Will it be working in Germany if I buy it from anywhere else (Dubai)? or it will be locked?
Naomi T, 28 May 201360 seconds of getting to the Sony GB Smartphones page shows you in no uncertain terms that the... moreThere is nothing that indicates that its actually coming to the UK?
So what are you three talking about?
Dave*, 15 May 2013If this article about the Xperia ZR is accurate then I just want to get hold of the Sony execu... more60 seconds of getting to the Sony GB Smartphones page shows you in no uncertain terms that the ZR WILL be coming the to the UK, so rest assured you will be able to get your hands on it.
jokarcoool, 15 May 2013customers in UK,Germany and France don't like sonyI think a lot do! And the ZR will be in the UK, so I don't know where the source of article got their information from.
apple-sux, 15 May 2013sony's marketing is really BS. they won't get it. i am a sony fan. but i have to admit that th... moreThe ZR will be released in the UK, the source of this article is wrong.
Hellz Wind, 15 May 2013What about the ZL? Isn't that available from online UK retailers? I'm more p!seed cause thi... moreThe ZL isn't on the Sony GB website, but the L is. On their twitter, Sony Xperia GB said that the ZL won't be released in the UK - so I'd imagine any online retailers selling it here are either importing, or based in another country where it has been released.
geordie81, 15 May 2013Thanks for providing a link, i never thought to check the actual sony site, lets hope that the... moreNo problem! :) It was only from checking the site that I know of the existence of the phone at all (and I am very excited about it!) Just to reiterate my earlier point for all those who didn't see it - the ZR WILL be available in the UK, just check the Sony website (I obviously can't speak for other markets, but I'd advise the same). Whichever source said that it won't be in the UK is completely and utterly wrong!
Spogy, 15 May 2013Finally a decent "robust" phone. Not too big but still with decent hardware... and n... moretotally agree Spogy!! I've spoken to Sony ZA and they say it's up to the networks to decide whether they will stock it. The Z is just too big and square for my liking but i might b forced into taking it cos the Xperia V, which is my next choice, is only slightly cheaper but only has half the memory and processing power of the Z.. hopefully they see the light and bring the ZR to our shores!
Still trying to find out if they gonna release this phone in South Africa... the Z is a little too big for my liking so really hope they release it in SA. I don't understand why they wouldn't.
they're screwing themselves over by doing that... they could get even more sales. i would have got it within in the blink of an eye but the z i still have to think twice about it.
Dave*, 15 May 2013If this article about the Xperia ZR is accurate then I just want to get hold of the Sony execu... moreYou are complaining that you need a water-resistant handset in Britain, but Sony is not filling your needs? Where's the flagship waterproof Shamsung, LG, HTC or iPhone? Exactly what part of your mid-size (Or ANY size for that matter) water-resistant needs are they fulfilling?
Rather than complaining about what Sony ARE bringing out, why not stop to think what the others AREN'T doing before you whine!
Kalabougi, 15 May 2013If the good people are deprived from taking blunts snapshots from their swimming-pool sessions... moreNice comment Kalaboughi,expect you are wrong.
It takes great shots underwater... much better than your Samsung, HTC, or iClone would.
This is wrong. Why? Normally i don't buy anything bigger than 4.3". So i won't buy Z because it is too big. But i would have seriously considered buying ZR cos it is not as big as this new ugly giant phones. I don't live in this 3 countries but if they don't get it there is big chance we won't too..
I studied bussiness administration i understand the marketing strategy of Sony but i also consumer. Not launching ZR everywhere may not have the desired effect. Cos' there isn't only Sony. ZR would attract people who is not considered buying Z like me. I am looking for a normal sized good (at least decent) phone. And i know other people just like me. There is another piece of the pie companies continuing to neglect.
Anonymous, 15 May 2013LG phones are crap. Former optimus g user.That is where your lack of mobile communication knowledge fails you.
sony's marketing is really BS. they won't get it. i am a sony fan. but i have to admit that they are a bunch of jerks in terms of marketing.
first they produced phones nobody was waiting for and sold them world wide. than they started to produce good phones and decided to not provide them in the key markets. maybe they got not enough capacity to satisfy all this contries at the same time. i don't know. but you better go for UK/F/D if you want to sell a lot of phones. this 3 markets only got 200 millionen consumers. and most of them got 1000 euros or more spare every month. because this countries are rich!
Naomi T, 15 May 2013It will be available in the UK http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/products/phones/xperia-zr/Thanks for providing a link, i never thought to check the actual sony site, lets hope that they keep it available :-)