The same, but better - even more Sony Xperia Z4 photos show up for your viewing pleasure

The same, but better - even more Sony Xperia Z4 photos show up for your viewing pleasure
We got our hands on yet another set of leaked photos showing what appears to be the Sony Xperia Z4. Assuming this is the real deal - and we are 99% sure, because the model number in the second pic reads E6553 and corresponds to the Z4 - then this is another supremely sleek smartphone from Sony, even if its quality design feels all too familiar at this point. Then again, this is arguably the best a Xperia smartphone has ever looked, so no complaints here! 

According to the ones who passed along the photos, the Xperia Z4 will be released in 1080p and 1440p screen resolution variants, both featuring a display diagonal of 5.2 inches. It is also said that both will be outfitted with Snapdragon 810 processors and 4GB of RAM, as well as 20.7MP main cameras, 5MP front cams, and in-house made S-Master HX DACs.

From other leaked photos, it is also apparent that Sony waved goodbye to the closure flap protecting the microUSB port from water and dust hazards. This doesn't mean Sony ditched protection against the elements - that would be illogical considering the company turned it into a distinguished feature of its products. More likely, it found a more elegant way to protect the hardware.

So, there you go - enjoy these photos and brace yourselves for the Xperia Z4 launch. The smartphone has been leaking left and right recently, so a reveal before the end of summer seems quite possible. Moreover, it seems US (un)carrier T-Mobile has pulled the Sony Xperia Z3 off its online store - and if we speculate for reasons, it could only be lack of demand, an upcoming Sony flagship launch, or something inbetween..

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58 Comments

1. ankitp

Posts: 138; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

hope they fix camera on this unit

9. AnTuTu

Posts: 1620; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Sony just loves bezels in its phones. Same old boring design since 2011...

11. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

I didn't know they started using Omnibalance design since 2011...

16. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

As long as the camera issue are fixed they'll be just fine. Same battery life, SD slot, improved speakers and 32 gb minimum internal memory not to mention they've already remove the flap at the usb port while maintaining ip certification. Also make sure they advertise it and have it available globally.

21. Simona unregistered

I have feeling that sony smartphones are dead ... still same .. no difference odd weird

47. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

it's a phenomenal design.. i wish phones would be able to use the same design language for the same line of phones for more than two years before people pick up pitch forks.. why do you need the next phone in a series to look so drastically different? if they wanted to change the style of the phone so much wouldn't they make it in another series? i always figured that the xperia z 1-4 would look pretty similar because they're all called Sony Xperia Z _... right? i agree there needs to be more variety.. but i wouldn't want my z4 to look SO different from my z3 that i've known and loved for so many months.. although if they made an imperium (for example) named series.. then THAT could have a totally different design languange.. right?

14. Nibbler1

Posts: 40; Member since: Apr 03, 2015

But they are still smaller than samsung's and Htc's.

45. samsboy unregistered

"but they are still smaller than samsung's and Htc's", Please can you elaborate on your statement? I don't know where to fit it.

24. vipervoid123

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

haha wrong info still say it proudly ~ I'm so proud of you man ~

30. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Hypocrites! have you seen the bezels on the S6? Are u stupid? Since when Sony using the same design since 2011? they were using arc design. Pathetic troll.

32. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

Just like Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG keep using the same design...

58. alynmca

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 27, 2014

yeah same design 99,9999999% :))

43. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

It's not boring, but it's old. So, this makes it "less interesting".

53. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

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2. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

3. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

oops it seems like phone arena already found them all

4. timukh

Posts: 295; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Only sony can make a 5inch phone feel like a 5.5inch one (bezels).

5. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

I see that you are still at 2013, did you hibernate?

7. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

only sony? you really dont know about HTC and Apple? lol nice try

46. samsboy unregistered

HTC is in love with bezels. Married them since birth. It looks like they have decided to die with the Bezels. Long life HTC and Bezels.

48. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

at least HTC bezels have some pretty nice speakers.. they're not useless.. not that i understand the nazi regime of bezels either lol they don't bother me.

55. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

the nexus 6 has even better speakers than the One m8 and M9 and it doesnt have hugh bezels

27. josephnero

Posts: 781; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

It has better screen to body ratio than S6 so whats your excuse?nice try troll

33. timukh

Posts: 295; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

How do u even know that for a phone which hasnt even been announced yet? Also I own a Xperia E and a Nexus 4, so I don't know how I am a troll.

34. josephnero

Posts: 781; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

It has same size as Z3.check GSMarena for ratios

39. buccob

Posts: 2973; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

the Xperia E is the worst one to make your point... that one is a low end device where slim bezels are not top priority..... For your information, both the Xperia Z3 and the Z3 Compact have a better screen-to-body ratio than the Nexus 4 (70% > 68%)

6. Rager722 unregistered

I just wish Sony could produce a new design already...

31. josephnero

Posts: 781; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Why should they?that is their signature design.just like apple or samsung.it is about public knowledge not some geeks opinion

49. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

omg yes!!!! +1,000,000,000 for this comment!!!! i wish it was more acceptable for OEM's to have a 'signature' design instead of everyone taking up arms becaues they refined their design three years instead of two.. and yes... i AM an HTC fan still... thank you very much. :p

42. sfkaudi

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Why new design It's just gonna be more expensive

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