+ Friday October 18th, 2019

While Sony has spent much of CES announcing … consumer electronics … the mobile arm of the business is hard at work preparing for two new smartphones to announce at Mobile World Congress, if the latest leak is to be believed.

From what we understand, the two phones will be a revamped Xperia XZ (yes, that soon) and a New Xperia X (shown above). Of course, neither name is final, and everything is subject to change or might not eventuate, but these at least sound good.

The detailed leaked are so shaky (and blurry) at this stage that sharing them wouldn’t really tell you much more than this, but in typical Sony style, we’re expecting two very slim, well designed smartphones with very thin bezels.

Hopefully, at least in the case of the New Xperia XZ, we can see the problems with the first generation device addressed, in the form of better battery life, better camera performance, and more up-to-date hardware. As for what a New Xperia X might offer, it’s anyone’s guess, but we remain hopeful it’ll be something with a bit of wow.

Source: Slashleaks.

Chris Rowland   Managing Editor

Chris Rowland

Chris has been at the forefront of smartphone reporting in Australia since smartphones were a thing, and has used mobile phones since they came with giant lead-acid batteries that were "transportable" and were carried in a shoulder bag.

Today, Chris publishes one of Australia's most popular technology websites, Ausdroid. His interests include mobile (of course), as well as connected technology and how it can make all our lives easier.

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that bezel on the new xperia X looks tempting to get back into the Sony game… lets see how it goes.

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