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Sony announces the $199 Xperia Z3v for Verizon, coming October 23


At its Demand Great event in New York today, Sony Mobile announced the Xperia Z3v, the US version of its flagship smartphone coming to Verizon on October 23.

The $199 Z3v packs a 5.2-inch 1080p display and 20.7MP rear camera. The device is waterproof, and, starting in November, it will offer PlayStation 4 Remote Play support, either through touchscreen controls or paired with a DualShock controller.

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Sony rekindled its relationship with Verizon earlier this year by launching the Xperia Z2 Tablet. Customers that purchase the tablet and phone together can save $200 for a limited time. Also in October, Verizon will begin selling the SmartWatch 3. Once the page is live later today, you can register with Verizon for information about pre-ordering the phone.


Check out TNW’s Xperia Z3 review for more information on the international version of Sony’s latest high-end smartphone.

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Published October 9, 2014 — 18:21 UTC