Putting all the rumors to rest, Sony has taken the wraps off three new smartphones at the ongoing MWC 2019. These include the flagship Xperia 1 smartphone, and the Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus mid-range devices. The common theme among the three devices is the ultra-wide 21:9 aspect ratio display. Also Read - Sony sold over 10 million PlayStation 5 units; now among the fastest selling game consoles
Sony Xperia 1, Xperia 10, Xperia 10 Plus prices
Sony didn’t exactly announce an official price for its flagship smartphone, but the Xperia 1 is reportedly priced at EUR 799 (approximately Rs 74,200). The device will go on sale later this year. Also Read - Sony PS5 to be restocked on July 26 in India
The Xperia 10, and the Xperia 10 Plus, on the other hand, are priced at $349.99 (approximately Rs 24,800) and $429.99 (approximately Rs 30,500) respectively. Both the smartphones will be going on sale in the US starting next month. There’s no word on an India launch date though. Also Read - PlayStation 5 going on a diet? Retailer leaks lightweight PS5 in works
Sony Xperia 1 specifications, features
The flagship smartphone flaunts a 6.5-inch 4K (1644×3840 pixels) HDR OLED CinemaWide display with 21:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. The display is powered by Sony’s X1 for mobile engine. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM. As we have seen on recent Chinese devices, the Xperia 1 comes with a dedicated Game Enhancer feature.
For photography, the Xperia 1 features a triple-camera setup that consists of a 12-megapixel f/1.6 primary sensor, 12-megapixel wide-angle sensor, and a 12-megapixel f/2.4 tertiary sensor. For selfies there’s an 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture, and 84-degree wide-angle lens.
The device is backed by a 3,300mAh battery with Xperia Adaptive Charging and comes with Smart Stamina and Stamina Mode. For security there’s a fingerprint sensor, and on the software front, the dual-SIM device runs Android 9.0 Pie.
Sony Xperia 10 specifications, features
The Xperia 10 features a 6-inch full HD+ display with 21:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC paired with 3GB of RAM. There is 64GB storage on offer that can be expanded using a microSD card.
Other features include dual-camera setup (13-megapixel+5-megapixel) at the back, 8-megapixel selfie camera, and a 2,870mAh battery. On the software front, the dual-SIM device runs Android Pie out-of-the-box.
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Sony Xperia 10 Plus specifications, features
The larger Sony Xperia 10 Plus sports a 6.5-inch full HD+ display with 21:9 aspect ratio, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB expandable storage.
Other features include a dual-camera setup (12-megapixel+8-megapixel) at the back, 8-megapixel selfie camera, and a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging support.