New Sony Xperia device supposedly with no headphone jack appears on FCC

Joanna Estrada
January 22, 2018

The Sony Xperia smartphone with model number ID PY7-21831A is expected to come without a 3.5mm audio jack.

The scoop, courtesy of a Sony filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week, is an interesting find - there usually isn't much information about hardware components in FCC documents, which tend to focus on cellular and wireless band specifications and certification test results. XZ Pro is expected to come with a 4K OLED display. Recently, a report surfaced online suggesting that Sony will be the first smartphone maker to launch a smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.

We will have more information about the new Sony Xperia XZ Pro smartphone when it is made official at MWC 2018 next month. Mobile World Congress which is happening from next month, February 25th at Barcelona, Spain.

Not just this, but the handset has also been rumored to come with a 18MP primary shooter and a 12MP secondary camera to form a dual-camera upgrade. One the front of the handset there will be a 13 megapixel camera, on the rear there will be a dual camera setup.

Furthermore, the device would come with 6GB of RAM. It also features Sony's smart charging technologies; Smart Stamina extends usage during the day, with Battery Care and Qnovo Adaptive Charging ensuring the battery stays healthy over time. Furthermore, the device would be shipped with an Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box.

Apart from this, the display would be protected by Gorilla Glass' protection.

The high-capacity 3,300mAh battery and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform. It would also certified with IP68 ratings which makes the device water and dust resistant. But now, there's talk of a flagship 2018 flagship Xperia phone switching to a new design - and possibly one without a 3.5mm headphone port.

What's your take on this smartphone? For now, you can head to the comments section below and let us know your thoughts on this decision by Sony.

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