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JAPANESE PHONE MAKER Sony's Xperia Z2 has gone up for pre-order at Carphone Warehouse alongside eye-watering monthly tariffs.
The UK retailer is offering the Sony Xperia Z2 on tariffs with EE, O2 and Vodafone, and contract prices start from £47 per month. Vodafone is offering the £47 tariff, which is the cheapest on offer at Carphone Warehouse and comes with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 3GB of monthly 4G data. If you fancy 4G at no extra cost, Three will also be selling the Xperia Z2, but it has yet to announce pricing and release date details.
For those who don't mind coughing up £1,128 for the Sony Xperia Z2 over a two-year period however, Carphone Warehouse is promising to send out orders on 7 April.
This comes just days after SIM-free retailers Expansys and Unlocked Mobiles kicked off pre-orders for Sony's flagship Android Kitkat smartphone, offering it for £549.99 and £544.98, respectively. Despite Carphone Warehouse's promise of a release on 7 April, Unlocked Mobiles claims that the handset will start shipping on 1 April.
The Sony Xperia Z2 was revealed at last week's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, and improves on its Xperia Z1 predecessor with a larger 5.2in HD 1080p screen, a faster quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and a thin 8.2mm casing.
The handset also features IP58 certification, a 20.7MP rear-facing camera capable of shooting 4K video, 4G LTE support, a 3,200mAh battery and Google's Android 4.4 Kitkat mobile operating system skinned with Sony's custom user interface.
Check out our Sony Xperia Z2 release date, price and availability roundup. µ
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