Sony is all set to unveil three smartphones on August 31 at the IFA 2017 tech show in Berlin. As the launch is approaching close, there are several leaks that are emerging online regarding the devices.
Well, Sony is likely to launch three smartphones - Sony Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact and Xperia X1 at the event. The Xperia XZ1 is the high-end variant and the flagship model of Sony and is said to arrive with the model number Sony G8541. Now, a GFXBench benchmark listing has revealed more details about the Sony Xperia XZ1 besides the renders those were already leaked.
Going by the benchmark listing spotted by The Android Soul, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is all set to run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Apart from the OS, the benchmark listing also reveals that the device will arrive with 2.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm processor that could probably be the Snapdragon 835 SoC. The processor is likely to be teamed up with 4GB RAM and 128GB default storage space.
Though the GFXBench listing tips at these specifications, there is concrete evidence that it is the Xperia XZ1 that has been spotted on the benchmark database. There are possibilities for the device could be either the Xperia XZ1 Ultra or the Xperia XZ1 Compact as well. However, one thing that we are clear about is all these three smartphones ship with Android 8.0 Oreo.
Android Oreo was officially released in the last week. The update is available for the Google Pixel and the Nexus smartphones for now. The Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 tipped to be launched later this year would be the first ones to ship with the Android 8.0 Oreo software pre-installed in them.
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The Android Oreo is the latest iteration of the mobile OS and it brings several new features such as Picture-In-Picture mode, revamped settings, snooze notifications, etc.