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Sony Xperia X Compact US launch is set for September 25

sony-xperia-x-compact1The Sony Xperia X Compact is now available to pre-order in the United States. The device is listed on Amazon, which is currently letting users pre-order it for $450 – the listed price is $500 but the retailer is offering a $50 credit at checkout.

All the three colors variants – White, Universe black, and Mist blue – are currently available, and the $50 credit is available on all of them. The handset will start shipping September 25. (more…)

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The Xperia XR and Xperia X Compact may launch in late September

Xperia XRRumors about the new Xperia flagships – Xperia XR and Xperia X Compact – are mounting quickly. So far the thinking is that they will be unveiled at IFA (Sony’s event is scheduled for September 1).

With the unveiling near, the launch isn’t far away either – a leakster on Twitter hinted at the date September 24. On that day, Sony should unveil new Style Covers but “they are not alone.” (more…)

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Sony confirms – Only ‘premium’ Xperia smartphones will be sold in India

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium 2Sony has confirmed that moving forward, the company will sell only ‘premium’ Xperia smartphones in India. The confirmation came from the Japanese company’s India head of Xperia business Vijay Singh.

“Sony Mobile drove transformation in FY15 towards a profitable and sustainable company globally including the areas mentioned. As part of our transformation, we are sharpening our focus on select products and sales channels,” Jaswal said. (more…)

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Sony Xperia X Performance lunches US on July 17

Sony Xperia XSony has detailed the availability and pricing of its new X lineup for the US. Breaking up with the carrier model, the smartphones will be sold by major retailers like Best Buy, Amazon, and B&H, instead.

The Xperia X will be the one to pave the way, with a release date set for June 26, and a price tag of $550. If you want to go on either side of the X in terms of price and features, you’d need to wait until July 17, when the Xperia XA and Xperia X Performance will become available, at $280 and $700, respectively.

And then a whole month after the pioneer, the Xperia XA Ultra phablet will arrive, on July 24 to be precise. The 6-incher will set you back $370.

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Sony to launch Xperia X and Xperia XA in India

Xperia XSony has launched the new Xperia X and Xperia XA in India. The Xperia X is priced at INR 48,990 ($729), which is the same as Galaxy S7 in India. The Xperia XA, on the other hand, is priced at INR 20,990 ($312).

o put the pricing in perspective, the Xperia X has a 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 650 processor, 3GB RAM, 64GB storage with microSD support, 23 megapixel rear camera, 13 megapixel front camera, dual SIM support, fingerprint sensor, and 2620mAh battery. (more…)

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