Sony Xperia Z Now Available from Sony's Web Store
Sony recently made the Xperia Z available for sale in the U.S. from its online store. The Xperia Z being offered by Sony supports HSPA+, but not LTE 4G networks. The full retail price of the Z is $629.99. The FCC recently approved a version of the Xperia Z that includes support for T-Mobile USA's LTE network, but Sony is not selling that variant yet. Additionally, Sony dropped the price of the Xperia ZL, also available from its web store, from $759.99 to $629.99. Both the Xperia Z and ZL are being sold unlocked and without carrier contracts.
Review: Sony Xperia X - Unlocked
The Xperia X is an unlocked Android smartphone that Sony is selling directly to consumers. The phone departs from Sony's Xperia Z series in ways that are both good and bad.
Sony Rolling Out KitKat to Select Xperia Phones
Sony today said a handful of its Xperia smartphones should see the Android 4.4 KitKat system update arrive in the near future. Devices slated for the upgrade include the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Sony Now Selling Xperia Z1 Compact in US
Sony recently added the Xperia Z1 Compact to its U.S. web store.
Sony Lists Xperia Z2 for Sale On US Web Site
Sony recently made the Xperia Z2 available to U.S. buyers via its web store.
Sony Xperia Z
5" display 1080 x 1920 pixels
Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 processor 2 GB RAM
0 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, NFC, Water-Resistant, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)