Tipsters add Sony Xperia Z1's (aka Honami) metal frame to an already extensive portfolio of leaks

Tipsters add Sony Xperia Z1's (aka Honami) metal frame to an already extensive portfolio of leaks

The steady supply of leaks on theSony Xperia Z1, aka Honami, has definitelycreated its own demand and has left us smirking for the most part –it sure feels like Sony's thunder has been completely and irrevocablystolen. And while some of us prefer the not-knowing part, others havethe wrappers off way before midnight on Christmas Eve. To that end,and if you find you consistently number yourself in the second group,then the last scoopful on the Honami won't leave you wanting.

Helping put the Sony Xperia Z1 intoperspective are a few snaps of what is allegedly the metal frame of thephone, courtesy of cell phone parts supplier ETrade Supply. Theplethora of keys and slots are said to all feature a water-prooflayer on top of them, consistent with thelatest teaser from Sony touting as much. The frame also fits withthefew other teaser images we've seen, some official and others notso much.

And while it shouldn't be too longuntil we see a fully assembled Honami, we are nevertheless going tonote that the bezels seem perceptibly narrower when compared to thoseof the Xperia Z. This should help both with sticking to yieldlydimensions, and also help reduce displeasure over the seeminglyboxed-in screens of the Xperia line as a whole, thanks to the fattybezels.

source: ETrade Supply

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Xperia Z1
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(15h 3G talk time)



1. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

SONY is the Synonym of PREMIUM Carbon Fiber

2. ihatesmartphone unregistered

I love Sony :)

4. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Sony deserves our Love

13. oister85 unregistered

N ur money

19. heyhi

Posts: 137; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

i know they are great but the more you worship a company, the more expensive is the product.

5. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

We love you SONY!!! On the other side, another device will be announced " without Optical Image Stabilization" and again it's plastic.. THANK YOU SONY!

7. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

yeah right this thing will come with Sony's own STEADYSHOT

8. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Did I say anything wrong? :|

9. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

Disappointed about the N3!? That's life fellas, cheer up honamai is coming!!!

17. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Still more excited by the Note 3 despite all of it's 'disappointments' over the the hyped Z1. Nice lookin' phone though, but still has that boring sony UI look, look forward to the Nokia Bandit, man :)

16. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

this phone is the best android phone of the year.....!!! if u agree hit like.

3. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Cool. This kinda first leak of Sony other than Apple in iPart(s).

6. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

can we please wait till next wednesday its almost the 4th. suspense is killing me

10. rickysam

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

suspense!!! u r kidding

11. Finest

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 16, 2013

Well done. Just read my name, and ask yourself that's what sony is

12. MrTzr unregistered

I hope they will improve its waterproofness over the z. The flaps of the Xperia Z will wear out in three months allowing water to enter and damage the phone... XZ´s flaps are so loose after a few months that if you shake it the flap will come out. The good thing is that they got rid of the 3,5mm flap and you can charge without using the micro usb.

14. ashdch99

Posts: 14; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

There are more live photos out now of the Z1, come on PA, don't lag behind...

15. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

"Extensive portfolio of leaks." It's funny that none of the recent iPhone articles have included "extensive portfolio of leaks" in their titles...

18. philansel7

Posts: 27; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

here is a video of Z1 can someone confirm if it is fake or real phone ? w

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