Sony announces press event in Germany, is a 6.5-inch smartphone coming?

Now that's interesting! Sony has a big announcement to make on June 25 and we think we know what it may be all about. What you see here is an invitation to a press event about to take place in Berlin, Germany. The image itself reveals little as to what's going to be unveiled, but a clue leads us to believe we might finally see the long-rumored Togari phablet.

"Lust auf mehr?" – that's what the invitation says, which can be interpreted as "Want more?" in English. Does "more" mean we'll see a Sony smartphone with a humongous screen? Probably, if our intuition is to be trusted. Rumor has it that an Android smartphone by Sony is in the works, equipped with a 6.44-inch, 1080 by 1920 pixel touchscreen. Further specs for the device supposedly include a Snapdragon 600 or 800 SoC, 2 GB of RAM, a 13 MP Exmor RS camera, and a stylus of some kind, which means that Sony might be readying a Samung Galaxy Note III competitor. 

In addition, the press event might shed some light on those rumors claiming that a Sony Xperia Z model with stock Android is coming. We also have plenty of evidence suggesting that the Sony Xperia Z is coming to T-Mobile in the U.S., so the company may take advantage of the buzz and make that official as well. 

Whatever the case is, we'll know what Sony has in stock in just a few weeks. The June 25 Sony press event starts at 3:00PM German time (9:00AM Eastern U.S. time) and rest assured that we'll be covering it.

source: Android News Blog (translated) via Techkiddy



1. Kurai unregistered

That's good jews!

2. AnTuTu

Posts: 1610; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Indeed a good news. 6.4 ---> End to End display?

7. kurtdean99

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

f**king jews! its news!

24. Kurai unregistered

it's a pun -_-

18. ihatesmartphone unregistered


31. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Sony Sucks on S/W updates. They forget the device within 3 months of release and wake up after a year just t announce dates. XP is still waiting to get JB in many regions.

32. ihatesmartphone unregistered

no one can deny that XD

19. TheBitterrTruth unregistered


3. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Fingers crossed for the Honami.

4. sebaa

Posts: 28; Member since: Jun 30, 2009

800 Soc please Sony !!!

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Brace yourselves Samsung fanboys, the BEASTY Togari is coming!

8. mi55u unregistered

yawn.... Sony what?

10. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

yawn.... Samsung what?

20. ihatesmartphone unregistered

yawn... Togari what?

16. TheBitterrTruth unregistered

Yeah! It will indeed give a tough time to Note 3.

21. ihatesmartphone unregistered

and give me a tough time to decide which one is the best... hmmm.... I'm looking forward to see note 3 and this phone head to head :)

6. Jason2k13

Posts: 1461; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

i would have been more excited if it was 5'5 - 6 inch...

9. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

if it has no bezels, then we can hold it in our hands and is there any idea about the screen? is there any signs of IPS?

11. kurtdean99

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

IPS Triluminos display with X-reality mobile

12. kurtdean99

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 02, 2013

It's confirmed that they will use that

13. Phaze0085

Posts: 124; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Excited, Excited, Excited!!!

14. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Yeah come on Sony! We are waiting for ya!

15. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

I want the honami 6.44 is pushing the excitement away from me

17. TheBitterrTruth unregistered

No TFT this time please.

22. red_fox unregistered

And after three or four month they going to release a another one...meh, either way 6.44" is ain't my cup of tea it's way to big.

23. red_fox unregistered

And after three or four month they going to release a another one...meh, either way 6.44" is ain't my cup of tea it's way to big.

25. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

6.44''... that's almost a 7'' tablet!

26. ihatesmartphone unregistered

But still you can make a phone call on it..

27. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

you can make make a phone call on the fonepad doesnt neccasarily mean you should....

30. ihatesmartphone unregistered

probably they should include bluetooth headset...

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