Sony has launched a new flagship smartphone, dubbed as Xperia A4 (SO-04G), for NTT Docomo (carrier of Japan).

Sony Xperia A4

Notably, the Sony Xperia Z1f (SO-02F) was released as Z1 Compact and the Xperia A2 (SO-04F) was released for Xperia Z3 Compact last year, so it may Xperia A4 will be released as Xperia Z4 Compact soon.

The Sony Xperia A4 features a 4.6-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) Triluminos Display and is powered by 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor, that runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) OS. Its back has matte finish.

Sony Xperia A4 - Back

The Xperia A4 houses a 20.7-megapixel rear camera with Sony G lens, f/2.0 aperture, custom 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS image sensor, BIONZ image processing engine, 1080p video recording and there is also a 2.2-megapixel front-facing camera is available for selfies / video calling.

The Xperia A4 is equipped with 2GB of RAM and the 16GB internal storage is further expandable with up to 128 GB microSD card. It measures 128 x 66 x 9.1 mm and weight is 129gms. It has IPX5,8 / IP6X rating for dust and water resistance.

In terms of connectivity options, the Sony Xperia A4 include Xi LTE, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n/ac , Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL and NFC. It packs a 2600mAh battery that features STAMINA mode.

The Sony Xperia A4 (SO-04G) comes in Grey, Pink, Blue and White colors. It will be available from NTT Docomo from mid-June 2015. However, there is no word on pricing yet. Sony has also introduced Xperia Z4 (SO-03G) and Z4 Tablet (SO-05G) for NTT Docomo.