Announcement: Sony Xperia 1 II

With its announcement, Sony seemed to have returned the oldgood times. At least in part - the new Sony Xperia 1 II received a 3.5 mm audio jack. Who would have thought that this would be one of the most striking distinguishing features of the fresh flagship.

Design also gravitates to the classics - albeit in a 21: 9 format, but with the same recognizable clear angles. The back panel is glass. above and below the screen are stereo speakers.

Protected by IP65 / 68, that is, swimming is not afraid.

Sony Xperia 1 II - the flagship is not worse than others. High-end hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB of internal UFS-memory, expandability is present. There is support for 5G networks.

Screen - a characteristic “long" business cardcompanies - aspect ratio 21: 9. The MOLED matrix with a diagonal of 6.5 ″ and a resolution of 1644 × 3840 pixels (643 ppi) received a frame refresh rate of 90 Hz. Protects the screen glass Corning Gorilla Glass 6.

Cameras, as in the previous generation, are presentedthree 12-megapixel modules with different focal lengths, only here an additional ToF-module appeared. Particularly emphasizes the speed and accuracy of autofocus.
There is support for focusing on the eyes of not only a person, but an animal.

You can do 20 frames per second with tracking autofocus. There is support for RAW. The lenses are calibrated by ZEISS and have professional ZEISS T coating that improves backlight shooting results.

The camera interface offers numerous manual settings and is generally copied from the company's “offline” camera interface. The smartphone can be used as a screen and remote control for Sony Alpha cameras.

For video, there’s also a lot of interestingIn particular, the settings and color parameters that are used during professional shooting. There is a set of color correction templates LOOK. Supported video recording 4K HDR, OIS and EIS stabilization during shooting and the ability to touch focus (the predecessor did not have one).

The 4000 mAh battery received support for wireless charging.

Sony Xperia 1 II will appear on European markets this spring - so far without specifying a date and price. Colors are black and purple.

Main features of Sony Xperia 1 II:

ScreenAMOLED, 6.5 ″, 1644 × 3840, 643 ppi, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multi-touch, 90 Hz, 21: 9, Corning Gorilla Glass 6
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 865
2.84 GHz, 1 x Kryo 585 (Cortex-A77), 3 x Kryo 585 (Cortex-A77), 4 x Kryo 585 (Cortex-A55), Adreno 650
Memory: RAM 8 GB, ROM 256 GB, Micro-SD up to 1 TB, hybrid slot
Mobile Internet5G
Mobile Networks5G Bands 1,3,28,77,78
LTE Bands 1-8,11-13,17-21,25,26,28,32,34,38-42,66
UMTS 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
Battery Li-Ion, 4000 mAh, Wireless Charging, USB PD Fast Charging, STAMINA Mode
Dimensions166 x 72 x 7.9 mm
Weight 188 g
Rear Camera: Quad, Auto Focus

- 12 MP, f / 1.7, 82 °, 1 / 1.70 ″, 24 mm, RAW, OIS

- 12 MP, telephoto, f / 2.4, 34 °, 1 / 3.40 ″, OIS

- 12 MP, wide-angle, f / 2.2, 124 °, 1 / 2.55 ″, 16 mm

- depth sensor, 3D ToF
front camera: 8 MP, f / 2.0, 84 °, 1 / 4.00 ″, screen flash, stabilization, HDR
NavigationGPS, GLONASS
OS Android 10
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint Scanner, NFC
USBType-C v3.1

Tatyana Kobelskaya