Sony’s Xperia 1 smartphone is $100 off for Prime members

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Sony’s Xperia 1 smartphone is $100 off for Prime members

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Sony's Xperia 1 smartphone boasts a world's-first 4K OLED display with an extra-wide 21:9 aspect ratio.
Sony’s Xperia 1 smartphone boasts a world’s-first 4K OLED display with an extra-wide 21:9 aspect ratio.

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By Haley HenschelMashable Deals

TL;DR: Prime members can score an all-new Sony Xperia 1 from Amazon for just $849.99. The extra-wide smartphone usually costs $949.99, so you’ll save $100.


“Apple iPhone versus Samsung Galaxy” is a debate as old as time, like “Pepsi versus Coke” or “Marvel versus DC” or “Team Jacob versus Team Edward.” (Team Jacob all the way, FWIW.)

Sony threw its hat in the smartphone ring back in 2008 with a family of devices called Xperia, which never took off like iPhones or other Android devices despite having a couple cool features. But that could all change with the new Sony Xperia 1, a smartphone released this past June sporting an extra-wide display that Mashable’s Ray Wong called “refreshing.” 

If you’re ready to dump Apple and Samsung in favor of something different and new, you can save $100 on the Xperia 1 with an Amazon Prime account: Normally $949.99, Prime members pay only $849.99 for an unlocked device with 128GB of storage as part of the ongoing deal. (Not a Prime member? Click here to try it for free.)

Let’s talk more about that screen: While most phone screens have an aspect ratio of 16:9, or 2:1, or 19.5:

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