Sony might announce five Xperia smartphones at MWC 2017


Sony is expected to unveil five Xperia smartphones at the upcoming MWC 2017 in Barcelona next month. The company is said to announce – Yoshino, BlancBright, Keyaki, Hinoki and Mineo smartphones at the event, according to a report from

Yoshino is expected to be the flagship device that will feature a 4K (3840 x 2160 display), Snapdragon 835 processor, 4/6GB RAM and a Sony IMX 400 camera sensor. Next up, Sony BlancBright is likely to have a QHD resolution 5.5-inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 processor or the Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM and the same IMX400 camera sensor. The Keyak is tipped to sport a full HD 1920 x 1080 display, MediaTek Helio P20 processor with 4GB RAM, 64GB of internal storage, 23-megapixel rear-camera and 16MP front-facing camera.

Codenamed Hinoki, this one is expected to sport a 5-inch 720 x 1280 screen, a Helio P20 chipset, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing one. Sony Mineo will be the lowest end device that is expected to be priced at around $350 and have inferior specifications vis-a-vis others in the lineup.

Sony has scheduled an event on February 27 at MWC 2017.


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