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Xperia ZL up for pre-order in US, contract free from $720

25 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Xperia ZL up for pre-order in US, contract free from $720 - read the full textThe Sony Xperia ZL is up for pre-order in the US from Sony's own retail store. The device comes in two unlocked options - an HSPA version that's up for $720 contract-free and a 4G-enabled $760 one. The latter works on LTE bands 2, 4, 5 and 17, so it should, in theory, be usable on AT&T's network....


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Horribly overpriced. I was really considering purchasing this phone, but I was waiting for the price. No phone should cost this much. The fact that this phone isn't being picked up by any carriers really hurt it's chances. I could literally buy like 2 TV's for that price. Oh Sony, how you just keep disappointing me. Always over pricing yourself right out the door. it's such a shame :(

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  • 2013-03-27 02:45
  • scfB

> In reply to Ashura @ 2013-03-26 13:30 from thuH - click to readUS dollar only PLease

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  • 2013-03-27 02:14
  • 0Y%y

If no one buys the phone at that ridiculous price then Sony would be forced to lower it. Sadly, people will buy it at that price and Sony knows it.

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  • 2013-03-26 22:52
  • 4{yy

In Indonesia this sells for Rp. 6,7 mil, which is only 0,2 mil higher than SGS3. I would certainly prefer this rather than Samsung, Blackberry or iPhone which is overpriced in my country. Indonesians are very easily excited by trend, that's the reason why those latter 3 are overpriced in here. Just because many artists are using those phones. Not to mention ridiculous taxes imposed by the moronic government...
I'm an Indonesian btw, just in case some think me badmouthing them...

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  • 2013-03-26 13:30
  • thuH

If you feel the features are more important and you can accept plastic body, then get SGS4 which is much cheaper but more advance in all Xperia Z family.

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  • 2013-03-26 10:50
  • 2mCd

i must say prices for xperia z, iphone 5, htc one in slovakia - slovak republic

we have much overpriced phones than usa
xperia z 739 usd =575, at launch it was 600=771 usd
iphone 5 735 usd =572, at launch it was 710=913 usd
htc one 815 usd = 634 as preorder price
xperia ZL will be over 630= 810usd

payment for work is 339 as minimal rent=436 usd so this prices for a phone is ridiculous

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  • 2013-03-26 10:10
  • 3Trb

Taxes might be the culprit. I'm a sony fan but 720 USD is too expensive. Sony Pricing in Asia are competitive.

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  • 2013-03-26 07:11
  • ubfu

For hhh, the different of xzl to xz is ..... you must read the article and not being dependent to others.

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  • 2013-03-26 06:59
  • khM7

crazy sony fans defending this outrageous pricing?! it's overpriced to the other models in it category. thats why Sony can never move forward

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  • 2013-03-26 03:53
  • 4raQ

Only $600 USD here in PH.

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  • 2013-03-26 03:47
  • Kg}e

it costs 600$ 3G verison in asia sigapore and malysiaa so what is the heck!!!!!! about 720$

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  • 2013-03-26 03:30
  • fkVf

> In reply to prasetyo @ 2013-03-25 23:03 from tA$4 - click to readyep your're right.

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  • 2013-03-26 03:04
  • ubeX

in philippines sony zl is $660

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  • 2013-03-26 02:23
  • t7{d

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-25 16:15 from vm$a - click to readIt actually (also) has more features than ZL (screen callibration to fix the awful colours of Z, IR blaster, slightly better battery, etc).

I agree $720 is too much, but that's too much for any phone out there, and ZL actually sports better features than Z in places that *matter* (screen legibility, control of domestic devices, small frame, etc), so if anything *it* (and not Z) should be the more expensive of the two...

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  • 2013-03-26 00:48
  • 0TvX

> In reply to sory @ 2013-03-25 20:31 from bJya - click to readin indonesia iphone $900-1300 xd.

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  • 2013-03-25 23:03
  • tA$4

Oh well. Sony, I lost u.

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  • 2013-03-25 21:30
  • qTBA

another sony fail

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  • 2013-03-25 21:11
  • 0FV3

780 bucks ???!!! sony tax is as bad as apple. but is sony fanboy as loyal as apple?

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  • 2013-03-25 20:31
  • bJya

SONY is always been overpricing their phone just because its SONY...u guys are bad in phone pricing...whats so special bout ur phone? ur still using s4 pro chip...SMH

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  • 2013-03-25 19:51
  • YHV4

> In reply to troy @ 2013-03-25 17:29 from RbqJ - click to readSo your saying the super amoled screen, great software and hardware is cheap on the S4? LoL

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  • 2013-03-25 18:19
  • vm$a

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