Sony Xperia 1 VI launched Globally with 6.5-inch FHD+ OLED 120Hz LTPO display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, New telephoto camera

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Sony Xperia 1 VI launch global.

Sony has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 VI (pronounced Mark 6) in the Global Market during an online event as anticipated. It features a 6.5-inch FHD+ LPTO display with a refresh rate ranging from 1Hz to 120Hz and a touch scanning rate of 240Hz, sporting a 19.5:9 aspect ratio compared to the 4K 21:9 aspect ratio screen of its predecessor. Powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC with 12GB of RAM, the phone incorporates vapor chamber cooling for enhanced performance.

Sony Xperia 1 VI Display features global.

The Xperia 1 VI maintains its 52MP rear camera with an Exmor T lens and Zeiss optics, offering a focal length range from 24mm to 48mm. Additionally, it includes a 12MP 16mm ultra-wide camera, while introducing a new 12MP periscope telephoto camera with a focal length range from 85mm to 170mm for up to 7x zoom. Telemacro support is provided with a maximum magnification of approximately 2x and a minimum focus distance of 4cm, even without a dedicated macro lens.

Sony Xperia 1 VI camera features global.

Sony integrates AI technology into the rear camera, enabling it to recognize the human skeleton and ensuring precise autofocus tracking, particularly in challenging shooting conditions where potential obstructions may hinder subject visibility, as stated by the company.

The device boasts Full-Stage stereo speakers, Sony's proprietary 360 Reality Audio, and is tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment for Dolby Atmos sound. It carries both IP65 and IP68 ratings for dust and water resistance.

Sony Xperia 1 VI features global.

Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 on the front and Gorilla Glass Victus on the back, the phone retains its side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It houses a 5000mAh battery with support for fast charging and Qi wireless charging.

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Sony Xperia 1 VI Specifications -

Display6.5-inch (1080 x 2340 pixels) FHD+ OLED HDR Display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 1-120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz Motion blur reduction, 240Hz Touch scanning rate, Creator mode “powered by CineAlta”—Inspired by Master Monitor color reproduction, DCI-P3 100%, ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020), Illuminant D65 White point, 10 bit tonal gradation, X1 for mobile, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection
ProcessorOcta Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 750 GPU
RAM/Storage12GB LPDDR5X RAM, 256GB (UFS 4.0) internal memory, expandable memory up to 1.5TB via microSD card
OS/UIAndroid 14 (3 OS upgrades and 4 years of security updates)
SIMDual SIM (nano + eSIM)
Rear Cameras48MP rear camera with Exmor T sensor for mobile, 1/1.3.5″ sensor, f/1.9 aperture, Hybrid OIS/EIS, 12MP f/2.2 aperture 1/2.5″ 123° 16 mm ultra wide-angle camera, 12MP f/2.3 (85 mm 28° FoV) to f/3.5 (117 mm 15° FoV) 1/3.5″ Exmor RS for mobile telephoto lens, 3.5 to 7.1x equivalent optical zoom, 21.3X hybrid zoom, ZEISS T* coating, Real-Time Eye AF (Human, Animal), Real-Time Tracking, 4K video recording
Front Camera12MP front-facing camera with 1/2.9″ Exmor RS mobile sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 84° wide-angle lens, 4K video recording
FeaturesSide-mounted Fingerprint sensor, 3.5 mm audio jack, 360 Reality Audio, 360 Reality Audio hardware decoding, 360 Spatial Sound, Full-Stage stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, DSEE Ultimate, Stereo Recording, Qualcomm aptX HD audio, Water resistant (IPX5/IPX8), Dustproof (IP6X)
Dimensions162 x 74 x 8.2 mm
Connectivity5G (sub-6GHz) / 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax (2.4GHz / 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.4 LE, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.2 Type-C
Battery/Charger5000mAh Battery with 30W (USB PD) fast charging, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qi Wireless charging, Battery Share function

Pricing and Availability -

The Sony Xperia 1 VI offers color options in Black, Platinum Silver, and Khaki Green, with pricing set at 1399 Euros (approximately USD 1,515 / Rs. 1,26,500) or 1299 GBP (approximately USD 1,635 / Rs. 1,36,620). It is currently open for orders and is scheduled to launch in the UK, Europe, and other regions starting from June 3rd.