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Sony planning new Xperia flagship for next month?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Aug 2013 20:22 User comments (1)

Sony planning new Xperia flagship for next month? According to Bloomberg, Sony is preparing a new Xperia flagship for launch next month.
The smartphone will feature "imaging technology developed for its cameras and ultra-high definition TVs," says the sources. That tech is the "X-Reality" picture-enhancement chips.

Sony will introduce the handset at the start of the IFA show the first week of September.

Kazuo Hirai, president and CEO, has been using Xperia as a centerpiece for the company's revival in the entertainment hardware world. The company also has new Web-connected TVs and the PlayStation 4 console coming out later this year.

The device is the codenamed "Honami," which was revealed in a teaser here. The Xperia Honami is said to have a 1080p 5-inch Triluminos display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 800 processor and 2GB RAM. What makes the phone standout is a 20.7 megapixel camera with a Sony G-lens and BIONZ image processor. LTE, BT 4.0, NFC and Wi-Fi are standard, and the device has a microSD slot.

Additionally, the phone will be IP57 certified, meaning the device can survive in water for 30 minutes and is also dust-proof.

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119.8.2013 12:58

The specs look nice. Let's hope there isn't a lot of SONY bloat on it.

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