The Sony Xperia 1 II launched its prices, and the company is now ready to take the next step by revealing pre-order details and freebies. The Xperia 1 II packs a Snapdragon 865 processor, 20fps burst mode with real-time Eye AF, and each pre-order will come with a free Sony WF-1000XM3 TWS earbuds worth RM949.
Sony Xperia 1 II
To recap, the Sony Xperia 1 II packs a 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED display that has a 21:9 aspect ratio. While its refresh rate isn’t as high as 120Hz or 144Hz, the phone does come with a motion blur reduction technology which Sony claims can provide a smooth viewing experience.
Powering the Sony Xperia 1 II is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 processor, paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB of UFS storage (expandable via microSD). In the camera department, it has a triple camera system consisting of a 12MP main sensor, 12MP ultra-wide angle sensor, 12MP telephoto sensor that supports 3x optical zoom. In charge of selfies is an 8MP sensor on the front. On top of these sensors, you’ll also be getting Sony’s SteadyShot stabilization that utilises both OIS and EIS. Video recording wise, it can shoot 4K HDR videos up to 60fps and a Cinematography Pro feature powered by CineAlta.
Juicing up the Sony Xperia 1 II is a 4,000mAh battery that supports PD fast charging via USB Type-C. It also supports wireless charging, and retains a 3.5mm audio jack.
Pricing And Availability
The Sony Xperia 1 II will be available in Malaysia from November 2020 in three colours – Black, Purple, White. It will be available for purchase at Sony Stores KLCc, and The Curve, Sony Store Online, and also official Sony flagship store on Lazada.
The device has been priced at RM4,999, and pre-orders have already begun on the company’s official Shopee page. What do you think of the freebie? Is it worth it? For reference, Sony gave a free WH-1000XM4 headphone during the launch of the Xperia 1.