A new Sony smartphone with the codename F8331 has been on benchmarking website GFXBench. The listing reveal some key specifications and features of the unannounced smartphone. Featuring a Snapdragon 820 chipset and 21-megapixel rear camera, this smartphone could very well be Sony’s flagship device for this year. The company recently announced that it will be launching high-end-Xperia smartphones in the second half of the year. Also Read - PlayStation 5 October restock in India: Where and where to pre-order PS5, price, shipping detailsAlso Read - Best TWS earbuds under Rs 2,000 in September: Realme Buds Q2, boAt Airdopes 281 Pro, and more
According to the listing, this Sony smartphone features a 5.1-inch full HD (1080p) display, and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 quad-core chipset paired with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone is also said to feature 32GB internal memory, 21-megapixel rear camera, 12-megapixel front snapper, and it will run on . The smartphone will run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. While details are a bit scarce at the moment, rumors claim that Sony could be launching new smartphones at IFA 2016 in September.
Sony is one of the brands along with Apple, which has not yet unveiled its flagship smartphone this year. Instead, recently Sony launched the Xperia X and Xperia XA smartphones, priced at Rs 48,990 and Rs 20,990 respectively. The new Xperia X series has replaced the Xperia Z series smartphones.
The Xperia X comes with a 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 650 chipset, 3GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, 23-megapixel rear camera and a 13-megapixel selfie camera. The Xperia XA, on the other hand, comes with a 5-inch 720p display, MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel selfie camera.