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Sony Unveils Its New Sony Xperia 1 IV

The Sony Xperia 1 IV has been launched with one goal; to beat all other phones at mobile photography with its enhanced optical zoom lens. Most smartphone cameras have a tendency to blur images when they’re zoomed in, and Sony saw a gap to fill with that.

The Sony Xperia 1 IV has 3 cameras, one with a variable focal length of 85-125mm, and can be adjusted to just over 5x zoom. Its burst shooting mode can take up to 20 shots in 1 second and can shoot videos in 4K from every rear-facing lens.

Cost? It’s not cheap at $1599 when it launches!

All 3 12MP cameras can shoot slo-mo video in Ultra HD quality, it will last you a while with its  5,000mAh, its 6.5in display screen is 4K for awesome viewing of videos and other content, and it’s powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon Gen 1 processor.

Here are all the  product highlights shared by Sony:

  • 4K HDR native 120fps video recording1 on all rear lenses
  • True optical zoom 85-125mm/16mm/24mm lenses w/ 20fps HDR AF/AE3
  • Real-time Eye AF & object tracking for photo/video on all rear lenses
  • Brightest6 6.5” 4K 120Hz HDR OLED 21:9 wide Display7
  • Build-in live streaming for videographers4 and mobile gamers5
  • Videography Pro for creative control in video capture and streaming4
  • Record your own tracks in Music Pro11 and achieve studio-like quality
  • 5G sub6 & mmW22; Snapdragon™ 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform18
  • 12GB RAM, 512GB ROM plus Micro-SD media slot, 5000mAh battery
  • Ultimate smartphone vlogging w/ optional vlog monitor & Bluetooth grip25
  • IP65/68 water resistance21 and Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™ display
  • 10bit RAW for smooth color gradation and high dynamic range
  • Incredible audio: Full-stage stereo speakers, Bluetooth & 3.5mm jack
  • Full-stage front facing stereo speakers, support 360 Reality Audio13


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