Sony Launches It’s First 5G Smartphone Xperia 1 II, Know Awesome Features and Availability

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Sony Xperia 1 II is the first smartphone of the company to be launched with 5G feature support. The phone features Qi wireless charging (Photo courtesy Sony)

Sony has officially announced its first 5G smartphone Sony Xperia 1 II after a long wait. This smartphone has a 21: 9 CinemaWide 4K HDR display. It is also the first smartphone in the world that comes with a 20fps AF / AE tracking burst. This feature will provide users with great photography experience. Snapdragon 865 chipset is used in it. It will be available in Black, White, and Purple three color variants. However, the company has not yet disclosed its price and availability.

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For the specifications of Sony Xperia 1 II, it has a 6.5-inch 4K OLED HDR display, which has a screen resolution of 1644 x 3840 pixels and a 21: 9 aspect ratio. Corning Gorilla Glass 6 has been coated to protect the phone’s screen from scratch. This phone introduced on Snapdragon 865 chipset has Adreno 650 GPU for graphics quality.

Sony Xperia 1 II has been launched in a single storage variant. It has 256GB internal memory with 8GB RAM which can be expanded up to 1TB with the help of a microSD card. This smartphone-based Android 10 OS will provide 4G VoLTE support, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS and USB 3.1 Type C to the users along with 5G connectivity.

The Sony Xperia 1 II has a quad rear camera setup for photography. It has a 12MP primary sensor, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 12MP telephoto lens, and a 3D iToF sensor. At the same time, with the help of the 8MP front camera provided on the phone, users can also take advantage of video calling in addition to clicking a brilliant selfie. For power backup, it has a 4,00mAh battery with 21W USB-PD fast charging and Qi wireless charging support.

The Xperia 1 II sets a new bar for speed on a smartphone. It packs the latest cutting-edge technologies and a camera developed with Sony´s Alpha camera engineers to deliver exceptionally fast autofocus on a smartphone. And with a 21:9 CinemaWide 6.5″ 4K HDR OLED display1, you can watch everything in stunning cinema-quality.

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The Xperia 1 II sets a new bar for speed on a smartphone. It packs the latest cutting-edge technologies and a camera developed with Sony´s Alpha camera engineers to deliver exceptionally fast autofocus on a smartphone. And with a 21:9 CinemaWide 6.5″ 4K HDR OLED display you can watch everything in stunning cinema-quality.

There’s never been a smartphone camera that can capture shots like the Xperia 1 II. It was co-developed with the engineers behind the latest Alpha 9 series cameras for industry-leading autofocus. Eye Autofocus works on both humans and animals, and the interface is designed to meet the demands of professional photographers with new manual controls and RAW support2.

Legendary ZEISS® quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia smartphones. The ZEISS® T* Coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast by reducing reflections. The Xperia 1 II can capture moments that no other smartphone can. With up to 20 fps continuous burst shooting4, complete with autofocus and auto exposure, you can capture hundreds of moments in seconds.

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Stay focused, no matter what’s happening in front of you. The Xperia 1 II continuously calculates autofocus and exposure up to 60 times per second. And with new algorithms for AF precision and performance, you’ll get clear, in-focus shots of even fast-moving scenes.

Focus fast in any conditions—day or night—with our innovative camera system. A Dual Photo Diode sensor6 delivers spectacularly fast and accurate focusing. With an autofocus that covers 2/3 of the sensor7 and an innovative 3D iToF (indirect Time-of-Flight) sensor8 for low light shooting, you’ll get precision focusing, whatever the conditions. And it all comes together on the large 1/1.7″ Exmor RS™ for Mobile imaging sensor7 with BIONZ X™ for the Mobile engine, to deliver speed and incredible photos.

In scenes where light is low or limited, you’ll still enjoy fast autofocus, even when your subject is moving, thanks to three powerful technologies working together: a 3D iToF sensor, the BIONZ X® for the Mobile engine, and the large Exmor RS™ for Mobile sensor. With the Xperia 1 II, you’ll find the controls usually found on professional cameras. You can choose automatic settings or manually control ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and more, then output to RAW (.DNG) with an interface that’s inspired by Alpha cameras.

Record movies with similar parameters and color settings as professionals. Expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, Look color management pre-sets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR, and 24 fps give you the tools you need. Enjoy movies as the creators intended and experience a cinematic aspect ratio with a 21:9 CinemaWide 6.5” 4K HDR OLED display. The new Motion blur reduction technology reduces the in-between frame lag for clearer image quality. Coupled with Dolby Atmos®11 sound, it’s a viewing experience without compromise.

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Inspired by Master Monitor’s color reproduction from Sony’s professional technologies, used in leading Hollywood studio productions, now you can experience unprecedented color accuracy with Creator mode “powered by CineAlta” to bring content to life exactly as it was envisioned, including Netflix12 series and movies.

Watching a movie with Dolby Atmos® is an amazing experience, with multi-dimensional sound flowing above and around you. Now you can experience Dolby Atmos® sound tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment with wired and wireless headphones, or the true front stereo speakers.

Drawing on our expertise both in audio hardware and music entertainment, the Xperia 1 II has been engineered to deliver a truly authentic listening experience with the audio tuned in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment.

Lingraj Sahu
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