Whether or not we prefer it or not, it is in all probability only a matter of time earlier than most related smartphone makers are ditching 3.5mm audio jacks, no less than on their high-end units. Samsung, LG, and Sony haven’t accomplished this but,however it seems like Sony might do it within the very close to future.
Final week, the FCC (US Federal Communications Fee) accredited a mysterious Sony telephone whereas revealing a couple of attention-grabbing issues about it. Based on paperwork made obtainable by the FCC, this unannounced Sony telephone (presently recognized solely by its FCC ID, PY7-21831A) seems to be utilizing a USB Kind-C port for each audio, and charging features – thus, it shouldn’t have a 3.5mm headset jack in any respect.
The FCC can also be mentioning that the brand new Sony handset is 152.79 mm tall and 72.42 mm extensive, that includes a display of round 5.7 inches. This implies the machine is smaller than the Xperia XZ Premium (156 x 77 mm, pictured above), whereas definitely having thinner bezels round its display, because the XZ Premium’s show solely measures 5.5 inches.
Lastly, we all know that this new Sony machine is a GMS/LTE telephone with assist for all of the 3G and LTE bands of AT&T and T-Cell. So it could possibly be launched within the
With varied current rumors pointing in the direction of a drastic redesign of Sony’s next-gen high-end smartphones, the dearth of a 3.5mm audio jack on them shouldn’t come as a shock. In fact, many Xperia followers will in all probability not like this. However no less than we’re not going again to the instances when Sony Ericsson phones had proprietary charging & audio ports.
Sony already introduced three new handsets this yr (Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra, and Xperia L2), however it has but to unveil a brand new high-end mannequin. So there is a appreciable likelihood that the 5.7-inch machine accredited by the FCC is an upcoming high-end Xperia.
We would see no less than one new (and hopefully attention-grabbing) high-end Sony telephone at MWC 2018 next month. Keep tuned!