Sony's Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra and New Smartwatch 2 Debut in the US

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  1. dgstorm

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    Sony just launched three new flagship devices in the United States. They are bringing the Xperia Z1, the Xperia Z Ultra and a new Smartwatch 2 across the ocean. A couple of these devices, The Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra, have been out for a short while overseas, but are only now making their way to US shores. The Smartwatch 2 is Sony's second generation smartwatch designed to compete with Samsung's Galaxy Gear.

    Here's the scoop on each of these devices:

    The Xperia Z1- available in Sony stores, at Sony’s online storefront, and at other select online retailers for $670 unlocked (HSPA+ only)
    • 5-inch 1080p HD
    • 20 megapixel camera
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset
    • 2GB of RAM
    • Water and dust resistant - IP55/IP58 certification
    The Xperia Z Ultra - $650 with HSPA+ radios, or $680 for the model with LTE and HSPA+
    • 6.4-inch full HD display
    • Snapdragon 800 chipset
    • 2GB of RAM
    • 8 megapixel camera
    Sony SmartWatch 2 - $200
    • 1.6-inch 220 x 176 display
    • NFC
    • IP57 certification for waterproof qualities
    • Aluminum build
    All three of these devices are available on Sony's website which you can check out here: Smartphones: Compare and review unlocked and Android Xperia smartphone mobile phone technology - Sony US
     
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    So no Z1 with LTE? This was supposed to be my backup plan in case I couldn't get a Nexus 5 :-(
     
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    Gee maybe if the stupid bezel was only bigger! :p
     
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    Everyone's loving the Ultra, but as usual if it's from Sony VZ won't pick it up. For shame.
     
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