Sony confirms IFA press event will take place August 30, could unveil Xperia XZ3

Sony confirms IFA press event will take place August 30, could unveil Xperia XZ3
Sony Xperia XZ2

Following recent leaks that have suggested both the Xperia XZ3 and XZ3 Premium are in works, Sony has confirmed that it will be holding a press conference and product announcement at IFA 2018.

The event itself will take place on August 30 at 1 PM local time and will presumably see Sony announce its next-generation Xperia XZ3 which once again looks set to feature an 18:9 display and a more rounded glass build. However, unlike the current Xperia XZ2, the new offering may ship with a total of four cameras – two cameras on the rear, much like the XZ2 Premium, and a further two up front for improved selfies. Also, on the internal side of things, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 should be expected alongside 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, in addition to the 3240mAh battery that has previously been rumored. Lastly, backing all of this up should be Android 9.0 P straight out of the box.

As mentioned above, Sony is also working on an Xperia XZ3 Premium, although it seems unlikely this will make an official appearance at IFA. After all, due to the fact that the current XZ2 Premium only made its debut back in April, it seems more plausible that a successor will be unveiled sometime in October or November, coinciding with the brand’s usual six-month upgrade cycle.

source: Sony

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11 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Is that phone in a case or that's it's style?

2. MrAnonymous

Posts: 94; Member since: May 25, 2014

I love Sony but their XZ2 premium hasn't even released to the public yet and so soon releasing it's successor is a very bad idea! it should've been like samsung! s9 first half and note 9* in the second half.. like that XZ2 in the first half and XZ2 premium should've been released in the upcoming IFA august 30th

8. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

This one is to replace xz2, not xz2 premium. It has same 5.7 full hd

3. Feanor

Posts: 1272; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Sony did a very good design job with the Xperia XA2 Plus and it's a bit sad to see the midranger overtaking the flagship XZ2 in terms of design. I would really adopt the XA2 Plus design for the next flagship.

9. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

A5 2016 has better design than s7. It can happen.

4. civicsr2cool

Posts: 242; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

Still no root for the XZ2, this is a hard pass before it even started.

5. Bankz

Posts: 2445; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Do these guys ever even get tired?

6. maku2017

Posts: 11; Member since: Jan 19, 2017

i hope the price will be lower than 1k

10. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Cheaper than XZ2...

7. vandroid

Posts: 404; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

For once I'll ask for a phone to be thinner.

11. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

1mm thinner than xz2, 60mAh more

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