Sony’s new product launch conference today at noon, the official launch of the Sony Xperia 1 IV exclusive accessory – the gaming fan docking station Xperia Stream. At the same time, Sony released the 16GB + 512GB version of the Sony Xperia 1 IV and the Xperia 1 IV Gaming Edition with the fan dock.
The rest of the configuration of the 16GB + 512GB version of the new machine is the same as the original Xperia 1 IV, and the price is:
- Xperia 1 IV 16GB + 512GB: 174,900 yen (about 8,500.14 yuan)
- Xperia 1 IV Gaming Edition (16GB + 512GB version + fan docking station): 189,200 yen (about 9195.12 yuan)
The Sony Xperia 1 IV uses the same 6.5-inch 4K AMOLED display as the previous generation, with a 21:9 screen ratio, support for a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 50% increase in screen brightness.
In terms of configuration, the Sony Xperia 1 IV uses the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 flagship processor, which can be expanded through the MicroSD slot and runs the Android 12 system.
In terms of rear cameras, the main camera of the Xperia 1 IV uses a 1/1.7-inch sensor and supports OIS optical image stabilization. The ultra-wide-angle camera is a 1/2.5-inch sensor that supports autofocus. The periscope telephoto camera is a 1/3.5-inch sensor that supports OIS and autofocus.
Sony says the three cameras support 4K video capture at 120 frames per second, offering optical image stabilization with FlawlessEye, eye autofocus, and real-time object tracking and autofocus. All cameras can utilize image stacking to expand dynamic range and are capable of 20 fps burst shooting with autofocus/AE, and HDR enabled. An RGB infrared sensor on the back feeds the AI algorithm that controls the camera’s white balance, and there’s a 3D ToF sensor.
In other respects, the battery capacity of the Xperia 1 IV has been increased by 500 mAh, with a total capacity of 5000 mAh. It supports 30W fast charging, which can be charged to 50% in half an hour, and supports Qi protocol wireless charging.
In addition, the Sony Xperia 1 IV still retains a 3.5mm headphone jack, and the front-facing stereo speakers have also been improved, with a 10% increase in maximum volume and 20-50% more bass. For wireless audio, the phone is one of the first phones to support the new Bluetooth LE Audio technology, which supports LDAC Bluetooth audio transmission.