Sony has confirmed today when customers in the United States will be able to purchase its new flagship smartphone. It has confirmed the Xperia XZ Premium price and release date for the United States. The company will start taking pre-orders for this device through major retailers starting next month and will also release the handset in June.
Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ Premium at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in February. It’s a high-end device with great specifications and a price tag to match.
The Xperia XZ Premium has a 5.5 inch 4K LCD display with High Dynamic Range support and Gorilla Glass 5. Underneath the display, there’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The device runs on Android 7.1 Nougat.
Sony has also added a 19 megapixel rear camera to the device that’s capable of recording slow-motion video at 960 frames-per-second. The handset features a 3,230mAh battery. It does have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor in the U.S. like the other variants do.
The Xperia XZ Premium will be available in Luminous Chrome, Bronze Pink, and Deepsea Black colors. It will work on GSM carriers in the country, carriers like T-Mobile and AT&T.
Interested customers can place a pre-order for the Xperia XZ Premium starting June 12th via Amazon, Best Buy, Fry’s, and other retailers. The handset will be unlocked and off-contract with a price tag of $799.99. It will be released the following week.