*Updated on 13 September 2013 10.30 AM: The Sony Xperia Z1 will be available in Singapore from 4 October at a retail price of $998.
Originally reported on 5 September 2013
Sony has just confirmed with us that users who purchase the Sony Xperia Z1 in Singapore will get a free six movie download offer, one of which will be the sci-fi movie Elysium from Sony Pictures.
The new flagship from Sony will be available in Singapore from October, and owners will get the movie offer in November. Sony says that the downloads will be made via an app, and that movies can be streamed to a TV using Mirrorcast or via a mini-HDMI out. More details will be made available closer to launch.
Coming nine months after the announcement of the Xperia Z, the Z1 comes with a similarly sized 5" screen, a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core 2.2Ghz processor, a larger 3000 mAh battery, 4G LTE support, is also dust and water resistant (rated IP55 and IP58), built with tempered glass and a single piece aluminium frame. Check out our hands-on with the new Xperia Z1 here.