Sony Xperia 1 flagship unveiled with first 4K OLED Display
Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) redefines its smartphone vision with the latest flagship Xperia 1 bringing Sony’s proven professional display and cinematography technologies packed into a beautiful, sleek smartphone powerhouse.
The 4k is ready to invade the smartphone market and will debut thanks to the new Sony Xperia 1 which will in fact be the first device to boast a screen with such high resolution to set a new standard of quality.
As already quite clear from the title, on Sony Xperia 1 we find a panel with a resolution of 4k 3840 x 1644 , so far never seen before on any smartphone. To further increase the quality of the panel HDR technology and the same image processing used on Sony Bravia is featured.
The screen size is 6.5 ” with an aspect ratio of 21: 9 and is defined by Sony as” CinemaWide “, all protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6 .
As we all know, a cinema experience is about both video and audio, and even in this area Sony has shown considerable attention to detail.
This ultimate viewing experience is further enriched by Dolby Atmos that transports you into the story with moving audio that flows above and around you with breath-taking realism. The sound tuning on Xperia 1 is developed in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment to ensure the mobile experience is as their creators intended.
The new flagship is in fact the first of the company to be equipped with a triple camera .
You can experience pro-level quality in every photo with an advanced triple lens camera (12MP) for any situation and light conditions: 16mm for wide landscapes, a versatile 26mm lens and a 52mm lens telephoto shooting (35mm equiv.).
Technologies from Sony’s acclaimed α (“Alpha”) interchangeable lens camera are inherited in Xperia 1 as BIONZ X™ for mobile.
Sony Xperia 1 Specification
|Operating system||Android Pie 9.0|
|Processor||Qualcomm SnapDragon 855|
|Memory||64/128 GB expandable via micro SD up to 512GB|
|Display||6.5 “OLED , HDR|
|Resolution||3840 x 1644 4k|
|Rear camera||Triple 12MP , main lens with 1 / 2.6 sensor and f / 1.6 lens equipped with OIS + EIS and DPAF|
The 21:9 sleek and ergonomic design
With the 21:9 ratio display, Xperia 1 achieves a minimal and timeless design that perfectly showcases the splendid display, while the beautifully slim profile ensures a comfortable hand-fit. The sleek metal frame encases durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on front and back, while IP65/IP68 certified water resistanceiv guards against the elements.
Sony Xperia 1 – Availability and Price
Xperia 1 ships with Android 9 Pie and will be available in select markets from late Spring 2019. The company hasn’t disclosed the price yet and will be announced at launch date.