Sony will launch a new platinum model of its new flagship phone, the Xperia X, in the United States, and it will be priced around $600 cheaper than the Xperia Z, the company said.
The new Xperia X will include a 5.5-inch 720p display, a Snapdragon 808 processor, a 3,000mAh battery, and 4GB of RAM.
The company is promising a 4K display with a “wide” aspect ratio of 144.5 x 73.5 pixels, though Sony is not promising a 1080p display.
Sony’s new model will be available for preorder starting August 9th in the US.
You can read more about the new model here.
In Japan, the new Xperia Z will be announced at the end of August.
The phone is expected to come with a Snapdragon 810 chipset, 16GB of storage, and 32GB of memory.
It will have a 5-inch display, 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, and 64GB of onboard storage.
The new Xperia line will be the company’s first phone with a 6-inch 1080p panel.
Sony is not the only manufacturer planning to introduce new models with bigger displays in the coming months.
LG is launching a 6.4-inch curved display on its new G4 smartphone and Samsung is planning to launch a 5K curved display in a couple of weeks.