Sony Xperia X2 was a no show at the Mobile World Congress. Still, it does not stop mobile phone users to expect an upgrade from the current Sony Xperia X.
Last year, Sony Xperia X with a Snapdragon 650 processor was announced during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Smartphone enthusiasts observe that Sony likes a six month cycle announcements. Hence, it was a disappointment to many when Sony failed to make the announcement.
A leaked photo of Sony Xperia X2 was seen reportedly seen by Slashleaks. The box with a label "new Xperia X" and s smartphone on top was believed to be the new Sony Xperia X2. Though unconfirmed, the phone in photo could be the first Sony handheld with a rectangle design. Sony has not validated the authenticity of the photo just yet.
Sony Xperia X has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor. Now, a rumour has it that Sony Xperia X2 could possibly have a Snapdragon 810 or 820. The fingerprint sensor on the side might be retained. Trusted Reviews reveal that Samsung has scooped up all the Snapdragon 835 chips for the year.
Sony Xperia X2 is reported to be upgraded to a RAM of up to 4GB and an USB C. It can be recalled that the Xperia X has only 3GB and a micro USB.
Five Sony handsets were rumoured to be launched at the Mobile World Congress. However, instead of five, there were only three smartphones announced: Sony Xperia XZ Premium, Sony Xperia XA1 and Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra.
Before the MWC, the handsets rumoured to be released were Yoshino, BlancBright, Hinoki, Keyaki, Mineo and Yoshino. Among the five devices, Yoshino was rumoured to be the top end device which some believed to be the Sony Xperia X2.
Rumoured specs of the Sony Xperia X2 include a 4K screen with a 5.5 inch display. The phone's image sensor is said to boasts Sony's IMX400 image.