Xperiablog initially published the official press release for the Xperia Z1 that revealed all the details related to the device except the price. However, the site has now taken down the press papers at Sony's request. The leaked press release confirms that the Xperia Z1 is indeed the official name for the phone that was referred to as Honami.
The leaked press release reveals the specifications of the Xperia Z1 that include a 5-inch TFT display with 1080x1980 pixels resolution. Much like the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, the Xperia Z1 would also feature a TRILUMINOS display and X-Reality for mobile. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 processor clocked at 2.2GHz with Adreno 330 graphics. It will also include 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage, a microSD memory card slot and a 3000mAh battery capacity. The Sony Xperia Z1 will run Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
The press release also notes that the device comes with Sony's G Lens and BIONZ for mobile image processing engine. It also includes apps like Info-eye (visual search), AR effect, Timeshift burst and Social live.
It will ship in three colours Black, Purple and White. The press release also notes that the handset will go on sale globally in September.
Earlier, Sony Xperia Z1's press renders leaked ahead of its official launch.