More Sony Xperia XZ1 official renders leak out, specs and new color option also emerge


We're exactly one day away from the official announcement of Sony's new handsets. The Japanese company is likely to unveil three new smartphones at IFA in Berlin, the most high-end of them being the Sony Xperia XZ1

A bunch of official renders of the XZ1 has emerged yet again on Roland Quandt's Twitter account. As you may know, the reliable tipster initially uploaded a few images of the device back on August 23, but the latest set of pics does reveal some new things.


We now know that the phone will have at least three color options, with blue joining the black and pink variants. The new renders also show the entire back of the XZ1. Furthermore, we finally get a complete look of the antenna lines which are placed on the side of the device, and we have to say that we're impressed with that part of the design. 

In his tweet, Quandt also mentions that the XZ1 will weigh in at 156g (5.5 oz), while its thickness will stand at 7.4mm (0.29 in). Apart from that, he confirms that the handset will boast a 5.2-inch 1080p HDR screen and a 2,700mAh battery, which is pretty much in line with the information provided by earlier leaks.

If you're excited about the new Sony phones, make sure to check back with us tomorrow, as we will be covering the company's IFA press conference in real time.

source: Twitter 1, 2

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17 Comments

1. nh1402

Posts: 138; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

Well I'm not getting that anymore 2,700mAh battery, pathetic.

7. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

Who force you to get by the way?

8. AgentZero

Posts: 314; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

its not just pathetic ... its beyond pathetic , no one cares or likes "battery saving features" we want BATTERY LIFE .. real battery life !

2. mimicryXD

Posts: 175; Member since: Apr 03, 2015

GSMARENA has a news about 6.2" xperia phone which has SD835 that benchmarked.. interesting if its true.. you have any news about that rumor PA?

17. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

6.2" Sony phone? Egads, man! Think of the bezels!

3. LumiaLover

Posts: 237; Member since: Sep 27, 2012

Sony are so way behind the curve at the moment. They obviously don't have the cash for the product development required to keep pace with the market. I'm sure the XZ1 will be a good all rounder, but then so are most budget phones nowadays, and this won't be a budget phone price; more higher-mid range!!

4. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

XZ Premium is better. 2700 mah is pathetic. Come on Sony really?

5. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Same thoughts here. Sony went from battery life king to battery meh

6. Jacksie66 unregistered

My xz-premium is pretty damn good.

13. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

XZ Premium is my favorite 2017 smartphone so far. But the non-Premium ones recently are pretty mediocre because of their price and battery capacity.

10. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

#5 2700 "meh" to be exact lol.

14. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

LOL exactly. I miss the battery life of my old Xperia Z2.

16. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

The Z2 and the Z3 were Sony's best phones. I hope Sony can make something remarkable in the coming months.

9. jellmoo

Posts: 2585; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

What exactly does this device offer the user that isn't done better by another device? That's the same question I ask when a new Sony phone comes out, and I've yet to see a compelling response.

11. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Sony charging a premium price for a blah device

12. g2a5b0e unregistered

That's a great color, but Sony's designs choices are just uninspiring at this point.

15. hansip87

Posts: 227; Member since: Nov 10, 2015

With z5 and z5p, the difference is 500mah. Now with xz1 and xzp the number remains the same. So the battery life is expectedly on par with xzp. Plus when you consider that xa1 ultra with 6 inch plus 2700mah can pull 10 hours, we can expect Sony to do the same with xz1. Not to say that I'm not disappointed, but seeing even note 8 got smaller battery still, it looks to be due to more efficient chipset this time around.

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