Sony might be working on a new flagship Xperia device as a new device from the company bearing the model number Sony G8441 has just appeared on the benchmark website AnTuTu revealing some of the specifications of the device. Sony is expected to launch two new smartphone at IFA 2017 in early September and this new device on AnTuTu might be the one of them. The second device that is expected to launch at IFA is the Sony G8341 and was spotted along with the Sony G8441 on a Polish retailer website with fout color variants Black, Moonlite Blue, Venus Pink and Warm Silver. No images of the devices were available on the retailer website. The rumors indicate that these two devices might be the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact.
The Sony G8441 is spotted listed at AnTuTu benchmark website database with a Full-HD display with 720 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor that also comes with the Adreno 540 GPU. It runs on the upcoming Android O 8.0.0 OS out of the box according to the ANTuTu benchmark and it will have 4GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage capacity. It is also expected to have support for expandable storage via MicroSD card. The AnTuTu listing further reveals that this new device will feature a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a 8-megapixel front facing camera. Or we might be getting a dual rear camera with two 8-megapixel sensors for this device, but we still have to wait for the rumors about this device.
To refresh the memories, the Sony Xperia XZ was launched last year with a 5.2-inch Triluminos Display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and it is powered by the quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 820 14nm processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Other specifications of the device includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB internal storage, expandable storage up to 256GB via microSD card, Dual SIM support, Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) OS, a 23-megapixel rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, 5-axis stabilization, 4K video recording, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, Predictive Hybrid AF and a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with 1/3” Exmor RS sensor, 22mm wide-angle f/2.0 lens and 1080p video recording, a 2900 mAh Battery with Qnovo’s Adaptive Charging technology, A fingerprint sensor,and IP65/IP68 certification making it water and dust resistant. It measures 146 x 72 x 8.1 mm and weights 161 grams and comes with connectivity options like 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC and USB Type-C.