Sony Xperia 1

The Sony Xperia 1 was announced  in February 2019, and it represented a new rebrand for Sony's flagship series of smartphones, as it marked the end of the Xperia XZ series of devices. The Sony Xperia 1 is made out of metal and glass, it includes a side-facing fingerprint scanner, and it is quite tall, and quite narrow at the same time, despite having a 6.5-inch display.

Sony Xperia 1


Released 2019, May

The reason for that lies in its display aspect ratio, the phone ships with a display aspect ratio of 21:9, and is the very first Sony-branded SmartPhone of that kind in the market.


Display

Type

Resolution

Protection

Screen size

Multitouch

IPS LCD

3840 x 2160 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 760 PPI

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

5.8 inches

Yes


The Sony Xperia 1 includes a 6.5-inch 4K display, 6GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB of storage. The phone is fueled by the Snapdragon 855 processor, and it ships with Android 9 Pie out of the box.

Camera

Main

Second

Features

Video

19 MP (Laser and PDAF)

13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)

HDR, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps (5-axis gyro-EIS), 1080p@960fps, HDR

Three 12-megapixel cameras are included on the back of this phone, and make it the very first Sony-branded phone to ship with three cameras on the back. Stereo speakers are included here, and so is a 3,330mAh battery.


Battery

Type

Charging

Talk time

Li-Polymer 3330 mAh, Not user replaceable

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Up to 11 Hours 30 Min (2G) | Up to 14 Hours 50 Min (3G)


Connectivity

USB

Speed

WLAN

USB Type-C 3.1; USB On-The-Go

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot


Network

Technology

GPRS

EDGE

2G

3G


4G

GSM / HSPA / LTE

Yes

Yes

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100                               HSDPA / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600           LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600                             LTE 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600


Memory

Card slot

Internal

microSDXC up to 512 GB

64GB, available to use: 48 GB


Platform

Processor

OS

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10