Rogers-locked Sony Xperia ZL up for pre-order by Sony; will ship on April 2nd

Rogers-locked Sony Xperia ZL up for pre-order by Sony; will ship on April 2nd
Sony's web site is showing that pre-orders are available for the Rogers-locked version of the Sony Xperia ZL, the non-water and dust resistant brother of the Sony Xperia Z with a slightly smaller footprint. The device is being offered for $674.99 without a contract and is expected to ship on April 2nd. Rogers is far from being the only Canadian carrier that will offer the phone with Bell, Mobilicity, MTS, Rogers, Videotron and WIND Mobile also beginning the arduous journey toward the release of the phone by starting to train reps.

While most phones have a ratio of screen to phone size of 60% to 68%, the Sony Xperia ZL's ratio is 75% making it the most compact 5 inch FHD phone available. The Battery STAMINA Mode makes sure that those power-draining apps are shut down once the screen goes off. That's clever because with the screen off, why waste battery power on apps you can't see to use? The 13MP Exmor RS camera on back takes sharp pictures while flooded by sunlight or moonlight. Android 4.1 will be installed out of the box with a quick update promised to Android 4.2.

source: SonyCanada via MobileSyrup


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Xperia ZL
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2370 mAh(13h 3G talk time)

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5 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

I just don't understand, Sony available in Canada but not in US? :(

4. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Dead in the water since the GS4 will most likely be $599.99.

5. oister85 unregistered

I know exactly why would sony price it higher that the s4, is not even dust resistant.

6. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

I wonder why Sony makes it's price high. Here in Malaysia, the ZL cost RM1899 ($600) while Z is RM2199 ($700) Something to do with tax?

7. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

What gives? No u.s. date sony :(

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