Sony was expected to launch two new devices at its MWC 2017 event next month at Barcelona but now a new leak has confirmed that the company is going to launch 5 new smartphones. These new smartphones will be the phones in the Xperia line up of the company and out of these, the Japanese company is expected to launch two flagship phones with one to be the Xperia XZ successor codenamed ‘Yoshino’ and the other with code name ‘BlancBright’. Other smartphones are code named ‘Keyaki’ and ‘Hinoki’ whose specs we will discuss in this article.
The flagship Sony device that will be the Xperia XZ’s successor code named ‘Yoshino’ is rumored to sport a 5.5-inch 4K display with 2160×3840 pixels resolution and will be powered by the latest flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. It will come with 4GB or 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM and will feature a Sony IMX400 sensor camera. The smartphone code named ‘BlancBright’ is rumored to launch with a 5.5-inch QHD display with 1440×2560 pixels resolution and will be powered by either Snapdragon 835 or Snapdragon 635 processor. It will have 4GB of RAM and will feature the same IMX400 camera sensor.
The mid-range smartphones ‘Keyaki’ and ‘Hinoki’ will be powered by the Mediatek processors. The ‘Keyaki’ will feature a 5.2-inch full-HD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution and will come with 4GB of RAM. It will be powered by Hellio P20 processor and will have 64GB of inbuilt storage capacity. It will feature a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front facing camera. The other Sony device codename Hinoki will have a 5-inch HD display with 720×1280 pixels resolution and will be powered by the helio P20 processor again. It will have 3GB of RAM along with 32GB of inbuilt storage capacity. It will also feature a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera.
Company’s fifth smartphone will be code named ‘Mineo’ whose specifications are currently unknown but is expected to be priced around $350. We have to wait for the leaks and upcoming rumors to have more details on the device. Recently, a Sony device was spotted at AnTuTu benchmark with model name Sony G3221 with a full-HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757) processor that comes with a Mali-T880 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage capacity and runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box. Further, it is listed with a 23-megapixel rear camera that will be having a LED flash and a 16-megapixel camera is available on the front panel of the device. No other details about the device are currently available in the AnTuTu benchmark.