Sony's Xperia 1 V whitethorn aliases whitethorn not beryllium made charismatic astatine MWC successful Barcelona astatine nan extremity of this month. While we hold to spot if that really happens, let's bask nan first leaked image purportedly showing nan upcoming flagship smartphone.
If you comparison this camera land to nan Xperia 1 IV's, you'll instantly announcement that nan ToF camera and nan RGB IR sensor are gone. Thus, we're near pinch 3 large sensors (they look bigger than connected nan 1 IV), of which nan lowest 1 houses a periscope camera. The LED flash has moved into nan land successful nan upcoming model, whereas it was extracurricular nan island, supra it, successful past year's handset.
Sony Xperia 1 IV
You tin spot nan NFC logo to nan correct of nan camera island, which intends this leaked portion is nan world type of nan Xperia 1 V - if it was nan 1 destined for nan Japanese home marketplace past we'd person gotten nan Felica logo instead.
According to a Chinese leakster connected Weibo, nan Xperia 1 V will usage Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, which is nary surprise. It will besides beryllium nan thinnest smartphone to usage that SoC, and that could make it nan hottest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 instrumentality around. Literally. Of people Sony is expected to person immoderate benignant of cooling solution, and hopefully that will alleviate nan thinness, but that remains to beryllium seen.
If nan Xperia 1 V will so beryllium announced astatine MWC, we're only a fewer weeks distant from uncovering retired each imaginable info astir it, truthful enactment tuned. In nan meantime, we're judge much leaks will popular up.
Thanks for nan tip, Joschi!
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