This is the nicest smartphone Sony has ever produced and it’s finally coming to Canada. Bell will exclusively launch the Sony Xperia Z “later this month.” At CES 2013, when Sony unveiled the Xperia Z and ZL, it was revealed that we Canadians would only see the ZL come to market. The spec differences are minimal, but the design style is dramatic. The Xperia ZL has a plastic backing while the Z sports a gorgeous tempered glass design – front and back.
The Xperia Z is a water and dust resistant Android will run Jelly Bean and be available in a multitude of colour option: black, white and purple. As for specs, the Xperia Z comes with a 5-inch 1080 x 1920p full HD display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, 13MP Fast Capture camera with Exmor RS for mobile, 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 2330mAh non-removable battery.
No official word on pricing, or exact launch date, but Bell has opened up pre-registrations and have decided to give the Xperia Z away. The contest has an end date of July 30th and the terms and conditions stated that there will be a total of “(5) Sony Xperia Z Smartphones available to be won. Approx retail value $650 CDN each.”
Check out our hands-on of the Xperia Z here from CES 2013.