Sony Xperia Z1 Press Render Leaks Ahead Of Official Release


Last week, a bunch of hands-on photo’s taken with Sony’s much-anticipated flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z1, were posted on the internet. And now, a leaked press render and official press release has surfaced on an Xperia-orientated website, showing the upcoming handset in all its glory, as well as confirming many of the expected specifications, just one day before the device’s official announcement.

The press release reveals that the device will incorporate a 5-inch full HD 1080p capacitive touchsreen (1980 x 1080 resolution) powered by Sony’s X-Reality engine, a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD expandability, 4G LTE capabilities, an impressive 3,000 mAh battery, together with IP57 dust protection and waterproofing.

The device is also expected to feature a 20.7-megapixel 1/2.3-inch Exymor RS CMOS sensor, which provides an impressive 24mm wide-angle lens with a dedicated super-quick f2.0 processor.

The press renders can be seen below:

These impressive specifications are neatly packed into a glass bodied outer-shell, measuring in at 144 x 74 x 8.5mm, with a weight of just 170 grams. The device will officially be unveiled later today, so be sure to check back as Cult of Android will be bringing you coverage of the announcement.

The full gallery of press renders can be viewed below: