The alleged names and screen sizes of the next iteration of Sony's Xperia Z line was posted on AnTuTu's Weibo page today. According to the post, Sony will release five new handsets for the Xperia Z6 series. The devices include the Sony Xperia Z6 with a 5.2-inch screen, the Sony Xperia Z6 mini sporting a 4-inch screen, and the Sony Xperia Z6 Compact carrying a 4.6-inch display. A 5.8-inch screen will adorn the Sony Xperia Z6 Plus, and a huge 6.4-inch glass will be on the Sony Xperia Z6 Ultra.
AnTuTu's Weibo page also revealed that four out of the five models will be powered by the Snapdragon 820 chipset. The one exception will be the Xperia Z6 mini, which will have the Snapdragon 620 SoC under the hood. The former features a quad-core CPU featuring Qualcomm's custom Kryo cores, and the Adreno 530 GPU. The latter chipset contains an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 510 GPU.
Sony has sent out invitations for a press conference that will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 5th, during CES 2016. The event will get underway at 5pm PST. It does seem too soon for Sony to replace the Sony Xperia Z5 line, so we will have to wait and see what the manufacturer has up its sleeves.
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