With a 6.4-inch screen, the AnTuTu.very definitely falls into the 'phablet' category of Android devices. Well now a Wi-Fi-only model has popped up on benchmarking site
That would mean you would only be able to send emails and get online when you're in the range of a Wi-Fi hotspot. So either at home, or in a cafe. The same model has also shown itself on the FCC website.
Other than being Wi-Fi-only, the specs look the same. In other words, we're looking at a gargantuan 6.4-inch screen with a resolution of 1,920x1,080 pixels, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor inside, clocked at 2.2GHz. That'll cosy up against 2GB of RAM.
It'll come with 16GB of storage, though that's expandable up to 64GB using a microSD card. It'll have an 8-megapixel snapper on the front, with a 2-megapixel front-facer.
It'll also come running Android 4.2.2 KitKat, according to AnTuTu. That would be one better than the standard version of the Xperia Z Ultra, which has only recently got the upgrade to. This update also brought with it a few nifty extra features, like the Smart Social Camera originally seen on the . This adds new camera apps right from within the viewfinder while you're shooting away. Xperia Themes offers a new custom user interface, while Sony has also updated its own brand apps like Messaging, MyXperia, and the media player apps.
I'd expect a Wi-Fi-only Xperia Z Ultra to be cheaper than the standard Xperia Z Ultra, which costs a. How much cheaper remains to be seen. Expect to see it rock up at Mobile World Congress in a few weeks.
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