After we reported that the Sony Xperia Z will heading to Europe early this month, this time, the device will be launched in the US. The device has been listed on the Sony Store US site with a “Coming Soon” status but there is no further info regarding the availability and price tag.
Although the Sony Xperia ZL is not certified for IPX5/7 (Water-resistance) and IP5X (Dust-resistance) unlike the Xperia Z, the device sports high end specs like 2GB of RAM to keep things running, 13MP rear facing camera with Exmor RS sensor and HDR mode for both stills and video, a front-facing 2 megapixel shooter with Exmor R sensor for forwarding video chats, 16GB onboard storage, and a microSD card slot for memory expansion support up to 64GB.
The model number of the listed smartphone is XZLC6506RD which reportedly supports six LTE bands: Band I, Band II, Band IV, Band V, and Band XVII.
Although the device was available in Black and White colors only in other regions, a new Red variant will be offered as well in the US. The unlocked Sony Xperia ZL is expected to be priced at $759.99 as of now.
If you want to be the first to know when the device is available, use the “Notify Me” feature in the Sony Store listing.