Sony Xperia 1 V may not become official at the MWC event in Barcelona. However, Sony is indeed working on a flagship that is going to go head-to-head with the Samsung Galaxy S23 series. How do we know so?
Well, live images of the device have just leaked. And from this first look, it seems that the Xperia 1 V might actually be the hottest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 device. Yes, it can definitely steal the crown from Samsung!
Your First Look at the Sony Xperia 1 V
Although the leaked image of the device does not give much information, it lets us know what to expect from the camera department. From the leaked image of the Xperia 1 V, it looks like Sony has ditched the RGB IR sensor and ToF camera. That makes the new device being left with three big sensors.
Now, in comparison, the Sony Xperia 1 V sensors look larger than the ones found in the 1 IV. If you want to know what these sensors might be, the lower one is definitely a periscope camera. And the middle one is looking to be the primary sensor, while the topmost is likely to be a wide-angle lens.
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Compared to the 1 IV, the Xperia 1 V has an LED flash in a different location. While the 1 IV had it outside of the camera island, the 1 V integrated it into the camera island.
Moreover, according to the Chinese leakster, the Sony Xperia 1 V will pack Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, which is a given for a flagship this year. Interestingly, the leakster claims that it will be the thinnest device with that SoC. That means Sony has packed a unique cooling solution into the device.
Nonetheless, even if the phone does not get announced at the MWC event, we expect more leaks to pop out soon. So, stay tuned.