Sony Mobiles is extremely curious about each and every smartphone that's introduced in the Xperia lineup, flagship phones are taken extreme care. Now that Xperia Z5, Z5 Premium and Z5 Compact were unveiled in the month of September, it isn't too early to start discussion on upcoming Xperia Z6 Series.
Xperia Z6 Series
The Japan based smartphone giant is working on Xperia Z6 and last time it was reported that it will be launched at Mobile World Congress 2016 at Spain. Along with Xperia Z6 we might see Xperia Z6 Compact, Xperia Z6 Premium too joining the big launch party.
Xperia Z6 Compact Specs
The current Xperia Z5 Compact sports 4.7 inch display, 23 mega pixel camera and Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. So moving on from here, the Xperia Z5 Compact successor will be equipped with atleast 4.7 inch or 4.8 inch display with full HD or Quad HD resolution.
In terms of processor it will be powered with 8 core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset which contains four custom cores named kryo. Build on 14nm process, kryo cores will be clocked at 2.2 Ghz. The Snapdragon 820 also comes with Adreno 530 GPU which is 40% efficient than its predecessors.
In terms of camera, since predecessor sports 23 MP camera, we might see Sony adopting 25 MP or go with the same 23 mega pixel. Dual LED flash will also be present on the rear side of Z5 Compact. For selfies we have the 8 mega pixel front facing snapper with LED flash. The rear camera will be capable to record 4K videos along with autofocus, HDR, optical image stabilization for much better photography than Xperia Z6.
The internal memory on the device will be 32 GB or 64 GB with a micro SD card slot supporting 200 GB. Among the other features we USB Type-C support with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
Xperia Z6 Compact Release Date
Sony Mobiles has always followed a pattern to launch a new flagship within 9 months. By the time we are in February at Mobile World Congress [MWC 2016], we will be already through the sixth month of Xperia Z6 Series. So the launch of Xperia Z6 Premium, Xperia Z6 Compact and Xperia Z5 will happen in February third week. Moreover Sony has very well utilized the Mobile World Congress - since 2012 they have a new flagship phone at the mobile industry's biggest event. That's about the launch, the availability should be in April 2016.
XPeria Z6 Compact Price
The Xperia Z6 Compact will be priced nothing less than $600 or 550 Euros or Rs 33,000 estimated. Apart from unlocked smartphone availability, it will be available via various mobile operator in Canada, Australia, European countries, Australia, Mexico, Asian countries but first launch will definitely happen in Japan.