The Sony Xperia 1 II is the next device to arrive in Malaysia, right after the Sony Xperia 10 II was launched recently. Announced for a November 2020 launch, the Xperia 1 II packs a Snapdragon 865 processor, 20fps burst mode with real-time Eye AF.
Sony Xperia 1 II
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.
No pricing information has been made available by Sony Malaysia yet, but those interested can register their interest here. Apart from the price, will Sony Malaysia also bundle the Sony WH-1000XM4 ANC headphones with every purchase of the phone, just like they did with the Xperia 1?