Although introduced at the end of February, it was not until May 22 that Sony’s most advanced flagship, Xperia 1 II (Xperia 1 Mark II) was officially launched in Japan. Ban, followed by the US market on the coming 24/7. At the present time, Sony smartphones are no longer sold genuine in Vietnam anymore but only appear as notebooks.
Recently, we had the opportunity to hand the first Xperia 1 II in Vietnam. This is essentially the version of the AU network that is portable from Japan, so there may be some differences compared to the international version about to be sold in some other markets. The price for the Xperia 1 II is also quite high, up to nearly 30 million and only has a single memory option of 8GB / 256GB.
Case of the Xperia 1 II Japanese version of AU network is extremely compact
The back prints a few parameters about the machine
The accessories inside the box of Xperia 1 II from Japan only have a 3.5mm cable to catch radio waves and watch TV, besides there is no charger, cable or headset.
The version we have on hand today is the white back. It still has the familiar masculine square design language on the first generation as well as on many previous Sony smartphones, improving from the Omni Balance design language that is so familiar to Sony fans.
In the middle is the Sony logo. The feeling of holding Xperia 1 II in hand is quite comfortable because the device has a fairly long ratio and tapering to the horizontal
Unlike last year’s Xperia 1, this year’s Xperia 1 II has a camera cluster placed in the left corner instead of the middle of the back. This camera cluster also uses the lens system tuned by ZEISS, a familiar brand that has been seen on previous Nokia smartphones.
The main camera cluster of Sony Xperia 1 II includes 3 main cameras with 12MP resolution: a wide-angle camera, an ultra-wide-angle camera, a 3x telephoto camera, in addition to an additional 0.3MP TOF 3D camera for depth measurement
On the front, the Xperia 1 II is equipped with a 6.5-inch HDR OLED screen CinemaWide Display with a cinematic 21: 9 aspect ratio.
This screen of Xperia 1 II has 4K resolution (1644 x 3840), supports up to 1 billion colors, protected by Gorilla Glass 6. good period
The only problem with the 21: 9 screen at the present time on smartphones is probably about the ability to display media content. Most multimedia content as well as dramas are released at 16: 9. Therefore, when viewing this content, users will encounter the phenomenon of 2 large black borders on the sides, when the scale to fit the screen, the video will be cropped quite a lot.
With an ultra-long aspect ratio, the Xperia 1 II can display more content on a single page
Sony is one of the rare manufacturers on the market to retain this “flawless” screen design on high-end smartphones. Overall, the Xperia 1 II looks very balanced thanks to two equally well-designed screen borders. The top edge will be where the sensor and 8MP selfie camera are located
These two bezels are also the place where the dual speakers of the device are located, for a better entertainment experience, especially when playing games or watching movies horizontally.
On the right side of the Xperia 1 II is a power button and a fingerprint sensor, volume keys and a shutter button for taking photos at the bottom. The left side of the device is where the SIM and memory card slots are located. The bottom edge is where the USB-C charging port and phone mic, 3.5mm headphone jack and 2nd recording mic will be placed on the top edge
The fingerprint sensor of Xperia 1 II is a 1-touch sensor, for very fast unlocking speed
Talking a little about the camera of Xperia 1 II: The camera application of the device supports relatively many shooting modes similar to many other smartphones on the market.
However, to get the most out of the camera on the Xperia 1 II, Sony offers users Photo Pro and Cinema Pro applications. These are two applications developed by Sony and using the technologies of the Alpha camera system. However, the version we currently have cannot use the Photo Pro application
As for the Cinema Pro application, users can manually adjust a lot of camera parameters. Customizations for professional film users will be arranged in the most convenient way
Regarding the hardware configuration, Sony Xperia 1 II is equipped with the most powerful Snapdragon 865 chip, 8GB RAM, 128GB / 256GB ROM
The battery of the machine has a capacity of 4000mAh, supports fast charging with 21W and 11W wireless
The device runs on Android 10. Because it is a portable version from Japan, there are many Japanese language apps of the network
Sony Xperia 1 II has a price of 1199 USD in the US and 123,552 yen in Japan, equivalent to nearly 30 million
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