After Sony confirmed the arrival of the Xperia 1 Mark II in Europe for the month of April for the suggested price of € 1,199 (RS 99,750), now it is the Sony flagship’s time to win the launch forecast in Japan. operator NTT Docomo, both the Xperia 1 II and the intermediary Xperia 10 II will be launched soon in the country, with the most powerful model coming later this month.
Docomo confirms that the Xperia 1 II will be sold in three color variants (black, white and purple) for the suggested price of 123,552 yen, or RS 87,903 in direct conversion. Unlike the global variant, the model sold in Japan will offer a capacity of 128 GB of storage instead of 256 GB.
The Xperia 10 II will arrive in Japan in four color options (black, white, mint and blue) sometime in May, but the device did not have an announced price forecast. So far there are no details about the launch of the powerful Xperia Pro.
Focusing on the content consumption experience, Sony continues to offer the best it can offer in screen, sound and camera quality with the new Xperia 1 II. The flagship features a 6.5-inch OLED panel with 4K resolution, HDR content playback and a 21: 9 aspect ratio, but lags behind competitors by not offering a 90 Hz or 120 Hz refresh rate. The company promises that the technology Motion Blur Reduction offers something “equivalent to 90 Hz.”
The smartphone arrives with cameras with ZEISS lenses, Dolby Atos sound technology, in addition to offering 5G connectivity capabilities thanks to the new Snapdragon 865 chipset.
Sony Xperia 1 Mark II specs
- 6.5-inch notch OLED screen with 4K resolution
- 21: 9 aspect ratio panel, support for HDR and Motion Blur Reduction “90 Hz equivalent”
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset
- Snapdragon X55 modem to support sub-6 5G network
- 8 GB of RAM
- 256 GB of internal storage
- 8 MP front camera
- Four rear cameras with ZEISS lenses and Cinematography Pro feature
- 12 MP main sensor with OIS
- 12 MP sensor with wide-angle lens
- 12 MP sensor with telephoto lens and OIS
- 3D ToF sensor for depth of field data
- 4,000 mAh battery with wireless charging
- IP68 protection against water and dust
- Black, white and purple colors
- 3.5mm headphone jack