Leaked Sony Xperia Z4 chassis suggests an even thinner device without a microSD slot

Back in November, we were tipped with a bunch of snaps supposedly showing us the LCD touch digitizer (images below) of the still mysterious Xperia Z4, which Sony has obviously pushed back, going against its policy of biannual flagship releases. Ever since then, we've been keeping track of the source that produced the meaty images, FutureSupplier, and our patience and persistence seems to have paid off, for we're now treated to a bunch of photos apparently showing us the Xperia Z4's chassis...
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126 Comments

67. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Z4 is gonna be a looker but if uts really powered by a S810, such thinness = terrible throttling. The Z3 already couldn't play Vice City for half an hour without getting heated up... I'd hate to imagine how the S810 is gonna handle it.

93. may_czos

Posts: 955; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

SD810 heats up less than 801. Besides - all processors have thermal throttling.

72. delta

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

What no micro sd now? And y supose like before non removable battery I will wait till the lg g4 if not after the disappointment of the s6 I will go for the g3 or the s5

73. namesib

Posts: 97; Member since: Feb 08, 2015

:/ And people are supporting this, knowing the price increments for greater storage will be outrageously steep.

77. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

See, that's my issue. They usually want like 10x the cost for internal storage upgrades over that of the mSD counterparts. That I am far from cool with. It's bad enough these things cost 599-650 off contract, when they should be no more than about 4-450. But that's forgivable. But I won't pay these asinine prices for tiny amounts of memory.

74. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Lack of sd card support might indicate faster flash storage. Hmm.. Exynos 7420 perhaps?

94. may_czos

Posts: 955; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

Samsung won't sell their newest product for their direct competitor. They also need to meet high demand from their own devices.

76. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

Please keep the sd card. I have a lot of song and video in my 64gb sd card (im using 16GB Z3 Compact). Unless the cheapest model are using 128GB (which is impossible) they better keep it. I dont mind if it make the phone bit thicker.

79. remyrz

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 28, 2010

what the f ckk is wrong with the SD cards slot! danmit! leave it alone! -_- its an easy way to port things from one device to another... for me is faster using my micro sd card directly in the computer than using the usb port on the cellphone... and transfering all the photos songs etc etc from an old device to the new one.. >_>.... my opinion tho...

81. jokensy unregistered

f**k! PA really hates Sony! The Z4 tablet and M4 Aqua both have capless usb port and yet they are waterproof and both nano sim cards and micro SD card can be located under one flap (since it is longer than on the Z3). If Samsung are unable to make a waterproof phone using the same material and design as on all Xperia Z series, that doesn't mean Sony can't do it.

83. boško

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 06, 2015

The only thing that gonna miss on Xperia Z4 will be fingerprint sensor, everything else is great, design is very similar to iphone 6 and galaxy s6, camera and battery will be far better and spspecification almost the same as competitio...

92. karamelakimo

Posts: 109; Member since: May 26, 2014

Those thick bezzels kills me :'(

95. may_czos

Posts: 955; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

Thick bezels? Are you nuts? They're smaller than the ones in the S6, M9 or iP6!

96. Djz89

Posts: 441; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Noooooooooo :( sd and ip is essential for me

98. Djz89

Posts: 441; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Noooooooooo :( sd and ip is essential for me

100. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Still no IR Blaster and now they're removing micro sd! They want to help HTC sell phones? So it's basically like a thinner Sony Z2!

108. gosselin

Posts: 89; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

This leak sounds fishy to me.

110. jinxtabator

Posts: 20; Member since: May 19, 2013

Leaky Sony Xperia Z4 comments suggest an even thicker readership without a microSodding clue

112. goodenough

Posts: 82; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

Z4 body doesn't have to be thinner, but I want to see thinner top and bottom bezels than Z3

113. ESilber

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 01, 2015

What's the validity of this leak? Phonarena often posts fales info. I think Sony won't ditch micro SD slot

115. yanish

Posts: 49; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

How can I have At&T or Verizon reception without micro SD? Anyways, I don't trust Phonearena's leak that much

116. ozbolt

Posts: 45; Member since: Nov 26, 2014

I bet the Z4 will end up having micro SD part :)

117. modelsway

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 07, 2015

i totaly agree wv u guys but, however sony should really have a fast charging for z4 just like the edge, as wel as he micro slot water proofing to even deeper depths. Plus excellent camra say about 40 MP LOL PLUS huge battery power, along with even faster processer and powerfull to withstand the 4K VIDEOS, ups yeah i forgot to mention millitary night vision built in, i currently have z3 and what a phone it is. .

118. modelsway

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 07, 2015

If sony ditches micro sd slot for z4 it will be huge drawback .

119. aindriu80

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 08, 2013

Will the Xperia Z4 have 32 internal storage and SD Card ? It needs both. Will the Z4 Compact have a radio ? I don't want to lose this feature

120. modelsway

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 07, 2015

Def have radio, roumrs are z4 could be the worlds most powerfull phone i guess will just have to c.

121. milkboy54

Posts: 39; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

SD slot or no slot doesn't matter to me

122. nycguy54

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 13, 2014

Sony will come up with some new things for Z4, instead of micro SD slot. I don't think Sony would ditch "expandable" features

123. maestri

Posts: 24; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

No micro SD slot? No problem for me, but I don't trust Phonearena's leak information.

124. yanish

Posts: 49; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

How can I use it on at&t without micro SD?
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