First look at the Sony Xperia 1 with sample photos taken at night

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The Xperia 1 was created to bring you the best of Sony’s professional display, camera, and audio technologies in a smartphone. With a large 6.5″ 21:9 CinemaWide™ 4K HDR OLED display, triple lens camera system and cinematic Dolby Atmos® multi-dimensional sound.

Based on the Snapdragon 855, it provides snappier performance than the earlier models. With a 3330 mAh, it should last you slightly more than a day on normal usage.

The Xperia 1 comes with 6GB RAM, microSDXC support (up to 512GB) and 128GB UFS memory

It has 3 sensors and is capable of optical zoo of 2X and digital zoom of 10x

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)

Enjoy movie theatre experience with a 21:9 CinemaWide 6.5” 4K HDR OLED screen and stream movies on Netflix in 21:9 aas they were meant to be seen automatically enabling Creator mode for accurate colour reproduction.
The X1™ for mobile engine brings BRAVIA HDR remaster technology to everything you watch. Even streaming content will have more contrast, colour and clarity.

Creator mode “powered by CineAlta” brings contents to life exactly as it was envisioned. The display, together with originally developed image processing, supports wide colour space ITU-R BT.2020 as well as DCI-P3 with Illuminant D65.

The Xperia 1 has a 10 bit equivalent display (8 bit with 2 bit smoothing) that can display a myriad of colours without banding.

With a high contrast ratio of 1000,000:1, the Xperia 1 can present deeper levels of black, while colours appear more natural. The screen also supports professional level reproduction standards like DCI-P3 100%, BT20201 colour space and D65 White Point. Enjoy Dolby Atmos® creates an amazing audio experience with multi-dimensional sound that flows above and around you for the optimal immersive movie experience.

The 6.5” 21:9 CinemaWide screen gives you room to do more with your smartphone. The wide display improves the multi-tasking experience, as you see more of everything with two windows open.


Sony Xperia 1 comes with 3 lens with bright aperture and large pixel pitch to capture beautiful images in different scenes and challenging low light situations: 16mm super wide-angle, versatile 26mm and 52mm lens with 2x optical zoom.

This new BIONZ X for mobile image-processing engine brings Sony’s Alpha technologies to Xperia. With new RAW noise reduction and the world’s first Eye AF (Auto Focus) and 10FPS AF/AE (Auto Focus and Auto Exposure) it gives you precision focus for striking portraits and high speed shooting.

Improved low light images
The Xperia 1 has many technologies to improve the low light pictures: main camera with big 1/2.6 inch sensor size with large 1.4μm pixel pitch, bright F1.6 lens, OIS, plus RAW noise reduction technology from Sony´s Alpha cameras that cuts noise in photos before compression, making the final picture sharper and clearer. It comes with world’s first Eye AF in a smartphone. The eyes are the most important features of a face, that´s why professional photographers target them, for accurate and beautiful shots. Eye AF technology helps you capture on focus images by tracking the eyes.

Fast, continuous shooting with up to 10FPS AF/AE
With up to 10FPS AF/AE (Auto Focus and Auto Exposure) you can shoot clear focused and balanced photo in burst mode when your subject is moving.

Precision focus in low light
Dual photo diode technology gives you fast auto focus in low light conditions.

Full manual control of shutter speed and ISO
With full manual control of shutter speed and ISO3, plus up to 30 second exposure you can enjoy even more creative control over your photos – just like you’d have with a professional camera.

The Xperia 1 can record in 4K HDR – take videos with exceptional dynamic range and contrast, with true to life colour, even in backlit scenes or low light. With SteadyShot™, The Xperia 1 hybrid stabilisation system – combining optical image stabilisation and electronic image stabilisation simultaneously. It gives you shake free and smooth videos even when recording on the move.

It also has Cinema Pro “powered by CineAlta” – 21:9 movie recording so that you can record movies with the same parameters and colour settings as the professionals. Expertise from Sony Digital motion picture camera engineers, Look colour management pre-sets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR and 24fps, give you the tools you need. With eight different colour settings you can bring the mood of different cinema styles to your videos.

Take every track closer to the original recording with High-Resolution Audio4 and DSEE HX. With built-in stereo speakers, you’ll hear all your music loud and clear while LDAC streaming makes everything sound great when you’re listening wirelessly.

The Xperia 1 has a durable Gorilla® Glass 6 and IP65/68 rating so you woudln’t be worried of dust and water.