The 4.3-inch smartphone goes for about $550 unlocked and is ordered directly from Sony.
The LTE variant of the phone is available through Sony's Web site, though only the black model is currently in stock.
With its powerful processor, great camera, decent screen and gorgeous, waterproof design, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the best small Android phone around.
The gigantic Sony Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra phablet are now updating to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
The Xperia Z1F is a sawed-off version of Sony's waterproof flagship Android smartphone, with a 4.3-inch screen instead of a 5-incher.
The Sony Xperia Z1 gets that shrinking feeling with a new, smaller version officially announced in Japan.
Tired of giant Android phones? The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact crams top-end specs into a manageable 4.3-inch body. Andrew Hoyle goes hands-on in our video review.
Sony's rewarding early adopters of its new Xperia Z1 Compact phone with a free SmartWatch 2, its latest connected wristwatch.
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Sony's new Xperia Z1 Compact is exactly what it says on the tin -- just as good as the Z1, but packed into a smaller body and out in the UK next month.