As expected, T-Mobile has just made the Sony Xperia Z1s available for purchase to customers who do not wish to be tied by a long-term contract.Unveiled earlier this week at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014, the smartphone is now available in the United States, exclusively via T-Mobile.
Customers can pick this one up for $0 down and $22 monthly payments for two years, which brings the Xperia Z1's price to a total of $528 (€385).
Those who cancel their wireless service before the 24-month period should know that the remaining balance on phone becomes due.
Sony fans that plan on purchasing a PlayStation 4 console by the end of the month, and also wish to grab the Xperia Z1s will be pleased to know that the Japanese company will offer them a $100 Visa gift card.
The promotional offer runs through January 21, so hurry up if you decide to grab both Sony products. In addition to this offer, it is also worth mentioning that the Xperia Z1s comes with no less than six movies to download from Video Unlimited, including Sony Picture’s “Captain Philips” on the day of its digital release.
Moreover, Xperia Z1s owners will also receive 10 preselected PlayStation Mobile games for free and a 60-day free trial of Music Unlimited.
Sony Xperia Z1s ships with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system out of the box, but the Japanese handset maker has confirmed that the device will be upgraded to KitKat in the not so distant future.
The smartphone is IP58-certified (water- and dust-proof) and boasts an impressive 20.7-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, LED flash and full HD (1080p) video recording.
Hardware-wise, Sony’s high-end smartphone is equipped with a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, an Adreno 330 graphics processing unit and 2GB of RAM.
It packs 32GB of internal memory, microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 64GB) and a stunning 5-inch capacitive touchscreen display that supports full HD (1080p) resolution.