T-Mobile-bound Sony Xperia Z clears the FCC

Newly uncovered documents indicate that Sony's flagship smartphone could soon arrive with the "Uncarrier."

The Sony Xperia Z (left) may soon arrive at T-Mobile. CNET

Documents listed on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Web site suggest that T-Mobile may soon offer a version of the Sony Xperia Z .

Details show that this flagship Sony smartphone will support T-Mobile's newly launched LTE network as well as pentaband HSPA+. In addition to the standard fare of photos and test results, the docs reveal the user manual and features such as Wi-Fi calling.

First announced in January at CES, the Sony Xperia Z has yet to find a home in the United States. Hardware specifications include a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, a 13-megapixel rear camera, 2GB RAM, and a 2,700mAh battery. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean , the water- and dust-resistant handset is strong enough to compete with the likes of HTC, Samsung, and LG.

Neither T-Mobile nor Sony have confirmed plans to offer the Xperia Z, but we can surely expect some noise soon.

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Scott Webster has spent the better part of his adult life playing with cell phones and gadgets. When not looking for the latest Android news and rumors, he relaxes with his wife and son. Scott also is the senior editor for AndroidGuys. E-mail Scott.

 

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