Alluring red Sony Xperia XZ Premium now available in the US


Launched in Japan last month, the red version of Sony's Xperia XZ Premium can now be bought in the US, where Amazon is selling it unlocked alongside the phone's other three color variants (black, chrome, and pink - all available since June).



 



It doesn't look like the red (or rosso) Xperia XZ Premium that's sold in the US comes with Android 8 Oreo out of the box, instead running Android 7 Nougat. In any case, the handset should receive an Oreo update pretty soon.



 



Alluring color aside, Sony's red Xperia XZ Premium doesn't differ from the other color variants of the smartphone. This means it's got the same dust- and water-resistant body, and the same high-end features, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and a 5.5-inch display with a very high (and rare) 2160 x 3840 pixel resolution.  



 



As you can see at the source link below, the red Sony Xperia XZ Premium is priced at $599.99 (US warranty included), and is compatible with GSM/LTE carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile. The smartphone would have looked nice on Verizon - aka Big Red - but, alas, it does not work on VZW, and neither on Sprint.





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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10 Comments

1. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Is the camera good?

2. Florin.T

Posts: 315; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

Read our review. Hint: it's not bad.

6. Furbal unregistered

Great in daylight. Acceptable in low light. Just have a steady hand or burst shot for anything moving

10. sgodsell

Posts: 7204; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

It has a 960 fps camera. It's EIS is superior, so you don't have to worry about having a steady hand. Plus that 4k display supports HDR.

3. CEDEOTB

Posts: 391; Member since: Nov 21, 2016

Just sell us a phone with front firing speakers and smaller bezels Sony.

7. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

But, but it does have front stereo speakers

4. fyah_king unregistered

I might get this and hang it in my room.

5. Alter

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 25, 2016

Beautiful

8. TypicalGeek

Posts: 211; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

I've been a Sony phone user for many years. They need a newer design. I love how Sony support their phones, but damn man, my Z5 has exact same design with different material.

9. Lumia_Luigi

Posts: 173; Member since: Mar 22, 2017

Gorgeous

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