It’s looking like the upcoming Xperia XZ Pro will do away with Sony’s antiquated OmniBalance design in favour of a more modern curved build.
The firm took to Instagram on February 19 to share a teaser for the product it’s preparing to announce at MWC 2018 – and it left one word in our mind: curvaceous.
There isn’t much else to take away from the cryptic teaser, other than that whatever Sony is planning to showcase will break cover on Monday, February 26.
Recent leaks would lead you to believe the device in question is the Xperia XZ Pro – the much-anticipated successor to last year’s flagship Xperia XZ Premium.
The handset is said to be smaller – in height, thickness and width – than the 5.5-inch Xperia XZ Premium, and is thought to feature an ultra-tall 5.7-inch 4K screen.
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It’s also expected to sport a Snapdragon 835 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a 3420mAh cell, and should ship running Android 8.0 Oreo.
A curved design would certainly put the Xperia XZ Pro in a position to rival Samsung’s forthcoming flagship Galaxy S9 – but nothing’s set in stone.
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