Sony Mobile Devices Xperia Water Damage Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

You are part of the settlement if you are a person, entity or organization who, at any time as of or before August 3, 2017, purchased, own(ed), received as a gift or received as a customer service exchange the Mobile Devices manufactured, marketed, sold and/or distributed by Sony Mobile Communications (U.S.A.), Inc. in any of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Estimated Amount


You may submit claims for prior water-related warranty claim rejections by Sony for your in-warranty Mobile Devices. This is the only way that you can get reimbursed for 50% of the at-issue Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (“MSRP”) for the applicable Mobile Device. There are two different Claim Forms with different requirements, as further discussed below. Additionally, if you have not yet experienced issues the water intrusion guarantee has been extended for an additional 12 months for affected devices

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Landes v. Sony Mobile Communications (U.S.A.), Inc. et al.
Case No. 2:17-cv-2264-JFB-SIL
U.S. District Court for Eastern District of New York

Case Summary

The class action lawsuit claims and alleges that Sony sold Mobile Devices that were deceptively advertised as “waterproof.” The lawsuit pursues claims for violations of various state consumer protection statutes, among other claims. Sony denies any claims of wrongdoing and/or violation of the law and denies that the Mobile Devices are defective. The parties agreed to resolve these matters before they were decided by the Court.

Settlement Pool





Landes v. Sony Mobile Communications (U.S.A.), Inc. et al.

c/o Heffler Claims Group

PO Box 60257

Philadelphia, PA 19102-0257