Sony is giving away a number of freebies with the Sony Xperia Z2 as the flagship launches in India
Sony is also throwing in a premium flip cover for the Xperia Z2, that is valued at 2990 Rupees ($50 USD). This cover can also be used as a stand that gives you a favorable angle for watching movies on your phone. A 6-month subscription to Sony Music is included as well. Sony is also giving away 50GB of Box cloud storage to those purchasing the handset.
Even though the unit has an IP 58 certification protecting the handset from dust and water, there still is the possibility that the phone can get damaged. All it takes is an accidental drop to crack the screen, which is why Sony is also including 6 free months of Accidental Damage Coverage. Lastly, those purchasing the Sony Xperia Z2 in India directly from Sony, will receive 3500 Rupees ($58 USD) worth of eBooks from Flipkart.
Back in March, when the phone launched in Taiwan, Sony gave out a free digital noise cancelling headset and a magnetic charging dock. By the time the device is available in the states, who knows what freebies Sony will be including with the handset.
Sony is giving away some freebies with the direct purchase of a Sony Xperia Z2 in India
Thanks for the tip, Aman
1. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3165; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
Ordered mine yesterday! It should come early next week at the latest!
2. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3577; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)
I dont get these craze of flip covers. Most of them are not magnetic, and they are pain to hold while in landscape.
3. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3165; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
I like them because they protect the screen when needed but then when I actually use the phone there is nothing but air between me and the glass.
11. SemperFiV12 (Posts: 847; Member since: 09 Nov 2010)
Yea, that makes sense. I can go both ways regarding the case covers. Although larger phones, makes more sense to have the covers.
4. rocksy (Posts: 38; Member since: 06 May 2014)
Another Overpriced phone after samsung galaxy s5.
Spend 50k INR on Z2 which not support indian 4G
Dont buy this overpriced sony phones.
What's Zauba Data says-
(1) Total quantity of Sony Xperia Z2 aka Sony mobile D6502 is 9,420 units.
(2) Price of Xperia Z2 is 20621 INR (Excluding TAX and VAT)
(3)After Including Tax and Vat Sony Xperia z2 price around 35k.
But they sells phone around 50k,making fool indian thats giving free gifts price around 10k.
Xperia z2 + 10k gift= 45k
19. nightfury (Posts: 61; Member since: 04 Dec 2013)
Yes im poorer than sony company. ?.lol wat were u trying to say . ?.
6. rocksy (Posts: 38; Member since: 06 May 2014)
After anaylsing Zauba import data Of Sony(z,z1,zr,z ultra,z2,t2 ultra) and samsung(s3,s4,s4 mini,note 2,note 3) flagship phones-
I find that Samsung and Sony sold there flagships in india almost double its orignal price.
If this logic applied on Sony Xperia Z2.
Orignal price of z2 = 20621 INR
After double this price =41242 INR
8. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3165; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
Still cheaper than in many other countries.
7. Peeyushmalik96 (Posts: 67; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)
I dont think it will sell well in the country. The GS5 is already available at about 40k (street price). And Samsung has a much stronger brand value than Sony. Also the major selling point i.e. waterproofing is now no exclusive to sony handsets.
15. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3577; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)
The indian gs5 probably has the crap exynos chipset not like snapdragons on other two.
16. Adithya7184 (Posts: 316; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)
exynos chipset crap???
it scored over 38000 on antutu benchmark. check fonearena review...crapdragon sucks
20. Peeyushmalik96 (Posts: 67; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)
It doesnt matter because most of the people who will be buying the phone wont even notice the difference.
9. rocksy (Posts: 38; Member since: 06 May 2014)
Check and compare How sony smartphones are overpriced-
Sony Xperia M2
aka Sony D2302 zauba
import price is 12k
and retailer price is
Sony Xperia T2
ultra aka Sony D5322
zauba price is 12k
and retailer price is
Sony Xperia z1
compect aka Sony mobile D5503 zauba price is 17k and retailer price is 34k.
Sony xperia sp
aka sony C5302 zauba
price is 13k and
retailer price is 20k.
Sony Xperia C aka
C2305 zauba is 10k
and retailer price is
now 16k (initially its retailer price
Sony xperia E dual
aka C1604 zauba
price 4.5k and retailer
price now 7.5k.
(initially its retailer price 10k)
Other popular Smartphones price in india
(1)Nokia X zauba
price 5.8k and retailer
price is now 7.5k (initially its price
(2)MOTO X 16gb zauba price 18.7k and retailer price 24k
(3)MOTO G 8GB
Zauba price is 9K
And retailer price is
(4)MOTO G 16GB Zauba price is 10.5k and retailer price is 14k
(5)NOKIA LUMIA 520
RM-914 zauba price is 7.4k and retailer price is now 7.5k (initial Launch price is 10k)
(6)NOKIA LUMIA 525
RM-998 zauba price is 7.5k and retailer price is now 9.5k (Initial launch price 10.5k)
(7)NOKIA LUMIA 925 zauba price is 19k and retailer price now 26k (Initial launch price 33k)
(8)Nokia lumia 1320 zauba price 17k and retailer price now 18.5k (launch price 24k)
12. SemperFiV12 (Posts: 847; Member since: 09 Nov 2010)
I applaud Sony... I guess. I don't know if they will do the same in the US. But if you are going to RAPE the customer with outrageous prices... At least throw in some relevant accessories.
There is just something extra special about opening up the casing for your new phone and seeing model specific accessories. Shows that the manufacturer cared a bit (not really as most everything is mass produced and used universal use) but still... you feel a bit warmer inside. At least for me.
14. joey_sfb (Posts: 3095; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
Look like more brands are willing to give out freebies with their new phone. Good!!
18. karans765 (Posts: 10; Member since: 26 Feb 2014)
common guys, wait for 1 month and the price will reduce to 45K to 46K definitely, atleast that is the way the prices declined for Z and Z1(i got for 36.5K under cashback offer on flipkart after 1month of release) and you will be getting cashback offers on flipkart over some credit,debit cards, u can grab it for 40K if lucky. But its not as worse as HTC one M7, whose price is still 40000(not selling well though here). Sony phones price will reduce very soon unlike samsung and htc. be patient !!!