Qualcomm recently announced its latest mobile chipset — Snapdragon 845, which is going to power almost all of the upcoming flagships smartphones. While Xiaomi‘s Mi 7 or Samsung‘s Galaxy S9 could be the first smartphone to run on Snapdragon 845 processor. Now, we know that Sony H8216 will also pack the same processor.
Sony is also going to launch a new smartphone next year, likely in Q1 2018, which will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor. According to the latest specifications leak, Sony’s upcoming smartphone with model number H8216, which is likely to be the Xperia Z2 — the successor of the Xperia Z1, will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.
A new specifications leak related to the smartphone reveals that along with Snapdragon 845 SoC, the phone will pack 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Further, the handset will measure 148 × 73.4 × 7.4 mm, and will weight about 156 grams. The leak also suggests that the phone will have an an IP65/68 rating, making it water and dust resistant.
Earlier, it was revealed that the device will come with a 5.48-inch Full HD HDR Triluminos display with X-Reality image processing and a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is said that the phone could come with two 12-megapixel camera sensors at the back and a 15-megapiel selfie shooter on the front side with an f/2.0 aperture.
The device is expected to run Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box and will be powered by a 3,130mAh battery, which will also support the Quick Charge technology.
However, we could not verify if this new details about the phone are actually true or not. We’ll just have to wait for more leaks surrounding the phone or till the company makes an official announcement, which could happen at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 in Las Vegas or at Mobile World Congress (MWC).
Recently, there were reports suggesting that Sony is also going to jump into the bezel-less display smartphones next year with the next-generation Xperia XZ Premium smartphone. Also, a bunch of upcoming Sony smartphones were uncovered in different user agent profiles — H81XX, H82XX and H83XX