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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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$800 to get an Android phone? No wonder both HTC and Sony are losing the battle to Samsung.
I always like phone companies who sell unlocked phones, Google, apple, Sony. hate phone providers monopoly every phones.
But with this price, goodbye Sony you lose a customer.

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  • 2013-03-25 18:12
  • R7jb

A contract-free SONY Xperia ZL here in Malaysia is JUST US$548. LOL..Sony is good to Asians. I just wish they lower the price elsewhere :)

I'm soooo happy that i bought this phone instead of Xperia Z. This is really compact compared to ANY 5inch phones. The bezels are really thin. It's truly an "edge-to-edge" full screen phone. :)

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  • 2013-03-25 17:49
  • IVZi

what is the difference between xperia z and zl

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  • 2013-03-25 17:39
  • YMaG

Sony phones are better built n have better quality than cheap plastic samny phones. Of course the price is higher!!!

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  • 2013-03-25 17:29
  • RbqJ

Are you guys crying because of this price? Try do live in Brazil the baby is comming for equivalent to $1.000,00 and the galaxy s4 is comming for $1.200,00 or to the apple lovers we have a iphone 5 for $1.500,00.
$720,00 its a dream, this is cheaper than a galasy s2 here.

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  • 2013-03-25 17:24
  • PjCM

Malaysia priced ~ 560 USD

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  • 2013-03-25 17:16
  • IVBD

That's funny....The ZL costs only around $640 here in India...The Z costs $710 here...Usually it's the other way round...Prices here are usually around $50 higher than in Europe or US...

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  • 2013-03-25 16:52
  • utAi

that's even more expensive than iphone 5. not sure what sony is thinking

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  • 2013-03-25 16:51
  • xx1p

yeah in Indonesia ZL is also priced about $600 :))

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  • 2013-03-25 16:41
  • 61BU

Why is it that Sony makes it's price outside of Asia higher?
The ZL is way cheaper than the Z and Galaxy S4/S3.


And I own a ZL as well.

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  • 2013-03-25 16:39
  • wHTR

XZ provides water/dust resistance and durability

HTC ONE provides boom sound, zoe and premium build

S4 provides small compact 5inch screen, light weight, super amoled and the best features in a phone aswell as a great camera

ZL - small compact design and 5 inch screen...

the first 3 phones have a reason to be expensive...but the ZL has nothing special... sony is going downhill especially with their crazy pricing... this phone should be $500 MAX

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  • 2013-03-25 16:15
  • vm$a

$750 for a phone? what is happening to you people? getting dumb n dumb day by day!

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  • 2013-03-25 16:14
  • 6PAs

Damn! But i mite have to get one.

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  • 2013-03-25 16:02
  • kAJ$

it way cheaper in malaysia,cost about 1899 myr or $612,included 4g lte i guess

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  • 2013-03-25 16:01
  • uCnw

> In reply to mobydick @ 2013-03-25 15:14 from IVQw - click to readYou know the reason why not most people don't go for nexus although it has good specs? No radio. Music player cant replace one's favorite dj.

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  • 2013-03-25 15:49
  • v0qJ

I just bought mine over the weekend, cost around usd540 only in Malaysia (non LTE version,no contract)...usd720 is way too much...

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  • 2013-03-25 15:49
  • sF%W

> In reply to slimshaddy @ 2013-03-25 15:15 from vbJk - click to read it's my money you acting like you paying my bills $ 579 over $720 is much better . what does ugly have to do with making a call to 911 or calling home it's a phone

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  • 2013-03-25 15:47
  • YhdC

Normally US price is high because of tax and shipment. Tax in US is ridiculous, ask an american he'll agree. The best way to avoid tax in US is be a church leader.

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  • 2013-03-25 15:36
  • v0qJ

Premium finishing, premium look, premium price, but not premium spec. If u want to buy a phone, two things u should consider, Pricing and Utility. Aluminium unibody or glass battery cover is rubbish. Drop test one of the most stupid thing i have ever seen since i turn 25. Do I use the phone as a hammer? Sonny do something to reduce cost of production and price please.

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  • 2013-03-25 15:32
  • Rc0f

> In reply to brynn @ 2013-03-25 15:03 from mXxQ - click to readYou`re reading too much and getting in-hand far too less.Snapdragon 600 is kinda marginal upgrade to the S4 Pro, so ya, if that bothers you, then you surely should go buy something else and don't ever post about mobile devices.Thanks.

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  • 2013-03-25 15:27
  • pwT4

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