After being launched last month at IFA in Berlin, the new Sony Xperia XZ1 is now available for purchase here in the US. The 5.2″ phone is available in four colors and is $699 through Sony’s Amazon storefront.
The Xperia XZ1 is powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC, has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage on board. That storage can be expanded up to an additional 256GB thanks to the MicroSD slot. The XZ1 has a 19MP main camera and 13MP selfie camera, is IP68 rated for water and dust resistance and has a HDR 1080p IPS display.
The phone is being sold unlocked and it will only work on GSM carriers. Sprint & Verizon customers, unfortunately this phone won’t work for you. Here are the frequencies and bands that will work with the Xperia XZ1.
- GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900
- HSPA – 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19
- LTE – 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,26,28,29,32,38,39,41
The phone is available in four colors: Black, Moonlit Blue, Venus Pink & Warm Silver. The price is the same for any of the colors.
Finally, keep in mind that the Sony Xperia XZ1 is the first phone on the market that ships with Android Oreo out-of-the-box. Sony has beat everyone out of the gate with Oreo, including Google themselves.
To get more details or to order, head over to the Xperia XZ1 product page at Amazon.