Sony is rumored to take to this year’s IFA platform with the intention of introducing its Xperia line-up of smartphones. The list includes Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and Xperia X1. The Xperia XZ1 will serve as Sony’s flagship offering. IFA, 2017 is going to take place on 31st August in Berlin.

XZ1 spotted online

As reported by Gadgets Now, the Sony flagship was recently spotted on benchmarking website, Geek Bench. The listing provided on the website revealed significant details regarding the Xperia XZ1. The device can be seen as carrying the “Sony G8541” model number. It has also been revealed that the firm might introduce two variants of this smartphone.

One will fall in the high-end category, while the other will be a considerably lower version. According to BGR, citing information offered through an unidentified leak, Sony is planning on introducing additional color options with its flagship offering. The leaked images revealed that the Xperia XZ1 would feature volume rocker buttons on its right-hand side.

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A dedicated camera button for that triggers pictures for both front and rear cameras are seen on the left-hand side. This is further accompanied by the power button as well. The fingerprint scanner is situated on the front panel, under the physical home button. Sony hasn’t ridden its smartphone of the 3.5mm headphone jack. On the basis of previous leaks pointed by Pocket-Lint, the Xperia XZ1 will sport a 5.2-inch full HD display with 1080 pixels.

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The display is further protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5. The handset is going to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Users will also be provided with a microSD card-slot option, to expand its memory up to 256GB ROM. It is also being suggested by Gadgetox that the Sony Xperia XZ1 will run Android Oreo out-of-the-box. There is no word on the pricing bit as of yet.

Several key details regarding Sony’s XZ1 Compact had also recently surfaced online. Prominent leaker, Roland Quandt took to Twitter to post details about the handset. He suggested that the smartphone will be made available in four color variants including Pink, Silver, Blue and Black. The same color variants will also be introduced with Sony XZ1 flagship as well. The company is further rumored to settle with minimal bezels this time around.