Sony will unveil new phones at MWC 2019, but Xperia XZ4 Compact may not be happening

After a somewhat discreet CES 2019 presence, Sony has confirmed plans for MWC 2019 smartphone announcements, which may or may not include a recently depicted Xperia XZ4 Compact.
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10 Comments

1. umaru-chan

Posts: 314; Member since: Apr 27, 2017

If the render for the compact phone were true then it's a good decision. The rendered phone doesnt Belong in 2019. I will never buy any Android phone over 500 us dollars because I think it's a waste to spend over 500 in Android ecosystem. Why bother spend more when you get 90 percent of experience at much lower price and expensive Android phone doesn't have the status symbol of apple products. Bring some good phone Sony so that I can make fun of garbage Samsung fanboys ( *allyu, phonesssex, Jasssson, that middle eastern prick,sissybitch and the list goes on) even more.

3. OneLove123

Posts: 579; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

So, you will spend $1300 for an iphone because of status symbol? Wow!

5. umaru-chan

Posts: 314; Member since: Apr 27, 2017

I'll spend even more to experience vast and unique apple ecosystem and at the same time will attain the status symbol that comes with expensive apple products.

2. japkoslav

Posts: 1206; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

XZ4 Compact was one of my candidates for a new phone. Well, well things will be a lot simpler when they do not release it. Compact is probably the only Sony phone that matters.

4. civicsr2cool

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

Good, the xz2 compact was a huge flop just like every other compact besides the z3c. Who knew putting a flagship processor in a plastic housing with no heatsink would be a recipe for disaster? lol

9. Skizzo

Posts: 396; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

I tend to agree. I used to love Sony phones, but the last one I had was the Z3C. After that, they seemed to make them worse, not better. They would compromise on either aesthetics, or specs, or both. It sucks to say, but I don't think it's people that gave up on the "Compact" phone, but Sony themselves. If they made a 'Compact' the size of the Z3c, but with the bezels of a modern 2019 phone, they could easily put a 5.2" screen on it and watch it fly off the shelves.

6. Madmax

Posts: 110; Member since: Aug 19, 2016

There would be one.. but region specific.. more likely to be limited to Japan

7. ryq24

Posts: 870; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

iPhones recent setback should be an eye openers to Sony.

10. cheetah2k

Posts: 2097; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

I hope the XZ4 compact comes. I was waiting for that to be released - My wife is a massive fan of the compact series

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