The Sony Xperia Z1s, previously rumoured to be an international variant
of Xperia Z1 f, has now
been unofficially 'confirmed' by Sony, thanks to an accidental listing.
official site listing, which has since been pulled down, featured the
yet-to-be-announced Xperia Z1s with an image and was accompanied by a
tagline that said, "The best of Sony for the best of you." However,
Xperia Blog claims that the listing's link led to nowhere and was taken down
Unfortunately, there is no official word from Sony on
the listing. Also, nothing much can be concluded on the overall design
from the thumb image of the Sony Xperia Z1s.
Sony launched the
Xperia Z1 f a mini-variant of the flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z1, in October under
Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo's winter smartphone line-up. The smartphone
is expected to be released in late December 2013.
The Sony Xperia
Z1 f (SO-02F) features a 4.3-inch TRILUMINOS HD (720x1280) display with
X-Reality for Mobiles. It is powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm
MSM8974 processor along with 2GB of RAM, much like its elder sibling.
The Xperia Z1 f runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box and is
manufactured by a single aluminium frame with tampered glass on back and
front panel. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage which is further
expandable up to 64GB with the help of microSD card.
of the Xperia Z1 f is again the 20.7-megapixel Exmor RS sensor
alongside BIONZ image processor engine and pulsed LED flash, as seen in
Xperia Z1. It also includes a 2.2-megapixel front-facing camera.
Connectivity options on the device include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/
GLONASS and NFC. The Xperia Z1 f packs a 2300mAh battery with STAMINA
mode and is waterproof and dust-proof smartphone, like other high-end