On the evening of October 15th, Sony officially released two flagship models, Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ and Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ. Although both are flagship models, the positioning of the two phones is slightly different. Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ is more focused on imaging flagships. The Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ is the flagship model of Volkswagen. Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ is priced at 7,999 yuan (USD $1143) , and Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ is priced at 5,999 yuan (USD $857) .
Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ uses a 6.5-inch 21:9 OLED display with a resolution of 4K and a delicate display.
In terms of hardware, Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ is equipped with a combination of Snapdragon 865 mobile platform + X55 baseband, which performs well in terms of performance. It also supports 5G network and will have better performance in terms of network speed. In terms of storage, Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ has 12GB of RAM and 256GB of ROM.
Taking pictures is a big advantage of Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ. The phone is equipped with a new high-speed three-camera system and supports 3D iToF sensors. Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ's three rear camera lenses are all 12 million pixels, of which the main camera uses an IMX556 sensor, with a 1/1.7-inch photosensitive area and native 1.8um large pixels, and supports PDAF and optical image stabilization.
Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ supports high-speed continuous shooting at 20 frames per second, and supports real-time eye focus, and newly supports animal eye detection.
In terms of software, Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ is equipped with the Master of Photography APP, which has the same operation interface as Mirrorless, which brings a more professional camera experience. At the same time, Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ supports RAW file shooting, which provides more extensive support for later stages.
Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ has a 4000 mAh battery and supports wireless charging.
Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ uses a 6.1-inch 21:9 OLED screen, which is smaller in size than Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ. Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ has a resolution of FHD+, but it supports a 120Hz screen refresh rate and has a better performance in terms of display fluency.
In terms of configuration, Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ is also equipped with the combination of Snapdragon 865 + X55, but the storage combination is 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM.
In addition, in terms of taking pictures, Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ also uses the same rear three-camera combination as Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ. It also supports real-time eye focus, but does not support 3D iToF.
Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ is equipped with a 4000 mAh battery, but does not support wireless charging.
In terms of price, Sony Xperia 1 Ⅱ is priced at 7,999 yuan (USD $1143) and will be listed in late October. The Sony Xperia 5 Ⅱ is priced at 5,999 yuan (USD $857) and will go on sale in early November.