Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) renders leak, look pretty official

We've seen plenty of high-res pictures of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1 (codename Honami), but it's always interesting to see some of the official renders of the device, if possible. We can't confirm that these images are the official device renders, but they do look pretty real. The images come from the Xperia Blog, and the renders do look a lot like the leaks we have seen...
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109 Comments

13. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Another Bezel PA-Troll!

18. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

just bezel? y not compare complete smartphone? G2 will.itself feel ashamed if u compared Z1

22. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

All the Z1 has on the G2 is camera, and I haven't seen sample shots to give my final judgements.

27. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

ur final judgement???? lol others dont need it they ned design and PREMIUM feel not ugly back buttons

40. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Am I missing something here brcause nothing screams premium of the design of the Z1. It's basic glass rectangle and nothing more. Everyone is joining the Sony bandwagon just for attention when a year ago they didn't know who Sony was.

55. buccob

Posts: 2950; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Why do you have to bash Sony's article... and call people biased when the biased here is you... Sony has been upping their game with each iteration of their Android devices and they bring great products... Yes, they are kinda boxy, and they are starting to look similar with each other... but so do other brands... its a signature.. its a way to have people see a device and say: "Hey, thats a Galaxy", or "that is an Xperia"... My Android devices were Motorola Atrix, Samsung GS3 and Sony Xperia Acro S and the Sony IS the best among those in quality feel and actually the more robust... Because of this my wife also wanted an Xperia Acro S, and my father got the Xperia Go, and people around me are realizing how good they are... in a similar way people gossip about Galaxies... So yea, it is not just for attention... and who cares if people didn't know who Sony was regarding smartphones a year ago... they are making a name for themselves... Same as Samsung got on top of Nokia... It wasn't always this way

73. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You have your opinion and I have mine. Good for you if you like the design and build quality of Sony. I prefer what suits me the best. I'm probably going to end up buying the new iPhone 5S or the Note III for my own reasons.

93. buccob

Posts: 2950; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Also good for you... then why do you have to bash the article and fill it with crap comments based on nothing, not even owner experience

65. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Not only glass.

43. buccob

Posts: 2950; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

microSD card, IP58 and probably build quality...

47. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

IP58 = something no one cares about to be quite honest. Build quality? A black glass rectangle? Cool! So far, G2 > Z1.

66. buccob

Posts: 2950; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Dude, stop talking like you are the voice of the whole population... The Xperia line has become relevant recently because of making phones water resistant... I understand that it is not important for everybody, but for people who likes to go outside, go to the beach, enjoy a pool with my little kid, and take pictures of all of this... In a country with a 6 month rainy season, IP58 is quite important for people... Actually phones should become at least splash resistant as standard... it is the second most common way your electronic gadgets die... (1st is broken screen which Sony also takes care with the Shatterproof layer added to their smartphones, and IT WORKS by the way)

46. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

Again trolling on a Sony article.. Did Sony got your attention, curiousity? Or Are you just scared that this device is gonna beat the s**t out of your iphone and galaxy?

53. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Apple selling 30+ million models a quarter says otherwise. Samsung selling over 20 million S4's in less than four months says otherwise. Don't talk about Sales figures because Sony is nowhere to be found. I'm not trolling. If I were, I'd spread the gospel of Apple and Samsung, but I'm not. I voiced my opinion by saying that this phone isn't worth any of the hype it's receiving and I get replies from the insecurities of the Sony bandwagoners lol.

72. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

It seems that Sony's hype made you feel more insecure. The hype won't be affected by these comments. Don't take this as a comeback, though.

80. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Insecure about what? Clearly you don't know how to read at all. Clearly the hype is building for no reason.

92. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

The hype is the reason that you are here.

95. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

In your opinion. But most would disagree (including non Sony fans).

74. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

who cares bout how many phones Apple sells. The Iphone still looks the same even the IP5s. it's bout what us the CONSUMER likes or wants. and u may have righ to a opinion but still can't be bashing bout SONY every time at least they can manage to change their design on their phone

78. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

I dont give a damn about sales figure. I dont benefit from it nor do you. All I care is whats on my hand and the possibilities I can do with it.

101. istitch

Posts: 181; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

oh sale figures lets compare ferrari and toyota then. toyota outsell ferrari, does that mean toyota is better than ferrari? ferrari gets more hype, does that mean ferrari dont deserve it because it sells less, or because people dont really need such a powerful engine?

25. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

4. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

thats beautiful keep it up sony now please announce lens qx100 not above 450 i.surely need that lens this looks stunning as everyone knows Sony changes its design every year looking forward to 2014 signature design

8. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

ouch!! again... the freakin' ugly power button..

12. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

still sony's design made u comment here that means it took ur attention great Good job Sony....

14. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

He's a Kid, he admitted it in last's week article, so don't feed him :D

16. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

You better get your eyes checked.

75. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

better than a rectangular power button.

83. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

outch!! You need a new pair of eyes.

17. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Beautiful! Absolutely stunning!
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