Sony Xperia 1 with 6.5-inch 4K OLED display, Snapdragon 855, Triple rear cameras announced

Sony Xperia 1
Sony Xperia 1


Sony has also started announcing its products at MWC 2019. The company has just announced its latest flagship phone Sony Xperia 1.

Sony Xperia 1 features a 6.5-inch 21:9 CinemaWide 4K HDR display with BRAVIA X1 engine to offers bright colours on the mobile phone. It also has a creator mode that uses industry-leading technology for offering consistent colour reproduction. The phone has a glass back. Both the front and back panel has Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection.

The phone is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm processor with Adreno 640 GPU. It comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage with an option to expand storage up to 512GB.

The phone has triple camera having a 12-megapixel primary camera with f/1.6 aperture, Hybrid OIS/EIS, Predictive capture, 12 megapixels secondary ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.4 aperture and 12 megapixels telephoto camera with 2X optical zoom, f/2.4 aperture & Hybrid OIS/EIS. The camera can also record 960 fps Super slow motion. It has Cinema Pro powered by CineAlta that offers 21:9 Movie recording in 4K HDR. It also has an 8 megapixels front camera with f/2.0 aperture and 84° wide-angle lens.

It lacks 3.5 mm headphone jack and comes with USB Type-C audio,. It also has Stereo speaker, DSEE HX, LDAC, and Dolby Atmos.

The Fingerprint sensor is located on the back panel. The phone is also water resistant.

Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C. It packs 3300 mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, and Qi Wireless charging.

The phone comes in Black, Purple, Grey and White colors.

Sony Xperia 1 will be available from late spring in the US and in the coming weeks in Europe. It is priced at £799 in Europe.