The Xperia 1 II sets a new bar for speed, offering the World's first3 smartphone with up to 20fps continuous4 image capture with AF/AE tracking5 and Realtime-autofocus tracking and human and animal Eye-AF9. A 21:9 6.5" 4K HDR OLED display paired with exceptional audio including front facing stereo speakers and headphone jack make the Xperia 1 II the complete creative entertainment experience for those who like to play and create.
Features At A Glance:
Triple camera array with ZEISS optics and Real-time Eye AF9
World's first3 smartphone at up to 20fps with AF/AE tracking4
Photography Pro w/ Alpha technology for advanced controls
21:9 6.5" 4K HDR OLED display1 "powered by CineAlta"
Superior clarity with 3.5mm audio jack and true front stereo speakers
Take control of gaming with DUALSHOCK4 wireless controller16 compatibility
Large 1/1.7" backside illuminated stacked Exmor RS image sensor
Dual Photo Diode6 and 3D iToF sensors8 focus fast in any condition
Up to 60 AF/AE calculation5 per second for clear, in-focus shots
Intelligent wind filter records video with better audio
Cinematography Pro "powered by CineAlta" for advanced video recording10
Dolby Atmos11 delivers a multi-dimensional surround sound experience
Smoother colors on screen with 10-bit equivalent display
X1 for mobile based on technology from BRAVIA TV
Hear music as it was intended with 360 Reality Audio14
Superior High-Resolution Audio, High-Res. Audio Wireless15 and LDAC
Upscale all digital music you listen to with DSEE Ultimate
Game Enhancer mode optimizes processing performance for gaming
Durable Corning Gorilla Glass 6, water resistant (IP65/68) 19
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform17, 25% faster CPU and GPU
The Best of Sony Technology in a Smartphone
The Xperia 1 II sets a new bar for speed in a smartphone. It packs the latest cutting-edge technologies and a triple lens camera system developed with Sony´s Alpha camera engineers plus professional video features with Cinematography Pro "powered by CineAlta". The 21:9 6.5" 4K HDR OLED display1, powered by X1 for mobile engine, brings BRAVIA HDR remaster technology and an audio experience tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Music Entertainment for a total entertainment experience. Even gamers can get in on the action and use a DUALSHOCK4 wireless controller16
Professional technology from Alpha cameras
There's never been a smartphone camera that can capture shots like the Xperia 1 II. It was co-developed with the engineers behind the latest Alpha 9 series cameras for industry-leading autofocus (AF), with Eye-AF that works on both humans and animals9. Even the Photography Pro interface is designed to meet the demands of professional photographers with new manual controls and RAW support2.
Triple camera array with exceptional ZEISS optics
For true creative freedom, the Xperia 1 II has three lenses in versatile focal lengths: 16mm, 24mm, and 70mm. The lenses are ZEISS optics, calibrated specifically for your Xperia smartphone with ZEISS T* Coating that contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast by reducing reflections so creative shots as captured as intended.
Up to 20 fps and 60 AF/AE calculations per second5
The Xperia 1 II can capture moments that no other smartphone can. It's the World's first3 smartphone with up to 20 fps continuous shooting4, complete with autofocus and auto exposure tracking5, you can capture hundreds of images in seconds to capture that one perfect moment. Stay focused, no matter what's happening in front of you. With new algorithms for AF precision and performance, the Xperia 1 II continuously calculates autofocus and exposure up to 60 times per second5 so you'll get clear, in-focus shots of even fast-moving scenes.
Focus fast in any conditions - day or night
Our innovative Dual Photo Diode sensor6 delivers spectacularly fast and accurate focusing in any conditions - day or night. With an autofocus system featuring 247 phase-detection AF points covering nearly 70% of the sensor7, AF acquisition is achieved in just 0.03 seconds. In scenes where light is low or limited, you'll still enjoy fast autofocus,even when your subject is moving, thanks to three powerful technologies working together: a 3D iToF (indirect Time-of-Flight) sensor8 sensor, large 1/1.7"Exmor RS™ sensor7 and the BIONZ X for Mobile engine.
Experience Real-time Eye AF - for humans and animals9
Capture stunning portraits of both people and animals9 with the sparkle and liveliness of perfect eye in focus with Eye-AF. Not every shot is a full profile with both eyes of your subject looking at the camera. Even when one eye is covered, or another object passes in front of your subject, the Xperia 1 II will still find the eye and focus fast. Selecting between human and animal is as simple as touching the preferred subject on the screen.
Discover Photography Pro - inspired by Alpha
With the Xperia 1 II you'll find the controls usually found on professional cameras. You can choose automatic settings or manually control ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and more, then output to RAW (.DNG)2 with an interface that's inspired by Alpha cameras.
Get the Edge - with Sony Alpha cameras
The Xperia 1 II is the perfect companion for Sony's Alpha cameras. Use your Xperia as a remote display and control your settings and photos wirelessly with the free Imaging Edge Mobile app. Seamlessly transfer photos and video captured on your Alpha to the Xperia for instant editing and sharing on your social media.
Cinematography Pro "powered by CineAlta"
Record movies with the similar parameters and color settings as the professionals. Capture the look from Sony's Digital Cinema Cameras with eight different color pre-sets to bring the mood of different cinema styles to your videos. An intuitive user interface, 21:9 ratio movie recording10, 4K 24p up to 60p HDR give you the professional tools you the need for that cinematic look.
Professional user interface
The improved user interface for Cinema Pro “powered by CineAlta” is designed to give you creative control with features like framing guides, shutter angle (speed), touch autofocus, auto exposure, manual white balance and more. Additionally, eight different color settings you can bring the mood of different cinema styles to your videos.
Intelligent wind filter
Record videos with better audio with Intelligent wind filter. The Xperia 1 II includes our industry-leading audio separation technology, for highly-effective wind filtering that delivers clearer audio with less wind noise.
Smoother colors - Professional-grade display
The Xperia 1 II has a 10-bit equivalent display (8-bit with 2-bit smoothing) that can display a myriad of colors without banding and includes a new color temperature adjustable White Balance setting and new Motion Blur reduction technology. The Xperia 1 II can present deeper levels of black, while colors appear more natural with its high contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1. The screen also supports professional level reproduction standards like DCI-P3 100%, BT.2020 color space13 and D65 White Point.
Everything you watch, remastered to perfection
Now you can experience unprecedented color accuracy with Creator mode “powered by CineAlta” inspired by Master Monitor color reproduction from Sony's professional technologies - used in leading Hollywood studio productions - to bring content to life exactly as it was envisioned, including Netflix12 series and movies. Additionally, the X1 for mobile engine brings BRAVIA HDR remaster technology to everything you watch. Even streaming content will have more contrast, color and clarity.
Experience the sound of the cinema
Watching a movie with Dolby Atmos11 is an amazing experience, with multi-dimensional sound flowing above and around you. Now you can experience Dolby Atmos11 sound tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment. Audio has been improved with the true front stereo speakers or you have the option to use wireless or go wired headphones with the 3.5mm audio jack. Using the 3.5mm audio jack significantly reduces crosstalk and improves signal to noise ratio.
Fine-tuned for sound
Hear music as it was meant to be heard
Drawing on Sony's expertise both in audio hardware and music entertainment, the Xperia 1 II has been engineered to deliver a truly authentic listening experience with the audio tuned in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment.
Experience 360 Reality Audio14
The Xperia 1 II was designed for 360 Reality Audio14 with unique hardware decoding to optimize sound quality when listening to music. Immerse yourself in sound all around you - as real as if you are there - at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio14, music has never been so immersive and so real.
A better audio experience - wired or wireless
The sound technology in the Xperia 1 II was supervised by audio experts so you get better stereo separation and a natural sound space whether you're listening to your own music or streaming - even 360 Reality Audio14. Stereo speakers are placed at the front of the phone, for powerful, balanced true stereo sound. You can also opt to use headphones wirelessly or wired with the 3.5 mm audio jack connect—the choice is yours. Thanks to significant audio tuning - signal noise has been reduced to an imperceptible 20dB for clearer separation of left and right audio channels on the 3.5 mm audio jack - over 90% lower than conventional headphone connections.
Superior audio quality
With High-Resolution Audio or High-Resolution Audio Wireless15 and LDAC, you can hear music with dynamics and detail that beat even CD quality. It reproduces the full range of sound, so you hear it just as the artists intended.
Upscale everything you listen to with DSEE Ultimate
DSEE Ultimate was created to improve the quality of all digital music utilizing AI (Artificial Intelligence) to automatically improve audio frequency and bit rate in real-time. Both high and low ranges are improved taking each track close to High-Resolution Audio quality. It works with wired or wireless headphones, on local files, and even streaming services.
Level up your gaming
Enjoy an unrestricted view of the action on a 21:9 display while motion blur reduction technology reduces the in-between frame lag for clearer image quality. In Performance mode you can maximize the touch response speed and frame rate for improved gameplay. You can also choose the battery life mode to extend playtime. The new Competition setting disables all notifications, incoming calls, the camera key and other settings that may compromise your gameplay. No distractions, just you and the game
Take control with Game enhancer
For more fun on-the-go, you can connect your Xperia 1 II with a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller16 and play Android games. Experience improved gameplay with enhanced touch panel for accurate control and focus on your game by blocking notifications, or search for online tips to master any given challenge. Everything is easily accessible while you are playing.
Record and share your gameplay
Record your gameplay with screenshots or screen recording with face and commentary at the same time, then upload to your followers. With Voice Changer, you can have some fun with your game commentary as you go. Won the game with an epic play? Let the world see it. You can take a burst of screenshots when you win at a maximum of 20 fps for up to 30 seconds—all ready to share on social media. Capture your victory and share it with the world.
Smart connectivity takes Xperia's deep learning technology that utilizes Sony's Neural Network Libraries and analyses Wi-Fi signals and predicts near-future connectivity issues. The Xperia 1 II determines the quality of the network you're currently on and automatically switches to cellular when it predicts any compromise in connection quality. With Xperia, you're always on the best network available.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform17
The Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 865 Mobile Platform17 empowers you to game, capture, cross-task, and connect like never thought possible with improved performance from a 25% faster CPU and GPU than on the previous model.
Powerful 4,000 mAh battery with fast charging18
With a 4,000 mAh battery on board, you have enough power to last you through the day. When you need to boost your battery levels you can fast charge with the supplied USB PD Fast Charger UCH32C. For fast, convenient wireless charging18., Jjust put the Xperia 1 II down on a compatible wireless charger and the battery starts to fill up. Sony's charging technologies keep your battery healthy for longer. Battery care keeps your phone from overcharging, while Xperia Adaptive Charging monitors your phone as it charges, to make sure the battery isn't overworked.
Beautiful, yet rugged
The Xperia 1 II is powerful, fast and also comes with IP65/68 water resistance and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on both sides, making it sturdy as well as beautifully designed19.
Designed with more in mind
See more and do more with Multi-window. The 21:9 6.5” display is longer than most screens, giving you more space for browsing; maps, videos, social networks and more and can easily create two sections - perfect for browsing the web and watching a video at the same time. Multi-window switch allows you to quickly switch between your last used and recommended apps in Multi-window mode—making it faster to find the app you want in the top and bottom window.
INCLUDED IN THE BOX:
UCH32 Charger Head
USB Type C-C Cable
MH750 (Black) Wired Headset
Startup Guide, Important Information Leaflet
1Display ratios may vary based on content formatting
2RAW support feature will be available through software update. Software rollouts are a phased process - timing and availability will vary by market and/or operator.
3Based on Sony research s of 24 February 2020.
4Maximum fps will depend on shooting environment and settings. Real-time AF and up to 20 fps continuous shooting with AF/AE are available on the 24mm camera. The 16mm and 70mm cameras can capture at up to 10 fps with AF/AE.
5Maximum calculations will depend on shooting environment. Up to 60 time calculations per second AF/AE is available for 24mm camera. 16mm and 70mm camera can do calculations up to 30 fps with AF/AE.
6Dual Photo Diode available on 16mm and 24mm cameras
7Available on 24mm camera.
8Up to 15’ (5m) distance. For videos 3D iToF sensor works for 70 mm camera.
9Accurate focus may not be achieved with certain subjects in certain situations and this does not work with all types of animals.
10Recording time restrictions apply
11Dolby, Dolby Atmos, and the double-D symbol are among the registered and unregistered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. in the Unites States and/or other countries.
12Netflix Streaming Membership required.
13Xperia 1 II does not cover the BT.2020 color space in full.
14360 Reality Audio requires a subscription to a compatible online music service, and third-party terms, conditions, account, and fees may apply.
15High-resolution Audio and High-Resolution Audio Wireless require compatible headset
16DUALSHOCK4 and mount sold separately. Compatibility with game titles may vary.
17Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries, used with permission.
18Wireless charger sold separately and compatibility may vary.
19The Xperia 1 II is water resistant and protected against dust. All ports and attached covers should be firmly closed. Do not put the device completely underwater or expose it to seawater, salt water, chlorinated water, or liquids such as drinks. Abuse and improper use of device will invalidate warranty. The device has been tested under Ingress Protection rating IP65/68. For more info, see https://support.sonymobile.com/global-en/dm/waterresistant/. Note the Xperia 1 II has a capless USB port to connect and charge. The USB port needs to be completely dry before charging.