Sony Xperia 1 now available in UK

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Sony Xperia 1 now available in UKThe Sony Xperia 1 is now available in the UK. Sony’s latest vision for mobile technology, packing a host of highlight features such as the world’s first 4K OLED display in a smartphone with 21:9 CinemaWide display (6.5”), and the world’s first Eye AF in a smartphone with a triple lens camera and up to 10 fps burst shooting with AF/AE tracking for precision focus and exposure.

Xperia 1 delivers cinematic aspect ratio and accurate color reproduction, for a viewing experience that is true to the creators’ intention. The X1 for mobile engine, powered by Sony’s award-winning BRAVIA TV technologies, brings HDR (High Dynamic Range) remastering technologies ensuring everything you watch, including streamed content, can be enjoyed with more contrast, colour and clarity.

Inspired by Master Monitor color reproduction from Sony’s professional technology, which is used in leading Hollywood studio productions, Xperia 1 lets you experience unprecedented color accuracy with a new Creator mode to bring content to life exactly as it was envisioned.

The display, together with originally developed image processing, supports 10-bit tonal gradation and wide color space ITU-R BT.2020, as well as DCI-P3 with Illuminant D65. The sleek display is encased by durable Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on front and back, while IP65/IP68 certified water resistance guards against the elements.

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.).

Sony Xperia 1 now available in UK

Cinema recording and precise photo shooting

Technologies from Sony’s Alpha interchangeable lens camera are inherited in Xperia 1 as BIONZ X for mobile enabling the world’s first Eye AF (Auto Focus) in a smartphone and deliver continuous burst shooting with up to 10 fps AF/AE tracking (Auto Focus and Auto Exposure) to give you precision focus and optimal exposure.

Capture better low light images with the bright F1.6 lens and large pixel pitch 1.4μm Dual Photo Diode image sensor ensuring even moving subjects are blur-free, while RAW noise reduction delivers beautifully clear images.

Compatible with Sony’s Imaging Edge application, instantly transfer videos and still images from your camera to Xperia 1 while shooting so you’re able to check the quality or upload to social media instantly. Imaging Edge also supports 4K movie transfer so no quality is lost when transferring from one device to the other.

Multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos sound

This ultimate viewing experience is further enhanced by Dolby Atmos, tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, transporting you into the story with moving audio that flows above and around you with breathtaking realism.

An Enhanced Mobile Gaming Experience

The expansive 21:9 display also takes mobile gaming to the next level by offering a deeper unrestricted field-of-view of all your gameplay, while Game Enhancer optimizes the performance and blocks unwanted notifications, as well as enables you to record gameplay and find game tips online.

Experience incredible performance and improved power efficiency with the latest flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform. This offers high-speed Gigabit LTE capability, up to 25% faster CPU, and up to 40% GPU performance versus the previous generation, and Snapdragon Elite Gaming, for handling processor-intensive apps and games with ease.

The high capacity 3330 mAh battery, combined with Smart Stamina, Battery Care, and Xperia Adaptive Charging, help keep you powered throughout the day.

EE, Vodafone, O2, Carphone Warehouse and Sky Mobile have all confirmed the Xperia 1 will be available in stores and online.
Sony Xperia 1 now available in UK

Sony Xperia 1 Specs

  • 6.5in OLED screen with 4K resolution, 21:9 aspect ratio
  • ‘X1 for mobile’ engine
  • Gorilla Glass 6 front and rear
  • Triple 12Mp rear cameras (ultra-wide, wide and telephoto)
  • Support for recording 4K HDR video in 21:9, 24fps
  • 8Mp selfie camera (3D support)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • 6GB RAM / 128GB storage
  • MicroSD up to 512GB
  • Hybrid dual-SIM (tray can accept second SIM or microSD)
  • 3300mAh battery
  • USB-C
  • IP68 water-resistant
  • Bluetooth 5 / NFC / 802.11ac
  • Android 9 Pie
  • Colours: Black, Grey, White, Purple
  • Dimensions: 167 x 72 x 8.2mm

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