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Sony Xperia Honami Mini photo sizes it up against BlackBerry Q10

25 August, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Sony Xperia Honami Mini photo sizes it up against BlackBerry Q10 - read the full textWe’ve had a good look at the big Sony Xperia Z1 / Honami, how about a blurry look of the rumored Honami Mini next? A post from a newly registered XDA-Developers user Xleaky shows a compact Sony phone next to a BlackBerry Q10. The post reads: “You didn't see this from me... but 4th of Sep is...

 

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> In reply to lalala @ 2013-08-25 22:43 from JYGZ - click to readThe mini version of a 5" phone is 4.3". Their 0.7" difference is fair enough as in the past, the size difference between the Nokia N97-N97 mini was only 0.3".

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  • 2013-08-26 01:37
  • QGm1

This might very well be my first Android phone if true.

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  • 2013-08-26 00:22
  • HDR7

we like companies to fool us with supposedly secret/spy photos/videos. usually companies create-publish these images. people nowadays pay more attention to a spy photo-video than a good-expensive advertisement. a cheap method with good results. funny huh?

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  • 2013-08-25 22:59
  • a0tZ

wtf? 4.3 or 4 - its mini? 3.7 or less is mini.
and you all say 4 inch display is too small.. LOL
I dont want to live on this planet anymore.
not a long time ago people called 4 inch display a giant smartphone.

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  • 2013-08-25 22:43
  • JYGZ

this is my new phone, for sure.

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  • 2013-08-25 22:21
  • Jyki

I bealive front camera it a minimal 2-MP 60-fps

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  • 2013-08-25 21:59
  • 3bmb

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-08-25 21:24 from m86k - click to readBut this one is considerably wider than Ray, check the specs. Also the Xperia U its 3.5 inch FWVGA display is not nearly as wide as this one. GA is just trying to use the rumored Ray 3 codename in the article and fail to mention the device width.

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  • 2013-08-25 21:41
  • Kg%s

Its clearly much wider then Xperia Ray, theres lots of space for a bigger display, and the reason its a tad shorter than Ray is simply the bottom bezel space saving because of onscreen buttons.

Its too small to pack such a battery without getting fat, more likely looking at a maximum of 2000 mah.

Its ok with me if its 4 inch, the important thing is 720p. At that size and resolution it will be visibly clearer than a 4.3 inch HD displays.

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  • 2013-08-25 21:28
  • Kg%s

The device will be too small if such resolutions and such sizes.

I had a Xperia Ray, it was way too small to use it efficiently, even for sms you had to use a swype keyboard and preferably in landscape mode.

It was okay for taking/viewing pictures and making calls though.

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  • 2013-08-25 21:24
  • m86k

against the 5'' xperia honami the honami mini wouldn't be called mini ... extra mini !!!!! i hope we will see it in september ...

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  • 2013-08-25 20:59
  • 3AfA

Xperia phones tend to have bug issues. I still doubt to buy one.

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  • 2013-08-25 20:30
  • y$61

I don't think this is the Honami Mini. Sony would not have decreased the size that dramatically as even the iPhone 5 towers over this phone. It would have to be sub 4". I think this might be a budget phone but definitely not the Honami Mini which should come in at 4-4.3 inches.

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  • 2013-08-25 20:23
  • Ja8a

LOOK LIKE A LUMIA 520 with sony sticker seriously

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  • 2013-08-25 20:23
  • rJrY

Hopefully they don't launch it DOA with flagship pricing. Otherwise, this looks exactly the kind of form factor I want in a phone!

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  • 2013-08-25 20:11
  • IxhY

That's what I call real MINI version :) Lets wait another...10 days :) And we will maybe know everything then. One thing I know, that I need to reserve 600 euros for this phone.

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  • 2013-08-25 20:08
  • 0FV3

> In reply to Paximos @ 2013-08-25 17:39 from kc7V - click to readI think I will too buddy, or I might go for the Xperia SP

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  • 2013-08-25 20:06
  • Ja8a

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-08-25 17:37 from th6I - click to readThere are already so many 4.3"-4.7" type phones out there. If you wanted a 4.3"-4.7", just go get a HTC ONE or mini or something else. I find my S4 too big. 4" is just what a I wanted. No dumbed down specs as well... Just wonderful.

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  • 2013-08-25 19:08
  • IWPg

Awesome!!!

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  • 2013-08-25 18:42
  • L6GH

Probably my next phone

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  • 2013-08-25 18:36
  • Hkq4

doesnt look like 4.3 inch. it looks fake.but sony put real buttons instead of screen button

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  • 2013-08-25 18:26
  • PAXY

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