alleged successor to the Xperia Z1, thought to be codenamed Sony D6503
'Sirius' and expected to be released as the Sony Xperia Z2, is once
again doing rounds of the internet, with new reports detailing its
The rumoured Sony D6503 'Sirius', which has in
the past been expected to have the same 20.7-megapixel camera as the
Xperia Z1, in its recent leak of screenshots of the camera settings,
shows off the ability to record 1080p video at 60 frames per second. If
true, it will be more than twice as fast as Xperia Z1, which has the
usual 30fps recording mode.
With the Xperia Z1, users could click
20-megapixels images only in the 4:3 aspect ratio. Users could click
widescreen 16:9 images only at a 8-megapixels resolution. With the
latest report however, it seems evident that the settings
shown on the Sony D6503 "Sirius" suggest that one can also get the same
16:9 aspect shot with 15.5-megapixels.
Last month, XDA developer's
forum member has posted a bunch of alleged live images of the rumoured
Xperia D6503 'Sirius'. The same XDA developer also published leaked UI
screenshots of the Xperia D6503, which showed the alleged Sony device
running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Later a report in January pointed
the numerous Xperia UI changes, are expected to be skinned on top of
Android 4.4 KitKat when the device ships. The other purported
screenshots also detailed the new features. Some of the features said to
be included are 4K recording, Timeshift video, smart backlight control,
the presence of two home launchers, USB DAC audio support, and more.
revealed specifications of the alleged Sony Xperia D6503 'Sirius' so
far includes a quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974-AB) chipset clocked at
2.3GHz with Adreno 330 GPU; 3GB of RAM; 5.2-inch full-HD display; and a
20.7-megapixel rear camera with a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera.