Sony Xperia 1 IV flagship smartphone was launched on Wednesday, and it features a new telephoto lens with true optical zoom capability. Sony has designed this smartphone as a content creation powerhouse. It is packed with the latest technologies in imaging, gaming, and music to provide a truly immersive experience. The company boasts that “every facet of content creation can be handled by Xperia 1 IV.” The company has also unveiled the mid-ranger Xperia 10 IV along with this flagship offering during a launch event.
Sony Xperia 1 IV price, availability
Thewill arrive in the United States priced at $1,599 (roughly Rs. 1,23,500). Pre-orders will begin today at 11:00am EDT / 8:30pm IST and will start shipping around September. People in the US will be able to purchase it from authorised dealers and via ‘s official . It is also expected to be in select South-East Asian countries from Q3 2022. This smartphone will arrive in Black, Purple, and White colours.
Sony Xperia 10 IV price, availability
Thewill cost $499 (roughly Rs. 38,500) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB onboard storage model. It is expected to go on in select countries in South-East Asia regions from Q3 2022. This smartphone will have Black, Lavender, Mint, and White colour options.
Sony Xperia 1 IV specifications, features
This flagship smartphone from Sony boasts a 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED display with bezels instead of a notch. The display has a 120Hz refresh rate and an aspect ratio of 21:9. For gaming, it features a touch sampling rate of 240Hz and 240Hz motion blur reduction technology. Its RT record function allows gamers to share 30-second gameplay clips on their socials. Plus, they can use the Game Enhancer option to host a livestream on YouTube. It is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. This smartphone runs on almost stock Android 12.
Sony has gone for a triple rear camera setup with three 12-megapixel Exmor RS image sensors, which include a 16mm ultra-wide lens, 24mm wide lens, and the new 85-125mm lens telephoto lens with continuous optical zoom. This setup is capable of recording 4K videos at 120 fps and up to 5x slow-motion shooting. On the front, the Xperia 1 IV is equipped with a 12-megapixel Exmor RS image sensor.
It packs a 5,000mAh battery with a quick charge feature which is claimed to provide up to 50 percent of battery life in 30 minutes. The Xperia 1 IV is equipped with full-stage stereo speakers that are capable of playing 360 Reality Audio. Furthermore, its Music Pro function utilises cloud processing to convert recorded audio to sound like it is recorded in a professional studio.
Sony Xperia 10 IV specifications, features
This Sony Xperia 10 IV sports a 6-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,520 pixels) OLED display with a 60Hz refresh rate. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The smartphone packs a Snapdragon 695 SoC and runs on Android 12.
For optics, it has a triple rear camera setup, including a 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. There are also two 8-megapixel secondary sensors with an f/2.2 aperture. The Xperia 10 IV also sports an 8-megapixel selfie shooter on the front wit an f/2.0 aperture.
The Xperia 10 IV is fitted with a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone also supports dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth v5.1 wireless connectivity. It houses a long-lasting 5,000mAh battery.