Sony Xperia XZs
The Sony Xperia XZs sports a 19 MP main camera with 1/2.3” Exmor RS sensor and electronic image stabilisation (EIS). Sony

The much-awaited Sony Xperia XZs release date has come. This phone is available for pre-order in some stores

Sony’s new Xperia XZs is available in other parts of the world. However, Australia will have to wait a few more weeks until it will be released. The phone, on the other hand, is already available for pre-order. This mid-range phone costs as much as an iPhone 7. However, the specs may be better than the iPhone 7.


For those interested in buying the Sony Xperia XZs, the specifications are important to know. Starting off with the camera, the XZs offers a 19 megapixel (MP) rear camera. Although this it was dropped from 23MP, the phone still offers great 4K and HD video recording. It also offers the 960 frames per second ultra slow motion video Motion Eye technology. The front camera has 13 MP.

In addition to the camera, the phone is equipped with the latest GPU from Qualcomm, which is the Adreno 530. This will allow for better graphics in the phone. Therefore, if there are mobile gamers looking for a new phone, the Sony Xperia XZs may be a choice. It also has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset with a quad-core CPU (Dual core 2.15 GHz Kryo & Dual core 1.6GHz Kryo). It offers 4GB of RAM with 32GB of built in storage. However, it is expandable via MicroSD slot up to 256GB.

The battery is 2,900mAh. It also has fast-charging capabilities. In addition to these, the phone offers a 5.2-inch display that is protected by the Corning Glass 4. It is also IP68 certified meaning that the phone will be both waterproof and dustproof. The Sony Xperia XZs comes in three colours: Black, Warm Silver and Ice Blue.

Release date and price

The official release date of this device is April 5, according to Mobile57. However, it is not yet available or in stock in stores. Online retailer Expansys, on the other hand, offers the mobile phone for pre-order. It will set back consumers $899.99. This excludes tax and shipping fees. On the other hand, the Sony Xperia XZs is already available on Amazon in the US. It costs US$699 (AU$926).

Although the phone is not being sold in Australia as of the time of writing, Mobile Zap is already selling accessories for it. This includes cases, chargers, memory cards and more.