Xperia i1Honami press shots claim Sony Lens G tech on the back

Xperia i1Honami press shots claim Sony Lens G tech on the back
A few alleged press shots of the Sony i1 Honami cameraphone have leaked out on ePrice, and they pretty much mimic the pressers that were leaked to an Xperia blog recently.

The Honami, it seems, won't have bulky camera protrusion on the back, like the Lumia 1020, but then again, judging from the accompanying sensor specs, it won't be as advanced as a cameraphone either, but will have the advantage of running Android and being slim, so these two are geared to different customer bases.

The source regurgitates all the leaked specs so far, like a 5" Full HD Triluminous display, 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 chipset, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of memory plus a card slot, IP57 watertight certification, and a 3000 mAh battery.

We are now learning that the aspheric tech will go as Sony Lens G, with 20.7 MP 1/2.3 camera sensor, and a dedicated BIONZ ISP. The sensor size is somewhat of a disappointment given what Nokia churned out, but let's not forget that the i1 Honami stuffs it all in an eventual 144 x 73.9 x 8.3 mm thin body, coming in white, black and purple. It would not be on par with the Lumia 1020, but should give the current Android camera king the Galaxy S4 a run for its money, so we can't wait for the first samples to trickle down.

source: ePrice via Techkiddy

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Xperia Z1
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop



43. rickysam

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

come on sony not again with the same xz design and damn uneasy dimensions(bezel?) fit this with couple of adorable things please a good camera n screen of course not the same dump headset of xz

40. nnjerzy

Posts: 126; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Looks like a beast and a 3000mah battery i def will get it,, in place of my Xperia Z,Way to go Samsung,,, at least its not plastic like Sammy

38. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

MHL 2.0?

37. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

If it is xperia zl size, I'm in.

36. Karriope

Posts: 148; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

Is that still at least larger than the One's sensor? The larger it is the better, the EXMOR RS sensors were tiny. Design wise it looks fine but the bezels seem too wide and like the Z it seems too tall. Would really have appreciated less blank glass under the screen... especially since a good chunk of the screen is those annoying on screen buttons ruining the functional aspect ratio.

35. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

HONAMI HAVE A HUGE BATTERY LIFE which is amazing. love the SD CARD SLOT such a beautiful device still having trouble deciding over this or the X PHONE

34. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

^ oh and of course, the Snapdragon 800 with its 100GFLOPS GPU and 12.8MB/s memory..yeah that's a gimmick compared to two year old chip used in Nokia.

31. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

WTF is Sony doing with those huge bezels?? Gosh. I can't believe the reasoning behind this, it's almost a centimeter taller than the Galaxy S4, despite of having an on screen buttons! Specs-wise, though, this is EASILY the most impressive phone yet announced. "Slimmer and running Android" as an advantage over the that was brilliant. I guess the 5'' 1080p screen, water proof body, sd slot, 3000 mah battery LTE-A are all minor, worthless details compared to L1020

29. sixty7gt500

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 24, 2013

come on Verizon! :)

22. McJobs

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

41 MP PureView > Sony G-lens and BIONZ image processor

23. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yeah very true.

24. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Pureview wins due to its large sensor, if sony put large sensor there will be neck to neck competition, but in the end it all comes down to the whole package and sales

21. Bootutu

Posts: 228; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Now that's we are talking about, proper specs and camera, coupled with the most advanced OS, not some 41MP gimmick with 2010 specs lol, thank you Sony bring it on, Note 3 too...ride on

26. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

lol another clueless butthurt fan over here ^

19. adrianzka

Posts: 64; Member since: Apr 25, 2013

Honami + note 3 = FTW !!!

20. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

why would you get that redundant combination? both are android devices. note 3 or xz ultra + lumia 1020 will be a better combo. you get two platforms with one boasting an outstanding (probably unbeatable) camera.

33. vandroid

Posts: 406; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

Windows sucks

41. adrianzka

Posts: 64; Member since: Apr 25, 2013

That works too. Let me revise it. Cameraphone + phablet = FTW!!!

16. b1acktiger

Posts: 223; Member since: May 19, 2012

No Sony, You disappointed me again. Don't follow Samsung. Same design for all your phones with different screen size is a huge thumb's down for me. Where is your designers ? You are nowhere of Sony Ericsson designs. They had unique designs.

17. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Are u nuts, omnibalance design has been implement this 2013, its not bad to used it again in the same year, compare to S4 which the design came from a 2012 phone. Plus do you what a bulky phone with2000mah or this sexy with 3000mah

30. b1acktiger

Posts: 223; Member since: May 19, 2012

Their box design, Thats what a normal user call it. its tough to hold earns no point from a user experience perspective. These design exist from the Xperia NXT series like U, P,S etc.They just covered with a glass. "Omnibalance" sounds good.

42. romeo1

Posts: 830; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

Where do you see the s/p/u in the z/zu?

12. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

I could see myself getting this beast :)

11. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

disappointing. after hearing many great things about this upcoming flagship, this is really below expectations. let's just hope the battery does not get downgraded again. it's just like the xperia z rumors. from godly odin specs to the small battery and the poor actual performance.

32. vandroid

Posts: 406; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

These are just rumors and youre taking them as if these are official specs

10. HeWhoDoesNothing

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

Man, I thought it'd be sexier... The bezels are unattractive and make the whole device look small.

13. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

exactly, as far as Sony claimed this phone is going to be the sexiest Sony phone so far i expected something more attractive. wish the real one be something sexier.

14. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

those bezels are ok if they promise to give us that 3000mah battery. it is said to be 4mm taller than xz.

8. thunderising

Posts: 232; Member since: Nov 25, 2011

That's a photoshoppped fake image

7. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

It's okay, it's still almost twice as big as the 1/3" on spectacular S4 Octa which only drags in low-light, so even at 20MP, individual pixel size will increase, and if the RGBW filter will be included (unlikely at this point), low-light will be even better, while level of details will be around 13MP (there's some degradation when converting RGBW to traditional RGB).

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