Along with the entry-level Xperia 10 IV model, Sony has just announced its new flagship to be named Xperia 1IV. Much like the design of the Xperia 1 III, it also has a bit of a technical data sheet but With some very interesting news.
The first novelty is undoubtedly the arrival of A.S True optical zoom. The previous model offered two focal lengths of 85mm and 125mm while, with this one, you’ll be able to zoom from one to the other without any cropping. A real innovation for the smartphone camera department.
Additionally, each 12MP sensor is capable of shooting 4K at 120fps. There is also the famous power button that allows you to restore some of the real digital camera experience and can be used as an external monitor for the Japanese manufacturer’s Alpha camera.
The other noteworthy novelty is on the music front, where Sony introduces a new so-called app for this model MusicProIn the same spirit as the Camera and Camera Pro apps already on the Mark models. Third. This was set by the engineers of the Japanese music giant branch.
The idea is to be able to record wherever you want at a high level of quality, which Sony claims is professional. A system called Studio Tunning can cancel outside noise if you’re recording in a noisy environment. In addition, the phone can act as a DAW, allowing you to edit songs directly without having to extract them to a computer.
For the audio part, the Xperia 1 IV also benefits from a wired headphone input and offers Hi-Res compatibility, LDAC, and 360 Reality Audio. For those who prefer wireless headphones and earphones, Hi-Res Wireless and Bluetooth LE are also included.
Sony also wants gamers to get noticed with a mode called Game Enhancer. This allows you to broadcast live from your phone by adjusting its interface, audio quality, or broadcast. You can even watch the in-game chat to reply directly.
An accessory will also be offered to cool the phone that will take advantage of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU. During the presentation, Sony is again offering a 4K 120Hz OLED panel with a slight elongation ratio of 21:9, but it allows you to enjoy watching movies in good condition. Then there’s the 12MP selfie camera, which doesn’t cut through the screen, but finds itself at the top in a thin black strip.
To complete the data sheet, we add that the Xperia 1 IV is equipped with a battery 5000 mAh And it has an IP 65/68 certification, in addition to Corning Gorilla Glass Victus for its protection.
price and production
The Xperia 1 IV will go on sale from mid-June 2022 at a price of around 1,399 euros. It will be available in three colors: black, white and purple.