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Sony Xperia Z1 Mini shows up next to its bigger brother in newly leaked image

A new image has hit the web showing off the Sony Xperia Z1 Mini beside its bigger brother, the Z1. Keep reading to learn more!
September 10, 2013
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Last week, Sony officially unveiled its latest flagship, the Sony Xperia Z1. What about the long-rumored “Mini” alternative to the Z1, where’s it at? If the rumor mill is to be believed, it’s still coming.

Just yesterday, an alleged image of the Z1 Mini’s front panel made its way to the web, and today we get our hands on what is supposedly the first ‘real-life’ picture of the device. In the image, the Z1 Mini is depicted next to two Xperia Z1 handsets and seems to closely follow the same design language of its bigger brother, only it’s obviously smaller.

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According to Chinese site Digi-Wo, the Xperia Z1 Mini will be the world’s first Mini handset to have high-end specs. Not only is the handset supposedly packing the same Snapdragon 800 CPU found on the Z1, but it also is said to have 2GB of RAM and a 20.7MP camera. Other specs include a 4.3-inch 720p display and 8GB of storage.

Of course it’s important to note that the specs could be wrong, and even the image could end up being a fake. As always, speculation is advised here.

If the specs are real? This could be huge news for the Android world. At 4.3-inches, a high-end Z1 Mini could certainly be an attractive handset for those that prefer smaller displays, including consumers that are looking to ditch the iPhone in favor of Android.

What do you think, would you be interested in a Snapdragon 800-powered Mini handset or do you prefer larger sized displays?