Qualcomm recently launched its Snapdragon 765G SoC mobile platform that is intended to bring 5G connectivity to mid-range smartphones. With the release of SD765G processor, many smartphones OEMs like Xiaomi, OPPO, and Realme announced their upcoming smartphones on SD765G mobile platform. Now it seems that Sony is also working on its next mid-range smartphone that will support 5G connectivity as well. A new Sony Xperia phone codenamed as “K8220” has been spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 765G SoC. It reveals some key specs of the device.
Sony Xperia (K8220)
The upcoming Sony Xperia smartphone is spotted on benchmarking site codenamed as K8220. It reveals that device has a 1.80GHz Octa-Core processor which is likely to be SD765G SoC. Hence, we can expect that this smartphone will also support 5G connectivity. The benchmark results show that it will run on Android 10 out of the box. Additionally, this mid-range Sony Xperia smartphone will come with 8 GB of RAM.
Looking at the benchmark results, the K8220 smartphone has scored 465 points on the single-core test and 1,757 points on the multi-core test. It is worth noting that these scores are based on the Geekbench 5.0.3 benchmarking program.
If we decode its codename which is K8220 then it can be expected that the device may come in the first half of 2020. In this codename, the first alphabet represents the year when a particular Sony smartphone is meant to be launched. The last four digits tell that the device is a mid-range model or a flagship. If we look at its previous Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 in which their codename started with J, and they were launched in 2019. So, we can expect that this new mid-range device from Sony may be official in the first half of 2020.