Finally, flagship phones from sonny seem to heading towards US, but only one seems to have got confirmed and that is Sony Xperia ZL. There is no official announcement of the price as well as the release date. So, we will not know exactly when the handset will hit shelves Stateside. It is simply listed as coming soon.
Xperia ZL, although similar to Xperia Z, is expected to have very high end features. With a sleek body and excellent hardware, those who are willing to wait are in to experience a great smart phone. Other benefits include not being tied to a carrier.
Users will be able to use the unlocked 5-inch handset with both AT&T and T-Mobile. It will be available in 3 colors- black, white and red and one can expect the price to be as high as $760, looking at the price of other smart phones currently in the market.
As Sony has partnered with one carrier already, probably AT&T, you may not find the e water and dust-proof Sony Xperia Z being sold online. The device will ship with default Android apps such as Google Talk, YouTube etc along with the Facebook app on board.
Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4, it runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.1 and carries 2GB RAM. Get front-facing video chat camera as well as 13-megapixel primary camera. The 1080p 5-inch display boasts of 440+ pixels per, thus beating Apple at its Retina display. You also get to enjoy custom Sony skins.
Xperia Z doesn’t support Verizon and is not a dual-SIM handset. Connectivity comprises of NFC, microUSB port, Bluetooth and wifi. Battery juice is great and you can easily get 500 hours of standby and up to 40 hours of music playback. Get 5.5 hours of video playback and 10 hours of talk time.