The pre-order period for Sony's Xperia XZ just came to an end and now the mobile device is available in the U.S. for purchase on Amazon.
Android Police reports that the Japanese manufacturer Sony Mobile's latest flagship is on sale now in the U.S. The launch of the flagship Xperia XZ in the U.S. is part of the Japanese company's efforts to gradually re-entering this strategic market.
According to Android Headlines, Sony unveiled its Xperia XZ last month at IFA, alongside with a smaller phone called the Xperia X Compact. Since last month, Sony made already the Xperia X Compact available for purchase from Amazon.
Now, the Xperia XZ is also on sale in the U.S. on Amazon. The retail price for an unlocked version of Xperia XZ is $699. The flagship Sony device is available in Platinum and Graphite Black color options. As of now, the Forest Blue color option is missing from the Amazon offer.
Just a few days ago, Sony has launched the Xperia XZ in Taiwan. But, unlike the international models of the device, the US version of the Xperia XZ does not feature a fingerprint sensor.
Sony Xperia XZ comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display that provides a maximum resolution of 1920 × 1080. The mobile phone's display features Sony's Triluminos technology that promises rich and vibrant colors.
The flagship mobile device from Sony features a 23-megapixel sensor rear camera with a LED flash and an f/2.0 aperture. On the front side of the device is placed a 13-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture.
The Xperia XZ device comes with an Adreno 530 GPU and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Quad-core CPU. The new smartphone from Sony features 32 GB of internal storage expandable via an SD card up to 256 GB and 3 GB of RAM.
The mobile device comes with a 2,990 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery that can be fast charged via the phone's USB-C port. In terms of software, the Xperia XZ runs Sony's custom Xperia UI on top of Google's Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS.