Sony Xperia Z3v Now Available From Verizon for $199

Sony’s latest flagship has officially reached US soil – the Xperia Z3v is now available from Verizon for $199 on-contract, $24.99 with Edge, or $599 at full retail.

The device features a 5.2-inch FHD display, 3,200mAh battery, 20.7MP camera, 32GB internal storage, micro SD support up to 128GB, a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, and wireless charging. The phone runs Android 4.4 “KitKat” and comes in either black or white.  (more…)

Nexus 6 and Sony SmartWatch 3 on Google Play, Remain Unavailable for Time Being

The Nexus 6 from Google and SmartWatch 3 from Sony are now live on Google Play, but for the time being, they are unavailable for purchase or pre-order.

As of this morning, it is not exactly clear when these devices will be available to the masses, but with the pages going live on Google Play, and the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player pre-orders going live, it should be soon. Google stated when the Nexus 6 was announced that pre-orders would be available sometime in “late October.” (more…)

Sony Xperia Z3 Pre-order Now Open at T-Mobile

The Xperia Z3 from Sony is now available for pre-order through T-Mobile here in the US, with general availability beginning October 29. Packed with great specs and a design that many seem to favor, American consumers have always had a hard time getting their hands on good devices from Sony.

Hopefully now, with the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3v (Verizon) officially launching in the States, anyone who chooses Sony over its competitors is free to do so.  (more…)

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Now Available in the US Via Sony’s Store for $529

Sony’s Xperia Z3 Compact, a flagship type phone in a much smaller than normal body, is now available for purchase in the US as an unlocked device for $529. Sudden availability is a little surprising, if I’m being honest, as Sony tends to take their sweet time bringing newly announced phones to our shores. While we weren’t expecting the Z3 Compact to arrive at a carrier near us, the phone as an unlocked model seemed like something that wouldn’t be arriving for months. Thankfully, our gut feeling was wrong there, because this is an awesome little phone, for the most part, especially if you are into smaller phones.  (more…)

Sony Xperia Z3 Arrives at T-Mobile on October 29

Can you believe it? A Sony flagship phone is coming to two different US carriers around the same time and well before that phone is too old for anyone to care about it. The Sony Xperia Z3 is officially coming to T-Mobile on October 29 for as little as $0 down and $26.25 monthly payments. If you know that the Xperia Z3 is the phone for you, feel free to pre-order on October 15.  (more…)

Xperia Z3V Gallery and Hands-on

Today at a NYC press event, Sony revealed their next partnership with Verizon Wireless with the announcement of the Xperia Z3v. This new device comes with a bevy of impressive features including a 3200mAh battery with wireless charging and Remote Play capability. The press event to unveil the device was filled with motivational videos and talk about empowering the next generation of users to be able to connect, create and share moments. There were live demos on stage and they even gave us a release date (which Android manufacturers usually have trouble with). But is the device worth all the fanfare?  (more…)