Sony Xperia 1 II: pre-orders starting today

Today it is possible to pre-order the new Sony Xperia 1 II. It features ultra-fast 5G connectivity and a triple lens camera with many technologies

The new Xperia 1 II is available for pre-order today. It is a concentrate of speed with ultra-fast 5G connectivity and a triple lens camera. It also features a number of technologies from professional digital cameras where Sony is the industry leader.

  • Triple camera with industry-leading Sony Alpha technology and ZEISS lenses specifically calibrated for Xperia;
  • Reference autofocus with continuous shooting up to 20 fps, AF / AE calculation 60 times per second and Real Time Eye AF for people and animals;
  • Cinematography Pro “powered by CineAlta” to record videos in different frame rates and access a greater variety of manual controls to optimize the cinema shooting experience;
  • Audio quality as it was conceived by the artist thanks to the sound developed with Sony Music Entertainment, the front speakers and the new 360 Reality Audio with exclusive hardware decoding that optimizes its quality;
  • 6.5 “4K HDR CinemaWide 21: 9 OLED display with extremely faithful color reproduction thanks to the Creator mode” powered by CineAlta “;
  • Fast and optimal performance thanks to the new generation 5G connectivity, the 5G Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 865 mobile platform and the 4,000 mAh battery with wireless charging.

Xperia 1 II is the ideal solution for photography lovers, it helps to take shots like a real professional, thanks to the AF technology developed for Sony’s Alpha interchangeable lens cameras. The triple camera offers a continuous autofocus capable of calculating AF / AE up to 60 times per second. This means that the Xperia 1 II boasts the world’s first continuous AF / AE tracking on smartphones for shooting at high speeds at up to 20 fps. Since it allows you to focus on the subject and follow it in all its movements in the frame, it is ideal for capturing sporting events, wild animals or even just children in constant motion.

Sony Xperia 1 II: specially calibrated ZEISS lenses

Combined with the extraordinary ZEISS optics, specially calibrated for the Xperia 1 II, this technology allows you to capture every detail with extraordinary precision, even in the most hectic moments. Thanks to the award-winning Eye AF technology of Sony’s Alpha cameras for people and animals, your four-legged friends will no longer be able to escape: the three focal lengths of 16 mm, 24 mm and 70 mm will help you portray them in all their splendor from any angle.

Sony Xperia 1 II: for the most demanding photographers?

For the most demanding photographers, the Photography Pro user interface, “technology borrowed from Alpha”, includes manual controls to set ISO, shutter speed and more. In addition, with a Dual Photo Diode sensor, an autofocus system that covers almost 70% of the sensor, a 3D iToF sensor and a new, large Exmor RS ™ 1 / 1.7 ″ sensor for mobile devices, the Xperia 1 II is 1.5 times more sensitive than the previous model and its fast autofocus system works even in low light conditions, to obtain quality images in any circumstance.

The Xperia 1 II Cinematography Pro “powered by CineAlta” app also supports cinematic shooting at a high frame rate of 120 fps at 10 bits in 2K HDR and 4K HDR 21: 9 resolution at 24/25/30/60 fps ensuring an extraordinary recording experience. At the same time, the Touch AF functionality and the ability to manually control settings such as exposure, level meter and white balance offers a more professional approach, while Sony’s exclusive wind filter reduces noise and interference for recordings. always clear audio.

For easier sharing, Imaging Edge for Mobile connects Xperia 1 II to Sony’s Alpha cameras, allowing you to transfer images and review colors and shades with professional-grade precision. With Imaging Edge, the Xperia 1 II can also be used as the secondary menu of a Sony Alpha camera to remotely control settings such as composition, focus mode and ISO sensitivity.

Dedicated to novice photographers, struggling with a new hobby, as well as to established professionals looking for a smartphone to combine with their Alpha camera, Xperia 1 II is the ideal choice to create unique shots and refine the technique.

Sony Entertainment

Xperia 1 II also accompanies you in moments of relaxation, offering you the best experiences for your free time. Taking advantage of Sony’s knowledge in the field of music entertainment and audio hardware, it was designed together with Sony Music Entertainment to ensure an absolutely authentic listening experience. Spectacular quality audio reproduction can take place from the front speakers, as well as from wireless headphones or connected with the 3.5 mm jack. The new model is also the first smartphone in the world to take advantage of 360 Reality Audio technology to optimize sound quality while listening with TIDAL, the well-known global entertainment and music streaming platform. Finally, the new DSEE Ultimate technology allows you to listen to audio files at the highest possible resolution and take advantage of artificial intelligence to automatically and in real time optimize audio frequency and bit rate, for an experience faithful to the artist’s intentions.

For truly immersive entertainment, the 6.5 ″ 4K HDR CinemaWide 21: 9 OLED display ensures cinematic quality for watching movies and pushes the viewing limits while playing. For superior gaming anywhere, the Xperia 1 II can be paired with the PlayStation®4 DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller. With a better touch response time on the screen and an updated version of the Xperia Game Enhancer technology to lock the screen on the gaming app, the Xperia 1 II can become a device totally dedicated to gaming.


All this is made possible by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ 865 5G mobile platform and the 5G Snapdragon X55 RF-modem: these, in fact, offer opportunities for gaming, photography, streaming and connection based on the incredible speed of 5G and optimized performance with CPU and GPUs 25% faster than the previous model. Equipped with an IP65 / 68 certification for water resistance, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 and a powerful 4,000 mAh battery with fast and wireless charging, it is the perfect ally to face the most demanding days, in any place and situation.

Available in black or purple, the Xperia 1 II can be pre-ordered starting today from the Sony e-store: together with the Xperia 1 II, you will also receive the WH-1000XM3 wireless noise canceling headphones.