Sony reveals the top of the line Xperia 1 II, with features brought from the company's professional cameras
THE Sony announces today (24) the launch of the smartphone Xperia 1 II, its top of the line with connectivity 5G and photo camera to compete with the best phones on the market. The device comes with a 6.5 inch 4K HDR OLED screen and 3840 × 1644 pixel resolution, with a 21: 9 aspect ratio, for a better experience in playing media content.
The Xperia 1 II is 166727.9mm in size, and weighs 181 grams. The front and rear faces are coated with Gorilla Glass 6 and the device, which may come in black or purple, is IP 65/68 certified for protection against dust and water. Going against the market trend, the device has the classic banner at the top, without cameras and sensors integrated into the screen.
The device has a processor Snapdragon 865 and 8GB RAM memory, with internal storage of 256GB and external storage via microSDXC of at 1TB of capacity. It also comes with Android 10, has a fingerprint sensor and a battery of 4000 mAh, which can be charged via the USB-C connection or by wireless charger.
For photography lovers, the device has a triple camera with high quality lenses ZEISS: 70mm F2.4 and 12MP, 16mm F2.2 12MP and 24mm F1.7 12MP, in addition to a 3D ToF depth sensor. The camera set was developed with engineers from Sony Alpha, the professional camera division of the company. In addition to the lenses, the team developed a sensor 50% larger than the previous model, the Xperia 1, enabling better photo quality in low light conditions. In addition, Sony developed the algorithm Bionz X, to improve light sensitivity and noise reduction in photographs. The front camera has 8MP F2.0.
Video content producers will now take advantage of the resources created by engineers from Sony?s digital cinema camera division: 21: 9 aspect ratio, 4K HDR recording at 24fps and color management presets will make video recording even more complete. videos. The recording interface Cinema Pro, provided by CineAlta – series of professional video cameras of the brand – is present in the Xperia 1 II, giving greater control over the recording parameters.
Regarding audio, the Xperia 1 II has stereo speakers and keeps the connector P2 3.5mm, not following the tendency of competition to remove this connector. It is very useful when using high quality headphones combined with Dolby Atmos, present in the device, for an immersive film experience.
Sony did not inform the launch date of the device, but it is expected to be available in May this year. It is worth remembering that the company ended its mobile operation in Brazil, which means that the device will be found here through independent imports.
Source: Sony UK