Sony Xperia XZ2 with bezel-less display and Snapdragon 845 spotted on Geekbench
While 2017 was the year of 18:9 resolution almost bezel-less phones many manufacturers like Sony many others have decided to stay with the old design. Sony is expected to launch a couple of smartphone including a new flagship, Sony Xperia XZ2. There are rumours that the newest flagship, the XZ2 will have an 18:9 resolution display with almost bezel-less design catching up to the smartphone world trend.
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These rumours are present thanks to a Geekench scores leak. A smartphone with code name H8266 is spotted on Geekbench revealing few of the specifications of the smartphone codenamed H8266. The H8266 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC which will be the lastest chipset by the Qualcomm and most likely the most powerful mobile chipset in 2018. This makes the H8266 a flagship device for 2018. The earlier rumours codenamed Xperia XZ2 as H8216, meaning the H8266 is just another variant of the Xperia XZ2 likely the Xperia XZ2 premium.
Apart from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, the rumoured device is known to have dual 12 MP camera sensors at the back and an 18:9 resolution display making it almost a bezel-less design. There have been leaked images of the smartphone which show a bezel-less design where the phone only has a bezel on the top holding the front-facing camera and other sensors.
Rumours also suggest that the upcoming flagship by Sony the Xperia XZ2 will feature a 5.48-inch Full HD display with 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. As the smartphones of 2017 are hitting a staggeringly high $1000 price mark, it is expected that the Xperia XZ2 will come with a price tag of $900 (roughly Rs. 57,000).