Is this the Xperia Z Ultra (Togari), or is it fake?

June 13, 2013
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A purported image of the upcoming Xperia Z Ultra has leaked showing a turned on device featuring a large display. But is it real?

We’ve seen a variety of leaks allegedly showing the upcoming 6.44-inch Sony smartphone, but this is the first one that’s apparently showing a working handset. The image seems to clearly suggest that we’re looking at a rather large handset here, of tablet proportions if you will, that sits comfortably in someone’s lap . That is, naturally, if we’re looking at the real device.

The handset is expected to be unveiled during Sony’s upcoming media events set for June 25 in Munich, Germany and July 4 in Paris, France.

Since these events are getting closer and closer, we’re not surprised to see more and more leaks hit the web. But we’re still going to hold on to our grain of salt with such unconfirmed images.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Even the source, French site NowhereElse, doesn’t seem convinced that this is indeed the Xperia Z Ultra. The publication says that the image could be a fake, showing an Xperia ZR cleverly photograph to fool the audience.

The Xperia ZR (image below) is a recently announced Android smartphone that packs a 4.55-inch display, which means it’s smaller than the Xperia Z. Comparatively, the Xperia Z Ultra is expected to pack a 6.44-inch display, as we mentioned before.

Xperia ZR

Xperia ZR

We’ll be back with more details about the Xperia Z Ultra once we have them. Meanwhile let us know what you think about purchasing such a big handset. Are you looking forward for the Xperia Z Ultra?

Comments

  • jjordan

    That image is not the zu

  • jumbo3220

    that’s ZR ..here is ZU with pencil in action

    • Daniel Carvalho

      Where did you get this?

      • Guest

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    • carlosfrancoz

      Looks nice! Hope have a better and brighter screen than the Z Cuz I didn’t like it

      • jumbo3220

        yup..it’s rumored to feature a Triluminos IPS Display with X reality engine..as Vaio duo 13 has.

        • carlosfrancoz

          would be awesome! more competition for the Note 3! more choices for us!

      • Gilles LeBlanc

        Dont you find the home button and back button bar on the bottom anoying? Is it not as bad as I imagine?

  • Gilles LeBlanc

    On screen home and back button is a deal breaker for me. Looks like im gonna see what HTC Max and Note 3 are doing. Horrible bezel and wasted screen space, no thanks.

  • Peeyush Malik

    A large phone with extra large bezels…..not possible

  • Lil bit

    Saw this on another site yesterday and the size of the frame relative to the overall size of the device immediately made me think of ZR, and the front cam placement defended top confirm it. However it seems the black strip with the on-screen buttons are more narrow on the picture that is supposed to be the Togari, can’t be sure then.