Sony has recently launched the latest generation of flagship Xperia 1 IV with many upgrades in terms of hardware, especially in camera. This year’s version of Mark IV shares many similarities between the Xperia Pro and Pro-I.
The design of Xperia 1 IV is still similar to previous Xperia 1 generations with long proportions and square frames. The device has a 6.5-inch screen that uses an OLED panel with 4K resolution and has a 120Hz refresh rate. However, in actual use conditions, this screen will display at FHD + resolution and will push to 4K in some necessary cases. Like previous generations, the screen of the Xperia 1 IV is a flawless 21:9 Cinematic screen. According to Sony, the screen of Xperia 1 IV gives 50% higher brightness than Xperia 1 III.
The main upgrade of this year comes from the main camera system of the device located on the back. The device will still have 3 lenses placed vertically in the left corner, still have a resolution of 12MP, but a strong upgrade with the telephoto camera when for the first time Sony equips an optical zoom lens in the 85 – 125mm focal range (equivalent to . 3.5x – 5x). This is also the only smartphone on the market that is capable of optical zoom in one lens, most lenses on smartphones only have a fixed focal length.
With wide-angle and super-wide-angle cameras, Sony also uses 12MP Exmor RS sensors with focal lengths of 24mm and 16mm, respectively, supporting OIS and autofocus. The machine still has a shutter button with the ability to half-press the trigger on the right edge. Lenses with Zeiss T* coating improve optical quality.
Sony also emphasizes the ability to record 4K 120FPS video on the Xperia 1 IV, supporting optical stabilization, eye focus, real-time motion capture and autofocus,… these technologies are mostly used. brought down from the Alpha camera system. In addition, there are also manual modes that allow users to customize the entire camera parameters. The device has an additional ToF camera to support depth measurement and upgrade the selfie camera to 12MP
In terms of performance, Xperia 1 IV is equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, 12GB RAM, 256GB or 512GB memory. The device runs on Android 12 with an almost pure Google interface. The battery has a capacity of 5000mAh, supporting 30W fast charging. The fingerprint sensor is located on the side and is still equipped with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Xperia 1 IV is priced at 1600 USD in the US market, equivalent to 37 million VND. The device will be available for purchase in September.