After Sony Xperia Z1 aka Honami went on sale a couple of weeks ago, @evleaks posts images of its smaller sibling – Sony Xperia Z1S, which is likely to be released by the end of the current year.
Report goes the Sony Xperia Z1S will be the international model of the recently unveiled Sony Xperia Z1 mini (Xperia Z1 f), which is to be released in Japan only. The Sony Xperia Z1S is a minimized version of the waterproof Xperia Z and will boast a 4.3” display. Among other specs the new device will boast we may highlight Snapdragon 800 processor, 20MP camera with Sony G lens, and more.
Sony Xperia Z1S Specs
- Display: 4.3-inch display HD 720x1280p
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core, 2.2GHz
- GPU: Adreno 330
- Battery: 2.300 mAh
- RAM: 2GB
- Storage capacity: 16GB
- Cameras: 20.7MP with LED flash (rear) + 2.2MP front
- OS: Android 4.2.2
- Add-ons: Water-resistant and dust-proof IP55/IP58 certifications, NFC, infrared
- Colors: Black, White, Yellow(lime), Pink
- Dimensions: 127.0 x 65.0 x 9.4 mm
- Weigh: 140g
In general, the Sony Xperia Z1S will be as powerful as its bigger brother. The only feature that scales the handset down is the screen resolution (HD instead of Full HD). However, with 4.3” diagonal you will have plenty of pixel density to work with.
The popular Twitter spy @evleaks has posted the image of the international Sony Xperia Z1S model in black. Report goes, the Z1S will be the US bound of the Xperia Z1, however such information is still to be confirmed. The device is expected to be launched by the end of 2013.
Speaking about the Japanese-only version of the Sony Xperia Z1f, it’s being retailed by NTT Docomo carrier and is expected to go on sale later this year. You may see the Xperia Z1 vs Xperia Z1f compared in the official Sony video below.
Taking into consideration that the leading smartphone makers are to release all-new devices by the end of the year, we might expect the official announcement from Sony in the next couple of weeks, when all rumors concerning Sony Xperia Z1S specs and release date are to be confirmed.
We’ll follow up this topic and keep you posted when we hear anything new. Stay tuned!