Sony Releases Unlocked Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra Smartphones

Posted Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT by

The HD mobile devices are now available directly from the company's online store.

Sony's latest Android smartphones have officially been released in the US. The new models include the 5-inch Xperia Z1 and the extra large 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra.

Both models feature waterproof designs and are powered by a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Quad Core processor with 2GB of RAM running Android 4.2. The Xperia Z1 includes a 5-inch 1080p TRILUMINOS display, along with a 20.7MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. It is rated for up to 14 hours of talktime.

Meanwhile, the Xperia Z Ultra is said to be the world's thinnest and largest smartphone, and features a tablet-like 6.4-inch 1080p display that can be used with pencils, selected stylus, and pens. The device also includes an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera, and is rated for up to 16 hours of talk time.

The Xperia Z1 is on sale now at Sony's mobile store starting at $670. The Xperia Z Ultra is also available now starting at a suggested retail price of $650.

Source: Sony

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