The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas on January 7, 2013 was the venue for displaying the features of the Sony Xperia Z smart phones. With Sony rumored to launch its latest version of Android smart phone very soon, media and market watchers are now awaiting the release of Xperia i1– which is being code-named “Honami”. The camera specifications of Honami are all set to give tough competition to those of Nokia Lumia 920 and 928.

According to latest information, its camera is set to be the biggest draw of the Xperia i1. Complete with a 16 to 20 megapixel 1/16″ camera sensor, built-in xenon flash and trademark BIONZ imaging processor, this product from Sony also boasts of a Cybershot G lens. The imaging processor has made its appearance in the advanced digital DSLR cameras (from the world of Sony) and is now providing tough challenges to the camera specs of the Nokia Lumia 920’s.

The Nokia Lumia 920 has an 8.7 megapixel 1/3.2” camera sensor and boasts of the Pure View technology from Nokia. However, the camera specs of Xperia i1 Homani are grabbing the attention of all Smartphone lovers who like to take pictures with their phones. According to the reports from IT68, the Xperia i1 Homani is supposed to be an updated version of the Xperia Z and has specs like 5-inch 1080p display, a 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 32 GB of internal storage space, 2GB + of RAM and  a2700-3000 mAh battery. It is also waterproof and dustproof.

The Xperia i1 Homani is expected to be released in the Chinese markets before hitting the global markets in August or September—at the IFA 2013 in Berlin.