The IFA 2017 trade show is around the corner and all major tech giants are preparing for the appearance and launch events of their latest offerings. Sony is also likely to launch its 6-inch flagship device here during the event. Now, the recent leaks have supplied quite a few details about the upcoming Sony Xperia XZ1 smartphone.
- Sony Xperia XZ1 is likely to run on Android Oreo
- Tipped to offer 4K video recording
- Xperia XZ1 Compact will feature a 4.6-inch display
Prior to this, the specifications and renders of the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact were leaked online. Citing the source, a report published by Gadget360 suggests that the Sony Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact could get launched on September 1 at the upcoming IFA 2017, Berlin.
The Sony Xperia XZ1 was accidentally listed on Amazon which was pulled off quickly afterwards. Still, a tipster Roland Quandt has shared the renders of the Xperia XZ1 smartphone on Twitter. Furthermore, Quandt has also shared the rumoured pricing details of the upcoming Sony mobiles. The Sony Xperia XZ1 is expected to be priced at GBP 599 (roughly Rs 49,000) and Xperia XZ1 Compact will cost GBP 499 (roughly Rs 41,000).
Sony Xperia XZ1
According to the renders, the Sony Xperia XZ1 will feature a sleek metal body with noticeable bezels in front. The phone will be offered in Black and Pink colour options. The bezels will carry dual speaker setup. The right edge will have volume rockers, power and shutter button for capturing images.
The previous rumours suggested that the Sony Xperia XZ1 is expected to offer a 5.2-inch display. The phone will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC similar to the Sony Xperia XZ Premium that launched this June in India. It will come with a 19MP single camera sensor which is believed to be competent of recording 4K videos and 60fps slow-mo videos.
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For selfies, the phone will offer a 12MP front camera. The Xperia XZ1 is likely to run on Android 8.0 Oreo OS out-of-the-box.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
On the other hand, the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is expected to come with a 4.6-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. It will boast a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. The phone will be powered by a 2600mAh battery.
Unlike the Xperia XZ1, the XZ1 Compact is expected to run on Android 7 Nougat OS. However, it could receive an Android 8.0 Oreo update sooner or later. On the design front, the device will share similar design language as the Xperia XZ1. The only notable difference will be the size. The Xperia XZ1 Compact is tipped to measure dimensions at 129.5×64.5×9.4mm.