Sony has revealed that it will be announcing a new Xperia device on September 1 in a livestream via its official YouTube page. The nature of the device is still unclear; However, it could be the Xperia 5 IV smartphone. The handset was reportedly spotted on the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification database. Rumors have suggested that the Xperia 5 IV may be equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and may offer camera specifications similar to its predecessor, the Xperia 5 III.
Sony has teamed up with musician Cat Burns to record its latest music video on this new Xperia device. event will happen live stream September 1 at 4 PM JST / 12:30 PM IST on the official Sony Xperia YouTube channel. The company has remained silent about any specifications regarding this upcoming Xperia device.
This new Xperia product could be the Xperia 5 IV which has reportedly surfaced on the FCC certification database. The smartphone is said to have a height of 155.74 mm and a width of 67.1 mm, while the diagonal length could be 153.5 mm. These measurements suggest that the smartphone could sport a 6.04-inch display.
In addition, the Sony Xperia 5 IV is expected to support NFC and Wi-Fi 6 wireless connectivity. It may also come with wireless charging support. The handset is tipped to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. It is expected that it will offer the same camera setup as its predecessor, the Xperia 5 III.
Sony Xperia 5 III was launched in April last year. It features a 6.1-inch HDR OLED CinemaWide display with full-HD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. It packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage. The smartphone packs a 12-megapixel triple rear camera setup and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. It comes with a 4,500mAh battery with Xperia Adaptive Charging support.