Xperia Z1 Compact priced in Europe; now available to pre-order

by XB on 7th January 2014

in Xperia Z1


Xperia Z1 CompactThe Sony Xperia Z1 Compact (D5503) shares most of the great hardware found in the Xperia Z1 in a smaller form factor. However, the flip side is that the phone will still be priced close to flagship territory. The Xperia Z1 Compact has a RRP of €499 in Germany for the SIM-free version, the Amazon.de pre-order page is already live.

In the UK, it will cost around the £430 mark with both Clove and Unlocked-Mobiles taking pre-orders on the black/white versions. Amazon UK pre-orders are also live, although it seems that they are still working on the listing given the £595.67 pre-order price. Amazon has all four colours available.

In the UK, the phone will also be available through O2 as well as The Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U. No other carriers have announced their plans for the Xperia Z1 Compact right now. Phones4U says the phone will be out on 31 January 2014, although we understand most places will receive it by mid-February.

In Italy and Netherlands, the Xperia Z1 Compact will have an official price of €549. Obviously these are the official prices, so we expect it to be cheaper by the time they hit retail. Also with the Xperia Z1 having come down in price since its release, it will be an odd situation if the Xperia Z1 Compact is priced higher than its bigger brother.

Via HDBlog.it and Tweakers.net.

Thanks Benjamin, Ben and Max!

  • bobeobi gzigzigzeo

    Silly prices

  • Mohammad

    Fantastic,if I have I would buy less than second

  • Gabriele Abate

    Fantastic price!!

  • ádadsaddsad

    And “mini” price

  • Jerry Berglund

    Three Sweden will sell the phone for 529 Euro. With a subscription it can go down to 30 Euro a month.

  • jhj

    I was aiming in 450€ price range. Will have to w8 till march

  • Marco Taviano

    In Italy the price is 499€, as highlighted in a comment in the HDBlog.it website (your source for the article) which is now updated, and as stated in the Sony Official Website: http://www.sonymobile.com/it/products/phones/xperia-z1-compact/ .

  • Tim Aries

    I think the price is OK, not a great price, but it’s somehow better than its competitors.
    Think of Samsung version with similar specs and plastic build, the price would be un-thinkable to even complain…

  • bobeobi gzigzigzeo

    I repeat, vey odd prices, I can buy Z1 with dock for 450 euro now

  • Tim Aries

    Don’t worry man, it was just introduced hours ago, the price will be dropped soon overtimes.

  • Kamil1308

    Its the same with everything 500 ml water in my country would be 1.50 Euro 1L would be 1.90 when 2L bottle would only cost 1 Euro.

  • filo9011

    In Poland 1999PLN = 479Euro

  • Tommy

    Will I be able to import one of these to the US and use it on T-Mobile’s LTE network? It’s nice that T-Mobile is finally getting a Z1, but I’d much rather have the compact version

  • Mac

    Price by Sony Sweden is 4695 SEK. All colors and free headset. Man I wish it was available in purple.. would have bought instantly.

  • shah

    omg.. this breaks my heart if i convert it right to my currency. hopefully it is cheaper when it reaches my place :/

  • ryq24

    Too expensive!

  • juheebus

    same here! I’d rather have the compact. I’m not sure if there is going to be an international version but i hope so.

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  • Billbond4

    Sony mobile UK webshop has it for 449gbp and get free smartwatch2 free with preorder

  • Battal Aljadei

    i was waiting this little Ninja but, i think i’ll give SONY Sirius a chance to consider which’s best for me, because both of them will be out in the same month so let’s wait for Sirius .

    BTW: Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky, SO let’s hope that SONY’s Gonna make it the brightest Smartphone of 2014 !

  • Sebastian Bille

    I dont know what you guys are moaning about, preorder price in Germany 419 €.http://www.notebooksbilliger.de/handys+smartphones/sony+handys+smartphones
    And it will drop soon after release.

  • naru

    Sorry to break the news to all media, but the xperia z1 compact actually uses TFT TECH. According to it white paper http://www-support-downloads.sonymobile.com/d5503/whitepaper_EN_d5503_xperia_z1_compact_1.pdf

  • newyorker

    Any idea about the USA? Price/release date? Can’t Wait…

  • Ramzi

    In Saudi Arabia it costs 2,099 SAR (405€). It has arrived yesterday.

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