One of the biggest electronics giant Sony will be holding its keynote on the first day of MWC 2018, February 26. We can expect the company to announce new smartphones in its Xperia lineup. New leaks have surfaced online describing specifications performance details, and pricing information for the upcoming Xperia XZ2 flagship and Xperia XZ2 Compact. Also, the mid-range phone has also been spotted on Geekbench.
Starting off with the flagship range, Swedish blog SweDrio claims that the Xperia XZ2 will sport a 5.7-inch 18:9 aspect ratio display. The smartphone is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. It might come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage. The new Xperia might have a proprietary music feature that will make use of its vibration engine, details of which are currently unclear.
Some rumors says that the smartphone is said to have 18:9 aspect ratio. On the other hand, the Xperia XZ2 Compact is rumored to sport a smaller 5.0-inch full-HD+. Now, this is a big mystery why Sony has selected this small size. In addition, Sony will also launch one more Compact variant of the smartphone. With the flagship Snapdragon 845 SoC along with 4GB of RAM. Additionally, it is said to be packed into the form factor of a 4.6-inch smartphone due to its thin bezels.
According to the report, the price in Sweden for the Xperia XZ2 is expected to be SEK 7,990 (roughly Rs. 63,900) and for the Xperia XZ2 Compact is said to be SEK 5,990 (roughly Rs. 47,900). The phone is expected to be available from March 6. However, the information needs to be taken with a pinch of salt considering there is no official source for the same.
Not just this, Sony is expected to announce three new smartphones in the mid-range segment. Variants were spotted on Geekbench with model numbers Sony H3113/ Sony H3123 for the first smartphone, and Sony H4113/ Sony H4133 for the second smartphone. All of the models are said to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoCs. These four variants will have 3GB/4GB RAM, Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box.