Sony Officially released Xperia Honami Teaser Pic – Water Resistance, Open Headphone jack, Camera Button confirmed

Sony Mobile has just now tweeted and posted on their Facebook timeline, the second official teaser image of Xperia Honami. Yesterday we saw Sony Xperia Tweeting only a glimpse of power button of Xperia Honami but today the pic of whole phone from side view is posted.

Sony Officially released Xperia Honami Teaser Pic – Water Resistance, Open Headphone jack, Camera Button confirmed

Sony Mobile posted pic with the caption “About to make a splash”….#bestofSony. From the pic water resistance, an open 3.5 mm water proof headphone jack and external camera button confirmed.

Sony Officially released Xperia Honami Teaser Pic - Water Resistance, Open Headphone jack, Camera Button confirmed

Clearly the official name of Xperia Honami is still a mystery but it is rumored that Sony may launch it with the  name Xperia Z1 following the success of Xperia Z series.

Sony Officially released Xperia Honami Teaser Pic

Side view of pic shows clearly the “Power button” and “Volume rocker buttons”. Well it seems very soon we will see more Xperia Honami teaser pics from Sony. Sony is creating amusing excitement among its fans by these teaser images.

What do you think guys, we think Xperia Honami is gonna rock 🙂

Sony Xperia Tweets Xperia Honami / Xperia Z1 Teaser Pic as #bestofSony

Sony Xperia Honami / Xperia Z1 / Xperia i1 rumor just caught fire as officially Sony Xperia Tweets Xperia Honami / Xperia Z1 pic online under hash-tag of #bestofSony was what they did during the launch of Xperia Z.

This is the first official pic of Xperia Honami which we have seen from an official source. Xperia Honami tweeted pic shows the proper view of “Power Button” and a glimpse of volume rocker buttons as for now.

Sony Xperia Tweets Xperia Honami / Xperia Z1 Pic as #bestofSony

Check out the tweet pic made by Sony Xperia.

It’s the smartphone everyone’s been talking about… not long now 🙂

Sony Xperia Tweets Xperia Honami Xperia Z1 Pic

Many other Sony Xperia twiiter accounts also tweeted this pic, just now and on Facebook we saw Sony Mobile posting it on timeline. The above pic matches that previous leaked teaser of Xperia Honami.

Well now its 100% sure that Xperia Honami is coming very soon.

[ Via – Sony Mobile FB, Sony Xperia Twitter ]

Install Xperia Honami i1,ZU Home Launcher Widgets on Xperia S,SL,Z,ZL

Xperia Z Ultra has been creating news since it’s launch and the rumored Xperia Honami i1 has just followed it. A bit amusing thing is that, Xperia Z Ultra has been launched but rather than leak of it, we are seeing leaks from Xperia Honami 😛 Well some days back we posted Xperia Z Ultra ZU and Xperia Honami Android 4.2.2 Official Themes and wallpapers and now we present you the official Xperia Home Launcher and new widgets from Xperia Honami i1 to be installed on Xperia S, SL, Acro S and Ion.

Installing Xperia Honami Home Launcher version 6.0.A.0.12 and Widgets

Xperia Honami is expected to come with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean but as we all know that Xperia Z and Xperia ZL have officially been updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 10.3.A.0.423 firmware but as we compared we saw older version of Xperia Home Launcher 5.3.A.0.3 in Xperia Z which points that very soon Xperia Z and ZL will be getting another android 4.2.2 update to match the UI of Xperia Honami and Xperia Z Ultra.

Installing Xperia Honami Home Launcher version 6.0.A.0.12

 What’s new in Xperia Honami ?

  • Xperia Honami Android 4.2.2 Home Launcher Version 6.0.A.0.12.
  • New Home Screen Widgets, New Clock, New Quick settings.
  • New Camera settings widget.

Requirements 

  • Your device must be atleast on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean “DeOdexed” ROM, if you don’t have deodexed ROM then either flash it or make your stock ROM to a deodex one. Works flawlessly on DeOdexed ROM.

How to Deodex Xperia S, SL 6.2.B.0.211 Jelly Bean Odex stock ROM ?

How to Deodex Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 10.3.A.0.423 Jelly Bean Stock Odex ROM ?

  • Device must be rooted on Jelly Bean, if it is not check below link on how to root ?

How to root Xperia S, SL on Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 / 6.2.B.0.211 firmware by one click DooMLoRD Easy Rooting Toolkit V14 ?

  • CWM Recovery must be installed on your device or any other recovery. If you don’t have recovery installed, then you can install CWM recovery v6.0.3.0. Check below link on how to install ?

How to Install CWM Recovery v6.0.3.0 on Xperia S, SL, Acro S,Xperia Z, ZL Jelly Bean on LOCKED bootloader – Supports other Xperia Devices also.

Download Xperia Honami i1 / Z Ultra Xperia Home Launcher and Widgets

#1 – For Xperia S, SL, Ion, Acro S only – XHDPI Phones

Download Xperia Honami i1 Home Launcher v6.0.A.0.12
Download Honami_Home_Xperia_S_v2_autorotation_pag_hide.zip [ LINK UPDATED 15-07-13 ]

Download Xperia Honami i1 Widgets
Download Xperia i1 Honami Widgets.zip
MD5 Sum: 6beb516c9b3300195d86efd553b13079

#2 – For Xperia Z, ZL only – XXHDPI Phones

Download Xperia_i1_HOME.zip
MD5 Sum: c3a3ac2192325ce5a52636874b08b718

Download Xperia i1 Honami Widgets.zip
MD5 Sum: 6beb516c9b3300195d86efd553b13079

How to Install ?

  • Flash the above two files in CWM recovery on your device.
  • Wipe the Cache and Dalvik Cache.
  • Reboot your device now.
  • After rebooting clean the data of “Xperia Home” by navigating to “Settings > Apps > All Apps and clear the data”.

It’s done 🙂 Now enjoy the new Xperia Home Launcher and widgets on your Xperia device 🙂 If you face any problem in installing do let us know, drop comments.

[ Via – XDA ]

Xperia Z Ultra ZU,Xperia Honami Android 4.2.2 Official Themes


It has only been 5 days since we saw an official release of Sony Xperia Z Ultra aka Xperia ZU and from the very same day we have been seeing so many leaks, some related to Xperia Honami i1 Pictures from the system dump and some related to many firmware related leaks of Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Honami i1.

Today we present you the official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean themes and wallpaper straight from the system dump of Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Honami i1.

Some people have posted themes and wallpapers saying they are from system dump of Xperia Z Ultra and some are saying they are from Xperia Honami i1 😛 No matter what but they share almost same wallpapers and themes, so nothing to worry about 🙂

Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Honami i1 Lock Screen theme

Download Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Honami i1 official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Themes

#1 – For Xperia S, SL, Ion, Acro S only – XHDPI Phones

Requirement 

  • XHDPI resolution phones – Xperia S, SL, Acro S, Ion. Working on T, TL, TX, V also.
  • Rooted Phone. If you phone is not rooted take help of below given link.

How to root Xperia S, SL on Jelly Bean 6.2.B.0.200 / 6.2.B.0.211 firmware by one click DooMLoRD Easy Rooting Toolkit V14 ?

  • CWM / TWRP recovery installed. If recovery is not installed on your phone, then refer to our guide on installing CWM recovery by just one click.

How to Install CWM Recovery v6.0.3.0 on Xperia S, SL, Acro S, Jelly Bean on LOCKED bootloader – Supports other Xperia Devices also.

  • Additional Requirement – In case you are getting an error, then Please DeOdex your ROM. It works mainly on DeOdex ROM only flawlessly 🙂 DeOdex only if you get error 😛

How To Install official Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Honami i1 official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Themes ?

Do make a back up of your existing themes before making any changes ever 😛 You will loose you android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean themes after installing t

  • Download the below mentioned file.

Download ZuThemes.zip I 3.87 MB
MD5 Sum: b34009219c5b8e58e81841db8ddb27c9

  • Save the above “.zip” file on your phone’s SD card.
  • Flash the “.zip” file in recovery.

Done 🙂

Flashing Steps in CWM v6.0.3.0 recovery

  1. Reboot Xperia S, SL, Acro S, Ion in recovery. On seeing Sony logo, keep pressing the “Volume Up” button. You will blue light blinked and the green light. Then phone boots in recovery.
  2. To navigate use “Power Button” for selecting and “Volume up and down” button for scrolling up and down through list of options.
  3. Choose option “Install zip from SD Card” > Navigate to your save zip file > Select it > Choose Yes install zip from SD card”. As soon as installing starts you will see log below. After it is finished, Choose “Go Back” and “Reboot system now”.

As soon as phone reboots normally, you will see the new android 4.2.2 Jell Bean Themes from Xperia Z Ultra and Xperia Honami i1. It’s Done enjoy the new latest themes 🙂

Check out all the latest themes in the given below gallery…

Alternate method of Installing Themes – Installing Manually

If you are not willing to leave your latest Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean themes and want to keep the android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean themes then we have a solution. Below mentioned procedure will keep both themes.

  • Root Needed. For rooting steps see above mentioned link.
  • Download the required theme file from below link

Download Xperia ZU themes.zip

  • Above Downloaded files has 8 signed apks of themes, just push all apks to “system/app”, set permissions (RW-R-R) and reboot your device.

It’s done now you can enjoy both Android 4.1.2 and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean themes 🙂

#2 – For Xperia Z, ZL only – XXHDPI Phones

Requirement

  • XXHDPI Phones – Xperia Z, ZL
  • Rooted Xperia Z, ZL with Recovery installed. To root and to install recovery please look above mentioned steps. DeOdex you ROM in case you are getting any error.

Installing Themes

  • Download the Xperia ZU Theme files package from below.

Download Xperia Z Ultra Themes (XZ).zip
MD5 Sum: 5bd66f58252ff66962e0e3750f7c8bdf

  • Flash the above “zip” file in recovery.
  • To install manually, you can also push to “system/app” with right permissions (RW-R-R) and reboot.

Download Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Honami i1 official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Wallpapers

Download Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Honami i1 official Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Wallpapers

Download Xperia ZU , Xperia Honami i1 Wallpapers from given below link.

Download Xperia Z Ultra Wallpapers.zip

If you face any difficulty in installing themes for your device then please comment mentioning your device and the problem, we will help you out 🙂 Do you like these new wallpapers and themes, personally we liked the previous Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean themes and wallpapers more.

Thanks to all developers from XDA for bringing out all themes and wallpapers 🙂
[ Via XDA 1, 2,3 ]

Xperia Honami i1 Pictures Features Cam details leaked from System dump

Just after the launch of Xperia Z Ultra by Sony officially leaks are coming daily of something related to Xperia Honami i1. Just new we got the official Sony Xperia Honami i1 pictures of the front side of the phone. The images of the phone are same as it was leaked a day ago. It’s an aluminium frame in which phone is embedded.

Original Official Sony Xperia Honami i1 Pictures leaked

Original Official Sony Xperia Honami i1 Pictures leaked

Xperia Honami i1 Features leaked from System dump

  • Snapdragon 800, MSM8974 2.3GHz quad core processor.
  • Adreno 330 GPU.
  • RAM – 2 GB.
  • 5″ screen HD display.
  • Connectivity options – Bluetooth 4.0.
  • Sensors –  Pedometer sensor.

Original Official Sony Xperia Honami i1 Pictures leaked Front Side

Xperia Honami i1 Camera Details from System Dump

  • 20 MP cam ( still a rumor ).
  • ISO 12800 settings.
  • Steadyshot modes.

The tipster who has leaked these official images of Xperia Honami confirms that the phone will have capacitive buttons on-screen with a 20 MP cam, ISO 12800 and which can record videos in 4K means Ultra-HD resolution 🙂  No info on Xenon Flash has been made till now. We did notice the dual speaker grill at the bottom. IR blaster with audio chip sound. It is to be come with Snapdragon 800 powered with 2.3 GHz quad core processor. Battery is rumored around 3000mAh.

Well we are not actually certain whether they are true images or not but the tipster claims that he has Xperia Honami i1 system dump and he can’t share it right now. What do you think regarding these images…

[ Via – Ben Ling from XDA ]



Sony Xperia Honami i1 pictures leaked online- 20 MP cam Snapdragon 800

A few days back we saw the official launch of Sony Xperia  Z Ultra and now their next flagship device codenamed as “Honami” has appeared online. Sony Xperia Honami i1 as what rumors have named it yet. Live pictures of Xperia Honami is out showing a clear view of the hardware design of phone.

Sony Xperia Honami i1 pictures

Sony Xperia Honami i1 Front

Sony Xperia Honami i1 Volume Button

Sony Xperia Honami i1 Speaker

Sony Xperia Honami i1 Power Button

Sony Xperia Honami i1 Headphone jack

Sony Xperia Honami i1 Back

Sony Xperia Honami i1 looks a lot similar to Xperia Z in design. You can see the same “speaker grill” at the bottom but it is a bit big elongated as compared to Xperia Z. It is rumored to come with Xenon flash. 1/1.5 inch 20 million pixel Exmor RS lens with Xenon + dual LED flash and cybershot camera UI. 3.5 mm headphone jack is seen at top without flap, speculating will it be a water resistant headset or not ?

Micro SD card slot is at side with flap, dedicated camera button and power button on the same side as it was in Xperia Z. Till not rumors are there on specification of Xperia Honami i1 that it will be powered with Snapdragon 800 2.2 Ghz quad core processor with Adreno 330 GPU. It is expected to be seen with 20MP cybershot camera.

Till now nothing has been confirmed now, so stay tune we will follow up as soon as we got some official info on Xperia Honami i1. If you have got any info on Xperia Honami, do drop in the comment box. What do you think regarding this, do leave your comments…

Sony C6833 phone appears in Indonesian IT Communications certification

It has been a day only since we saw Sony Xperia A SO-04E launched under NTT DoCoMo and Xperia ZR globally. Just now we saw mysterious Sony C6833  phone appeared in Ministry of Communications and Information Technology – Indonesia certification program list just on 05/15/2013.

Sony C6802 is also present in the list just above Sony C6833, for the same date. Rumors are there that Sony C6802 may be launched under codename Xperia Honami or Xperia I1. News about Xperia Honami have been seen in past also online.

Sony C6833 Phone Appears online in Indonesian certification

Sony C6833 Certification

Another rumor says that Sony C6833 may be launched under codename as Xperia Togari, expected to be launched as Sony’s first phone-tablet hybrid device. You can see Sony C1905 or C190X series or simply Sony C listed there just for one day back certification. Speculations are there that some of the device may be launched around IFA 2013 at Berlin.

Well nothing to say after all nothing is official yet, rumors are rumors only. But we can surely expect some high-end Xperia devices from Sony soon.

Let us know what do you think on this rumor.

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