Odd looking Sony "selfie" phone features rotating camera

Odd looking Sony "selfie" phone features rotating camera
Sony has recently released the Sony Xperia C3. With its 5MP front-facing camera, the phone is being labeled as a "selfie"-centric handset. While this model is new, another "selfie" model from Sony could be on the way. An odd looking device with the Sony brand has been the subject of some photographs. This might be the oddest looking device we've seen in some time.

While the phone appears to have no buttons, and extremely thin bezels, that isn't the part of the phone that seems so strange. The part of the device that is weird is the rotating camera on top of the handset. Unlike the 13MP shooter on the Oppo N1, which swivels at a 260 degree angle as it turns from a back-facing camera to a front-facing one, this unnamed Sony device almost looks like a beacon. Sitting on top of the phone's body, enclosed in a clear covering, is a camera that apparently turns from side to side in order to cover both front-facing and rear-facing photos.

Some specs for the camera have been leaked. We are talking about a 19.2MP shooter, with a 1/2.3 inch Exmor RS sensor. A Sony G lens is employed, as is OIS. A number of promo pictures follows below.

So what do you think guys, any chance that this is real?


Thanks for the tip!

source: Digi-Wo.com (translated), Weibo (1), (2) via GforGames

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