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New Sony Xperia Z3 only lasts 6 months on market as T-Mobile pulls device

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Apr 2015 22:36 User comments (1)

New Sony Xperia Z3 only lasts 6 months on market as T-Mobile pulls device As Sony continues to try to break into the U.S. smartphone market, it has been blocked by yet another hurdle: T-Mobile has pulled its latest flagship, the Xperia Z3, after just six months on the market.
Now that T-Mobile has dropped the phone, that leaves Verizon as the only major U.S. carrier to carry the Sony smartphone, selling their Xperia Z3v variant.

Although it is unclear why the phone was pulled, it is easy to assume there was a lack of demand for the device. Besides being from a brand that has not historically succeeded in the U.S. in the mobile world, Sony was also slow to launch Android Lollipop on the device, losing out to competitors.

It remains to be seen whether Sony's upcoming Xperia Z4 will gain any backers in the U.S. amidst rumors that Sony is looking to exit the smartphone and tablet markets, for good.

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18.4.2015 23:38

I certainly don't need to change phones right now but why did this get pulled? It looks nice, is an ADROID so was it the price that killed this phone or is it the same problem that Samsung had with the S5?

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