Watch Sony's IFA 2019 event live: Xperia 2 and others expected to take the stage

Peter, 05 September 2019

Last year at IFA Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ3 and the well-loved WH-1000XM3 headphones that were so often paired with Sony pre-order deals. That goes to say that we have big expectations for today’s event – and if you do too, you’ll want to watch it live.

Given the number of leaks, the Sony Xperia 2 is certain to appear on stage. Sony’s teaser leading up to the event hinted at a small phone, which lines up with the rumors. We may see the rebirth of the Xperia Compact series under a new name (which may not be “Xperia 2”, according to last-minute leaks).

What else can we expect? A pair of Xperia 20 phones, the next generation of mid-rangers, seems likely. We’ve seen renders, leaked cases and an FCC certification.

Watch the event live below, it starts at 11:00 UTC:

A new pair of headphones isn’t out of the question either. At the very least there should be an appearance of Sony’s WF-1000XM3, the truly wireless noise canceling earbuds.


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Reader comments

Which latest phone is more compact in nowadays? Can someone tell me? If you say this not the compact one.

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It's the Sony brand tax, so not too surprising. Look at their mid/low range phones e.g. Xperia 10. Underspecced and overpriced, compared to other brands.

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Obviously the Sony execs are not going to spend too much time introducing a product very few people buy. Sony Mobile has been losing money quarter after quarter, and the Xperia 5 (which is really a Xperia 1 'Compact') will not change the situation. ...

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