Sony has officially announced that the company will soon be launching the Sony Xperia ZL smartphone in the United States. We do not know the exact date on which the smartphone will be available, but the good part is that you can pre-order your device right away so that you get it as soon as the it is launched.

The Sony Xperia ZL can be pre-ordered from the Sony online store for a cost of $759.99 for the unlocked LTE model and $719.99 for the unlocked HSPA+ model. Sony also said that the smartphone will be available through other online retailers shortly. So even if for some reason you do not wish to buy your Xperia ZL from the official Sony online store then you just need to wait for some more time.

The Sony Xperia ZL is a variant of the new flagship device of the company which was announced a few weeks ago. It has most of the features present in the Sony Xperia Z, but unlike the flagship device, the Xperia ZL is not dust proof and water resistant.

The Sony Xperia ZL has a 5-inch full HD touchscreen display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and is powered by the Sony Mobile Bravia Engine 2 technology. It sports a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. The device also has a 13 MP primary camera with Exmor RS sensor.

So if the Xperia ZL has been on your wish list, then go ahead and pre-order one. Let us know if you are excited to get your hands on the Xperia ZL.