Sony Plans To Launch 6-inch Smartphone To Crush iPhone 6 Plus

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The Xperia Z4 isn't out yet, but the company is already working on a premium handset that could be unveiled this year, says a new report. A sketchy rumor from DigiTimes claims that Sony is currently working on a large screen sized handset.

Sony Plans To Launch 6-inch Smartphone To Crush iPhone 6 Plus

While many Sony fans are expecting to see a sequel to the original Xperia Z Ultra - the new report says the purported phone will sport a 6-inch screen size.

Rumors about the possible successor of Sony Xperia Z Ultra have been making waves online and speculation points to it having Snapdragon 810 hardware and a QHD ( 2K resolution) display.

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In 2013, Sony released the Xperia Z Ultra, and a device that quickly emerged as one of the top smartphones on the market thanks to a beautiful 6-inch Full HD display, a Snapdragon 800 processor and a great battery life.

Unfortunately, it didn't get the recognition that it truly deserved.

Sony Plans To Launch 6-inch Smartphone To Crush iPhone 6 Plus

Little is known about the successor to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. So far, it is known that the device might feature a 6-inch QHD ( 2K resolution ) display, a Snapdragon 810 processor, 3GB of RAM, a 20-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED Flash, Android 5.0 Lollipop and a large battery.

Sony faces still competition from Samsung and Apple in the premium segment, and also from Chinese handset makers, which have been doing really well in emerging markets.

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Sony's Xperia smartphones have been well-received by the mainstream critics and yet sales are not matching expectations.

Sony Plans To Launch 6-inch Smartphone To Crush iPhone 6 Plus

With the Xperia Z4 expected to launch in the second half of this year, Sony needs to come up with a crazy device in the coming days to stay relevant in the premium smartphone category.

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