Sony’s upcoming bezel-less Xperia smartphones have leaked in the form of live photos ahead of announcement early next year. The smartphones are expected to be unveiled at CES next month, and will mark Sony’s entry into the bezel-less segment. Also Read - E3 2021: What is it, entire schedule, how to watch livestream for free, what to expectAlso Read - God of War Ragnarok delayed until 2022: Here's why
The photos published by GizChina show two new Xperia smartphones with very thin top and bottom bezels. The publication is confident that these are photos, and not renders of Sony’s smartphones. These leaked photos show devices which are completely different from existing breed of Sony smartphones. Also Read - Sony PlayStation 5 India Restock: Next sale in June along with Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart launch
One of the devices in the photo has rounded corners, while the second model has boxy design similar to existing models. Interestingly the back seems to be retaining that glossy surface with one getting matte back, and another model featuring curved finish with what looks like a semicircle pattern. The report adds that glossy finish in center of this back panel will have fingerprint sensor underneath.
Both the models also feature horizontally stacked dual camera modules with setup being similar to that of Apple iPhone 7 Plus on one model while on the other model, the sensors are oddly spread apart. It is not evidently clear whether the setup will benefit from additional depth sensing feature since the distance between sensors could lead to a parallax effect.
Both the smartphones are expected to feature a 5.7-inch 4K display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and are said to be one of the first powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 845 chipset. The leaks suggest the new Xperia smartphones will have 6GB RAM, and run Android 8.0 Oreo.
These leaked photos seem to indicate a design that push the boundaries for smartphone design. They are far modern in comparison with existing Xperia smartphones, but these need to be taken with a pinch of salt since it could turn out to be just design renders.