Sony recently released its flagship Phablet, Xperia Z1. It is now being said that the next iteration of the device is already in the pipeline and Sony Xperia Z2 handset will be introduced sometime in April 2014 along with some of the rumoured specifications, which have been revealed online.
The device was earlier rumoured to be unveiled at the CES (Consumer Electronic Show) Event in January 2014. However, it was later noted that the device might be revealed later in around April 2014.
The handset is expected to sport a small screen of 5.2in display with the latest IGZO and Triluminos display technology along with 1080X1920 Full HD resolution, according to Android Sas.
The pixel density of the device is said to be 506ppi, which is the highest found in any of the handsets till date. Until now, HTC One has been leading the segment with a high 468ppi screen.
The device is said to carry a camera of 20.7 megapixel sensor supported by a Xenon Flash. Under the hood specifications include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset paired with a 3GB RAM. The device will run on Android 4.4 Kitkat OS and will be backed by a 3200mAh battery.
In related news, specifications of Sony's anticipated "Honami" mini model have been leaked. The news came from the Sony Xperia blog which has revealed that the device will feature the same 2.2GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 800 chip as the one in Xperia Z1, 2GB RAM a 4.3in display with 720x1280 resolution, 16GB on-board storage, same 20.7 megapixel rear camera and 2.2 megapixel front camera along with a 2300mAh battery.
If the specifications turn out to be true, the Xperia Z1 mini will be leading the smartphone race.
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