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#MWC19: Sony Xperia 1 with 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED 21:9 CinemaWide display, Snapdragon 855, triple rear cameras announced

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Sony has announced its new Flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 alongside the announcement of the two midrange smartphones – Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus. The Xperia 1 also comes with a 21:9 CinemaWide display with BRAVIA X1 Engine offering users room to use two apps at the same time and watch movies without cropping or black bars on the top or bottom of the screen.Sony Xperia 1 The smartphone comes with a 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED (1644×3840) 21:9 CinemaWide display with BRAVIA X1 Engine for mobile and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 855 chipset with Adreno 640 GPU. It comes with 6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage with microSD card support up to 512GB. The device is running on Android 9.0 Pie and comes with a 3300mAH battery with USB Power Delivery fast charging and Adaptive Charging.  Sony Xperia 1On the camera front, the Xperia 1 features a triple 12MP camera set up at the rear – the primary 12MP with Exmor RS sensor, 1/ 2.6″ sensor size, 1.4 μm, 78° angle, an f/1.6 aperture, OIS, Hybrid OIS/EIS video stabilization, 26mm lens. The second 12MP camera with 1/3.4 sensor size, 1.0μm, 135° wide-angle, f/2.4 aperture, 16mm lens and the other 12MP with 1/3.4 sensor size, 1.0μm, 45° angle f/2.4 lens, OIS, Hybrid OIS/EIS video stabilization, and 52mm lens. The camera features include Cinema Pro 21:9 movie recording, 4K HDR recording, BIONZ XTM for mobile, RAW noise reduction, Eye AF, Up to 10FPS AF/AE, Dual photodiode, RGBC-IR sensor, Hybrid OIS/EIS video stabilization, 960 fps Super slow-mo (FHD/HD), 2x optical zoom, 5x digital zoom, Bokeh effect, HDR, Hybrid Autofocus, and 3D Creator. At the front, the phone packs in an 8MP camera with a 1/4 sensor size, 1.12 μm, 84° wide-angle, f/2.0 aperture, HDR, Portrait, display flash, and 3D Creator.Sony Xperia 1Other features of the device include Side mounted Fingerprint scanner, Dual nano-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type-C, GPS + GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)/n (5Ghz)/ac, 4×4 MIMO, Qualcomm aptX HD audio, Dolby Atmos Stereo speaker, IP68 Water, and Dust resistant.

Sony Xperia 1 Specifications

  • 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED (1644×3840) 21:9 Extended display, Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • 2.84GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 855processor, Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB internal storage, microSD card support up to 512GB
  • 12 MP(f/1.6, OIS, EIS, 78°, 26mm)+12 MP(f/2.5, 135°, 16mm)+12 MP(f/2.4, OIS, 45°, 52mm) triple rear cameras
  • 8MP front facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, display flash
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • 3300mAH battery, USB Power Delivery fast charging, Adaptive Charging
  • Side mounted Fingerprint scanner
  • Dual nano-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type-C, GPS + GLONASS
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)/n (5Ghz)/ac, 4×4 MIMO
  • Qualcomm aptX HD audio
  • Dolby Atmos Stereo speaker
  • IP68 Water and Dust resistant
  • Thickness: 7.62mm
  • Colors: Black and Purple

The Sony Xperia 1 is priced at £799 (INR 74,164) and will be available in the US and European market.

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