Whereas many of the tech world continues to be obsessing over Google’s announcement of the Pixel Fold, Pixel Pill, and Pixel 7a, Sony has determined to try to steal a number of the consideration by saying the Sony Xperia 1 V and the Sony Xperia 10 V.
They’re the corporate’s new flagship and mid-ranger, respectively, and it’s the Xperia 1 V that’s by far essentially the most fascinating of the 2.
It is solely particularly fascinating in a method, thoughts – lots of the telephone’s specs are fairly much like these of the Sony Xperia 1 IV – nevertheless it seems like the first digital camera has had a significant improve. Right here, it’s a 52MP f/1.9 one with optical picture stabilization. That’s much more megapixels than the 12MP of the Xperia 1 IV, nevertheless it’s the design of the sensor that’s most fascinating.
You see, the Sony Xperia 1 V has a brand new sensor design known as Exmor T for cell. We don’t have to get too deep into the technical particulars, nevertheless it’s 1.7 occasions bigger than the earlier telephone’s sensor, and may apparently carry out two occasions higher in low gentle.
Observe, although, that that is nonetheless a smaller sensor than the one used within the likes of the Xiaomi 13 Extremely, regardless of that additionally being made by Sony, and whereas it’s technically a 52MP sensor, the efficient space for images is 48MP, and it pixel bins pictures right down to 12MP.
In any case, it nonetheless appears like a giant improve, and it’s joined by the identical 12MP f/2.2 ultra-wide and 12MP f/2.3 telephoto cameras as final 12 months, the latter of which with the ability to zoom between 3.5x and 5.2x optically. There’s additionally a 12MP digital camera on the entrance.
The Sony Xperia 1 V has the anticipated energy improve, too, within the type of a brand new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, such as you’ll discover in most 2023 Android flagships. That’s joined by 12GB of RAM, 256GB or 512GB of storage, and a 5,000mAh battery with 30W charging.
The display screen is a 6.5-inch OLED one with a 120Hz refresh price and a 1644 x 3840 decision, similar to on the Xperia 1 IV, and the design is comparable too, with sizeable bezels above and under the display screen, a glass again (clad in Gorilla Glass Victus 2 on this case), and a metallic body. The telephone additionally has each an IP68 and IP65 ranking, giving it marginally higher water resistance than most handsets.
It is available in a alternative of Platinum Silver, Black, and Khaki Inexperienced shades, and will probably be out there to pre-order from June 14 within the UK, earlier than delivery on June 29, with the worth beginning at £1,299 (round $1,635 / AU$2,425).
Pricing and availability within the US are but to be confirmed, although, and we most likely received’t see this telephone in Australia, going by previous kind. As ordinary with Sony, that is an costly telephone, however within the UK you do a minimum of get a pair of Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones thrown in for those who pre-order.
From high-end to mid-range
As for the Sony Xperia 10 V, that’s much more inexpensive, costing £399 within the UK (round $500 / AU$745) and occurring sale from mid-June. As with the Xperia 1 V, although, we’re but to listen to value and availability particulars for different areas.
Specs for this telephone embody a 6.1-inch, 1080 x 2520 OLED display screen, a Snapdragon 695 5G chipset, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a 5,000mAh battery.
It additionally has a 48MP essential digital camera (although not the identical one because the Xperia 1 V), an 8MP ultra-wide, and an 8MP telephoto providing 2x optical zoom.
There’s an IP68 and IP65 ranking for water resistance too, however on paper it solely appears like the principle digital camera has had a lot of an improve right here, as even the chipset is similar as within the Sony Xperia 10 IV. That stated, Sony has a minimum of added stereo audio system and made the show brighter.
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