New Sony Lavender images surface, borderless phone rumored to ship next month

New Sony Lavender images surface, borderless phone rumored to ship next month
A new handset called the Sony Lavender has grabbed our attention with its bezel-less design and the 13MP back and front-facing cameras, perfect for this selfie mad world. In addition, the front-facing camera will also feature an LED flash and employ Sony's own IMX214 sensor. Those close to Sony say that the handset is being produced now and will start shipping next month. The unveiling of the Sony Lavender is said to be imminent.

The front screen should be larger than 5.5-inches, and feature a resolution of 1080 x 1920. The handset is believed to be powered by the 64-bit MediaTek MT6752 SoC. This chipset contains an octa-core 1.7GHz CPU and the Mali-T760 GPU. 2GB of RAM is rumored to be inside.

The Sony Lavender will have Android 5.0 installed out of the box, and a dual SIM version will be available. The phone has a model number of E5503 and is expected to be priced as a mid to upper-range model.


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source: NWE (translated)

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35 Comments

1. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Looks a bit funky compared to the usual elegant z series

4. kabiluddin

Posts: 273; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

It looks gorgeous to me. I'm getting one for sure.

24. tahnik

Posts: 199; Member since: Jul 17, 2011

Now that they have removed a lot of bezel around the phone, you are complaining it looks funky. Sometimes I wonder how hard it must be for these companies to figure out what consumers wants

2. shiftt

Posts: 333; Member since: May 03, 2015

......... Meh.

3. mokhtar

Posts: 405; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Well ..thats so beautiful

5. waddup121 unregistered

.heM ........

6. josephnero

Posts: 773; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Sony=always elegant design

7. x-lawz

Posts: 14; Member since: May 19, 2015

Hmmm....well,I'm probably seeing something quite different from some others,cus what I'm seeing aint such a beauty to me.....maybe its due to the bad photos of it taken.....but for now.....ZERO interest for me.

8. Jason2k13

Posts: 1436; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

think they mean, they love the "sony" logo

9. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Looks like an HTC or Blackberry Z10.

10. UglyFrank

Posts: 2188; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

No mention of the stereo speaker slits?

11. ikenvape

Posts: 304; Member since: May 28, 2014

I think PA is using the word bezzle-less a bit too loosely

12. aesthetics

Posts: 128; Member since: Oct 02, 2014

T760 mp2...

18. may_czos

Posts: 952; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

It's quite nice for a midranger.

13. ryq24

Posts: 870; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

No matter how beautiful this phone maybe it will only do well if the price is right . Sony products are usually too expensive that's why they are struggling.

29. Feanor

Posts: 1272; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Uh? There are some $100 or less than Samsung or Apple. For the last 3-4 years (since their existence as Sony actually) Sony flagships have been consistently cheaper than Samsung or Apple flagships. And their midrangers may not be cheap, but their not above competition either. It's a funny misconception that Sony phones are expensive. Unless if you compare them to white box Chinese manufacturers, but I think Sony is more of a Samsung level competitor.

33. Galaxy_Apple

Posts: 129; Member since: May 24, 2015

"but I think Sony is more of a Samsung level competitor." Simply no , have you owned a sony phone nowadays ? there's a reason there are cheaper. sony screens are awful no way they can compare with S-Amoled or the IPS on Apple phones , I hated the display on my Z1 worse than my Old iPhone 5 in color fidelity and brightness , luckily I have a galaxy S now , best display ever , no way sony can compete. Plus it's the same with camera , Sony used to be a quality manufacturer at one point years ago but they seem to be missing the boat on using the right tech.

34. ninja_master

Posts: 306; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Worse screen And worse camera for $100 less, that's not bad

35. Feanor

Posts: 1272; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Dude, I own a Z2. Despite the same looks, it's a massive improvement over the Z1. If you went from a Z1 to a Galaxy S5 or newer Galaxy, I can understand, but the Z2 and Z3 are easily on Samsung levels or better. Great screens, better battery life than Samsung, digital noise cancellation, waterproofing. The only aspect where Samsung are seriously better is the imaging department, but Sony phones have other advantages. They are really on same level or better and still they cost much much less.

14. dimas

Posts: 3215; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

If pictures are confirmed, it has smaller over all dimensions than LG G4 or equal foot print with S6? Boy it would be awkward for LG if this 5.5" thing have better monster specs than G4 or M9. I'd love to see the software optimization on this.

15. mochachino

Posts: 20; Member since: Feb 18, 2015

I like the look of no side bezel but the top and bottom look to be difference sizes and something is just off with the look from those picutures

16. slannmage

Posts: 289; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

I want a Sony Xperia Z4c with a 1/1.7 stacked sensor.

17. may_czos

Posts: 952; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

What do you need such low aperture for? More artifacts? What matters the mot is sensor's size and IMX220 installed in Z1/Z2/Z3 is bigger than the one you can find in basically all other flagship (except some crazy Nokias with 40 or so megapixels).

26. mixedfish

Posts: 1541; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

He was refrring to sensor size. But I agree about aperture not being that relevant.

19. xaugustx

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 24, 2013

Like if you are waiting for an android windows bootable empty device outofthebox. So then you can put any os you want. Gonna wait for Sony phone with milkshake

20. ricardojcmc

Posts: 10; Member since: May 20, 2015

I'm only setting the display panel, no body...

21. ricardojcmc

Posts: 10; Member since: May 20, 2015

I'm only seeing the display panel, no body in that pic... Am I the only one??

22. aipom

Posts: 41; Member since: Feb 10, 2014

I want it *-*

23. EngleBertZombie

Posts: 36; Member since: May 22, 2015

Probably gonna be a midranger

27. Tricell1991

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

If price not expensive maybe peoples start to looking for this phone sony. Please cheap down a little bit Font facing 13 MP is really good.

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