Sony Xperia C5 Ultra manual leaks, shows off those super-slim bezels

Sony’s finding its smartphones at the center of a surprising number of rumors of leaks recently, detailing everything from a couple of high-end summer flagships, to maybe even some early evidence for the Xperia Z5 landing later this year. But before we find ourselves getting too caught up in those, we’re revisiting a device that first came to our attention a few months back, as the handset codenamed Lavender seemingly leaks as the Xperia C5 Ultra.

Lavender first grabbed out attention with its very thin side bezels, and that same look is indeed present here. Admittedly, despite the supposedly official nature of this source – a leaked C5 Ultra manual – the image quality here isn’t great. And while that might ordinarily give us pause, especially if we hadn’t seen any hardware yet, this time we have an existing pair of hardware leaks, and there really does appear to be a front panel out there that matches this same layout: those extra-thin bezels, and a good-sized front-facing camera joined by a front-facing flash.

Reportedly, we’re looking at a full HD screen that’s somewhere north of 5.5 inches (ultimate size still unknown), and hardware that includes 2GB of RAM, 16GB storage (with micoSD expansion) and an octa-core 64-bit MediaTek SoC. The model numbers offered here, E5506 and E5553, differ slightly from previous Xperia C5 Ultra leaks, but are in the same E55xx series.

What about that selfie cam? Resolution has yet to be confirmed, but we could be looking at a 13MP sensor, just as high-res as the primary camera around back. There’s no solid word on a launch date yet, but it sounds like this guy could be going official quite soon.

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Source: Xperia Blog

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