Japanese operator NTT docomo has announced that Sony's latest handsets, the Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) and Xperia 10 II (Mark 2) will both land on the network. The interesting news from a western perspective is that docomo has confirmed that the Xperia 1 II flagship will be launching in Japan in late April – this is earlier than expected, and would be great news if it had a similar launch window in Europe and North America.
The Xperia 1 II (SO-51A) on docomo will launch in three colours (Black, White, Purple) and will cost 123,552 yen (£970, €1045, $1120). We would expect a higher price in western markets, as the Japanese version of the Xperia 1 II has a slightly weaker spec (128GB internal storage vs 256GB in the global model).
NTT docomo will also launch the Xperia 10 II super-midranger in four colours (Black, White, Mint, Blue) and will be released in late May 2020.
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