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

More Sony Honami images leak out, confirm a 20MP shooter again
Leaks may eventually ruin the surprise of new smartphone announcements, but we're, nevertheless, going to enjoy them while we can. Sony's upcoming flagship, the Honami, is no stranger to the aforementioned two-edged blade – there's hardly a nook left that hasn't been brought to our attention.

Today is no exception, as we once again get yet another look at the Sony Honami. The brushed metal beneath the glass plating at the rear that we've come to recognize Sony with is there, and so is the 20MP shooter.

As you probably know by now, the Sony Honami is going to follow the current design language of the Xperia line. In fact, except it being slightly taller than its predecessor, the Xperia Z, the Sony Honami sticks to its brethren in terms of looks.


source: Techkiddy

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36 Comments

30. xtian1103

Posts: 364; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

i'll take this one over the 41 megapixel etc. by nokia. nokia lumia 1020's camera maybe better, but android on sony i1 is hundrd times better than wp8 for me.

29. smallworld

Posts: 535; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

OMG I think it would be great if it had a metal back covered by glass. That would be awesome looking !

26. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

Its metal plate? I thought it was glass like xz

22. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I think this time Sony will be good in their camera dept. as their phones are not that great shooters e.g. Xperia Z.

28. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

The Exmor RS in Xperia Z is good actually, it's the software that ruins it. Sony has addressed this in a update. The S4, Oppo Find 5 and the Lenovo K900 uses the same sensors.

12. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Is it me or it looks like the sensor might just be too small for 20 mp?

14. TakashiDeo

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

its only you

11. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

The sexiest cameraphone! Come on Sony, bring it on!

33. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

camera will great if sony gonna put that sensor, that they use in their cameras.

10. jeff1434325

Posts: 97; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

why is it so hard for sony to put a xenon flash to this phone?...

17. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Cause people are obsessed by slim phones.

21. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

bcoz sony dont want it to look same as 1020 bulky

31. sapibuntinx

Posts: 61; Member since: May 08, 2013

bcoz sony is greedy to get more profit and gave you less

32. TakashiDeo

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

nokia?? talking about nokia? 1.5 dual core,2000 mah battery,720p display,thick, no micro sd, and still they are charging 750+ lol nokia is greedy as microsoft

36. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

So they're like Lamborghini and Porsche? Cool!

8. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2365; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Looks glassy. And elegant :-)

5. TakashiDeo

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

awesome just waiting sony

4. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

so no xenon flash??

13. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

A flash will not be required when you have a bigger sensor, as ther will be plenty of light falling even when at low light conditions... A Xenon Flash or any other flash it may be will make the picture look flat... there will be no difference between the object and the background and both will lie on the same line (No 3D effect)... That is why top end DSLR's do not come with a flash attached, since most photographers will not use them with a full frame sensor or they will use light reflectors...

16. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

True, but Honami has a quite small sensor. Because of that a xenon flash would have been welcomed.

18. TakashiDeo

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

well its too early the sensor size has not been officially confirmed by sony so sensor size is still officially unknown excluding rumours....

25. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

don't compare dslr with phones...xenon is helpfull to setoff disadvantages

2. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Some please gift me this phone when it arrives! :'(

3. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Someone*

1. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

A phone that wants to compete with the best cameraphone in 2013 cannot lack an optical image stabilizer. I don't care about the 20mp, look at the Nokia 1020: it has 41mp but to deliver its super-sharp pictures it downsamples them to only 5mp...

6. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

It comes with image stabilizer

7. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Optical Steadyshot

9. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

it's downsampling to either 3, 5, or 8MP. 8MP is good enough if you want larger photos.

15. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

It has a far small sensor to compete with the 1020 and the lack of Xenon flash is another let down.

20. TakashiDeo

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

well its too early the sensor size has not been officially confirmed by sony so sensor size is still officially unknown excluding rumours....

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