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Unlike LG which owns abandoned in the smart phone market Altogether, and HTC, whose phones have gone from world leaders to industry jokers in recent years, Sony continues to develop high-end mobile devices… at ambitious price points.
Sure, the Japanese tech giant has greatly underestimated the breadth of its smartphone portfolio compared to its alphabet soup days, but while the Xperia L or Xperia R’s low to mid-range lines seem to have cut the dodo’s way, the premium Xperia families are likely to get Xperia 5 and Xperia 5 new members coming soon.
The Galaxy S22 Ultra competitor is atypical
For better or for worse, super high-end Android phones tend to appear is very Similar at present. The trend is clear – curved displays with center holes and slim bezels, while 3.5mm headphone jacks, visible fingerprint scanners, and even microSD card slots are present.
The boxy, sharp-edged phone is sure to keep the headphone jack alive while scrapping its predecessor’s dedicated Google Assistant button. Overall dimensions look incredibly familiar too, at 164.7 x 70.8 x 8.3mm, which means the Xperia 1 III’s 4,500mAh battery capacity isn’t likely to suffer a major change either.
Sony Xperia 1 IV Specifications and Price – What to Expect
While today’s report revealing this upcoming tall boy’s design seems frustratingly light on other details, there are at least some educated guesses we can make without fear of getting caught.
If history is any indication, the smaller 5 IV could undoubtedly go official at the same time, and common sense suggests that both high-end devices will be powered by Qualcomm’s current Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC.
The Xperia 1 IV doesn’t have much room for improvement in the display and memory departments compared to the impressive 12GB of RAM combined with the 1 III with a 4K HDR OLED panel, but on paper at least, these three 12MP rear shooters could easily improve To some extent.
Unfortunately, that’s all we can really “expect” at the moment. Well, that and initially a hefty price tag of over $1,000 in the US. Xperia 1 III unlocked, keep in mind, still They cost an outrageous $1300, and there’s no reason to expect anything more budget-friendly than the next generation. Hopefully, Sony will at least be able to launch its new flagship soon after its reveal.