Unannounced Sony Xperia smartphone receives FCC certification

By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : December 26, 2018 4:03 pm

This smartphone could be the alleged Xperia XZ2 Compact.

Seems like Sony is getting ready for the launch of its new Xperia smartphone soon in the United States. As per the reports, the Sony device with model number PY7-24118Q has got the all necessary approval from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in the US.

The FCC document, however, does not reveal anything much about the device apart from that the Sony Xperia phone will have a 5-inch display with dimensions of 135 x 65mm. As per reports, this smartphone could be the alleged Xperia XZ2 Compact.


As per rumours, the Xperia XZ2 Compact is said to feature 5 inches display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It will be powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset with 4 GB of RAM and internal storage of 64 GB. For the camera, the smartphone is likely to feature a 19-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel selfie snapper. It is likely to house a 3,000mAh battery. The pricing is said to be 4,999 Yuan which is approximately Rs 50,562.




Meanwhile, Sony is all set to hold its launch event at the upcoming Mobile World Congress event to be held in Barcelona next month. The company has scheduled its launch event at MWC on February 26th and it will start at 8.30am CET (1 PM IST).

Sony has however not revealed any of the smartphone names which the company will be unveiling at the MWC event. However, a recent report has already hinted that the brand might be announcing the Xperia XZ Pro flagship smartphone with Snapdragon 845 chipset at the event.

Recently, schematics of alleged Xperia XZ Pro surfaced online which revealed both the front and back panels of the device.

As per earlier reports, the upcoming Sony Xperia XZ Pro will be featuring a dual camera setup of an 18-megapixel sensor with a pixel size of 1.33μm and a 12-megapixel sensor with a pixel size of 1.38μm. For the front, the device will feature a 13-megapixel camera for selfies and video chats.

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The Sony Xperia XZ Pro will be featuring a 5.7-inch OLED display that will deliver 4K resolution. It will be powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with 6 GB of RAM. It will be featuring an internal storage of 128 GB with an option to expand vis micro-sd card slot. The flagship phone will also feature IP68 certification. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and backed up by 3,420mAh battery. The Xperia XZ Pro is said to be available in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants.

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