Notification Center

This is our new notification center. Inside, you will find updates on the most important things happening right now.

Notifications

Hmm, push notifications seem to be disabled in your browser. You can enable them from the 'Settings' icon in the URL bar of your browser.

www.phonearena.com

Sony Xperia XZ3 price drops further to $500, Xperia XZ2 Compact gets 'clearance' discount

11
Sony Xperia XZ3 price drops further to $500, Xperia XZ2 Compact gets 'clearance' discount
As the official US release of the extra-tall, Snapdragon 855-powered Sony Xperia 1 is finally drawing near, the compelling deals on the Snapdragon 845-packing Xperia XZ3 are piling on and getting sweeter by the day. Originally available for an exorbitant $900 unlocked, the 2:1 6-incher recently dropped to $600 at multiple retailers by itself, also fetching $50 less with upfront carrier activation at Best Buy and $100 more when purchased alongside an Xperia Ear Duo headset that typically costs $200 on its own.

Believe it or not, B&H Photo Video is now selling the GSM unlocked Sony Xperia XZ3 at an even lower price of $499.99 solo, also throwing in a free Mint Mobile 3-month 8GB prepaid SIM card kit separately valued at $60. For some reason, the retailer is listing this as a modest $200 off deal when in fact you're looking at saving a whopping 400 bucks compared to the original recommended price of the high-end handset.

Check out the latest Xperia XZ3 deal here 



The only compromise you need to make is settle for a Forest Green flavor of the XZ3, which currently sets you back a full $100 less than a black model. If you don't have a problem with that fairly unorthodox paint job, you'll arguably be getting pretty amazing value for your money, including a stunning OLED screen with HDR support and 2880 x 1440 pixel resolution, the beastly aforementioned Snapdragon 845 SoC, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage space, super-powerful speakers, wireless charging functionality, and a water-resistant design.

Meanwhile, if you've given up all hope of seeing an Xperia XZ4 Compact released on the Western Hemisphere, you can get last year's Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact at $399.99 as part of a clearance sale at Best Buy. The 5-incher packs the same SD845 silicon as its 6-inch cousin, launching in the US at a $650 price point back in the day.

The only color option available at a $250 markdown is white silver, and considering the deal's label, you may want to hurry and pull the trigger as soon as possible if you're interested in a small phone with massive bezels, modern software, top-notch water protection, excellent battery life, and a decent camera.

Check out the Xperia XZ2 Compact deal here



New reasons to get excited every week

Get the most important news, reviews and deals in mobile tech delivered straight to your inbox

FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless