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Sony Xperia™ Z - available for pre-order on Three

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The Sony XperiaTM Z, Sony's innovative smartphone, is now available for pre-order on Three.

XperiaTM Z brings together the best of Sony's technology, design and connectivity to deliver a precision engineered full HD smartphone. The phone is smart, sleek and durable with a reflective glass surface and is resistance to dust and water which means it's perfect for taking photos in the rain or texting from the bath! 

The 5" full HD display has a Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2 which automatically optimises images so they're sharper and brighter so you'll get the best in contrast and colour management. 

XperiaTM Z also offers more intelligent battery management with Battery STAMINA Mode so your phone lasts even longer. It knows when your screen is off, shuts down the battery-draining apps you don't need and then starts them up again when the screen is back on. Combined with the powerful 1.5GHz quad-core processor means you have a top performing smartphone which won't let you down. 

Sylvia Chind, Head of Devices at Three, said, "We're extremely pleased to offer the Xperia Z for pre-order from the 1st February and coupled with our highly competitive price plans and no surprise out of bundle data charges, this premium smartphone brings you the ultimate internet experience all on our Ultrafast network".

The Sony XperiaTM Z will be available from the 28th February for £34 a month with an upfront cost of £69 on the Ultimate Internet 500 plan. It will also be available for £36 a month with an upfront cost of £69 on The One Plan. Both plans come with a guarantee of no surprise out-of-bundle data charges and All- You-Can-Eat data.

Additionally the smartphone is available on Pay As You Go for £449.99 plus a top up. All in One 15 costs £15 and gives 30-day access to All-You-Can-Eat data along with 300 any-network minutes and 3,000 texts. Or All in One 25 costs £25 and offers All-You-Can-Eat data, 500 minutes and 3,000 texts and for a 30-day period.

The first 1,000 customers to visit our retail stores and pre-order a Sony XperiaTM Z on a 24 month contract with Three will receive a pair of Sony MDR-1R Prestige headphones worth £299.00. These specially engineered High Definition headphones include pressure-relieving cushions so you can listen in comfort for as long as the beat keeps rolling*.

Key features

  • 5" full HD display for the best viewing experience
  • 13MP fast-capture camera so you never miss a shot
  • Dust and water resistant to protect it from any accidents
  • 1.5Ghz quad-core processor for fast multi-tasking
  • Long battery life with STAMINA mode to last even longer
  • Ultrabrilliant meets Ultrafast

*This offer is limited to the first 1,000 Three customers who pre-order the Sony Xperia Z handset on a 24 month contract from a Three retail store between 1st - 25th February 2013. If you subsequently wish to return or exchange the handset in accordance with Three's Return Policy (see www.three.co.uk/returns) you must also return the headphones as new. 

About Three UK

Three is a communications company focused on bringing the benefits of the internet to mobile communications. We offer attractive pricing and give our customers the widest choice of ways to stay connected. To do this we've built an award-winning high-speed mobile broadband network. Three UK is a member of the HWL group of companies, which include 3G operations in Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Macau and Sweden.

Facts about Three:

  • Three launched the UK's first 3G high-speed mobile network offering national coverage for calls and texts, and has more than 97.8% population coverage for mobile internet services.  
  • Three took first place in 8 out of 11 categories in the most recent YouGov Tablet Survey. Three also came first in the most recent uSwitch Best Network awards. For more info visit: www.three.co.uk/awards.