Sony dishes availability, pricing for Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, SmartWatch 2

Sony dishes availability, pricing for Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, SmartWatch 2

Sony on Tuesday confirmed pricing and immediate availability details as it pertains to the U.S. launch of the Xperia Z1, the Xperia Z Ultra, and the SmartWatch 2. All three devices will be offered through Sony’s online store, in select retail stores, and some third-party electronics retail locations. T-Mobile customers may also be able to pick up the Xperia Z1 in the near future as it’s rumored for the carrier as well.

Xperia Z1 costs $669.99 (HSPA+) and comes in black, white or purple colors.

  • 5-inch 1080p TFT display with 441 pixels-per-inch
  • 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB of internal storage
  • microSD card slot
  • 20.7-megapixel rear-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • 2-megapixel front-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • IP58 certified dust- and water-resistance
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
  • 170 grams

Xperia Z Ultra costs  $649.99 (HSPA+), $679.99 (LTE) in black, white or purple

  • 6.4-inch 1080p display with 344 pixels-per-inch
  • 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • microSD card slot
  • 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • 2-megapixel front-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • IP58 certified dust- and water-resistance
  • 3,050mAh battery
  • 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
  • 212 grams

SmartWatch 2 sells for $195.99

  • Transflective display, readable in bright sunlight
  • Long battery life, 3-4 days normal usage
  • Water-resistant (IP57)
  • Extended compatibility (works with most smartphones Android 4.0 and
  • later)
  • Easy setup with NFC pairing
  • (for non-NFC smartphones, standard Bluetooth® pairing applies).
  • Easy discovery of applications
  • Standalone watch functionality, including alarm and timer
  • Standard micro USB charging
  • Intuitive User interface similar to Android
  • Bigger display with higher resolution (1.6 inch, 220 x 176 pixels)
  • High quality materials (aluminum body with black silicon wristband in kit)
  • Additional wristbands available in various colors and materials

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