Sony Xperia Honami, the alleged camera phone of the Japanese company is making the headlines these days and after we’ve had the occasion to see some leaked and press photos of the terminal last Sunday, details regarding the upcoming handset continue to hit the web.
Today we will be talking about Sony Xperia Honami’s software. The first Sony Xperia Honami screenshots have leaked online and besides giving us some hints regarding its technical specifications, the screenshots also let us know how the Xperia Honami camera app looks like and how the Japanese phone maker decided to improve its proprietary user interface.
It looks like Sony Xperia Honami will arrive with a reinvented user interface, an updated launcher and some brand new apps, like the Walkman App. You will also find a new version of the Small Apps application, which allows the users to run multiple applications on the screen in the same time.
The software changes of the new Sony interface are not superficial, as you will also find a new keyboard that will probably come with improved features.
Since the rumor mill is speculating that Sony Xperia Honami will run Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, we are expecting the new interface to hit the Sony Xperia Z flagship smartphone as soon as the firmware update will be rolled out for the terminal that debuted in January 2013.
Returning to the leaked Sony Xperia Honami screenshots, they allowed us to see that the Walkman app will integrate the Music Unlimited service, which will allow the user to access millions of songs through an internet connection. The Sony fans were waiting for the Music Unlimited service for a long time and it looks like it will be finally made available for them.
Among the features of the camera app, which was recently ported to the Sony Xperia Z, you will find an augmented reality option, with numerous modes available.
There’s no doubt that the Sony Xperia Honami is one of the most anticipated smartphones of the Asian smartphone manufacturer, especially after its technical specifications appeared in some rumors. It is believed that the smartphone will sport a 5-inch (some sources say it will be 5.4-inch) full HD display while being underpinned by a quad-core 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.
Anyway, the camera unit mounted on the back will be one of the major selling points of the smartphone. Rumor has it that Xperia Honami will be equipped with a 20 megapixel camera sensor capable of recording 4K (4096 x 2160 pixels). It seems that we will have enough reasons to be excited about the debut of the Sony Xperia Honami.
The rumor mill speculates that Sony will introduce the new smartphone on July 4th, when the Japanese company will host a press event. Do you believe that the Sony Xperia Honami will be one of the overachievers of the 2013 smartphone market? Please feel free to use the comments section below.