Is Sony Xperia Z Getting Qualcomm Update or Is It Honami?


Qualcomm chip has been occupying quite number headlines these days. First it announced its ties with LG and few days back it was also rumored to come integrated with Sony's much rumored Xperia Z Ultra phablet with expected 6.44 inch display size. But this one seems much more than a mere excitement because the same qualcomm snapdragon 800 is now said to be coming inside Sony's popular flagship Xperia Z that sports a standard 5 inch display.


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Is Sony Xperia Z Getting Qualcomm Update or Is It Honami?

Latest update of the Sony Xperia Z actually came from the Twitter post that was posted by Eldar Murtazin where he said "Trying updated version of xperia z with snapdragon 800. Its really fast :)". Russian Twitter user Eldar Murtazin further in his tweet said "proto had lcd3 screen like htc one. But I dont believe that sony save it to commercial model" but later added one more post saying that it could have a worse screen. However, as of now there is no confirmations or hints from Sony and the regarding, whether Xperia Z will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chip also remains a vague possibility.

To remind the readers, the existing Xperia Z model which was announced at CES 2013 and released on February 9, comes with the 5-inch display with 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution and Sony Bravia Engine 2 technology and a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor.

This is not the end of the Sony story, but there has been a couple of more rumors regarding the brand as it is also said that codenamed "Honami" with 5 inch display is also work in progress for Sony and it is likely to come soon (at least as in a leak). The "Honami" is also rumored to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC as well. Thus there could be a possibility about Eldar using Honami instead of Xperia Z and doth are rumored to to have a 5 inch display.


However, leaving the rumors aside Sony has also scheduled a few new media event on June 25 in Munich and on July 4 in Paris, where it is reported to unveil the massive 6.44-inch Xperia Z Ultra (ZU/Togari) smartphone. Thus, Togari can be expected to come sooner in the market. But Xperia Z with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 and Honami has just been in the rumors and so far no mentions have been made by Sony regarding the two devices.

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