Sony Xperia 1 II

Today, the biggest brand names in the smartphones market might be players like OnePlus, Xiaomi, Huawei, Samsung, Oppo etc but there was a time when it was dominated by the likes of Motorola, Nokia, and Sony. In fact, Sony had made headway into the premium segment, launching stylish phones with innovative features, and marketing them under the Xperia name.  The Sony Xperia range of phones was quite popular among buyers back then, thanks to the excellent cameras, music  features, and of course, thanks to the Sony brand image back then because it was a highly trusted electronics brand. While Sony may have slipped a few places in the mobile phone race, it definitely has not quit. And to prove that, we have its most recent announcement — the Sony Xperia 1 II. This device is a top notch device that qualifies as a flagship phone and hence competes with the best options in the Android ecosystem. The Xperia 1 II comes with a 6.5-inch, OLED display offering a resolution of 1644 x 3840 pixels. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 6 and has an aspect ratio of 21:9. The phone runs Android 10 with an immensely powerful Snapdragon 865 chipset sitting at the core. You get 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard disk space. The phone’s rear camera array is made of a trio of 12MP cameras handling different duties. You also have an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video calling. You get 21W fast charging support with the 4000mAh battery inside the Xperia 1 II. Some of the popular Sony mobiles phones include the Sony Xperia 10 II, Sony Xperia L4, and Sony Xperia 5.

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Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
RAM : 8 GB
Storage : 256 GB
Battery : 4000 mAh battery
Camera : Single (8 MP, f/2.0, Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12 m pixel size))
Display : 6.5 inches (16.51 cms)
SIM : Dual SIM (SIM1: Nano) (SIM2: Hybrid)
Operating System : Android v10 (Q)

Sony Xperia 1 II Details

6.5 Inch OLED Display, Gorilla Glass 6
There are no notches or punch holes on this phone’s display as it has old school bezels. The Xperia 1 II’s 6.5 inch display is an OLED panel that offers a resolution of 1644 x 3840 pixels. The screen is fortified with Gorilla Glass 6 and has an aspect ratio of 21:9 at a pixel density of 643 ppi.
8GB RAM 256GB Storage, Snapdragon 865
The processing power of the Xperia 1 II is excellent thanks to the octa-core Snapdragon 865 chipset it is equipped with. The Sony Xperia 1 II also packs 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage and you can add up to 512GB of expandable storage as well, if you swap out the second sim card. The phone runs on Android 10. On the back of the Sony Xperia 1 II, you get a quad sensor setup consisting of a 12MP primary sensor, another 12MP sensor on telephoto duties, a third 12MP sensor for ultrawide shots and a 0.3MP TOF depth sensor. You can shoot 2160p videos at 60fps with this setup. On the front, you get an 8MP camera for selfies and full HD video recording. 
Stereo Speakers, 4000mAh Cell, 21W Charging, Connectivity
The Sony Xperia 1 II comes with a 4000mAh cell that also supports 21W fast charging. In terms of connectivity, you get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, aptX HD, and A-GPS. There is a Type C 3.1 USB port for charging also a 3.5mm jack for your wired earphones.The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the side of the Sony Xperia 1 II.

Sony Xperia 1 II Specifications


Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Display 6.5 inches (16.51 cms)
Storage 256 GB
Front Camera Single (8 MP, f/2.0, Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12 m pixel size))
Rear Camera Triple (12 MP, f/1.7 Camera + 12 MP, f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(2.55" sensor size) + 12 MP, f/2.4, Telephoto Camera(3.4" sensor size))
Battery 4000 mAh


Launch Date August 31, 2020
Dimensions 6.54 x 2.83 x 0.31 inch (166 x 72 x 7.9 mm)
Weight 181 grams
Water Resistant Yes, Water resistant, IP65, IP68


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
CPU 2.84GHz, Single core, Kryo 585 + 2.42GHz, Tri core, Kryo 585 + 1.8GHz, Quad core, Kryo 585
Architecture 64-bit
Graphics Adreno 650


Operating System Android v10 (Q)


Internal Memory 256 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 1 TB (Hybrid Slot)


Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels
Size 6.5 inches (16.51 cms)
Display Type OLED, HDR Display
Aspect ratio 21:9
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v6
TouchScreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 82.76 %
Pixel Density 643 pixels per inch (ppi)


Flash Rear (LED Flash)
Rear Triple (12 MP, f/1.7 Camera + 12 MP, f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(2.55" sensor size) + 12 MP, f/2.4, Telephoto Camera(3.4" sensor size))
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Front Single (8 MP, f/2.0, Wide Angle Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size))
Camera Features Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Face detection, Touch to focus
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Image Stabilization Yes, Optical Image Stabilization(OIS), Electric Image Stabilization (EIS)


Type Li-ion
Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable No
Fast Charging Yes, 21W
Wireless Charging Yes


SIM Configuration Dual SIM (SIM1: Nano) (SIM2: Hybrid)
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.1
Wi-Fi Yes with ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Network 5G: Supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-fi features Mobile Hotspot
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
Infrared Yes
USB USB Type-C, Mass storage device, USB charging
NFC Chipset Yes


Fingerprint sensor Yes, Side
Other Sensor Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope


Speaker Features Dolby Atmos
Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
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