After releasing a teaser and several rumors about the device, Sony has finally made a new mark on its line of Xperia phones.
For those looking for the best experience, there is the Xperia 1 IV, which promises to be the favorite of the developers, while the Xperia 10 IV comes with a Japanese company goal. to establish itself in the middle business. .
Xperia 1 IV
The Japanese company’s flagship borrows multiple models designed from its original, the Xperia 1 III. Although some users may find it difficult to differentiate between the two devices side by side.
The OLED screen has 6.5 inches, 4K HDR resolution, 120 Hz refresh rate and 240 Hz sampling rate, 21: 9 screen ratio, something normal in Sony phones, plus 50% brightness than ever it before. For protection, the device features Gorilla Glass Victus on the screen and back.
Under the hood, it comes equipped with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 platform, 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage that can be expanded with a microSD card. For power, it has a 5,000 mAh battery unit with support for 30W fast charging, only if it reaches 50% of the charge with 30 minutes in the socket.
The Xperia 1 IV has dual stereo speakers, Bluetooth 5.2 and one chip for NFC, plus 5G connectivity. It is IP65 / IP68 certified for water and dust and is compatible with Android 12.
Sony’s new flagship has been reported as the best phone for content developers because of its great graphics, something that the Japanese company was paying close attention to when it released. It has a triple module in the back and several features.
The main sensor has 12 MP and FOV (viewfinder) at 82 degrees with 24mm and f / 1.7 lens, while the ultra wide-angle also has 12 MP and FOV at 124 degrees with 16mm lens and f / 2.2. To top it off, there is a third telephoto sensor with 12 MP and 20-degree FOV and a range of 85-125mm with f / 2.3-f / 2.8.
Each camera has Exmor RS sensors that can detect up to 120 frames per second. They have real-time autofocus and support continuous shooting with HDR at 20 frames per second. There is also support for recording in 4K and 120 FPS.
One of Sony’s newest technologies for the Xperia 1 IV is the extended optical lens, which allows you to get the focal length of the lens between 85 and 125 millimeters, nearly 3.5 to 5 times.
For selfies and video calls, there is a 12MP front-facing sensor with 83-degree FOV and f / 2.0.
Technical specifications – Xperia 1 IV
- 6.5-inch OLED screen with 4K resolution, HDR and 120 Hz refresh rate
- Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Platform
- 12GB RAM with 256 / 512GB internal storage with microSD support
- 12 MP front camera
- Our rear camera:
- 12 MP main sensor (24 mm, f / 1.7,)
- Ultra-wide 12 MP sensor (16 hli, f / 2.2)
- 12MP telephoto sensor (85-125mm, f / 2.3-f / 2.8)
- 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC and IP67 and IP68 certification
- 5,000mAh battery with 30W support
- Android 12
- Dimensions: 165.1 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm
- Weight: 187 g
Xperia 10 IV
In addition to the flagship, Sony has also taken a mid-range product. Although the name is similar to the Xperia 1 IV, this phone has a significant difference in its specifications, which is not surprising.
In design, the Xperia 10 IV has a slight curve, unlike the Xperia 1 IV. It has a front camera positioned similarly, between the bezels of the screen. The buttons are on the right, with a power button combined with a biometric sensor.
It has a 6-inch OLED screen with FullHD + resolution (2520 x 1080), 60 Hz refresh rate, 50% higher than its predecessor, plus HDR panel capable of focusing about 1 billion screen and 21: 9. The surprise was that Sony chose to exclude Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
Under the hood, it comes equipped with mid-range Snapdragon 695 platform from Qualcomm, now in phones like OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G and Motorola Moto G Stylus 5G (2022), 6GB of RAM, 128GB of Internal storage and support. for expansion with microSD card.
As for the camera, the phone has a triple module on the back with 12 MP main sensor with OIS, 27 mm and f / 1.8 lenses, another 8 MP ultra wide-angle with 120 degree FOV, 16 mm and f / 2.2 lenses. and an 8MP telephoto camera with 54mm lens and 2X optical zoom. For selfies and video calls, it has an 8 MP front sensor with 24 mm f / 2.0 lens.
For power, it has a 5,000mAh battery module with support for 30W fast charging. It also has Bluetooth 5.1, NFC chip, support for 5G connectivity, USB Type-C 3.1 port, and IP65 / IP68 certification for water and dust.
Technical specifications – Xperia 10 IV
- 6-inch OLED screen with FullHD + resolution, HDR and 60 Hz refresh rate
- Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 695 Platform
- 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage with microSD support
- 8 MP front camera
- Our rear camera:
- 12 MP main sensor (27 mm, f / 1.8)
- Ultra-wide 8 MP sensor (16 hli, f / 2.2)
- 8 MP telephoto sensor (54mm, f / 2.2 and 2X optical zoom)
- 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC and IP65 and IP68 certification
- 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast support
- Android 12
- Medidas: 153 x 67 x 8.3 mm
- Weight: 161 grams
price and availability
The Xperia 1 IV is on sale US $ 1,599 (~ R $ 8,150) and available in a variety of black, white and violet colors, however it is only available to users in September. Price of Xperia 10 IV US $ 529 (~ R $ 2,700) and will be available in black, white, lavender and green and will be available to users in June.
Sony has decided to embrace the stance of Apple and Samsung and no longer ship the box, such as the charger, cables and no keys to remove the chip. According to him, the goal is to reduce plastic and CO2 emissions.
What do you think about the new Xperia phone? Are you planning to buy one?
- The Sony Xperia 10 IV is not yet available in Brazilian retailers. Be warned when he arrives.
- The Sony Xperia 1 IV is not yet available in Brazilian retailers. Be warned when he arrives.