Sony integrates optical zoom into smartphone

With the Xperia 1 IV, Sony introduces the first smartphone of the new generation. It should especially convince photo friends with its optical zoom. […]

With the Xperia 1 IV and the 10 IV, Sony has shown the first two models of its next smartphone generation. Later, a 5 IV is also likely to come, which, like its predecessor, will be located between the two devices in terms of price. As usual in the series, Sony relies on a powerful camera with Zeiss optics for the Xperia 1 IV.

According to the manufacturer, the triple camera is supposed to be the “first real optical zoom lens in a smartphone”. It has a focal length of 85 to 125 millimeters. In addition, there is the main lens and a wide angle, all three offer 12 megapixels each. Other new features include autofocus with real-time eye detection and video recording with fivefold slow motion in 4K at 120 fps.

The technical equipment includes the fast Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, a 6.5-inch OLED display with 4K and 120 Hz, 12 GB of RAM, 256 GB of data storage and a 12-megapixel frontcam. The 5,000 mAh battery can be charged quickly, but Sony does not include a charger. Wireless charging is also on board.

The Xperia 1 IV will be available in stores from mid-June 2022 for a proud 1,399 euros in black, white and purple. For all those who purchase the Xperia 1 IV in the period from May 11 to June 30, the smartphone is available in a bundle with the WH-1000XM4 Noise Cancelling headphones from Sony.

“Little Brother” 10 IV

Also new is the Xperia 10 IV, which will be available from mid-June for 499 euros in black, white, mint and lavender colors. Early buyers from May 23 to June 30 will receive a Sony WF-C500 True Wireless headset for free.

The equipment of the 161-gram smartphone includes a Snapdragon 695 5G processor, a 6-inch OLED display in a wide 21:9 format with 2,520 x 1,080 pixels, 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of data storage and a battery with 5,000 mAh. The rear triple camera has a 12-megapixel main lens, as well as a wide-angle and telephoto lens.

*Boris Boden heads the test editorial department for the magazines Telecom Handel and com!, he is also Deputy Editor-in-chief of Telecom Handel. He has been dealing with mobile phones, smartphones and tablets for many years. No device is safe from his urge to try out technical toys.

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