Sony Xperia series released another excellent smartphone, called Sony Xperia 1 II. This phone is one of the best in terms of camera specifications, which surpasses the many barriers, but on the downside, it has only a single memory variant. Sony Xperia 1 II is a little confusing name, as there is also another smartphone available in the market called Sony Xperia 10 II. But the interesting fact is that the Xperia 1 II is the highest variant of the Xperia 10 II with the AnTuTu score of 3318.
After waiting two months, the Sony Xperia 1 II is released in Japan on May 22, and there is also news that it can pre-order in the US and European states. The procedure for the shipment will take place before mid-July, as the authorities declared.
Sony Xperia 1 II Specifications Overview
- It had a premium OLED panel with one billion colors and contrasts effect screen.
- The phone has a 650 Andreno graphic next to the Qualcomm 800 series Snapdragon 865 Soc.
- On the back, a quad camera spotted with Zeiss optics lens configuration.
- In the battery department, a 4000 Li-Po non-removable battery couple up with 21 W wired fast charging.
- The expected price tag of $1200 (90,000 INR).
Design and Display
Sony smartphones are always in a different form the mainstream, refer to an indistinct league on their own. As the design is not as flashy as the trends, but still generates a contemporary layout for Sony Xperia 1 II. The squarish board structure on classy design amplifies the looks quite impressively.
It has a 6.5-inches OLED panel that integrates with a fingerprint sensor mounted on the side, even though it sports an OLED screen. All this compresses on a full HD+ 1644 × 3840 pixels resolution and high PPI density range, which blended on a billion colors dots screen. Moreover, it has IP 65/68 dust and water-resistant with corning gorilla glass 6 protection on the screen, check 10X Pro 5G.
Memory and Internal
At the software level, it offers Android 10 OS with stock UI that couple slight features of Xperia series, a comprehensive blend of dark mode, and a typical old-school swipe navigation system.
Xperia 1 II is powered by a 7 nm+ octa-core processor next to the 5G modem under the influence of Qualcomm 800 series Snapdragon 865 and Anderno 650 graphics. It occupies 8th place in AnTuTu with 3318 (v8) points and also reaches 5th position on the GeekBench with 3295 (v5.1) points. There is 8 GB of RAM with 256 GB of UFS 3.0 storage that comes with secondary memory storage expansion via the SD card.
A quad-camera board setup improvises on the back to give decent photo experience to the user includes a trinity of 12 MP lens as a primary sensor, 12 MP telephoto that magnifies 3x optical zoom, 12MP an ultra-wide lens and along with 0.3 MP TOF 3D lens for depth.
It enhances its performance through the Zeiss optical feature, and on the screen, it has an old-fashion 8 MP selfie camera. There are a load of attractive features in the hardware and software camera section, which yield a decent sense of superior grade in its respective department.
Battery and Price
Unlike the previous-gen of Xperia series, it has 4000 mAh battery with 21 W wired fast-charging capacity with 11 W wireless charging, and due to low refresh-rate (60Hz), its battery drains slower than expected.
Usually, it takes around two hours to charge. The device is available in two colors of Purple and Black as you can see in the image down below. Sony Xperia 1 II comes with a price tag of $1200 (90,000 INR).