Sony was not in the race of manufacturing smartphones for a long time. But now they had entered the track against Samsung, Huawei and other companies who were in the race. So, what is the specialty of Sony’s new smartphones to enter the key race? Let’s going to get to know all about Sony’s Xperia 1 and its key features.
Sony Xperia 1 – Let’s unbox it
The main specialty of Sony Xperia 1 is its size. It is a super slim and super tall smartphone with 167 X 72 X 8.2 mm body size. But it is only 178 g in weight. The display is covered with Gorilla Glass 6. All ports and sub equipment which have to connect to the Smartphone comes with USB type C. They provide, 18W USB-c charger, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C to 3.5mm adapter and USB-C headphones inside the box.
Sony Xperia 1 – Display and design
Sony Xperia 1’s display size is 6.5 inches. It is a large and 4K HDR OLED display. But it is not a fit to frame display. However, it has a 21:9 Cinema Wide aspect ratio. It is good for getting a cinematic experience while watching any video. The display’s brightness is perfect. However, it is not all about you might ask of a phone. There is no notch, no punched hole, or edge to edge display. You can see the traditional look of smartphones with top and bottom lines aside from the display. There are only two colors for the phone as black and purple. You can choose the favorite color from those two colors.
Sony Xperia 1 – Performance and battery
Sony Xperia is powered by the Android 9 pie version. It is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 S0C processor which has 2.8 GHz octa-core, 7 nm processing power. Sony Xperia 1 has a 128GB inbuilt storage with 6GB RAM. This storage and power are well sufficient for best performances. There is a 3,330 mAh Lithium-ion battery. It is a bit small for a flagship mobile. And they not providing wireless charging as well. It is not good news about Sony Xperia 1 as a flagship mobile phone. And its battery life is limited to 12 hours to 14 hours with general usages such as video streaming and web browsing. But there is a fast-charging option for Xperia as, Sony’s Stamina mode.
You can see triple cameras in the top center of the backside of the phone and one selfie camera the top line of the front. All rear cameras are 12 MP cameras. But their task is differing one to another. One camera is with a wide-angle lens, another with a telephoto lens and the rest is with the super-wide lens. The front camera is an 8 MP camera. Video quality is 4K HDR. Beyond this, the camera setup supports supper slow motion, AR effect, panorama, and other creative effects as well. So, the camera setup is similar to other flagship models. But there is no time-laps mode available.
Price and availability
It had priced between US$ 849 to US$ 949. Sony Xperia 1 is available in all leading online stores. However, this is not a cheap price for features packed inside the Xperia. However, if you are a totally Sony fan, it doesn’t matter.