Sony today announced that it is launching its high-end Android 4.1-powered Xperia ZL smartphone to the United States.

The 5″ smartphone can now be pre-ordered from Sony’s online store for $759.99 (unlocked, LTE model) or $719.99 (unlocked, HSPA+ model).

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The Xperia ZL features a 5-inch, 1920x1080p display with Mobile Bravia Engine 2 technology, a 13-megapixel camera with Exmor RS sensor, a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and 2GB of RAM.

Sony says its premium smartphone will be available through other online retailers shortly.

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