Sony is working on a new Sony Xperia Compact smartphone in the industry. We know that the smartphone industry is slowly shifting its focus towards compact devices. However, leaks on these new smartphones are now online.
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Earlier, the Xperia Compact line of phones scrapped a couple of years ago. Whereas, new reports claim that the company will launch the new Xperia Compact series in 2021.
Known tipster OnLeaks tipped the specifications of the upcoming new Sony Xperia Compact smartphone via Voice. According to the leak, it will measure around 140×68.9×8.9mm. Moreover, it can also feature a 5.5-inch display, as per a tipster. The phone is tipping to sport a dual rear camera setup with a 13-MP primary camera. It is said to have an 8-MP camera on the front, housing in a waterdrop-style notch.
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The flat display of the new Sony Xperia Compact is surrounded by thick bezels, as per the renders. The rumored Android smartphone from Sony phone appears to be a little boxy. Moreover, it can also have a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top of the phone, which will likely come as a relief for users of wired headphones. On the left side, the phone seems to have a volume rocker, a camera button, and a power button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor. Sony Xperia Compact also appears to have a USB Type-C port at the bottom.
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Additionally, it can also compete with the iPhone 12 mini, the latest compact phone from Apple featuring a 5.4-inch display. However, the new Sony Xperia Compact smartphone can price much lower than the iPhone 12 mini.
Japanese blog AndroidNext from two months ago said that Sony will release a 5.5-inch compact Xperia smartphone in the first half of 2021. It can also come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 775 SoC. The report had speculated on Xperia 1 III Compact or Xperia 5 II Compact as the names. The rest of the specifications and a launch date for the new Compact model are not out yet.