Sony Xperia Z6: Specs, Release Date And Price [Rumor Roundup]

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It has not been long since Sony released its flagship smartphone - the Xperia Z5, but there are already talks about Sony next big project - Xperia Z6.

Considering Sony's 6 month release cycle, it is not surprising that the Xperia Z6 is the early development stage. Several reports claims that Sony might announce the Xperia Z6 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, which is scheduled to commence on February 22 until February 25.

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If rumors are true, the Xperia Z6 will make an early appearance. However, a report from PC Advisor says that Sony to release its next-flagship smartphone sometime in the second half of 2016, instead of early next year.

"We always work very hands-on with the future," adding "We are already working on 2016 second half, 17 and 18," Rikke Gertsen Constein, Sony's Art Director said as posted on PC Advisor.

Here are all the rumors and the leaks of Sony's upcoming Xperia Z6 smartphone. Have a look at the slider below.

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Release Date

Sony Xperia Z6

Earlier rumors claimed that Sony to release its next flagship smartphone in the early 2016 at the MWC. However, latest information claims that Sony might release the smartphone in the second half of the next year, at the IFA that is scheduled on September 2016.


Sony Xperia Z6

There is no report whether Sony will come up with a bigger and wider display for the Xperia Z6. However, there are possibility of having Triluminostm display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The current flagship Xperia Z5 comes in three different models, the Premium model features a 4K resolution display.


Sony Xperia Z6

It is no longer a secret that the next year's most high-end Android smartphone will come with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 820 chipset inside. It is same in the case of Xperia Z6. The smartphone is anticipated to be powered by Xperia Z6.


Sony Xperia Z6

The current flagship Xperia Z5 is packed with 3GB of RAM, well it is expected that the upcoming flagship will have 3GB or 4GB of RAM.


Sony Xperia Z6

It is rumored that Xperia Z6 will come in two storage models including 16GB and 32GB and there will also be an option to expand memory up to 200GB, similar to the current flagship.


Sony Xperia Z6

It is rumored that the Xperia Z6 will feature a more improved camera. Sony has revamped the Xperia Z5 camera with all-new 23 megapixel Exmor RS sensor featuring a fast f.20 lens. The smartphone camera is designed with Sony's interchangeable lens camera with Alpha technology, that supports fastest autofocus.

Operating System

Sony Xperia Z6

On the software front, the Xperia Z6 will probably run Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

USB Type-C

Sony Xperia Z6

The USB Type-C is pretty much acceptable for the upcoming Xperia Z6 smartphone. As many smartphones are now shipping with the reversible USB Type-C standard.

Battery and Wireless Charging

Sony Xperia Z6

Sony prides itself on long lasting battery life but we'd like to see the addition of wireless charging.


Sony Xperia Z6

Currently, there is no rumors about the price of the Xperia Z6. Considering the high-end feature the smartphone is expected to be priced around Rs. 60,000.

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