When the Sony Xperia Z1s was first officially announced last week, we learned it would be available to T-Mobile’s online store starting on Monday. Arriving on schedule, you can now pick up the Z1S from T-Mobile online for $0 and 24 monthly payments of $22 ($528 total price).
Update: The Sony Xperia Z1S is now available directly from brick-and-mortar locations, as well as retail partners. Not sure if the Sony Xperia Z1S is right for you? Be sure to check out our full review!
The Xperia Z1S is essentially just a rebranded Xperia Z1 with slightly reworked aesthetics and a few minor hardware differences, including the bump up to 32GB storage and the inclusion of T-Mobile compatible LTE bands. Otherwise, you get the same 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU with 2GB of RAM. Some of the devices other specs include a 5-inch 1080p display, a 20.7MP back cam, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, MHL and a 3000 mAh battery.
Bottom-line, if you’ve been waiting for an LTE version of the Xperia Z1 and are interested in using T-Mobile’s network, this could be the perfect handset for you.
Keep in mind that right now you can only purchase the handset online, though it is expected to arrive to T-Mobile stores and partnering retailers by January 22nd. What do you think of the Sony Xperia Z1S, interested in picking it up or not?