Pictures that are purportedly of Sony’s upcoming Xperia i1 smartphone have surfaced on the Chinese website Sina Weibo. The images, which were republished by Gadget Helpline, reveal a sleek device that is similar to Sony’s other smartphones. The latest rumors suggest the Xperia i1 will be equipped with a 5-inch full HD 1080p display and a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor. All eyes will be focused on the smartphone’s rumored 20-megapixel rear camera, however, that is said to feature a high-end 1/2.3-inch ExmorRS sensor. The Xperia i1 will also reportedly be both dust-resistant and water-resistant and will include 2GB of RAM, a 3,000 mAh battery, 16GB of internal storage, a microSD slot and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Sony is expected to announce the Xperia i1 at the IFA trade show in Berlin on September 4th. The leaked images of follow below.

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