In February, Sony announced the Snapdragon 865 mobile platform powered Xperia 1 II and Xperia Pro smartphones. Both phones debuted as the company’s first 5G-ready handsets. Alongside these phones, the Japanese tech giant also unveiled the Xperia 10 II mid-ranger driven by the Snapdragon 665. Twitter user NodSikharulidze has claimed that the ley details of the upcoming Sony phones.
It was recently reported that the Snapdragon 720G SoC powered Xperia 10 II Plus was canceled so that the company could focus on 5G. According to the tipster, Sony is working on two phones powered by the Snapdragon 875 and Snapdragon 690 chipsets.
The flagship phone could be arriving in the market as the Xperia 1 III. Sony is yet to offer a quad-camera setup on its smartphone. It is speculated that the Xperia 1 III could be equipped with quad rear cameras.
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There is no word on the other specifications of the upcoming mid-range phones. It is likely that the Xperia 1 III, Xperia 10 III, and Xperia L5 smartphone may go official in February.
In September, Sony announced the Xperia 5 II flagship phone. Since its successor is likely to arrive in the second half of 2021, there is no information available on its specs. The Xperia 5 II came with a 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED display that supports 120Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 865 chipset, 8 GB of RAM, up to 256 GB of storage, 12-megapixel triple rear cameras, 8-megapixel front camera, a side-facing fingerprint reader, and a 4,000mAh battery with 21W fast charging support.
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