More than five months after initially announcing it, AT&T has finally decided to reveal the Sony Xperia Ion‘s pricing and release date. And the latter will be this month, just like was rumored at one point in May.
June 24 is going to be the big day, so in exactly ten days from now. The phone will even be quite affordable, going for just $99.99 with a new two-year contract, which is half of what high-end devices are usually sold for. Perhaps Sony and AT&T feel like that will somehow make up for the incredibly long waiting period in between announcement and release of the Ion.
Which has been a bit odd, especially since the smartphone has made its way to Taiwan and Hong Kong, and was even announced in France before finally arriving at AT&T, the carrier that was supposed to sell it exclusively. Things have changed since January, but the good news is that the Ion is just a few days out now. So if you’d like your Android smartphone to be a Sony, and need a high-end unit on contract, this is pretty much going to be your only choice.
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