Amazon kicks off Sony Xperia XZ3 pre-orders in the US, throwing in free Xperia Ear Duo headset

Amazon kicks off Sony Xperia XZ3 pre-orders in the US, throwing in free Xperia Ear Duo headset
Sony’s latest flagship smartphone may not be 5G-ready (duh), also capping off at a modest (by ultra-high-end standards) 4GB RAM in the US and Europe, with its battery life proving a bitter disappointment in our in-depth testing.

But even though we expected the Xperia XZ3 to only kick off pre-orders stateside on September 24 ahead of an actual October 17 commercial rollout, you can already reserve an early copy of the 6-inch OLED powerhouse over on Amazon, which is pretty nice.

Better yet, the e-commerce giant lists September 24 as the handset’s release date now. And best of all, if you hurry, you can get a crazy valuable gift that will take a lot of the sting out of an arguably exorbitant $899.99 recommended price.

We’re not talking about a free PlayStation 4 copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which itself felt quite compelling for early Sony Xperia XZ3 adopters on the old continent, but rather the company’s ingenious “dual-listening” Xperia Ear Duo wireless earbuds.

There’s no telling how long this deal might last, but if you pre-order the unlocked Xperia XZ3 today (in black), you’re eligible for a complimentary matching pair of Xperia Ear Duo headphones, which normally cost a whopping $280 by themselves.

If you don’t like free stuff, a “phone only version” of the Xperia XZ3 is available in Forest Green at the full $899.99 retail price, also targeting a September 24 delivery date.
The Snapdragon 845-powered, Android 9.0 Pie-running phone doesn’t appear to have commenced US pre-orders anywhere else, and the company’s own regional webpage continues to lack a purchase button. 

There’s definitely a chance Amazon jumped the gun here, but if you were thinking about buying an XZ3, now’s the time to pull the trigger and hope the September 24 shipping date sticks.

source: Amazon

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Xperia XZ3
  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3330 mAh(23.8h 3G talk time)

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7 Comments

1. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

US$ 900 = XZ3 + ear duo US$ 1000 = Xs + no AirPods

2. srgonu

Posts: 543; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

US $1000 = Xs + no Airpords + no dongle + no fast charger

3. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

This might be my next Android phone tbh. I like Sony’s software and the XZ3 looks great hardware wise. Probably not upgrading my X after iOS 12 improved the fluidity of the device (and let’s be real the A11 is still a beast of an SoC) so I’m gonna get a flagship Android to compliment it.

4. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

White and green are the best ones

6. umaru-chan

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 27, 2017

Buy pixel 3 or one plus 6t and save yourself from this overpriced mediocracy. Pixel 3 may not look as good as xz3 but in all other departments pixel 3 will be better.

7. Pcworld1976

Posts: 117; Member since: Sep 18, 2018

Nop. The Xperia XZ3 OLED Screen Is Perfect for Killing Opponents. Why? The screens of several companies on the phone screen are considered the strongest, namely Sony, Samsung, LG and Sharp. In the United Kingdom, a blind test of multiple mobile phones in the market, 69% of users said that the screen of the Sony Xperia Z3 is the best. This is the first time that Sony changes to an OLED screen. How strong is it? After the latest in the world of Sony's first OLED television has been launched already in 2007, a decade BRAVIA, and in 2018, Sony finally has BRAVIA technology OLED TV technology introduced into the world-renowned OLED TV cell phone , which is for sale Xperia XZ3. XZ3 contains a plurality of Sony patent, including X-Reality, TRILMINOS and Dynamic Contrast Enhancer, with support also HDR, and the benefits can be achieved black black part, and larger viewing angle. When lit the brightness change of the LCD of the light emitting area remained unchanged, while the light emitting OLED area to the light, the brightness also have different areas of light emission, in the performance performance of HDR color will be more clearly better performance and more accurate colors. OLED screen support HDR Xperia XZ3 screen, so that the use of HDR shooting of the best film presented on the Xperia XZ3 screen, under the light and high-contrast images, details will be much more detailed. Sony BRAVIA TV in X-Reality technology also applies to the Xperia XZ3, X-Reality technology will be image DEG by simulating the calculations to get the HDR quality image, so the Xperia XZ3 even play at color level Normal video has better performance. Sky took a movie, from left to right, iPhone X, Note 9, Xperia XZ3, P20 Pro. The 4 models are all OLED displays, but there seems to be a difference. The Xperia XZ3 is superior in saturation of color and luminosity .htt ps://videopress.com/v/89w1parl Píxel 3 IS a borred phone And ungly phone

5. NateDiaz

Posts: 1087; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Amazon received 5 pre orders so far.

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