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

19. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

It's a black rectangle... Literally.

21. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

SONY made ur USERNAME exist Mr Smurfy

26. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Is your caps lock button broken or something? Guess how much I care?

49. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

^ kids these days! You do care iDiot! Thats why you come and comment on a sony article!

58. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I'm a kid when I'm in college lol yep. I came in here expecting to see something new, and I didn't. Problem?

68. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

Your brain is immature. You are not exicted. You came here to criticize because you are scared. Kid!

86. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Your comment proved you're no greater than I am. OEM's aren't scared of Sony, they don't need to.

91. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

Are 'you' an OEM?

24. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Not trying to be a fanboy here. But I really like the black rectangle with a Sony logo on it.

29. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

And I'm just saying, it's literally a plain glass rectangle. The iPhone 5 has a way better design than this phone hands down.

30. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

iPhone 5 has a great design, but it's a longer version of the 4S with aluminum back. Yes I agree it has a great design, but I think Z1 is much better :)

31. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

iPhone 5 design > Z1.

33. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

That's your opinion mate, I will not have a debate on you.

35. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Lets start with a joke....Samsung?? ok what do u think about galaxy s3 and s4 design?? what is better??? Egg plastic shape?? or or or...Galaxy s3 Egg shape??

52. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Every phone have it's own attractiveness. No matter it's egg shape or triangular shape, it still have it's own attractiveness. No need to start the bashing, we like the rectangular design on Sony phones, and Smurf likes the squarish oval shape on the iPhone.

64. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

No. Not where I was going at. The iPhone 5 has an overall better design than the Z1. It screams premium. I'm a hardcore Android fan, but if I had to pick between the iPhone 5 and the Z1, I'd pick the iPhones 5 without a doubt.

38. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I respect your opinion. And I do agree that the iPhone 5 has a nice design...on the rear, but not on the front. The front looks like a chocolate bar to me. I still prefer the design on the Z1.

67. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

The back of the Z1 is so plain, which is why the phone doesn't interest me at all. Like I've said since the very beginning, the phone has nothing that wows me when it comes to design. I'm not jumping ship on the bandwagon just for likes and attention because I could care less about that. What really makes me laugh is the responses I get from angry users. If my opinion makes you mad, you have issues.

85. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

They both have good designs. Not saying Sony has the best design, but compared to most of the phones Sony's design is good. This is just not for you.

88. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Which is exactly what I've been saying the whole time. Yes they have good designs, but not the best as more than half the people on this site claim. In my opinion, the Z1 isn't the best phone Sony has designed.

28. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

yeah unlike the MEGA S2, GS3 enhanced, GNOTE1 revived, etc...

32. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Which all sold how many total? Exactly.

36. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

We're talking with the design right? Sony sales isn't bad too, yes Samsung sales seems like unbreakable but don't be too complacent.

76. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

It's more than that... Literally.

77. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

So is your same rectangle Iphone

102. istitch

Posts: 181; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

a good design does not necessary mean it has to be complex, for sony, simplicity is better.

107. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Looks way much better than HTC, and Samsung, Apple devices. Fugky looking curves, yuck! ™

23. xtian1103

Posts: 364; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

definitely gonna get the lte version of this one. and i hope the next system update (wishing too soon!) would support lte advanced as this uses snapdragon 800 after all.

37. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Yup! I'm totally getting a LTE version of this beast. :D

79. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

This is why i skipped the XPEIRA Z. Z1 bigger battery life bigger camera.
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