During the near past CES 2013, Sony had successfully attracted a great deal of eyes by introducing the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. Since the release event on CES, as the flagship of Sony, Xperia Z has gained great interest around the world. However, the Sony Xperia ZL is no slouch, as long as no water involved. If you’re longing for an Xperia ZL, you’ve got the good news. Sony has officially added the Sony Xperia ZL to Sony U.S. web site. People could sign up on this page to get when the smartphone is available for ordering. Besides the black and white color options, a red version is also displayed.
Currently, the Xperia ZL has been confirmed to be launching in Russia, Canada, Germany and US. There’s been no detailed information about the Xperia ZL price. But it is believed the Xperia ZL would be mostly priced the same as Xperia Z, which is reportedly to be priced equal to Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Sources indicate the phone will be sim-free and will have LTE antennas available for several bands. The Sony web site lists three colors for the device – red, black and white. The inclusion of the red variant is a nice surprise after that color was shown at an event for South East Asian markets.
A quick look at the Sony Xperia ZL specs:
* 5-inch display with 1920×1080 resolution
* 1.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor
* Adreno 320 GPU
* 2GB RAM
* 16GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 64GB
* 13MP rear camera, 2MP front camera
* 2,370 mAh battery
* Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean