Sony has been launching smartphones at a fast clip recently, with eight handsets being launched in the past six months. The latest upcoming Sony smartphone on the radar is one that rivals cameraphones like Nokia Lumia 1020 and Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom.
The upcoming phone, being developed under the code name Xpeia i1 Honami, will have a 20MP Exmor RS camera on the back, according to a report in ePrice.com. This camera will have a ½.3″ sensor, Sony G-lens and Bionz image processor. The screen of the upcoming smartphone will measure 5-inch and the operating system would be Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean).
The report claims that the upcoming Xperia i1 Honami will have 16GB internal storage and microSD card support. It is said to run on a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, backed by 2GB RAM. The phone will have a 3,000mAh battery, 8.3mm thickness and 2MP secondary camera. Sony’s upcoming handset is expected to be IP57 certified, making it resistant to water and dust.
Sony has sent out press invites for a launch on September 4, the first day of IFA 2013. The report claims that Honami will be unveiled at the event.
Nokia last week launched the Lumia 1020 with a 41MP camera, while Samsung launched its Galaxy S4 zoom with 16MP unit in June.
- 20MP camera on the Sony Xperia Honami gets confirmed (thedroidguy.com)
- Xperia i1Honami press shots claim Sony Lens G tech on the back (phonearena.com)
- Specs Revealed of Xperia i1 Honami (etblog.info)
- Sony Honami with 20 MP camera to have smaller sensor yet images comparable to Nokia Lumia 1020 (mobigyaan.com)
- Sony Honami and its 20-megapixel camera detailed: smaller sensor than originally thought (itecharenablog.com)