Deal: Sony Xperia XZ Premium price drops under $600 for the first time since launch


The Xperia XZ Premium was outrageously overpriced in the United States where customers had to come up with $800 upfront to buy Sony's flagship. However, a few months ago, the Japanese handset maker had decided to slash the Xperia XZ Premium's price by $100.

At $700, the Xperia XZ Premium is a bit more competitive in the U.S., but it's likely to have troubles selling well in other regions where there are many more alternatives. The good news is consumers in the U.S. can now purchase the flagship for a lot less.

Amazon now offers the unlocked Sony Xperia XZ Premium for just $585, so you'll be saving $155 (16%) when you buy the smartphone. There's a catch though, as Amazon only slashed the price of the pink and chrome versions of the Xperia XZ Premium.

If you want to purchase the black model, then you'll still have to pay $700. Although it comes unlocked, it will only work on GSM/LTE network carrier such as AT&T, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, and Cricket Wireless.

On the bright side, you'll be getting dual-SIM support and U.S. warranty. Also, free shipping is included if you decide to go for Amazon's offer.

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source: Amazon

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Xperia XZ Premium
  • Display 5.5" 2160 x 3840 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3230 mAh(24.7h 3G talk time)

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12 Comments

1. sunnyfpy

Posts: 283; Member since: May 12, 2013

Make it $500!

4. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

Make it 250$. 500 or even 300 is too much for a bezelicious phone.

5. mhixtian

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 03, 2014

Tell that to the iPhone 8 and Pixel 2

8. sgodsell

Posts: 7368; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It has a 4k HDR display, with a 19 MP camera that supports 960 fps slow motion, and the latest SD 835 SoC. Give me a break at $250.

2. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 896; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

Hurry up and don’t take my money!

3. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

the phone itself isn't attractive.

6. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

This handset should have began with a price tag of 600 in order to even remotely have a chance of moderate sales.

7. sgodsell

Posts: 7368; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It's the only phone with a 4k HDR display, with a 960 fps 19 mp camera, and the latest SD 835 SoC.

9. pt020

Posts: 160; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

To wait for a discount is not always profitable.. first you have to wait 6-12 month until the price will fall and even then it is only 20-30%. I use a different method .. and pre order Sony phones,have to pay the full price for it but with the phone I get free bluetooth headphones, For my XZ1 compact I will get the Sony MDR-1000x (+/-300$) what to me looks like a better deal and .. do not have an old phone.

10. Phonehex

Posts: 763; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

even 300 is waste for this horrid pos phone. Worst flagship ever. Shut battery, terrible speakers. Can't hear them at all, average camera and ungainly big size.

11. fyah_king unregistered

$400 and ill buy one for my 5y.o. he loves the bezels.lol

12. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

For holding the phone because apparently only 5y.o. holding their phone by bezels lol

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