Sony has been able to define itself as one of the premium smartphone manufacturers around the globe. Their smartphone boast excellent craftsmanship and offer power-packed performance. There have been ongoing rumours regarding the new smartphones that shall be launched by Sony. The Sony Xperia XR is much talked about in the smartphone fraternity, and there has been a lot of rumour regarding this phone. However, reports about its specifications are getting concrete, and one can easily picture now, as to how the smartphone shall turn out to be. So, let’s see in depth as to how this smartphone might turn out to be in real life.
According to the online reports, the Sony Xperia XR would feature with a full metal unibody. It is also believed that glass would be used in the front and back of the phone. If we go according to the leaked images of the Sony Xperia XR, the smartphone looks stylish and has a premium appearance. It is also expected that the phone would have a very less screen-to-body ratio. The external dimensions of the phone are expected to be 146.4 x 71.9 x 8.1mm. Following the same trend as the other X-series smartphones from Sony, this smartphone too shall have a power button on one of the sides of the phone that will also act as a fingerprint scanner. It is rumoured that the phone would feature a 5.1-inch full-HD display that would provide a screen resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. According to few reports online, the phone shall have various optimisations provided by Sony to balance the contrast and brightness of the phone which would help in vibrant colour reproduction.
The phone is expected to feature a quad-core processor that would be backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. If the specifications turn out to be exactly similar, then one can easily expect a power packed performance from the phone. The processor would be able to play heavy games and videos without any problem. It is believed that the phone shall be shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Sony's custom theme would run the Android OS. Talking about the UI, it's believed that the lock screen shall be customised with big fonts and would feature with variable colours. According to the online reports, the phone shall feature with 3GB of RAM, which according to us is excellent. The internal storage of the phone is expected to be 32GB, and the internal storage can be expanded up to 200GB using the microSD card slot provided in the phone. The phone is expected to allow single SIM support and shall enable 4G connectivity.
The most talked about feature of this phone is the camera, as it is believed that the phone shall boast stunning cameras. According to online specs, the Sony Xperia XR shall sport a 21-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 13-megapixel front camera. The primary camera shall be supported by autofocus and dual-LED flashlight. HD Video recording could be done by the camera with up to 4K resolution. Shooting Modes include Continuous Shooting and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). The Camera Features include Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection and Touch to focus. Sony has the longstanding tradition of providing exceptional cameras in its smartphones, and we hope that this smartphone would work exceptionally well too. Loudspeaker shall be provided in the phone and so would be a 3.5mm audio jack with active noise cancellation and dedicated mic would be provided in the phone.
It is believed that Sony Xperia XR shall have a battery capacity of 2,800 mAh. According to the online reports, the battery can work through a complete day with moderate usage. Sony has provided a lot of power-saving features in the phone that is expected to extend the battery life of the phone by switching off additional background functions. Connectivity options shall include Wi-Fi a/b/g/nac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with GLONASS and NFC. The device shall use a USB Type-C port for transferring files and charging.