We have recently reported that the Sony Xperia Z has been released in France already, making it the first in Europe to carry the device. The Xperia Z was first unveiled at CES 2013, making it one of the first major launches of 2013, following months of speculation and rumours.
It is expected that the Xperia Z will be a big hit for the company, and certainly the device is reaching the expectations of many as proved by what is happening in France. According to Android Authority, the phone sold out the first day of its availability after the launch, despite a hefty €649 price tag for the SIM-free device. No information about the exact number of units sold has been reported yet but we will inform you as we learn the details. In Japan, the phone is also a hot device, with at least 140,000 units sold in the first week of availability.
Notable features of Xperia Z undoubtedly made it very popular and these include a full high definition display at 5 inches, 13.1 megapixel camera, HD video capture, Exmor RS sensor and a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. The software installed is Android Jellybean OS and the phone even has an IP55 certification. The device is clearly the most advanced to date from the Japanese manufacturer, and illustrates its capabilities to contend in the high end smartphone market. Visit our website to find the cheapest deals on Sony Xperia Z contracts and Sony Xperia T special offers.
While the Xperia Z is sure to face tough competition from a number of high end device due to be released soon like the Samsung Galaxy S4, and the recently announced HTC One, it certainly looks like it has what it takes to be one of the bestselling phones of the year. We will keep you updated with its progress when it has been launched in more countries, and when it hits the UK we will compare all the best Sony Xperia Z deals from UK networks so you get the cheapest deal.