Sony has started rolling out its latest flagship Xperia Z2 in Taiwanese market starting Monday this week. In Taiwan, the company is retailing the phone (16GB) for NT$23,900 (US$782) which is costlier than Samsung recently launched flagship Galaxy S5 at NT$22,900 and the LG G Pro 2 at NT$20,900. Both these devices are also available in Taiwanese market from March 19.
According to Sony, It has chosen the Taiwan first to roll out the phone because of the high popularity of the Xperia series in the country.
Introduced along with Xperia Z2 Tablet at MWC last month in Barcelona, the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone comes featured with enticing specifications including 5.2-inch full HD display, Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal memory and 3200 mAh battery.
The phone runs on latest Android 4.4 KitKat, and includes 20.7MP front camera, microSD card slot, and an array of connectivity options. Like the predecessor Xperia Z1, it also comes with water and dust-resistant capability.
Apart from selling the phone in Taiwan, Sony has also started taking pre-orders for Xperia Z2 in Singapore, another Asian market, where the phone will sell for S$998 (US$786). The pre-orders are currently underway and will continue until April 13.