Sony Xperia 1 with 21:9 CinemaWide 4K HDR display launched at MWC 2019

Sony Xperia 1 - Feature

Sony’s new flagship smartphone is all about the content creators and consumers. With its acclaimed CinemaWide display, triple rear camera setup, and tall boy design, it brings the best tools for millennials to enjoy and use. Let’s talk about the Sony Xperia 1 specifications, pricing, and availability. 

Also read: Sony Xperia 1 with 4K HDR OLED display could launch on February 25

Sony Xperia 1 display 

Sporting a large 6.5-inch display, it is compatible with HDR and is offered at 4K resolution. The large OLED display is offered in 21:9 aspect ratio and is powered by a 1 chip formable in a creator mode. Apparently, Fortnite is coming in 21:9 aspect ratio in partnership with Epic games at 60fps on the all new Sony Xperia. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 6. 

Sony Xperia 1 hardware and software

Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, it is the latest chipset in the flagship series. The processor would be accompanied by a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card. The handset offers an IP65/68 rating of water resistant and would be available in four colours, black, grey, white, and purple. Coming to biometric security, it has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. 

The camera department is powered by a triple rear camera setup including a 12MP primary lens with OIS, a 12MP telephoto lens, and a super-wide angle 12MP lens. The company teases a BIONZ X for mobile, which is taken from their DSLR line-up the Alpha series. It offers 4K HDR video recording and offers Cinema Pro mode. 

All this is powered by a 3330mAh capacity battery. The connectivity features include NFC, USB Type-C 3.0, Bluetooth 5.0v, Wi-Fi, 4 x 4 MIMO, and Cat.19 LTE. The Xperia 1 would be running on the Android 0 Pie based customised interface. The brand claims it will offer better audio experience with Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res audio, DSEE HX, LDAC, and stress speakers. 

Sony Xperia 1 pricing and availability

Sony hasn’t shared any details on the pricing of this new flagship smartphone. It is all set to introduce this to the markets in Spring. So, expect the pricing and launch date to be announced soon. 

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