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It has been a tough year for Sony Mobile with smartphone sales dwindling and a lot of shuffling at the executive level. We really liked its last smartphone, the Xperia XZ3 , but it failed to reel in the general public. The reshuffle heralds a fresh strategy for Sony Mobile. He was instrumental in establishing Sony as a top camera maker, so it will be interesting to see if he can work his magic for the mobile division. This move seems smart, especially since the camera is such an important element of modern smartphones. Perhaps the most interesting rumor is that the new phone will feature a tall OLED screen with aspect ratio, which would be ideal for watching movies on. Sony has also dabbled with a dual-lens camera in the XZ2 Premium, but returned to a single lens in the XZ3, so it will be interesting to see what kind of camera setup the XZ4 has. As for the prospect of a Compact version of the XZ4, it would probably be best not to hold your breath. Share on Facebook Tweet this Share. Don't Miss.
Carlsen first reached the top of the FIDE world rankings in , and trails only Garry Kasparov at time spent as the highest rated player in the world. His peak classical rating of , achieved in May and equalled in August , is the highest in history. Shortly after turning 13, he finished first in the C group of the Corus chess tournament , and earned the grandmaster title a few months later. At age 15, he won the Norwegian Chess Championship , and at 17, he finished joint first in the top group of Corus. He surpassed a rating of at age 18 and reached number one in the FIDE world rankings aged 19, becoming the youngest person ever to achieve those feats. In the following year, he retained his title against Anand, and won both the World Rapid Championship and World Blitz Championship, thus becoming the first player to simultaneously hold all three titles.