We first got a look at Sony’s new Xperia X Compact and Xperia XZ back at IFA 2016, but when they were announced, we didn’t know what pricing would be or when the phones would launch in the US. Now, we know that they’re both going to be just as expensive as other phones that have hit the Xperia lineup in recent years, and that they’re coming to the US on September 25th and October 2nd, respectively…

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Per the Sony press release:

Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) is pleased to announce that Xperia X Compact and Xperia XZ will be available unlocked in the United States starting September 25, 2016 for the Xperia X Compact and October 2, 2016 for Xperia XZ. Both smartphones can be purchased on Amazon, Best Buy and other participating retailers for a suggested retail price of $499.99 and $699.99, respectively, and will support GSM networks.

So yeah, the Xperia X Compact is going to run you $500, and the Xperia XZ will cost $700. You’ll be able to get them starting on September 25th and October 2nd from your typical online outlets such as Amazon and Best Buy.

The Xperia XZ has Gorilla Glass 4.0 atop a 1080p display, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 3GB of RAM, support for LTE Cat 9, 2.5D curved glass, and expandable 32GB of storage. As mentioned, the man camera is 23MP with“triple image sensing technology,” while the front is a 13MP camera with Sony Exmor R ISO6400.

The Xperia X Compact has many the same specs as its new XZ flagship sibling. It has the same 23MP camera with triple image sensing tech from the XZ, but goes without the 4K video recording capabilities. It also unfortunately has a Snapdragon 650 rather than an 820, and of course has the smaller 4.6-inch display size at 720p.

SONY ANNOUNCES PRICING AND AVAILABILITY FOR XPERIATM XZ AND XPERIA X COMPACT IN THE UNITED STATES

Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) is pleased to announce that Xperia X Compact and Xperia XZ will be available unlocked in the United States starting September 25, 2016 for the Xperia X Compact and October 2, 2016 for Xperia XZ. Both smartphones can be purchased on Amazon, Best Buy and other participating retailers for a suggested retail price of $499.99 and $699.99, respectively, and will support GSM networks.

The all new Xperia XZ represents the ultimate in Sony Xperia’s state-of-the-art camera, video and audio capabilities. It starts with the introduction of Sony’s all- new triple image sensing technology to the highly advanced 23MP camera, combining Predictive Hybrid Autofocus with two new sensors—Laser Autofocus and RGBC Infrared sensors—to clearly capture any moment in life with ease and accuracy in any light conditions with true-to-life colors. Video capabilities in Xperia XZ now include 4K recording and enhancements to our best-in-class SteadyShot® technology that deliver the most stable videos with the world’s first 5-axis video stabilization in a smartphone.

Beyond the camera and video advancements, Xperia XZ features an updated stereo dual microphone system with integrated noise cancellation to ensure that the immersive 3D stereo sound quality and reduced background noise match the outstanding 4K video quality. All of these features, along with a 5.2-inch Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 Full HD display and a stunning loop surface design inspired by a monolithic form made with ALKALEIDOTM metal, gives you a stylish, durable and powerful smartphone loaded with the latest in audio-visual innovation from Sony.

For those who prefer a compact smartphone, Xperia X Compact brings the same state-of-the-art camera, video and audio capabilities in a compact design that fits great in your pocket, purse or bag, as well as in your hand. Boasting a durable 4.6- inch Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 HD 720p TRILUMINOSTM display, Xperia X Compact also boasts the world’s first 5-axis video stabilization with fully enhanced SteadyShot image stabilization technology, allowing users to record smoother videos on the move or close up.

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