Pre-orders for the Xperia Z1 Compact have opened in Malaysia for RM 1,699 with stock expected next week. Pre-orders are already live at retailers such as IMCC and StoreKini , with the latter offering a number of freebies including screen protector, 2600mAh Powerbank as well as a RM20 Discount Voucher for the next purchase.
This follows on from the Sony Xperia E1 dual, which recently launched in the country for RM 499. The single SIM Xperia E1 handset is expected to launch in April for RM 449.
Update: Sony Malaysia has confirmed the Xperia Z1 Compact is available from today (19 March 2014).
Thanks Ben and Charles!