Sony Planning Xperia Honami Mini Smartphone

Earlier this and last week, we had a chance to find out more about Sony's upcoming flagship called Xperia i1 Honami. The smartphone is rumoured to be launching in the second half of 2013, and it can be expected to launch on the first day of IFA 2013, when Sony will hold a media event.

Unlike the bigger brother, which is rumoured to feature a 5-inch Triluminous Full HD display that is backed by Mobile X-Reality engine, the Honami Mini is also in the works. The handset will feature a screen size between 4-inch and 4.3-inch, and will specifications which will dominate many devices, especially the smaller ones.

Allegedly, the Honami Mini will use Snapdragon 800 SoC, featuring a quad-core Krait 400 processor clocked at 2.3 GHz and Adreno 330 GPU. Although it will not use the same camera from the Sony Honami, it is still expected to sport a high-resolution camera sensor and will compete against Apple's next iPhone.