Sony might reveal five new Xperia smartphones at MWC 2017

Leak reports suggest Sony to will unveil five new smartphones at MWC 2017 next month.

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    • Sony tipped to unveil five new smartphones at MWC 2017.
    • The smartphone is expected to feature the latest Snapdragon 835 SoC.
    • The smartphone with codename ‘Yoshino’ tipped to sport 5.5-inch 4K display.

Sony has sent out invites for its press event at Mobile World Congress 2017 which will be held in Barcelona. The Japanese tech company will host an event on February 27 and is expected to announce new devices in the Xperia line up.

Although an earlier leak on Xperia Blog suggested the company might reveal two smartphones at MWC 2017, new leaks suggest that Sony is allegedly planning to announce five instead of two new smartphones.

The leak report comes from reveals alleged Xperia smartphones with codename ‘Yoshino’, ‘BlancBright’, ‘Keyaki’, ‘Hinoki’ and ‘Mineo’.

The smartphone with the codename ‘Yoshino’ is claimed to feature 4K 5.5-inch display and Snapdragon 835 processor. The phone will be powered with Snapdragon 835 chispet and will come with 4GB RAM of 6GB RAM. The device will sport Sony IMX400 sensor.

The second smartphone ‘BlancBright’ is expected to feature either a Snapdragon 835 processor or 835 processor. Apparently, the phone will sport a 5.5-inch WQHD display & feature a Sony IMX400 camera sensor and 4GB RAM.

‘Keyaki’ the third smartphone, on the other hand, is tipped to come with a small screen size variant. The phone is suggested to feature a 5.2-inch full HD display. It will likely be powered by MediaTek Helio P20 processor. The phone will pack 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. In terms of imaging, Keyaki is expected to come with a 23-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel front camera.

‘Hinoki’, the 5-inch smartphone will reportedly carry the same processor like the ‘Keyaki’ phone. The phone is suggested to feature 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt memory. The report, however, did not cite any hardware specifications on the phone with the codename ‘Mineo’ except for its price tag which is suggested to carry a cost of around $350.

The leak report gives exciting insight to the specifications of the alleged Xperia smartphones. However, we would take this leak with a pinch of salt given that Sony has not made any official statement on the number of the smartphones it plans to launch at its press event in MWC 2017.