Sony challenges Apple – Xperia Compact to rival iPhone 12 Mini

Sony vs AppleSony challenges Apple – Xperia Compact to rival iPhone 12 Mini
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Sony looks set to challenge Apple with the revival of the Xperia Compact line of smartphones, which would go head-to-head with the iPhone 12 Mini

It goes without saying that Apple produces some of the very best camera phones on the market, and the relaunch of the Mini series in the form of the iPhone 12 Mini was met with enthusiasm last year. And according to a new leak, Sony is planning to jump on the bandwagon for smaller form factor phones with a new version of the Sony Xperia Compact. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.