Last week we saw a couple of future Xperia model smartphones and today details about Sony’s next flagship with the model number SONY H8216 have surfaced on the web. The device is speculated to be Xperia XZ 1S or Xperia XZ 2 in the 2018 version Xperia. The details containing the device specs were leaked in Reddit forum.
The leaked images reveal that the Sony Xperia H8216 will be sporting a 5.48-inch FHD screen with the resolution of (1,920 x 1,080) pixels. The smartphone is expected to be powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.
As for the optical department, the device will feature dual cameras on the rear consisting two 12 MP camera sensor while offering a 15 MP sensor on the front for selfies and video calling. The device is expected to run on Android 8.1 Oreo and will be backed by a 3,130mAh battery with Quick Charge support. But the leak suggests the battery power is unsure and may come with a bigger battery considering the Snapdragon 845 chipset.
The latest Xperia smartphone will come with the IP65/68 rated dust and water protection. The device measures 148 × 73.4 × 7.4 mm similar to the Xperia XZ1 and weighs 156 g. This points to the fact that the device may be an upgraded version of Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ 1s or equivalent model. But the display with is almost 5.5 inches making 0.3 inches larger than XZ 1 hints that it is an upgraded model and will be featuring smaller bezels. It will be a Dual SIM and offer a micro USB support.
The Sony Xperia H8216 is expected to be launched in 2018 making it the first smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The model number H8541 was spotted on Uaprof the other day which confirms the device’s identity. But the device identity is still unknown, it may be an upgraded version as stated or may start a completely different series.