New alleged images of Xperia Z4 case leaks

New alleged images of Xperia Z4 case leaks
Over the last few days, we have seen images of what is allegedly the Sony Xperia Z4, the next flagship phone from Sony. Today, a tweet from @OnLeaks reveals pictures of a silicone case allegedly designed for Sony's future flagship. The placeholder picture of the phone seems to depict the Xperia Z3v, but that doesn't necessarily mean the case isn't meant to be used with the Xperia Z4.

Based on a Geekbench benchmark test, the Sony Xperia Z4 will be another flagship model powered by the 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 810 CPU. On Monday, we told you about the small differences between the positioning of certain hardware keys and sensors on the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z4. We also mentioned that the rear camera will employ Sony's new IMX230 sensor which will have 192 AutoFocus points for blur-free tracking of fast moving objects. It also allows the camera to produce real-time HDR images so you can see how the melded images will turn out before you snap the shutter.

Sony had been churning out a new flagship model every six months, but decided on a slower approach for the Sony Xperia Z4. It could be the summer months before the phone is unveiled.


Thanks for the tip!

source: @OnLeaks

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48 Comments

1. Jorgemerino97

Posts: 70; Member since: Apr 05, 2014

I realy hope that this will not be the original Z4

2. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

yeah, too much bezel.

5. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

And people complain about htc having huge bezels, then what do you call this sony fanboys?

7. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

still smaller than HTC and also waterpoof.and please don't start speaker crap as Sony also has them

17. maherk

Posts: 6965; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The reason the speakers need bigger space on HTC phones, is because they are the only ones that come along with an amplifier. None of the other smartphones that offer front stereo speakers offer that.

38. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Are they ditching the magnetic port?

21. maherk

Posts: 6965; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

But yeah, with waterproof and stereo speakers, those bezels aren't that big imo, and i honestly don't think they are that big. Sony did manage to slim down the bezels of the Z3, and for me, as long as the side bezels are slim, i don't have any issues with the top and bottom ones.

25. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2452; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

The bezels in the pictures are exaggerated because this is just some cheap Chinese case company that threw together a picture of what they think the Z4 will look like and placed it in the case for demonstration purposes. I've seen this a dozen times too many to know that this is NOT what you can expect the final product to look like. Biggest example of what I mean: if you look closely at the Google Play Store app icon, you will see that the bag still has a rounded handle to it. In the latest Android 5.0 build, the Play store icon has a squared off handle instead. Also, Sony is replacing it's Walkman app with just a straight up "Music" application instead. Most likely what happened here was they took the Sony Z3 and enlarged the sides to make it fit the dimensions of the Z4.

47. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

what is it with people and bezels? yeah it's kind of big but that's like the huge hotword these days... you guys DO all realize there's more that goes into a phone than just the screen right?

30. KParks23

Posts: 729; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Looks like a paper cut out sitting in a cheap case 2 me lol. looks like there is more bezel at the bottom than at the top something sony will not do

31. maherk

Posts: 6965; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

44. Fynjy777

Posts: 35; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Me too, but cause of led dot. Sony should bring back led strip build in speaker, like in Z2, or make something innovative! Led dot is extremely regular and non premium, it is step back.

3. AppleCultist

Posts: 335; Member since: Feb 18, 2015

SD 810 = no buy

4. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

And what changed from the z3?

13. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

CPU,Camera sensor,etc same things that change in every flagship

20. ESilber

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 01, 2015

New amplifier on the speaker

32. AndreaWijayanti

Posts: 69; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

Nothing change just minor change with ugly monotonically design. And only 3% will buy it

6. samsboy unregistered

always with mighty bezels!!

8. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

title should be more like pic of a case of Xperia Z4 with a printed dummy

9. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

I don't know where you are but i will buy you and i will use you(insert liam neeson pic here)

10. m3taz

Posts: 20; Member since: Oct 16, 2013

The same design since the Z1

12. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

that can be said for many phones.also sony has shorter cycle.please notice that.and for example change of material of iphone or galaxy S6 doesn't mean they have new design

18. maherk

Posts: 6965; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

6 month cycle isn't an excuse. This will be the 5th iteration of the phone, and only subtle changes were applied in those 2.5 years.

46. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

*The same design since the Z

11. vuyonc

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

The case seems legit but the image doesn't. Image looks like the Z2 still running Kitkat.

14. Marienx

Posts: 122; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Sony phones are not appealing at all.. I'm yet to see at least 1 person who owns this bs. Man, it looks like they don't try at all. Sony's design team: "It's pretty close to looking like an iPhone... Don't you think?"..."yeah... it will definitely sell".... 6 months later... News headlines: "Sony taking another lost in Q2, and looks to be heading in the same direction in Q3"

22. lee480 unregistered

HTC have been using the same design. Samsung and Apple too. Looks like Sony's effort paid off.http://www.phonearena.com/news/Sony-sells-12-million-Xperias-in-Q4-smartphone-division-swings-to-profit_id65568

34. Niva.

Posts: 440; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

What are you talking about? Samsung just underwent a major redesign with the S6 and the Note 4 is pretty damn amazingly well designed. I'm not a fan but they are changing their phones. HTC actually has arguably the best design for phones on the market, while I was disappointed that the M9 doesn't look like the initial concept renders with the slim speakers I really can't fault them with sticking to an awesome design. Finally, I'm not sure where the 12 million xperia z3s are, I've yet to see one in the wild. The only thing I keep hearing about their phones is how they can't get the camera properly working in full auto mode.

37. lee480 unregistered

If you live in North America, of course you won't see the Z3. I don't see HTCs here in the far East. Perhaps that's why HTC stopped publishing their (embarrassing) sales figures some time back. The Z3 actually has arguably the best design for phones on the market, there's no need to change something that's alrd awesome.

15. phichart

Posts: 335; Member since: May 03, 2014

Is this Z3 or Z4? Same Same

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