denwash, 26 Aug 2013sony never said its a camera centric smartphoneYou didn't read the article you're commenting on.
Anonymous, 26 Aug 2013No xenon and No OIS to ??Dont need OIS, cuz there is "SteadyShot" features :)
Anonymous, 26 Aug 2013the lack of xenon flash maybe because this one not Cyber-shot series like K800, k850,etc
btw... moreI don't doubt that, but still, K850i back side looks FAR better to me: http://paulov.ru/disassembly/kak-razobrat-telefon-sony-ericsson-k850i/ .
And since I have an N8 my standards for camera are pretty high.
Vino31, 26 Aug 2013Xenon is not that important because they are selling a smartphone.Sony is marketing it as a camera smartphone so it's necessary to put Xenon flash on it otherwise it's just like any other regular smartphones out there. Nothing special.
EVH, 26 Aug 2013Thanksthere were also rumours that it may carry IBIS
inBody image stabilization
EVH, 26 Aug 2013Does anybody know if there is OIS on this? And what is the pixel size?it will have sony's own STEADYSHOT may be a SENSOR shift stabilization
Switch, 26 Aug 2013Do you know I was just observing my Sony K850i (N8 is in repair), and it's cybershot 5mb has x... morethe lack of xenon flash maybe because this one not Cyber-shot series like K800, k850,etc
btw overall this one is an awesome phone with good camera
Xenon is not that important because they are selling a smartphone.
no xenon flash
because it will simply make device a little thicker
this is the reason they didn't put 1.5 inch sensor
to maintain the slim part
Anonymous, 26 Aug 2013Sony Ericsson K800 with just 3.2MP has xenon flash :) Do you know I was just observing my Sony K850i (N8 is in repair), and it's cybershot 5mb has xenon flash and led light, and looks far better...