Sony Xperia 1 Review

June 7, 2019 | Amy Davies |

Sony Xperia 1 Specifications

Memory and storage

6GB RAM
microSDXC support (up to 512GB)
128GB UFS memory

SIM capability

Single SIM
Nano SIM

Operating System

Android™ 9 Pie

Processor (CPU)

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Mobile Platform

Battery

3330 mAh
Xperia Adaptive Charging
Battery Care
Smart Stamina
Stamina Mode
USB Power Delivery (USB PD) fast charging
Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes with included Fast Charger UCH32C

Durability

Water resistant (IP65/68)
Corning® Gorilla®Glass 6

Weight

178g

Dimensions

167 x 72 x 8.2mm

Colour

Black
Purple
White
Grey

Display

21:9 CinemaWideTM display
6.5" 4K HDR OLED (1644x3840)
Creator mode "powered by CineAlta" - Inspired by Master Monitor colour reproduction
X1TM for mobile
DCI-P3 100%
BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Supported image formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, WebP, WBMP, HEIF, DNG, CR2, NEF, NRW, ARW, RW2, ORF, RAF, PEF, SRW
Supported video formats: MPEG-2 Video, MPEG-4 Video, H.263, H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9

Main camera

Triple lens camera system
12MP + 12MP + 12MP
Super wide-angle
2x optical zoom

12MP 26mm

Exmor RSTM for mobile memory-stacked sensor
1/ 2.6” sensor size
Pixel pitch 1.4μm
F1.6 lens
OIS photo
Optical SteadyShotTM (hybrid OIS/EIS video stabilization)
G lens
78° wide-angle
Dual photo diode
RAW noise reduction
960fps Super slow motion video (FHD/HD)

12MP 16mm

1/3.4 sensor size
Pixel pitch 1.0μm
F2.4 lens
130° angle
Fixed focus
SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stablization)

12MP 52mm

1/3.4 sensor size
Pixel pitch 1.0μm
F2.4 lens
45° angle
OIS photo
Optical SteadyShot™ (hybrid OIS/EIS video stabilization)

Camera features

"Cinema Pro" powered by CineAlta – 21:9 movie recording
Look colour management pre-sets
4K HDR movie recording
BIONZ XTM for mobile
Eye AF
Up to 10FPS AF/AE
Dual photo diode
RGBC-IR sensor
SteadyShot™
2x optical zoom
5x digital zoom
HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo
Hybrid Autofocus
3D Creator
Bokeh effect

Front camera

8MP
1/4 sensor size
Pixel pitch 1.12μm
F2.0 lens
HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo
SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stablization)
Portrait selfie effects
Display flash
3D Creator

Networks

J8110, J8170, J9110 / GSM GPRS/EDGE (2G) Bands 850/900/1800/1900 / UMTS HSPA+ (3G) Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19 / LTE (4G) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66
LTE (4G) Cat19/Cat13
Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n(2.4GHz)/n(5GHz)/ac

Connectivity

A-GNSS (GPS + GLONASS)
Bluetooth® 5.0 wireless technology
Google Cast
NFC
USB 3.1
USB Type-CTM
Output video/image via DisplayPort support TypeC Cable or USB-C to HDMI Adapter Cable (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps)

Sensors

Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer sensor
eCompassTM
Fingerprint sensor
Game rotation vector
Geomagnetic rotation vector
Gyroscope
Hall sensor
Magnetometer
Step counter
Step detector
Significant motion detector
Proximity sensor
RGBC-IR sensor

Sound

Dolby Atmos®
Stereo speaker
High-Resolution Audio (Supported audio fomats: LPCM, FLAC, ALAC, DSD)
LDAC
DSEE HXTM
Stereo Recording
Qualcomm® aptXTM HD audio
Supported audio fomats: AAC (AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, AAC-ELD), ALAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, DSD, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Opus, Vorbis, WMA
High-Resolution Audio Wireless

Entertainment

PS4 Remote Play
Game Enhancer