‘Murica Gets GSM Only Sony Xperia XZ Without Fingerprint Sensor

‘Murica Gets GSM Only Sony Xperia XZ Without Fingerprint Sensor

October 5, 2016 0 By Swapneel Bandiwadekar

If you’re in the US and were waiting to buy Sony Xperia XZ, there’s good news for you. Sony’s latest flagship has been launched officially. But there are two caveats.


As speculated earlier, the Sony Xperia XZ doesn’t feature the fingerprint sensor which is otherwise embedded in the power button of international variants. Rest of the specs remain same, though. There’s Snapdragon 820, 3GB RAM, 5.2-inch FullHD display and a 2900 mAh battery. The USP of the phone is its new camera which Sony claims is better than its previous attempts.

Like its predecessors, this one too will not be offered through any carrier. Instead, Sony will be selling the fully unlocked GSM variant through Amazon and Best Buy. This means you will have to pay in full for Sony’s flagship. It will set you back by $699. It won’t work with any of the CDMA carriers like Sprint or Verizon. Sony is making yet another attempt to impress and attract US buyers. Let’s see how its phone is received by the ‘Murica