Sony launches Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and SmartWatch 2 in the United States

Sony today announced the availability of its flagship Xperia Z1 smartphone, phablet Xperia Z Ultra and SmartWatch 2 accessory in the United States. All three devices are currently available from Sony online store and other electronics retailers.

Sony Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z1

The company has not revealed any carrier tie-ups for the newly launched smartphones and both will be available in unlocked form. There have been some rumours about T-Mobile branded Xperia Z1 but we are yet to see any announcement.

Introduced at IFA Berlin, Sony Xperia Z1 features a 5-inch full HD display, 20.7MP rear camera, Snapdragon 800 processor and 2GB of RAM. Xperia Z Ultra, on the other hand, comes with 6.4-inch full HD display, 2GB of RAM, 3,000 mAh battery, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera and 16GB of internal storage.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Sony Xperia Z Ultra is available in both HSPA+ and LTE versions for $650 and $680 respectively.

Coming to SmartWatch 2, it has been priced at $200 and acts as a companion device for Android smartphones. It includes a larger display than its predecessor and NFC for one-tap pairing. You can read more about SMartWatch 2 in our announcement report.

Sony SmartWatch 2

Sony SmartWatch 2