Sony Xperia XZs Dual up for pre-order in the US for $699, ships on April 5


It's true that Sony's latest high-end smartphone, the Xperia XZs comes with an older Snapdragon 820 chipset inside, but that doesn't make the handset less appealing considering the rest of the specs.

Unveiled back in February at Mobile World Congress, the Xperia XZs is now up for pre-order in the United States. The smartphone is now available at Amazon for $699 and ships on April 5.

However, unlike Europeans who are getting a free Sony SRS-XB30 speaker when they pre-order the Xperia XZs, Americans won't receive any bonuses. One other difference is the fact that Amazon is now selling the dual-SIM version of the Xperia XZs.



Although the phone does come with two SIM slots, one of them can be used to add either a microSD or a SIM card. Basically, you can't put two SIMs and one microSD card since there are only two open slots inside. It's also worth noting the Xperia XZs Dual packs 64GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD.

If you plan on getting the smartphone, keep in mind that Sony Xperia XZs Dual will only work on GSM carrier like AT&T and T-Mobile. On the bright side, you'll be getting US warranty when you buy the phone.

source: Amazon

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Xperia XZs
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2900 mAh

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11 Comments

1. androiduser

Posts: 510; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

Seriously sony lol.

6. Phonehex

Posts: 766; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

700 for Sony or 750$ for the latest and the greatest S8? hmmm.... very very tough choice !!

11. ShaikhJGI

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

With $100 AKG headphones & a free VR & controller worth $130 with S8, this one is a even more tough choice to make :P

2. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

$699, not bad. The bundled Sony speaker is a steal.

3. Lumia_Luigi

Posts: 173; Member since: Mar 22, 2017

Pass. What is the premiums price?

4. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Here in Europe it's €100 cheaper than both the G6 and XZ premium, and €150 cheaper than the S8. I would love to get this phone (especially for its great camera), but no FM = no buy unfortunately.

8. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

THE XZS camera is mindblowing .... Just saw it beats galaxy s8

10. Djz89

Posts: 445; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

In Norway it even cheaper than p10, I saw the zxs for 5200 kr, the s8 is 7500 and s8+ 8000+

5. torr310

Posts: 1670; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Spending around $100 to $200 less and getting the Galaxy S7 makes more sense.

7. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

If i get the xzs , it would be just for its outstanding IMX400 camera sensor ...

9. Joosty

Posts: 480; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

I want what Sony is smoking. Must be some good stuff. Not even a 821 inside. What in the actual F@#*&?

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