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A limited-time promotion sees Sony giving away hundreds of dollars worth of movies, music, and apps for the Xperia Z1, Z1S, and Z2.
The company says that the devices will run KitKat as standard and include some updates to native apps.
Waterproof, a sharp display, and 4G LTE: and now it'll be in the US, with pre-orders starting tomorrow.
As with the original flagship, Samsung is counting on the midrange phone's fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor, and extra apps to stand out.
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Sony introduced a boatload of gadgets at the company's Mobile World Congress press conference, including two fully waterproof devices. Check out our roundup here.
Sony also promises that the Android 4.3 update is "right around the corner" for the rest of its Xperia lineup.
The Sony Xperia Z2 tablet packs a Full HD display, supercharged quad-core processor and Android KitKat software into a skinny, waterproof frame
Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet has a full-HD display, a 2.3GHz quad-core processor and runs Android KitKat. It's completely waterproof, too.
The 10.1-inch slate is getting even thinner and a stronger 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, according to specs leaked by @evleaks.
While the battery is a concern, the Xperia Z2 Tablet is still a good-looking slate that's loaded with more than enough power for anything you're likely to throw at it. It's a good choice if you're looking for a more affordable iPad alternative with 4G LTE -- particularly if you've ever lost a gadget through water damage.