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Sony’s Valentine’s Day 2017 Competition for Certain Countries: For a Chance to Win Both Xperia XZ and X Compact Smartphones, Submit a Valid Entry & Correctly Answer a Multiple-Choice Question by 15 February 2017 (Inclusive)

Sony's Valentine's Day 2017 Competition

The following video presents Meet the new Xperia XZ:
“The new Xperia XZ is here. Its soft, rounded form with a loop surface hosts a range of incredible innovations ready to take your smartphone experience to the next level.

Xperia XZ is built with the latest Sony camera components – including triple image sensing technology – to capture images without blur, in even the most challenging light conditions. And it’s designed to intelligently assist you by learning from your habits and behaviours.

Xperia XZ is available in a range of striking colours, with an ALKALEIDO™ metal back adding depth, shine and sophistication. Complete with a water-resistant finish, it’s perfectly tailored to life.”

Try your luck this Valentine’s

They’re the perfect pair for the perfect couple. Now, with Valentine’s Day approaching, we’re giving you the chance to win them both.

The super-sharp Xperia™ XZ and Xperia X Compact cameras are devoted to bringing you crisp, vibrant colours that look just as good as real life. So roses are red, violets are blue… You get the picture.


  • Only one (1) Entry in the Competition per Participant will be accepted.
  • Participants cannot be legal entities. Employees and immediate relatives of employees of the Promoter or of its respective parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies or any other person connected with this Competition are excluded from participation.
  • Each Participant has to: be a minimum age of 18 at the date on submitting an entry; be a legal resident of any country excluding: Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Iraq, Italy, Kuwait, Oman, Peru, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Thailand and Vietnam.


  • There is one (1) prize (“Prize”) to be won.
Sony Xperia XZ

Sony Xperia XZ

Sony Xperia X Compact

Sony Xperia X Compact

  • The winner (“Winner”) will be the 50,000th person who submits a valid Entry and correctly answers the Competition question.


  • This Competition is without any obligation to make a purchase for entry.
  • Enter the Competition via the Xperia™ Lounge Application (“Application”).
  • Download the Xperia™ Lounge Application or go to; provide all of the required registration details as required by the Application; and answer a multiple-choice question.

…It is each Participant’s responsibility to regularly check their email account (including their junk email folder) within this time period and to respond the email notification within the required time frames, failing which, the Promoter reserves the right to select another Winner of the Prize.

If the Winner does not respond to the email notification email before the 3 calendar day deadline and provide all of the details set out in the clause above, an email notification will be sent confirming that they are no longer eligible to claim the Prize. If after initially making contact, the winner does not respond to any further email communications within 72 hours of being sent the email, the Promoter has the right to select an alternative winner and an email notification will be sent confirming that they are no longer eligible to claim the prize….

Where required by mandatory local law, the identity of the Winner will be published. By participating to this Competition, the Participant acknowledges and agrees that his or her name and/or geographic location may be made available to the public….

Winner must participate in the Prize on the dates advised. If the Winner is unable to attend any event as part of the Prize, Winner and accompanying guest forfeit all rights to the Prize and Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative winner…

Winner and accompanying guest are responsible for all other costs and expenses not expressly described as included as part of the Prize, including the cost to enter. This includes, without limitation, costs such as transportation to and from the airport in the Winner’s city of residence, additional accommodation if required, meals not specifically referenced, gratuities, telephone calls, taxes and all other items of a personal nature….

Unless mandatory local law states otherwise Participant is responsible for any costs, taxes, duties or levies incurred as a result of participating in or winning the Competition. In addition, Participant agrees and accepts that by winning the Competition Participant may incur taxes, duties or other levies including but not limited to any prize tax etc under any applicable laws and regulations. Participant unconditionally accepts to pay any such tax, duty or other levy in full on behalf of Participant or an accompanying guest….

Subject to applicable local mandatory laws, the Participant grants Promoter any and all rights necessary for distribution and public display of any submitted text, image, or other intellectual property rights that may arise from participation in this Competition, the Prizes or related publicity, and the irrevocable, unrestricted right to use, publish, display and distribute materials bearing Your name, voice, likeness or any other identifiable representation of You (“Likeness”).  The Participant grants Promoter the perpetual right to exclusively, royalty-free and without limitation freely use, modify, edit, copy, reproduce, distribute, translate, create derivative works from, alter and publicly display or publish any such intellectual property rights, for whatever purpose, in any form or medium, whether promotional or in other activities or events arranged by Promoter, whether locally or worldwide. For participants located in South Africa, the Promoter will contact you before applying this section 15 and will give you the opportunity to refuse such use of any submitted tesxt, image, Likeness or other intellectual property rights that may arise from participation in this Competition, the Prizes or related publicity.

Subject to applicable local mandatory laws, the Participant agrees that all materials containing their Likeness (including, without limitation, all negatives, plates and masters of any photographs, files, prints or tapes) shall be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Promoter and assign any proprietary right they may have acquired in or to such material to Promoter.  The Participant releases and forever discharges Promoter from any and all liability and damages relating to the use of Your Likeness or any other identifiable representation of You.  The Participant waives any right they may have to inspect or approve the finished materials or any part or element thereof that incorporates their Likeness or any other identifiable representation.

Any personal information, including, without limitation, the Participant’s name, age, address (including postcode), mobile phone number and/or email address will be used solely in connection with this Competition and will not be disclosed to any third party except for the purpose of this Competition (including subsequent promotions as stated in these Terms and Conditions) or fulfilling Prizes where applicable. The Sony Mobile Privacy Notice displayed at under “Privacy” applies to any processing of data performed in connection herewith….

To read the complete Terms and Conditions of this competition as well as obtain more info, please visit .

Good Luck! / Bonne chance!

The following video presents Meet the new Xperia X Compact:
“Introducing a smartphone that combines convenience, comfort and beauty.

With a 4.6” display, the new Xperia X Compact is the perfect fit for your pocket – so you’ll be able to reach for its advanced Sony camera wherever you are. Blur-free photos, in any light, are at your fingertips.
Thanks to a curved, gentle form and stylish finish, Xperia X Compact is truly a pleasure to hold, allowing for precise one-handed use. And you’ll be able to express your style in three elegant and timeless colours”