Sony began sending media invites last year and speculations rose that the company is planning to launchtwo devices at the MWC 2017. With Sony’s MWC event due on Monday, 27, four new leaked images of Xperia has alreadymade itsway on the internet.
Evan Blass, the famous tipster, has tweeted four images of Sony phones without names that will be unveiled at the MWC 2017. The images could be that of two Xperia XZ range and a Xperia XA successor in white. The fourth one is unrecognizable, and we’ll have to wait for the trade show in Barcelona kicks off at 8:30 am CET to find out more.
Preliminary leaks suggest Sony could be planning to feature thenew 3-layer stacked CMOS image sensor with DRAM for its upcoming handsets. Earlier we reported on rumors that Sony is planning to launch a new phone codenamed Pikachu at the MWC. The device’s specifications were spotted on theGFXBench benchmarking website revealing a5-inch HD display with 1280 by 720 pixels resolution. According to the listing, the phone will sport a 5-finger gesture support with MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 SoC octa-Core 2.3 GHz processorcoupled with Mali-T880. It’ll run on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.
Sony Xperia 2017. pic.twitter.com/YnJav48iqq
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 26, 2017
All four devices come with similar design, and anyone would mistake them as the same handset in different colors at a quick glance. It looks like Sony is sticking with its big bezel-eddesign on top and bottom. Upon a closer look at handsets, one can tell the first two are mid-range device unlike the black and the blue ones.
The last two high-tech models sport larger camera withfingerprint power button andSony’s new imaging sensors.As per reports, they are powered bySnapdragon 835 chipsetwhile the two mid-range Sony devices will useMediaTek Helio P20 MT6757 chipset.According to Xperia Blog, the larger of the two is expected to sport 4GB of RAM, 64GB internal storage, and a 1080p display, while the smaller onewill feature a 720p display.