tech2 News Staff
25. February 2019 16:33:04 IST
Sony usually announces its entire Xperia smartphone range at MWC, and this year was no different. To regain some of its lost prominence as a smartphone brand, the Japanese company launched three new smartphones – the Premium Xperia 1
Xperia 1: Price and specifications
Sitting at the top of the stack of Sony's premium smartphone Offers for 2019 is the Xperia 1. Sony has changed its naming scheme a bit because it was obviously difficult for users to keep track.
The highlight of the Xperia 1 is definitely its display. The phone receives a 6.57-inch 4K HDR OLED display, the first on any smartphone. Sony has also worked with the aspect ratio to a CinemaWide aspect ratio of 21: 9. This aspect ratio approximates several ultra-widescreen aspect ratios (including 64: 27, 43: 18, and 12: 5) and displays movies using CinemaScope at 2.35: 1 or the modern anamorphic format of 2.39: 1 were recorded.
With this ultra-wide aspect ratio, however, the phone is much larger, which looks a bit strange compared to conventional smartphones with an aspect ratio of 19: 9. There's no score here, but there's a sizeable upper bezel that makes the phone even bigger. Sony also relies on its Bravia TV technology to improve the overall contrast, color and clarity of the displayed content, and to support the DCI-P3 and IT-R BT.2020 color spaces.
Sony Pictures Entertainment (the company responsible for films such as SpiderMan is responsible), Men In Black and many others), the company promises to bring films and television programs, which were recorded in the domestic 2.29: 1, to the Xperia 1, without doing so Wasting space on black empty beams. Sony also collaborated with a number of major game developers such as Epic Games, Gameloft and Tencent to streamline mobile titles such as Fortnite Asphalt 9 and Arena Valor runs on the Xperia 1 in the native 21: 9 ratio.
The camera hardware is not slim either. The Xperia 1 is equipped with a three-back camera, with all three sensors being 12-MP lenses, each with a different function. There is the primary 26mm wide lens with OIS, a 52mm telephoto lens with OIS, and a 16mm super wide lens. On the front there is an 8 MP f / 2.0 shooter for selfies.
In terms of video capture capability, the Xperia 1 can record 4K HDR video using Sony's Bionz X image engine. For those interested, this is the same chip in Sony's Alpha a99 II SLR and the RX100 III point-and-shoot. There is also the Cinema Pro mode, which allows users to record 21: 9 4K HDR video. This is a 24-frame-per-second recording mode with auto focus on eye level and automatic exposure tracking.
Inside, the processing load is from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of memory taken, which can be expanded to 512 GB. There is no headphone jack, and for a phone with such a large display, it only has a 3,330 mAh battery pack, which is worrying.
The Xperia 1 is for sale in late spring and sold in two colors –
Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus: Price and Specifications
The Xperia 10 and 10 Plus are Sony offers. However, these two phones are not new additions to the Xperia range and more likely direct successors to the Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra.
As the name implies, the 10 Plus is the larger of the two phones, but they have a lot in common. The Xperia 10 has a 6-inch FHD + LCD display, while the 10 Plus has a 6.5-inch LCD. Both phones have the same CinemaWide 21: 9 aspect ratio. The other difference between the Xperia 10 and the Xperia 1 is that the latter gets the Gorilla Glass 6 protection from Corning, while the 10, 10 Plus is provided with the Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
For cameras, both the Xperia 10 and the 10 Plus have a dual rear camera with a 13 MP primary sensor and a 5 MP secondary sensor on the Xperia 10, unlike a 12 + 8 MP setup of the Xperia 10 Plus. On the front, both phones have a standard 8 MP selfie shooter. Inside the Xperia 10 Plus is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636-SoC with 4GB of RAM included, while the Xperia 10 has a slightly weaker Snapdragon 630-SoC with 3GB of RAM. Both phones offer 64GB of internal memory, via a microSD Card can be expanded up to 512 GB. The 10 also has a smaller 2,870 mAh battery, while the 10 Plus has a 3,000 mAh battery.
Both phones will be available in select markets from March 18th. The Xperia 10 costs $ 349 (approximately Rs 24,800) Xperia 10 Plus for $ 429 (Rs 30,400).
As always, you can go here if you want to keep up with the latest developments at MWC 2019.
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