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Sony uses ZEISS optical technology for smartphones for the first time

Sony uses ZEISS optical technology for smartphones for the first time

Today Sony released the Xperia 1 (just like in the cameras, Xperia 1 Mark is pronounced). The Sony Xperia 1 comes with a triple set of sensors, all 12 megapixels, however, with different focal lengths and a Sony 3D iTOF sensor.

And for the first time, it brings Zeiss optical technology. The partnership in nova, it is more than 20 years old, but until then it had never been explored in the smartphone segment.

Now, Sony and Zeiss have announced a formal partnership that will also extend to smartphones. The Sony Xperia 1 the first smartphone from Sony with a ZEISS optical system.

"Sony's new flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 , be equipped with ZEISS optical systems and T * (T-Star) anti-reflective coatings to improve image quality and provide consumers with the best photographic experience. The Xperia 1 offers the world's first smartphone, with up to 20fps AF / AE for tracking continuous footage and 5G connectivity, providing a complete creative entertainment experience. "

Nokia fans may not be enjoying it, after all smartphones gives Nokia no longer has exclusive access to ZEISS optical systems.

However, ZEISS seems to be looking for new partnerships. He hopes to make his optical components available on an increasing number of smartphones. This will give the company more time to follow in this segment.

The Xperia 1 Mark II features 3 12-megapixel sensors with different focal lengths and aperturesThe Xperia 1 Mark II features 3 12-megapixel sensors with different focal lengths and apertures

In detail, the Xperia 1 uses three 12-megapixel sensors, one with a 16mm focal length, f / 2.2 aperture, the other with a 70mm focal length with f / 2.4 aperture and finally a sensor with distncia focal 24mm with f / 1.7 aperture, added to the iToF 3D sensor. The camera module combines Sony's Exmor RS sensor, BIONZ processor technology and Zeiss optical technology. Its 8 megapixel selfie camera with 1/4 inch Exmor RS sensor, f / 2.0 aperture.

The Xperia 1 usa arrives with a 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED screen (3,840 x 1,644), 643ppi, 90Hz refresh rate, 21: 9 screen ratio, color range 100% DCI-P3 and a Corning Gorilla Glass 6, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage.

Manual Mode brings professional camera features to video tooManual Mode brings professional camera features to video too

The Xperia 1 still brings entry to headset, and stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, DSEE Ultimate, stereo recording, Qualcomm aptX HD audio. Its 4,000 mAh battery and supports 21W USB-PD charging and 15W wireless charging. It measures 166x72x7.9mm, weighs 181g, has a digital reader on the side, has IP68 certification and is available in black and purple.

Unfortunately the date of the beginning of the sale and its price were not informed.

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