Sony Xperia XZ Premium hits the shelves in Europe on June 1

Sony Xperia XZ Premium is the first flagship smartphone announced this year that packs Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 835 processor. Although Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the first Snapdragon 835-based phones to hit the shelves, Sony's flagship can't come soon enough.

We've been reporting about the upcoming availability of the Xperia XZ Premium and learned the smartphone would be launched in select European markets in June.

It appears that at least one carrier in Germany has just confirmed the Xperia XZ Premium will be in the hands of customers on June 1. Major carrier O2 will probably be followed by other network operators and retailers in the country, but details about price haven't been disclosed.

In our most recent report about the Xperia XZ Premium, we've mentioned that Sony plans to launch a Bronze Pink color variation, but it's unclear what countries will get this particular model.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium is already available for pre-order in the UK for £649. At least three retailers in the country are now offering the smartphone, but neither will ship it until early June.

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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)



1. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Will this took a long time. I hope it's up to the hype.

2. Jason2k13

Posts: 1469; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

I was thinking of buying this instead of the GS8+ at first because my S6 edge was still running smooth, but I just couldn't wait another 2 months. Good luck to Sony, but I don't think this will sell well at this stage.

7. RajRicardo

Posts: 500; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

I think it will. Including this, there will be only 2 SD 835 powered devices available.

9. kabiluddin

Posts: 278; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

@Raj, Dude, He is just trolling. He is well known samsung fanboy and a sony hater. Don't believe his phony talk. He would never buy a sony phone over a samsung phone.

8. kabiluddin

Posts: 278; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Yeah, right. Stop with your phony talk. Nobody believes your bulls**t.

10. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Why you starts butthurt while a Samsung fanboy wants to buy a Sony phone? Every consumer has their own decision. And how you know that he would never buy a Sony phone? Because he's Sammy? If I am Apple fanboy and I want to buy a Huawei smartphone, would you butthurt too?

11. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Re: My fault this time, I didn't saw his old comments since I don't often surf iPhoneArena these few days...

3. zebraman

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 11, 2013

why do sony always announce phones and release them six months later. This happens every year.

4. notfair

Posts: 755; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

Because they are incompetent... You're absolutely right, they announced the phone at MWC2017 and they release it in June at best, because 1st of June will not be a global launch... I mean after 6 months everyone has galaxies and lgs.. And i bet until it will really hit the shelves everywhere at least 2 other phone brands will release something new which will hurt their sales.

5. caviteboi

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 15, 2017

If I have money to spend, il buy this over S8

6. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

I don't think this was going to sell regardless of release date. Yes 4K display might be tempting but it's also quite a large phone for the display size. The bezeless phones really ruins the design of these non bezeless phones.

12. Pitrich

Posts: 239; Member since: Apr 13, 2016

I think it looks great. Would of loved to see it running

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