Sony confirms: new water resistant device(s) will be announced at MWC 2015

Sony confirms: new water resistant device(s) will be announced at MWC 2015
Shortly after promising to announce something "slimmer, lighter and brighter" at MWC 2015, Sony today indirectly confirmed that we'll see at least one new water resistant Xperia device next week.

Sony says that we should "get ready to make a splash" on March 2, when the company will host its MWC press conference. Earlier today, we saw a couple of images that seem to show the unannounced Xperia Z4 Tablet and the Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone, which will most likely be unveiled by Sony on March 2. Both new Xperias will probably be IP68-certified.

The Xperia Z4 Tablet appears to be the successor to the Z2 Tablet, reportedly featuring a 10.1 inch, 2K display, "leading battery life", and an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor. As for the Xperia M4 Aqua, this is probably a mid-range handset. Both devices should run Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. It's unlikely that we'll see the Xperia Z4 smartphone at MWC next week, but, who knows, maybe Sony is planning to surprise us.

We'll be in Barcelona during MWC to keep you updated with all the latest announcements.

source: Sony Xperia (Twitter) via XperiaBlog



1. GeekOLO

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

I feel water resistance is not a atattractive feature in smartphone market anymore..

4. dchamero

Posts: 8; Member since: Feb 25, 2015

Until Apple decides to release a water resistance IPhone, and then it will be a must-have....

5. mawhob2222

Posts: 219; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Also the plastic hhhh

6. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Yeah, until you accidentally drop your phone in the water or in the sand you'll wish your phone have 'attractive' features like that.

8. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

people these days are still buying expensive over price 80$ cases. when the XPERIA phone u won't need a case.

9. Phonedingo

Posts: 399; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

It's a rare commodity now considering the s6 is rumored to do away with water resistance.

12. rdaex

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Uh... wat?!

2. TimCook

Posts: 450; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

Sony needs to make a Windows Core M, hybrid slate ...

3. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

But they don't make windows products anymore

7. NateAdam8

Posts: 439; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

It would be cool if they did.

10. MK10R

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 09, 2013

Is just me that thinks the sony devices aren't attractive anymore?

11. TypicalGeek

Posts: 216; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

Just you.

14. dubaiboy78

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Lmao lol

16. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Well if you ask me, it is more attractive then SGS6 if it doesn't have sd card and water resistance, two very sensible features that removing just makes me wonder what the heck is going on.

13. rdaex

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Definitely not JUST you, but its not even an argument that theyre attractive.. I think my Z3 is the best lookingg phone Ive had.

15. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You're not alone.

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