Sony Xperia 1 II
The Sony Xperia 1 II was released in February 2020 and is the successor to the Sony Xperia 1. The phone received a lot of hype from the smartphone community and some even considered it as the only Sony smartphone they would want in their pockets.
However, the Sony Xperia 1 II is known for its superb display, classy camera, and the design too. As you can see from the picture at the start of this post, the design looks very premium especially because of the shiny metallic edges similar to the one on the iPhones. Here are the specifications of the Sony Xperia 1 II;
The Sony Xperia 1 II spots a 6.5 inches OLED display with a 1644 x 3840 screen resolution. The display on the Xperia 1 II has a total pixel density of 643 PPI. The phone has an 84.05 screen to body ratio. It also includes the Corning Gorilla Glass 6 screen protection.
Due to the high screen resolution accompanied with the OLED display, the Sony Xperia 1 II has a razor-sharp display, colors look perfectly balanced and the videos and watching movies on this phone is an amazing experience.
Hardware & Software
Sony Xperia 1 II runs on Android 10 out of the box. It is powered by the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset which utilizes the Kyro 585 CPU. For the GPU, the Sony Xperia 1 II utilizes the Adreno 650.
The phone also has IP68 water and dust resistance. With the Snapdragon 865 processor, the Xperia 1 II performance is amazing. You don’t experience any fps drop or lag at all.
The Xperia 1 II ships with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. The 8 GB of RAM contributes to the high-end performance of the Sony Xperia 1 II but also the 256 GB of internal storage gives you enough storage for storing hundreds of apps, pictures, and videos.
The phone also has a dedicated microSDXC slot in case you’d like to expand your storage.
The camera is the best feature of the Sony Xperia 1 II. The camera system on the Sony Xperia 1 II is by far the most advanced we’ve seen on a smartphone. The phone sports a quad-camera setup at the rear. The setup includes a 12MP wide lens + 12 MP telephoto lens + 12 MP ultrawide lens and a 0.3 MP depth sensor. Also, the camera has the capability to shoot 4K videos at 30 fps.
The camera on the Sony Xperia 1 II offers sharp focusing, quick shutter speed, and excellent color reproduction.
At the front, the Xperia 1 II utilizes a single 8 MP shooter which can also shoot 1080p videos at 30 fps.
The Sony Xperia also excels in the battery life department. The phone is powered by a 4000 mAh battery with a 21W fast charging capability. You also get 11W fast wireless charging.
5G Connectivity, Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Barometer, Compass, Color Spectrum, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, Wireless charging, 3.5mm headphone jack.
United States – $1,199 on Amazon
Europe – 1,099 Pounds
Kenya – Ksh 123,000
India – Rs. 54,999 (Expected)
Pakistan – Rs. 85,999 (Expected)
Let us know what you think of the Sony Xperia 1 II. Sharing is caring, so please share.?