A few days ago, Sony Japan announced the new Xperia Z4 smartphone as the flagship device for this year. But the Xperia Z4 is sort of an incremental update to the Xperia Z3 and oesn’t bring to many new feature to the table. What led to new rumors about another Sony flagship this year besides the Xperia Z4 and some sources even said that Sony will release a new smartphone for other markts outside the Japan.
But now it seems that Sony will market the Xperia Z4 outside Japan as the Xperia Z3+. The information comes from the Sony SCR30 Style Cover Window description mentioning support for the “Xperia Z4/Z3+”.
The Xperia Z4 will be under the name of Xperia Z3+ in international markets and will have the same hardware as well.
Sony Xperia Z3+ will have the same OmniBalance design with 6.9mm or thicker profile packing 5.2” 1080p display, 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 mobile processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB expandable storage, 20.7MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, Android 5.0 Lollipop, and 2,930 mAh battery.
Sony will introduce the Xperia Z3+ with a launch event in select countries and is expected to make it available in May.