sony xperia 1 is on amazon for 1000 looks like a publicity stunt

Sony introduced the Xperia 1 with the first 4K OLED panel on a smartphone back at MWC 2019. The 21:9 phone was announced without a price tag, but eventually, its UK pre-orders started at £849. Now the flagship is available for pre-order in the US on Amazon with a $999.99 price tag which is most likely a mockup and not the real deal.

Sony Xperia 1 listing

Since the Xperia 1 with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage was listed for the equivalent of $1,100 by Clove UK, the $999.99 may not be too strange at first. However, currency conversion and pricing across the Pond does not work that way,…