The latest rumors about the next flagship Sony Xperia 1 IV (Mark 4) reveal technical characteristics and possible date of marketing. To reveal more details on the top of the range of the company is ZACKBUK than with a post on Weibo does not hide the hardware details of the next smartphone iteration of the Japanese company.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and great autonomy
According to rumors, Sony Xperia 1 IV could be equipped with the latest SoC from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, with memory configurations up to 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal memory. All with an update of the current sensor kit of the photographic sector. The previous iteration Sony Xperia 1 III, of which you can read more details in our review, was equipped with a very high level hardware compartment with Snapdragon 888 and a 6.5 “display with 4K resolution and variable refresh rate at 120 Hz.
The real star of the technical sector, however, is the camerawith the presence of a variable lens periscope system but using a 12 + 12 + 12 MP configuration. Second other rumorsSony could update the photographic sector using more resolute sensors 50 MP or 48 MP, already present on other top of the Android range such as OPPO Find X3 Pro and OnePlus 9 Pro. Some of the best Android smartphones are equipped with 64 MP and even 108 MP sensors. The technical data sheet of the next top of the Sony range could have these characteristics:
- processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1;
- two variants provided with cuts from 12/16 GB RAM memory e 256/512 GB of storage;
- improved main photo sensor, also present an ultra-wide-angle sensor and a new telephoto lens;
- large battery from 5,000 mAh;
- support to 45 Watt fast charge And wireless charging at 30 Watt.
Sony Xperia 1 IV may also feature a improved designbut not totally different from the previous generation. The major innovations therefore concern the photographic sector, with the Japanese company placing emphasis on the use of larger sensors instead of more resolute ones. The megapixel race has started for a while, but with Xperia Pro-I Sony has already hinted where it will aim to conquer the enthusiasts of the Android world.
When will Sony Xperia 1 IV arrive
Last year, Sony Xperia 1 III was first marketed in China and then in the rest of the world in June 2021 and July 2021 respectively, so we can expect similar programming for Sony Xperia 1 IV as well. According to leaker ZACKBUK we can expect the launch for the month of Mayand a commercialization in our latitudes coinciding with the beginning of summer. For the moment no info about the sale price, which in any case will not be low considering that Sony Xperia 1 III has been made available in Italy at the selling price of 1299 euros. If you want to take a look at our video review to better understand how the innovative telescope sensor works.
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