Sony (SNE) has long been rumored to be readying a high-end Android-powered smartphone with a 5-inch display. The Xperia Z, which was previously known as the Yuga, was revealed in a variety of leaked images and was even the subject of a recent review. According to a report from Chinese website ePrice, Sony is expected to debut the handset at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. The Xperia Z is said to be equipped with a full HD 1920 x 1080-pixel display, a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, a microSD slot and a 13-megapixel camera. ePrice claims the Xperia Z will be released on January 15th, just a few days after it is announced.

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