Remove the protective layer from smart window.
USB and magnetic charging dock port can be accessed without opening the case. Check the below pic without Xperia Z3 showing that USB cable and charging dock pins can be easily inserted.
Xperia Z3 SCR24 case vs Xperia Z2 SCR10 case design
Sony introduced Smart Window cover for the first time ( for Xperia Z3 ) and previously they launched SCR10 case for Xperia Z2. Both cases are made up of PU Leather material.
Sony branding is placed on front flap on SCR10 case for Xperia Z2 and on back side of SCR24 case for Xperia Z3.
Ports openings are not accessible in SCR10 case ( while case is closed ).
SCR10 can be used as desk stand while the same functionality is absent in SCR24 case.
Flexible movement of back flap of SCR10 case is possible.
Read our full Xperia Z2 SCR10 case hands on review here.
Smart Window functions
You can perform following things from smart window of the case.
- Access Sony Walkman app.
- Access to Sony Clock and Alarm app.
- Access to Sony’s Weather Widget app.
- Access to Sony Camera app ( in 4:3 ratio you can take pictures ).
- Access to answer/end call.
- Light Weight.
- Smooth finished material.
- All ports accessible without opening cover.
- Perfect fit.
- Compatible with Sony Magnetic Charging Dock DK48.
- Smart Rotation function enabled.
- Magnetic sensor inside the case.
- Smart Window widgets and app provided access to camera, calls etc.
- In built NFC tag.
- Can’t be used as desk stand case.
- No Magnetic closure.
- Inner material of front flap attracts dust.
- Shock Proof – No
- No real leather used, synthetic material used.
- Adhesive gel pad seems to loose it sticky property after you remove the phone a few times.
Sony SCR24 Style Cover Window case is available now in all 4 colors from Clove UK, shipping world wide.
Smart window functions is a very catchy feature of Sony SCR24 Style Cover Window case for Xperia Z3 and if you are going for a flip cover for Xperia Z3, it seems a very good choice. A full review of SCR24 case with Xperia Z3 will be soon put up.
If you are using Sony SCR24 Style Cover Window case for Xperia Z3, let us know if you like the product. Drop your comments below.