We are just a few days away from the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) and we already know that Sony will be present at the event to launch a new series of smartphones. The event is scheduled on 26th February. We recently reported that the Sony Xperia XZ2 smartphone is likely to be launched at the event and now, a Sony Xperia device with model number H8266 has been spotted on the benchmarking website AnTuTu.
As per reports, the device is allegedly the Xperia XZ2 and some of the specifications of the new phone has also been revealed. As per the listing on AnTuTu website, the Xperia XZ2 will feature a full HD+ display with screen resolution of 2160 X 1080 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adreno 630 GPU. It will feature 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage space and will run on the latest Android Oreo 8.0 out of the box.
The Sony device with model number H8266 is, in fact, the same device that was first spotted on GeekBench last year. It had scored 2393 points in the single-core test and 8300 points in the multi-core test performed on it last year.
Another smartphone with model number H8166 was also spotted yesterday on HTML benchmark as reported by us. It was allegedly the Sony Xperia XZ2 Pro. It is likely to be the first smartphone in the world to ship with 4K OLED display. This phone also has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and will run on Android Oreo 8.1 version.
The device may be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, backed with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal memory. It may feature a dual-camera setup at the rear of the phone with an 18-megapixel sensor and another 12-megapixel sensor. It will also feature a 13-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling feature.
It’s only a matter of time now before all the specifications are confirmed at the launch event of MWC 2018, which is being held at Barcelona this year.