Fresh images of the Sony Xperia Z leak before announcement, show a funky power key
0. phoneArena 07 Jan 2013, 17:47 posted on
Leave it to the vast prairies of the Chinese tech blogosphere to leak something in full bloom minutes before its announcement, and the Sony Xperia Z is the next scalp on the belt here...
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20. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
sexi indeed, now lets see a white model!
30. cheetah2k (Posts: 1578; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
I hate to say it, but this is the first time since the Sony Ericsson P990 that I've wanted to buy a Sony phone...
I still reckon this was a failed Nexus phone.
I just hope Sony back it up with proper update support (has been an absolute fail in the past) and an unlocked bootloader.
32. cheetah2k (Posts: 1578; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
And finally we get to see and feel Asahi Dragontail glass :D
2. papss (unregistered)
That is a beautiful phone.. Eat your heart out Sammy and fire your design team and start over
10. MC1123 (Posts: 1255; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
you're absolutely right!!! sony phones and designs are way better than samsung!!
only nokia and sony makes the best good-looking phones!!
since iPhone is inspired from sony phones!
14. mick25 (banned) (Posts: 110; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
lol no, nokia sucks and htc triumphs over all in design
21. MC1123 (Posts: 1255; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
yeah..HTc designs are good too but still nokia and sony are way better!!
HTC 8X is just a rip off of Lumia phone btw!!!
26. mick25 (banned) (Posts: 110; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
nokia designs suck, period.
although the side ports on this phone looks good, it's still just a rectangle.
28. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Agree and true, but let's not forget Samsung P300 calculator phone edge2edge design phone....
35. phljcnth (Posts: 485; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
That's fine. But you can't take away the fact that Samsung handsets 'sell'.
3. HTCOE (Posts: 632; Member since: 20 Nov 2011)
looks nice actually but where's the 'Extraordinary' in this ??
4. Omarc07 (Posts: 426; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
im still wondering if there gonna anounce which carriers are gonna get this phone?
5. Droiddoes (unregistered)
VERY nice looking phone! Always wanted an Xperia, but every time I get a new phone I totally forget they exist then I'm like SH*T! I wanted to try an Xperia and I'm past my 30 day return period!
7. cripton805 (Posts: 1440; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
The button has a circular look to it. I'm pretty sure Apple will sue for that. It also has a similar shape.
13. cripton805 (Posts: 1440; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
I'm not trying to troll on Apple, but I really do think they will sue...
15. HTCOE (Posts: 632; Member since: 20 Nov 2011)
nothing new in the design at all...the email sent out about "The Extraordinary Is Coming" must have something to do with a feature on the Sony Software or camera capabilities. other than that this design is not extraordinary by any mean it's looks nice just not to that exaggerated word at all..just saying
33. cheetah2k (Posts: 1578; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
Did you notice the curved Asahi Dragontail glass?
I seriously think Sony have pulled out all stops and gone for it on this one. This design is so much better than the Ericsson days!
19. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
@cripton805 hows apple gonna sue the company in which they stole from in the first place! smh
29. cripton805 (Posts: 1440; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
You can sue anyone. Doesnt mean you will win
9. timtimity (Posts: 196; Member since: 13 Aug 2012)
Hopefully it'll go on sale quickly. I was annoyed earlier, but today could turn out to have been a good day for my phone to finally die!
11. TMach (Posts: 457; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
A thing of beauty......I absolutely have to have one of these babies Z or ZL choose your poison. I believe someone asked the question as to where is the Extraordinary in this? I suggest you get a new pair of glasses as you will be hard pushed to find a more beautifully designed handset than this.
12. Droiddoes (unregistered)
LOL looks like we got a butt hurt apple nerd in here thumbing everyone down! What's wrong lil guy, mad that apple doesn't have anything coming out? Little salty they had NOTHING for CES, the biggest electronics show of the year?
16. shinywindow (unregistered)
This is sweet but I am like the other gentleman. The Moto x phone is going to CRUSH!!!!
18. papss (unregistered)
Moto makes phones still? Haven't seen one I a while
25. opensourceftw (banned) (Posts: 148; Member since: 01 Jan 2013)
So you're telling us you have not heard of the Razr, Razr MAXX, Razr HD, Razr HD MAXX, Razr M, Atrix, Atrix 2, Atrix HD etc?
34. cheetah2k (Posts: 1578; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
Have you been in a cave, isolated from all of mankind for the last 6 months? Oh wait, you've probably been brainwashed by Apple products..
22. Igneel (unregistered)
Hmm. The flaps looks sturdy enough to last.. and man, it comes with Dragontrail glass! I think it's better than the 'soft' GorillaGlass 2. we'll see how it fairs later
23. cncrim (Posts: 826; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)
Indeed a beautiful phone, however over all I still like to many other phone because not clean and simplicity.......
27. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Will be buying this phone for sure, can't wait.
31. mydi.maus (unregistered)
NICE PHONE SONY..
36. loken (Posts: 462; Member since: 09 May 2012)
wonder how the drop test will fair? unbreakable?!?!