Sony's next Android phone will have a 20-megapixel camera

Sony's next Android phone, codenamed "Honami" is expected to come with a 20-megapixel camera that can record 4K video

Sony's next Android phone is expected to come with a 20-megapixel camera that can record 4K video, after a software build purported to be from the device was leaked.

A leaked press image of the Sony Honami. (Image Credit: Xperia Blog)
A leaked press image of the Sony Honami. (Image Credit: Xperia Blog)

Codenamed "Honami" and likely to use the model number C6906, the upcoming Sony device has been detailed on US Web site Xperia Blog.

The blog has published a number of screenshots of the Honami smartphone and has also revealed details of the device taken from the build.prop.

The key feature appears to be a 20-megapixel camera that can also record 4K video. The latter is likely to record at a resolution of 4000 x 2000 with an aspect ratio of 2:1.

The Sony Honami device is likely to be marketed heavily on its imaging capabilities. The camera is expected to have a number of advanced settings including a selectable ISO range, image stabilisation and an Exmor R sensor that uses the same process as as Sony's rumoured RX100 MkII digital camera.

(Image Credit: Xperia Blog)
(Image Credit: Xperia Blog)

The smartphone is also expected to have manual controls for shutter speed and aperture control, along with a new timeshift burst mode. It will be powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 processor and is likely to have a 5in screen.

A potential launch of the Sony Honami would come just days after the company confirmed it will release its new Xperia Z Ultra smartphone in Australia later this year.

The Xperia Z Ultra is described as a "premium large-screen Android smartphone" which Sony claims is the world's slimmest and largest with a full HD screen.

It has a 6.4in display, is fully waterproof, and comes with a stylus for on-screen sketching and writing.

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