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Apr 18, 2016 10:15 AM EDT

Sony Exec Confirms Xperia Z Series Stays In The Market; Z6 To Be Unveiled On MWC 2016? [VIDEO]


The release of Xperia X series has increased speculations that Sony would not pursue in developing Xperia Z anymore, since the firm has been silent on the possibility of releasing Xperia Z6.

It was guessed sometime in February that Sony might drop a clue on Xperia Z6's release in the Mobile World Congress 2016 (MWC). On the contrary, Sony presented the X performance together with Xperia X, International Business Times reported.

As for the speculations, Z5 is possibly the last mobile handset that will be launched in its series. Don Mesa, Sony Mobile U.S, Head of Marketing explained that the XA, the mid-range Xperia series is developed for the users who like less pull that the Z series gives.

Mesa explained that the X series is a varied line and it is impossible that the Z series will be eliminated in their product line.

It is good to know that the X series is just almost a couple of months old. This detail is collaborated by a Sony representative and a reliable report by Techradar. In September 2015, the Xperia Z5 was launched in the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) Berlin. The event is known as one of the strongest tech exhibits in Germany.

Xperia Z5's Premium and Compact editions were launched in the said event. It showcases a 23 megapixel camera that offers 4k video recording and Ultra HD experience. Furthermore, 424 pixels-per-inch resolution on its 5.2 inch screen that is certified IP68. Sony's smartphone is powered by 2900 mAh battery, octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM and Snapdragon 810 system chip, Motoring Crunch reported.

It is presumed that the features of Z6 include Snapdragon 820 system chip, 25 megapixel camera, and higher battery life. That is if Sony will launch Z6. With all of these speculations circulating the web and the smartphone market, do you believe that Sony will launch Xperia Z6 in the next MWC? Let us know what you by leaving your comments below.

Watch the video below to see the features and specifications of Xperia Z6.

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