Sony to pull out all stops with the Z4, tipster claims: 5.5" QHD, Snapdragon 810, amped speakers and new camera

We have barely gotten accustomed to the excellent Xperia Z3 that Sony churned out this holiday season, and there are already rumors emerging about the Xperia Z4. Exhale a sigh of relief, though, as the pesky six-month upgrade cycle might be gone for good with the Z4, as Sony is apparently planning to pull out all stops with its next flagship...
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62. Odiin

Posts: 373; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

+1, Well said. @ Genza, Its not customers. Only blind 'i' n 'S' paid media complaining every time n brainwashed fanboys.

77. Genza

Posts: 576; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

Here's what the PA said about the iPhone video stabilization "The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus stand out with their extremely stable videos" And now lets see the truth.http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_FXMmGtpSHc http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jbBfyDq78rA In their camera comparison the Note 4 & S5 get the best score for details but look at this!https://app.box.com/s/53w30e0rt0pptll7jn14https://app.box.com/s/50uciadk8wbunyemggoyhttps://app.box.com/s/9nwkesludky2dwsypiwdhttps://app.box.com/s/5u6qqgekg8zt0qcda9yyhttps://app.box.com/s/aobxna5zqf72pczuhtya

17. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

if still 20mp then, the new cam should be 20mp on default change ui. too.

19. MPain

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 28, 2014

so i should not buy z3 fck sony will release z4 after 6 months

20. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

Note 4 = dead

23. HomerS

Posts: 419; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Z4 will come in March/April 2015. Every other hIgh End Device like Galaxy S6 or One M9 will have QHD, 4GB RAM and S810 CPU. And in September/October the Note 5 comes with even higher specs, so what is your point?

40. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

My point is note 4 = dead

74. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Nope, keep on dreaming fanboy. No chance in hell. S6/Note 5 will be out by then which the Z5 will be just an incremental update. The z ultra 3, maybe....

70. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Your timeline is wrong. Z4 comes out in January, Z5 on March, Z6 at May and so on. No more 6-month wait. PA's gonna be flooded with Sony rumors alone all throughout the year.

88. mawhob2222

Posts: 219; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Galaxy s6 with 3 RAM

45. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Keep dreaming. Sony fails to make a dent in Samsung.

71. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Year 2010: Samsung fails to make a dent in Nokia. Nobody expected that yes?

79. g2a5b0e unregistered

Dumbest thing I've heard. The Note 4 will sell more in its first month than the Z4 will sell in its entire lifetime. Who's really dead? Yeah, shut your mouth.

83. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

If you're saying this is because of the Z4, then you get the award for the joke of the day.

24. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Sounds too big.

27. Einstein333

Posts: 146; Member since: May 22, 2012

Don't go QHD please please please! In practice no one can actually see a difference between full hd and QHD! It's only stupid marketing thing at the cost of battery life!

29. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Very nice hope I won't be overly tempted to buy another phone then. Just got my Z3 like a week ago. X)

34. f35hunter

Posts: 238; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

Sounds good .

35. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

The amps are a nice addition, other than that, it's nothing unexpected. I wonder where manufacturers will stop in relation to screen resolution and size. Seems they're always wanting to better each other in the numbers game.

37. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

King of SPECS!

38. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Can't wait for the Z4 compact.

39. kameni011

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

It actually be released in junary?

90. yanish

Posts: 49; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

next March i guess

41. hadi_2012

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

please sony infrared Do not forget..........

42. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

I prefer current size with smaller bezel and keep 1080p for better battery life. Z3 Compact battery is just amazing thanks to 720p screen. I can use it 2-3 days with heavy usage and still have around 15% left

66. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Agree. When I'm in moderate use, my Z3 compact can last 3 1/2 days or more because it's not QHD. They can test QHD display for their next flagship but it will add more production cost on their part.

44. hortizano

Posts: 294; Member since: May 22, 2013

OMG...!! Ditching my Z3 RIGHT NOW.. better wait for the NEXT BIG SONY!! At this rate I'm never going to have a phone more than a week at a time... >=( Hate Phonearena rumors!!

68. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Ditch your Z3 3 days from now and Z6 articles will come out. Sony treat their gadgets like Japan making their cars obsolete within 6 months.

47. Tuxedo

Posts: 356; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

This is a good way to kill your current products. But seriously every next generation flagship will include the 810 SOC. Sony can talk all they want, but what they really need to do is bring it on.

69. dimas

Posts: 3324; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

But this is good for consumers because Sony don't instantly pull out their previous models from the market, lowering their cost.
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