Sony is speculated debut the Xperia XZ Pro premium flagship smartphone next month through the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 event on Feb. 26. Previous reports have claimed that it could be world’s first smartphone to feature a 4K OLED display. Also, it is rumored to arrive with a trendy full screen design and is heavily pegged to be blessed with dual rear cameras. New schematics of the Xperia XZ Pro have surfaced to show its front and rear design.
In the image, the top bezel of the Xperia XZ Pro includes a selfie camera, a loudspeaker and a sensor and the bottom bezel features another loudspeaker. Fresh information suggests that the smartphone features an elongated display of 5.7 inches that offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. It could be the company’s first smartphone to arrive with 18:9 aspect ratio display.
Coming to the rear side of the phone, the top-left corner features a horizontally arranged dual camera setup with LED flash. The fingerprint scanner is not present on the front or rear of the phone as it is integrated under the Power button on the right side. The Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2 smartphones that were unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 have rear-mounted fingerprint readers that are positioned below the rear camera. Above the Power key is the volume rocker and below it is a dedicated button for launching the camera.
Previous leaks have revealed that the Xperia XZ Pro is fueled by Snapdragon 845 chipset that includes octa-core Kryo 385 processor and Adreno 630 graphics. The SoC is rumored to be coupled with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. The device is also expected to feature a microSD card slot.
The dual camera setup of the phone is speculated to include an 18-megapixel sensor with a pixel size of 1.33μm and a 12-megapixel sensor with a pixel size of 1.38 μm. It is likely to feature a selfie camera of 13-megapixel. The Android 8.0 Oreo OS will arrive preloaded installed on the phone. It is expected to be packed with a 3,420mAh battery. It may arrive with a pricing of about 6,000 Yuan (~$950).
After getting announced at MWC 2018, the Xperia XZ Pro may hit the shelves in June this year. The Japanese tech giant is also speculated to debut the Xperia XZ2 smartphone at the tech trade show in the next month.