According to a new GFXBench device sighting, Sony seems to be prepping a new entry-level Xperia phablet (D2203), and we now have a clue as to the type of hardware it will pack.
Starting off with the highlight of the device -- its giant, 6.1-inch display -- you better hold onto your chair: it's got a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. That's about 160 pixels per inch, far below the sanitary minimum in this day and age. The rest of the unearthed specs include a Snapdragon 400 chip with four Cortex-A7 cores and an Adreno 305 GPU, 1GB of RAM, and just 4GB of built-in storage. The situation in the imaging department is no better -- we've got a 5-megapixel rear shooter, and an underwhelming, 0.3-megapixel front cam for selfies and video calls. The device ran Android 4.4.2 KitKat at the time of the test.
Obviously, despite the seemingly negative tone, the above configuration may be very much stomach-able should Sony actually price this one right. We currently have no information pertaining to Sony's plans for this device, and the regions it's eyeing for its release.