updated 02:00 pm EDT, Mon July 16, 2012
Sony NXT phones now in the US as unlocked devices
Sony will soon begin selling its NXT range of smartphones as unlocked devices in the US. The line-up is made up of the Xperia U, Xperia S and Xperia P. Buyers will be capable of picking them up in Sony stores and online at Newegg and other online retailers. The unlocked Xperia S and Xperia P supports 850, 900, 1,900, and 2,100MHz bands while the Xperia U gets 850, 1,900, and 2,100MHz bands, making them suitable for AT&T's networks and its subsidiaries.
The suggested retail price for the Xperia S is $560, which is available in black or white. The Xperia P is officially priced at $480 and it's available at silver, red, and black, while the smallest Xperia U in either black or white costs $300. Online prices are significantly lower, however.