Sony Mobile may not surface in Barcelona


Reports the manufacturer has returned to releasing one flagship smartphone every 12 months suggest the Xperia Z4 won’t launch

This could surprisingly be a quiet MWC for the Japanese technology giant, with no press conference or launch event scheduled.

CES, which Sony has often used to make major product announcements, came and went without any mention of the new flagship Xperia Z4, and the company’s lack of activity at MWC mean there are doubts whether this will even surface in Barcelona.

With the Z3 released last September and Sony entering a six-month’s release cycle for flagship products, it would have made sense for the Z4 to make an appearance, but reports now suggest it is looking to release just one flagship device per year, meaning its launch could be pushed back to the middle of the year.

Quality of pictures
If it does surface (leaked picture above), it could be powered by a 2.8GHz octo core processor and feature either a 5.5-inch full HD or qHD touchscreen, 20.7 megapixel rear and 4.8 megapixel front snappers that would include an improved sensor to collect more light to add to the quality of pictures.

Other features included could see it come with 4GB of RAM, at least 32GB of internal memory that would be expandable by a microSD card, a large 3,420mAh battery and like its predecessors, be waterproof and dust proof, this time to IP68 standards.