We reported last month that Japan will soon be getting the Sony Xperia AX, a variant of the Xperia V that boasts some Japan-specific features. If you’ve been keeping track of its release, you’ll be pleased to know that the Xperia AX is now on sale in the country via NTT DoCoMo.
For those who purchase the Xperia AX, Sony Mobile Japan is giving customers the chance to scoop up its SmartWatch at a discounted price. Instead of shelling out Yen 9,480 ($115), the watch will only cost you Yen 6,980 ($85).
The Sony Xperia AX comes equipped with a 4.3-inch HD Reality display with 1,280 x 720 resolution, a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB onboard storage, microSD support, 13MP main camera, VGA front-facing camera, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 1-Seg TV Tuner, FeliCia NFC, infrared port, LTE, 1,700mAh battery, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
As for the Xperia V, Sony has pushed back its release date to late January of next year, where it’ll reportedly ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean instead. The phone will retail for €529.