The IFA tech event is about two months away, but that didn’t stop Sony from sending out invites to the Chinese tech media. This year’s IFA will also be held in Berlin, Germany. The invite says that Sony will be having a press conference on Wednesday, September 4th from 1615 to 1700h. Sony is expected to announce its much hyped and long rumored camera centric Honami Smartphone.
Honami is an expected Sony flagship Smartphone for the second half of 2013 and will succeed Xperia Z. The Japanese manufacturer has some success with its previous flagship Xperia Z which was the first flagship rugged Smartphone by any major OEM. The final branding for the Honami is not confirmed, but it is suspected that Sony might call it Xperia i1 or simply Sony i1.
To remind you, Sony Honami is rumored to come with a 5 inch Full HD display with 1920×1080 pixels and is expected to be powered by the beastly 2.3 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor that is expected to crush all its competitors with its performance and benchmarks. The Unique Selling Point (USP) of the Smartphone will be a 20 MP rear camera with Xenon flash and 1/1.6” sensor, which is expected to give some fine quality images and videos for camera lovers.
The Smartphone is also expected to be powered by at least 2 GB of RAM and will be packed with 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. The battery is rumored to be decent at 3000 mAh for a Full HD display, and a beastly processor like Honami is expected to sport. We also expect the Smartphone to be rugged as that is the feature that will set it apart from all other camera phones, especially when Nokia just announced its most advanced camera phone till date Lumia 1020.
Sony Honami was leaked extensively in images, both live and press shots. There are no details of any other supposed devices to be unveiled at the event, but we will keep out an eye for our readers and will let you know if anything emerges in the following weeks. For those looking to attend the event in person, no registration is required but you are required to bring IFA press accreditation to join the press conference.
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