The Sony Xperia Z is due to be formally announced for the Indian market later today, but retailers already have the handset up for pre-order. Flipkart is pricing the Xperia Z (black, purple and white) for INR 38,990, whilst the Xperia ZL is listed for INR 35,990 (black and white). No specific release date is listed, but the site says that the estimated launch date is for the third week of March.
Another retailer, TheMobileStore.in has all three colours of the Xperia Z up for pre-order for INR 40,000 which it says is the RRP. The site has a more specific release date of 12 March. We’ll find out firm details on pricing and availability later today.