Sony Xperia 1 Evan Blass
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Technology leaker Evan Blass has just posted a photo of the Sony Xperia 1 (XZ4) ahead of Mobile World Congress 2019 next week on Twitter. This is the first time we get to see the handset in purple, complete with a power button, fingerprint scanner, volume rocker, and a shutter release. It’s speculated to be powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855 chipset, and feature 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, along with a 4,400mAh capacity battery. Read more for a video and additional information.



“Sony’s device naming scheme for Xperia phones has been confusing for years. The ‘XZ’ line of phones serve as the company’s mainstream devices, with the ‘XZ Premium’ phones being ultra-flagships. On top of that, there are budget devices under several monikers, like the L2, R1, and XA2. It looks like Sony might be switching up its naming scheme, The device was previously expected to be called the Xperia XZ4, so this could be the start of Sony introducing a simpler naming convention,” reports Android Police.