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Tipsters add Sony Xperia Z1's (aka Honami) metal frame to an already extensive portfolio of leaks

Tipsters add Sony Xperia Z1's (aka Honami) metal frame to an already extensive portfolio of leaks

posted: 26 Aug 2013, 06:26

Helping put the Sony Xperia Z1 into perspective, a few snaps of what is allegedly the metal frame of the phone have been outed by cell phone parts supplier ETrade Supply...

Sony Xperia Z1 press image shows black, white and purple versions

Sony Xperia Z1 press image shows black, white and purple versions

posted: 24 Aug 2013, 15:03

A press image for the Sony Xperia Z1 (C690X) reveals that the eagerly awaited handset will be available in black, white and purple; those happen to be the same color options for the Sony Xperia Z and the Sony Xperia Z...

Sony teases Xperia Z1 aka Honami will be water-resistant: “about to make a splash”

Sony teases Xperia Z1 aka Honami will be water-resistant: “about to make a splash”

posted: 23 Aug 2013, 03:57

Sony has posted a new image of its upcoming flagship the Xperia Z1 aka Sony Honami suggesting it will indeed be waterproof…

Sony Honami first teaser image posted on Sony Mobile's Facebook

Sony Honami first teaser image posted on Sony Mobile's Facebook

posted: 22 Aug 2013, 09:33

Drawing ever closer to a time when Sony will finally see fit to put us out of our misery and show us the Honami, there's no denying that the hype has reached its peak...

Sony Z1 Honami tester comments on a prototype's G Lens camera, chassis and display

Sony Z1 Honami tester comments on a prototype's G Lens camera, chassis and display

posted: 21 Aug 2013, 09:29

The tester says camera is indeed branded G Lens, but he doesn't see a "wow factor" in it, and if the leaked samples are any indication that might hold true, but we'll have to get the retail unit before...

Chinese version of Sony Honami scores high on AnTuTu

Chinese version of Sony Honami scores high on AnTuTu

posted: 20 Aug 2013, 09:25

Regardless of whether you call Sony's upcoming Android flagship the Sony i1 Honami or the Sony Xperia Z1 (which is the rumored true moniker of the device), the phone is obviously quite a beast; the Chinese variant of the phone was recently...

Sony Honami cameraphone might land as Z1, marking the first 'One Sony' handset

Sony Honami cameraphone might land as Z1, marking the first 'One Sony' handset

posted: 20 Aug 2013, 02:54

The "One Sony" strategy was announced by CEO Kaz Hirai last year, and aimed at cross-department collaboration, so new products benefit from the best the company is capable of in each of their aspects. Thus...

A bunch of new Sony i1 Honami photo samples remind us that the tease is hardly over

A bunch of new Sony i1 Honami photo samples remind us that the tease is hardly over

posted: 19 Aug 2013, 03:55

As those of you who have been tailing the Sony Honami from the start will surely know, besides the massive processing power that will be snugged underneath Sony's signature glass and plastic exterior...

September 4th confirmed as introduction date for the Sony i1 Honami

September 4th confirmed as introduction date for the Sony i1 Honami

posted: 18 Aug 2013, 19:21

One of the most eagerly anticipated smartphones for the last three months of the year is the Sony i1 Honami; less than two weeks ago, a teaser was discovered on an online forum that seemed to indicate a September 4th...

Sony i1 Honami will capture 4K video with its 20MP camera, spy shot confirms

Sony i1 Honami will capture 4K video with its 20MP camera, spy shot confirms

posted: 14 Aug 2013, 22:09

Not long ago, a system dump from the Sony i1 Honami smartphone revealed that its 20MP camera could capture video in 4K resolution. Now we have more evidence leading us to believe that is true – a spy photo...

New snapshots of Sony i1 Honami outed

New snapshots of Sony i1 Honami outed

posted: 14 Aug 2013, 14:45

One of the most eagerly anticipated smartphones soon to be introduced is the Sony i1 Honami, the first in a series of camera-centric handsets to be produced by the Japanese OEM; a series of snapshots showing the phone confirm the 20.7MP snapper on the...

See how Sony has been 'hiding' the Honami and the Z Ultra from prying eyes with the use of a masking shell

See how Sony has been 'hiding' the Honami and the Z Ultra from prying eyes with the use of a masking shell

posted: 13 Aug 2013, 09:47

Turns out that Samsung isn't the only 'ingenious' enough manufacturer to figure out that a good way to avoid leaks would be to mask upcoming devices in an external shell...

First sample picture taken with Sony Honami leaks out, confirms 20MP shooter

First sample picture taken with Sony Honami leaks out, confirms 20MP shooter

posted: 11 Aug 2013, 13:34

One of the most eagerly awaited handsets of the year is the Sony i1 Honami; this model is supposed to inaugurate a new line of camera-centric phones from the Japanese OEM that will allow Sony to compete with...

Spoiler alert: Got the hots for the Sony Honami? Have a look at this extensive UI showdown

Spoiler alert: Got the hots for the Sony Honami? Have a look at this extensive UI showdown

posted: 08 Aug 2013, 06:08

'Meh' is the word on the mind of a select number of our readers for whom the launch of smartphones the like of the LG G2 or the Motorola Moto X has failed to tickle their particular fancy...

Official-looking teaser image for the Sony Honami appears, launch pegged for September 4

Official-looking teaser image for the Sony Honami appears, launch pegged for September 4

posted: 08 Aug 2013, 05:33

Having gone through an extensive checklist of leaks, ranging from specs, through actual device images down to UI peeks, today marks the day we receive the first allegedly confirmed launch date...

First alleged Sony Honami photo sample appears

First alleged Sony Honami photo sample appears

posted: 01 Aug 2013, 07:31

Snippets of information on the Sony Honami are literally starting to come out of our ears, and the device can't come sooner!...

More Sony Honami images leak out, confirm a 20MP shooter again

More Sony Honami images leak out, confirm a 20MP shooter again

posted: 31 Jul 2013, 03:49

Leaks may eventually ruin the surprise of new smartphone announcements, but we're, nevertheless, going to enjoy them while we can...

Sony Honami surfaces on GFXBench: Snapdragon 800 and Adreno 330 on board

Sony Honami surfaces on GFXBench: Snapdragon 800 and Adreno 330 on board

posted: 30 Jul 2013, 08:42

The Sony i1 Honami, also known under its codename Sony C6903, is one of the most anticipated device this fall/winter…

Sony i1 Honami poses for the camera along the Xperia Z, camera interface showcased again

Sony i1 Honami poses for the camera along the Xperia Z, camera interface showcased again

posted: 26 Jul 2013, 07:53

Sony's upcoming flagship, the Honami, must have a thing for the cameras. Even though we still have no clue as to when we'll officially hear about the upcoming phone from the Land of the Rising...

Sony i1 Honami cameraphone pops up in the flesh, sporting Z-like design

Sony i1 Honami cameraphone pops up in the flesh, sporting Z-like design

posted: 23 Jul 2013, 05:04

A few clear photos have emerged that allegedly depict the Honami front, back and sideways, and they indeed show that Sony is going for a regular thin look and feel, but spicing it up in the camera department. The...

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