There has been rumours of Sony working on a mini version of the Xperia Z1 (Honami) for a while now. The idea being it would share the same design language but be pared down in size, without limiting the specs too much. Well IFA has come and gone, with no announcement other than the Xperia Z1, but that doesn’t mean Sony does not still have this in the pipeline.
A purported picture of the Honami mini has surfaced showing the purple version of the handset against two Sony Xperia Z1’s (black and purple ). According to a report on Digi-wo, the handset is meant to have a 4.3-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 800 chipset, 2GB RAM, 8GB internal storage and the same camera as found in the Xperia Z1 i.e. 20.7MP CMOS with G Lens. The phone will be released at CES 2014 says the source. A picture can be easily be faked, so tread with caution, but the concept of a mini Honami wouldn’t surprise us from Sony, as long it didn’t cannibalise the Z1.
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