Sony Xperia Z Ultra to launch in Taiwan toward the end of July
Sony Xperia S, with its unique translucent strip, has been around longer than 12 months and the Sony Xperia Arco S has been alive for 14 to 16 months. The Sony Xperia Z is still young, being all of 6 months old, and Sony Mobile Taiwan is reporting that sales of the phone have risen since May. The device has just been added to T-Mobile's lineup in the states.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the largest screened smartphone with a 6.4 inch 1080 x 1920 (FHD) glass, exceeding the size of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3. A quad-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 powers the phone. The device is IP55 and IP58 certified against water and dust and any writing instrument with a point larger than .65mm can write on the screen. There is 2GB of RAM on board and 16GB of native storage that can be expanded with the 64GB capacity microSD slot. Rear and front-facing cameras weigh in at 8MP and 2MP respectively.
Sony is aiming for a 20% market share in Taiwan, but is currently third with a market share of 14.8%