Replace: Sony did not launch a brand new flagship pill in 2016, however with MWC 2017 on the way in which we may quickly see one.
Sony launched the Xperia Z5 on the tail finish of 2015, however its final slate was the Xperia Z4 Tablet a complete era earlier, and extra lately Sony has proven little curiosity in both tablets or the Xperia Z vary, with the likes of the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact launching as an alternative.
So we have been due a brand new slate for fairly a while.
The Sony Xperia Z4 Pill was an amazing try, topping our list of the best Android slates for a time. However there’s loads that Sony can do higher, particularly with a lot time having handed, so we have made a verify checklist of what we would prefer to see to assist them out.
However first we have collected what few rumors there are in regards to the launch date, specs and options of the following Sony Pill – which current rumors counsel may very well be known as the Xperia Z5 Pill, if it ever launches.
Minimize to the chase
- What’s it? Sony’s subsequent flagship pill
- When is it out? Perhaps someday in 2018 if it hasn’t been cancelled
- What is going to it price? Possible round $700/£600/AU$1000
Sony Xperia Z6 Pill launch date
There’s little signal of the Sony Xperia Z6 Pill (or no matter it finally ends up being known as), aside from mentions of two tablets present in an official Sony APK from earlier in 2018.
So it is potential that we would see them this 12 months, presumably at IFA 2018, which takes place from August 31 – September 5.
However the latest information is that resulting from disappointing gross sales of the XZ2 smartphone vary Sony has apparently decided to cancel them, so we would not get a brand new Sony slate in any respect.
Sony Xperia Z6 Pill specs and rumors
Not a lot is thought in regards to the Xperia Z6 Pill. The Xperia Z4 Pill was packed filled with high-end specs for the time however the rumors have been few and much between right here.
If it launches quickly it could borrow some specs from the Xperia XZ, which has a quad-core Snapdragon 820 chipset and 3GB of RAM. Then once more, it is completely potential that the Z6 Pill will use one thing even newer, such because the Snapdragon 835 chip.
It is prone to have a 10.1-inch display although, as earlier tablets within the vary have been that measurement. The decision might not change both, as at 2560 x 1600 the Xperia Z4 Pill is already increased decision than most slates.
There’s additionally a good likelihood that it’s going to function a design impressed by Sony’s newest flagship telephones, together with a metallic again, water resistance and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Sony is prone to make a keyboard for its subsequent slate as nicely, since not solely does the Xperia Z4 Pill have one, however Apple’s additionally providing them with its newest slates just like the iPad Pro.
Sony Xperia Z6 Pill value
Android tablets aren’t all the time costly, however when Sony makes one it normally is available in on the increased finish of the market.
We would anticipate a high-end product from Sony for the Xperia Z6 Pill, so it is prone to have an costly price ticket hooked up, presumably coming in at round $700/£600/AU$1000.