The next flagship device from Sony is expected to compete with top of the line products, and is expected to be unveiled during CES 2013.
After launching a range of mid range smartphones, Sony is now aiming high and is working on a top end smartphone that would give a tough competition to the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S III, according to a report.
"In the near future, we'll finish a flagship model, which will be able to compete with Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S III," said Dennis van Schie, vice president, head of sales and marketing for Sony Mobile Communications to the Financial Times Deutschland.
But that's not all as another spokesperson of Sony has also suggested that this flagship model would be available on display at Consumer Electronic Show which is to be held in Las Vegas and at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, both of which are going to take place next year.
Few days ago, reports also mentioned that Sony has readied a smartphone called Xperia Yuga with a powerful features like a Qualcomm Quad core Krait CPU, full HD 1080p display and a 13 megapixel camera for best in line imagery as well.
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Sony had announced its X series smartphones - Xperia X and Xperia XA earlier this month.
The Xperia E5 will be available towards the end of June this year and will roll out in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America first.
The Xperia E5 smartphone is expected to be unveiled next week.
The pre-registration starts from May 20, 2016 from 1200 hours at Sony mobile website.
The smartphone comes in three different colours- Graphite Black, Lime Gold, and White.
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Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Pink has a 5.5 inch 4K Triluminos Display.