Now get a clearer picture of Sony’s upcoming ‘Honami’ Xperia i1 as latest images of the device have hit the web, giving us a fresh look. Certain speculations in the rumor mill point out that Sony might unveil the device in Paris this July 4th.
Bringing in new Android smartphones on the shelf, Sony is also expected to roll out its flagship Xperia Z on T-Mobile, starting July 17. The Japanese manufacturer also declared launching the Xperia Z Ultra, a 6.4-inch device that’s the biggest phablet made by the company.
Coming back to the ‘Honami’, officially called the Xperia i1, the device is expected to roll out with huge 20-megapixel Cyber-shot rear camera, in reply to Samsung’s Galaxy Zoom and Nokia’s Lumia 1020 (EOS).
Considering the leaked photos, a thin bezel around the device’s display is seen with Sony’s signature power button. On the right side, the Xperia i1 might have a lanyard loop and will also sport a dedicated camera button.
With a 5-inch Full HD 1920 X 1080 display, the Xperia i1 might run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, the device will be thin. Designed with dust and water resistant features, the Xperia i1 might roll out with aluminum back.
However, the wait will end on July 4th when the Xperia i1 is expected to make it way to Paris.