Cover page The Sony Xperia Z6 may appear in early 2016
As is well known, Sony updates its flagship every six months, and now that we are shortly after that deadline is met, it is time to start talking about the Sony Xperia Z6, a device that will be launched in the first months of the next ao.
The Xperia Z6 family grow
Sony has been increasing the models of its high range in recent times, right now there are three different, the Z5 Compact, Z5, and Z5 Premium. According to this, a publication on the Antutu page on the Weibo social network rumored that Sony will launch not only three, but five different versions of the Sony Xperia Z6, these will be the Z6 Mini, Z6 Compact, Z6, Z6 Plus and Z6 Ultra.
The order of these devices will be the one mentioned above, the Z6 Mini will have 4 inches, while the Z6 Compact will reach 4.6 inches, then follow the normal version with 5.2 inches, while the Z6 Plus will have 5.8, ending with the Z6 Ultra You get to 6.4 inches.
It is said that all devices will have the Snapdragon 820 as a processor, except for the Z6 Mini to use a lighter version, Snapdragon 620.
Force Touch in sight
According to a Mobipicker report, Sony will join the club of companies that use Force Touch on their devices with the new Z6, although we do not know which versions could bring this technology, although it is obvious that the Z6 Mini does not.
In case you do not know, the new Force Touch / 3D Touch technology allows the device to recognize and perform different actions depending on the level of pressure that the user applies on the smartphone screen.
Snapdragon 820 processor
Like the next Samsung Galaxy S7, the new Xperia Z6 also have this processor, although only in its Z6 Compact, Z6, Z6 Plus and Z6 Ultra models, while the Z6 Mini use a Snapdragon 620 processor, somewhat less powerful.
According to Qualcomm at a New York event, the new 820 processor will be 40 percent more efficient and offer 40% more performance compared to the Snapdragon 810 model launched last year. In addition, this is the first time Qualcomm builds a processor using the 14-nanometer manufacturing process.
On the other hand, the new processor will have support for LTE connectivity in category 12 that enables speeds of 600 Mbps download and 150 Mbps upload.
Xperia Z6 release date
As we said above, Sony uses a period of six months for its flagships, therefore, the Z6 may arrive in the first months of the following year. If we make more specific accounts and remember that the Z5 arrived in September then we could receive the Z6 in the MWC that will take place in February, if we do not have news, the company will surely make a special event a few days later.