First 1000 Xperia Z buyers at various UK retailers to get Sony's premium MDR-1R cans

First 1000 Xperia Z buyers at various UK retailers to get Sony's premium MDR-1R cans
To celebrate the launch of the Xperia Z flagship in the UK, Sony is running a drool-worthy promotion at Phones 4U, Carphone Warehouse, Three, O2 and Vodafone. The first 1000 customers who order the phone from these places are getting Sony's MDR-1R Prestige cans - about two hundred British pounds in value on Amazon, and three hundred if you ask Sony.

The handset itself can be had for free if you tie up with a two-year contract at monthly charges ranging from 33 pounds at Carphone Warehouse, to 47 pounds at O2.

A pretty good deal, which is sure to juice more initial orders from people that have been on the fence about the Z so far, waiting to hear on the rest of the 2013 flagships for the first half that will be announced at MWC and a few weeks after.

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Xperia Z
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13.1 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2330 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. wendygarett unregistered

I want the headphones with nfc please... So that I can transfer music by touching it lol

2. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Give-aways to spur demand and what-not are nice, but how about a firm release date for U.S. sales? And, which carriers will be on-board for the release? I really hope it is more than AT&T and T-Mo in the U.S.

3. wendygarett unregistered

I don't know why Sony don't want to expand market to US... Probably don't want to be bullied by carrier I think...

15. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Well, they will have no one to blame but themselves if the Z isn't a sales success. It is well-spec'd. But if they limit themselves to AT&T and T-Mo, they are basically cutting out half of the U.S. market. They should ask the folks at Nokia how well that strategy worked for them on the L920.

4. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

Sony following the footstep of HTC with Dr Dre.... If your device is good enough then you don't need this kind of promotion stuffs.... until you are giving it for your loyal customers for being your customers ...... That's sweet :) .. if not then with this your sales can't reach the sky high ..

5. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

don't say bullsh*ts please. this a strategy that every company must have. don't you see samsung giving free note 2 cases in US. so this is a way to grab more customers.

7. idroidequis

Posts: 103; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Dont forget the free wireless charging stations. Its just stuff to sweeten the deal a bit.

11. abhishek48

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

this means sony is not confident to tell 1000 xperia z quickly.. lol when is it launching any ways..?

12. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Sony knows that it will be popular, if they market it right it will be the next Galaxy s3.

6. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I hope the u.s. gets the same deal cause i really need new pair if head phones

8. jopancy

Posts: 78; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

hahahahaha... very funny...sounded like you only really need the headphones but not the phone itself. send the phone my way and keep the headphones, if you end up buying one, ok?

13. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Theres better headphones that cost much less than these lol. Its okay if they are free but I would never buy Sonys headphones if I had the choice of all the other companies.

14. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

nope. i want the phone and the head phones. stop trolling

9. ladda8677

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 21, 2011

i love sony ,,,,

10. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

who's the troll that's red-ding everyone here, reveal yourself! anyway, a quick math will show you that SONY is giving away a 1,000,000 GBP worth of gifts. that's alot.

16. DerryAhmad

Posts: 296; Member since: May 05, 2012

I want this kind of deal!! The Xperia Z itself is an amazing device. Added withe a Sony MDR-1R.. Aaaah.. Take my money, Sony!!

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