Since we already knew that T-Mobile was going to carry the Sony Xperia Z3, the only detail left was the release date. Today, Big Magenta announced that pre-orders will start on October 15 at 12:00 AM PDT via their website. If you do reserve it, the carrier says that you “could receive it—BEFORE the national launch.”
The official street date is set for October 29. You can buy the Xperia Z3 with $0 money down and $26.25 per month for 24 months which amounts to $630.
In case you needed a reminder, this is the list of features packed with the Xperia Z3:
- 5.2″ Full HD display (1920×1080 pixels)
- Snapdragon 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core
- 3GB of RAM
- 20.7-megapixel camera with auto focus
- 2.2-megapixel front camera
- 32GB of internal storage – microSD support up to 128GB
- 4G LTE connectivity
- 3,100 mAh battery
- Waterproof (IP65, IP68 certification)
Sony promises an up to 2-day battery life with this phone thanks to its STAMINA and an ultra STAMINA modes. If you have (or planning to get) a PS4, you can take advantage of the Remote Play feature which will be pushed to the phone starting November 2014.
Along with Verizon, T-Mobile is the second US carrier to launch the Z3. We sure hope AT&T will do the same. For more information, hit the link below.
Sony Xperia® Z3 Coming to T-Mobile’s Data Strong Network
Un-carrier to launch Xperia Z3 pre-sale kicking off Oct. 15, giving customers
the chance to get Sony’s latest premium waterproof smartphone BEFORE launch
Bellevue, Washington — October 13, 2014 — Why settle for good when you can have great? And by great, we’re referring to the Sony Xperia® Z3, which T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) today announced will be available at participating stores nationwide and online for $0 down (and $26.25 a month for 24 months) starting October 29.
Eager customers that just can’t wait until launch to secure their device can take advantage of T-Mobile pre-sale online, which will open starting October 15 at 12:00 a.m. PDT. This means that customers will have their Xperia Z3 shipped to them—and could receive it—BEFORE the national launch.
The Sony Xperia Z3 is the latest addition to the Un-carrier’s extensive selection of high-end smartphones. Sporting a stunning 5.2-inch screen, a top-of-the-line processor and with up to two days of battery life, the Xperia Z3 is uniquely designed for streaming movies, music and more on the nation’s fastest 4G LTE network.
“Our Data Strong™ network was built to support devices that can do it all, and the gorgeous Sony Xperia Z3 is no exception,” said Jason Young, Senior Vice President, Marketing at T-Mobile. “From the mind-boggling content experience with vivid colors and sound, to 4K video recording and more, the Xperia Z3 and T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G LTE network are a perfect pair.”
Being restricted by data overages is a thing of the past for Un-carrier customers – T-Mobile is the only place customers can get the Simple Choice plan with unlimited talk, text and web on the fastest nationwide LTE network in addition to out-of-this-world benefits including unlimited international data and texting in 120+ countries, no domestic overages and unlimited music streaming with Music Freedom. And now with Wi-Fi Un-leashed, Un-carrier customers get the benefit of Wi-Fi calling and can use every Wi-Fi connection like it’s a T-Mobile tower for crystal-clear Wi-Fi calling.
Sony Xperia Z3 Features:
- Waterproof, super-slim and ultra-light design
- Up to two days of battery life powered by a 3100mAh battery
- Shoot videos in 4K with a 20.7MP rear-facing camera with Steadyshot™ technology and a 25mm wide-angle lens
- Ultra-bright TRILUMINOS™ Display powered by X-Reality for mobile for vivid colors and an unrivalled entertainment experience
- Superior sound with Hi-Res Audio, DSEE HX and Digital Noise Cancelling support
- One of the first smartphones with PS4™ Remote Play
For more information, please visit https://explore.t-mobile.com/sony-xperia-z3.
Device Pricing for Well-Qualified Customer: $0 down + $26.25/month x 24/mos. If you cancel wireless service remaining balance on phone becomes due. Total price $630.00. 0% APR; O.A.C. Taxes & fees addit’l. See T-Mobile.com for device and offer details.
Waterproof in fresh water for up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. All ports must be firmly closed. Battery life based on multiple battery performance testings conducted between July and September 2014 in a laboratory under an active use conditions reflective of the Typical Smartphone User by Sony Mobile Communications AB. For more information go to:www.sonymobile.com/testresults. PS4™ Remote Play functionality available on Sony Xperia Z3 starting November 2014. PlayStation™4 System, DUALSHOCK® controller, Sony Entertainment Network account and high speed internet connection required. Some games may not support this feature.
About T-Mobile US, Inc.:
As America’s Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company’s advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It currently serves approximately 50.5 million wireless customers and provides products and services through approximately 70,000 total points of distribution. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com.