Sony Mobile India has started their big Xperia Xchange offer assured Rs. 5000 discount on the Xperia Z or ZL in exchange your old smartphones. Samsung launched a similar Smart upgrade offer for the Galaxy Note 2 and the Galaxy S4. Sony launched the Xperia Z and the ZL in India earlier this year. Both these phones have a 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Reality display, powered by 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 processor and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). The Xperia Z comes with IP55 and IP57 ratings for dust and water resistance and the Xperia ZL lacks the feature.
The Xperia Z and ZL are priced at Rs. 38,790 and Rs. 35,690, so need to pay just Rs. 33,790 and Rs. 30,690 after Rs. 5,000 discount upon exchange. Sony also offers 12 months or 6 months EMI offers on select (Citibank, HDFC and ICICI) credit cards with 0% Interests. The Xperia Z comes with free prmium case worth Rs. 1,990 and a free snap-on cover worth Rs. 1,490 with the ZL.
No details about the applicable phones for the Xperia Xchange offer offer yet. Looks like people have to contact the retailer to know the list of smartphones that qualify for the offer or wait for Sony to announce the list of applicable phones on their website.