Sony Xperia Z2 gets another price cut in the US (obviously because the Z3 is launching soon)

Sony recently revealed that its Xperia Z2 is now available to buy in the US for $579.99 - a significant price drop compared to the handset’s initial price of $749.99. It’s not the first time when the Z2 gets a price cut, though the previous wasn’t as impressive as this one.

Obviously, Sony decided to drop the price of the Z2 because the Xperia Z3 will be released in the US soon. As you may know, the Z3 is thinner than the Z2, while also being a bit faster, as it’s powered by a 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 MSM-8974-AC processor. You can see how the Xperia Z3 stacks up against the Z2 here.

While the Z2 is offered unlocked, without the help of any US carrier, the Z3 will be available both unlocked, and via T-Mobile. We don’t know exactly when the Xperia Z3 will be launched Stateside, but it should happen “this fall.” Sony will also release the Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact in the US, most likely at about the same time with the Xperia Z3. Until then, if you want to get the Z2, this can be purchased in black, white, or purple at the source link below.

source: Sony Store US

Related phones

Xperia Z2
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(19h 3G talk time)
Xperia Z3
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh(14h talk time)



1. adream077

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

And again AGAIN... Xperia z3 or Note 4 ?

7. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Will never go wrong, either of the 2 is a beast. Make it available Sony worldwide and for sure your gonna be the top dog again!!

11. adream077

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

May i ask you 1 ques: for ex, u live in my country and the price of Note 4 will be reduce over time like when it come out it was 750 and after 6 months it drop down 600. And the z3 wont be reduce much just about 30 or 50 after 6 months, what would u get?

2. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

It's been at $579 for a couple weeks.

3. w793470601

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

it was $579 on amazon right?

4. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

this is why 6 cycle is great. you can easily buy z2 in cheapest way without waiting a year

8. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

well it's bad for Sony because it gives them too much costs on R&D and also since phones have a shorter shelf life, it means prices need to be marked down more to clear inventories. This strategy of their's is a bit disasterous. It woudl work better if they did like Samsung and introduce a regular flagship then 6 months later a phablet one, and do that kind of cycle, because the devices are different enough that release of the new phablet doesn't degrade the value of the regular flagship and vice versa.

15. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

i like the z2 more than the z3 ...prices go down , good for bargain hunters

5. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Or you can go on Amazon or eBay and get one for $530.

13. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Many of these have no US warranty or are refurbs/returns. I would spend the extra $50 or so and get it from Sony.

17. zpaul2fresh8

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 27, 2013

I got mine from eBay 2 months ago and had a warranty repair OK'd by Sony. It's got a year warranty so all they have to do is look up the ESN to see the manufacturing date.

6. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Price, availability, and timing we need say more?

9. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

so xperia z3 will be $749. while z2 gets $579.

12. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

Then getting the z2 than the z3 is a no brainer.. Actually i prefer the looks of the z2 better.. The z3 speaker grill looks ugly..

10. onthecouchagain

Posts: 49; Member since: Nov 28, 2011

What will the Z3C be priced at unlocked? Any clues?

14. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Amazon has been at that price point for a long time now and recently had a samll price drop to $530.

16. killer7D

Posts: 551; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

Sony mobiles are nice all the time ...

18. Not_Amused321

Posts: 66; Member since: Jan 06, 2013

Cmon z3 already dammit! =)

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