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Sony Xperia 1 II



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In a nutshell

  • 6.5” 4K OLED display
  • 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP triple cameras
  • 256 GB internal storage
  • Available in Black

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

"Gamers will love the Sony Xperia 1 II. The processor features Snapdragon Elite Gaming technology for amazing visuals and performance. And you can even connect a PS4 controller for ultimate precision."

What Users Say

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  • Battery

    Up to 500hrs [GSM], 550hrs [UMTS] ,540hrs [LTE]

  • Operating System

    Android 10

  • Camera

    12MP + 12MP + 12MP Triple Rear Camera

  • Storage

    Available in 256GB

  • Display

    6.5 inches

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Design and display

Stunning 4K display

Here’s a phone screen to rival your telly. The 6.5” OLED display features gorgeous 4K detail and a 21:9 cinematic aspect ratio, so you’re basically carrying around a cinema in your pocket. Plus, it’s made with tough Corning Gorilla Glass to protect you from everyday scratches and scrapes. 

Blast your music

For both wired and wireless listening, 360 Reality Audio hardware decoding truly upgrades your sound. Want to share your favourite track with your mates? Turn up the volume and blast it from the powerful front stereo speakers.


Industry-leading camera technology

Combining a triple camera system with industry-leading Sony Alpha technology, take unbelievable photos with the Xperia 1 II. It’s the first smartphone with real-time eye autofocus tracking for humans and animals. So you’ll get perfectly focused portraits, whether it’s of your gran or your cat.

Shoot your own movie

Powered by CineAlta, you can direct your own professional-looking movies. With 4K 21:9 filming and colour correction pre-sets, your footage will look good enough for the big screen. And recording up to 60 fps, you can capture fast action that looks silky smooth.

Under the hood

Ultimate mobile gaming

The Xperia 1 II takes gaming on the go to the next level. The Snapdragon processor features Elite Gaming technology to maximise visuals and provide a speedy performance. And when you want to take aim with total accuracy, you can connect a PS4 Dualshock controller with compatible games.

Fully charged in no time

Stay powered throughout the day with the 4000 mAh battery. When you want to top up, fast charge gets you to 50% in just half an hour. Fed up of tangled cables? It’s compatible with wireless charging too.

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The Sony Xperia 1 II’s weight is 181g. That means it’s comfortable to hold and not too heavy to use one-handed, when you’re standing on a train or holding a drink in your other hand
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The box contains

  • Device
  • Charger
  • USB cable
  • Headphones


  • Specification

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Dimensions

    • 166 x 72 x 7.9 mm

    • 181 grams

  • Calls & Messages

  • Apps

    • Play Store

  • Battery

    • USB Type-C

    • 4000 mAh

    • 550 hours

    • 10 hours

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android 10

  • Special Features

    • Google Assistant

  • Connectivity

  • Camera

    • Photo flash & Photo light for back camera / Display flash for front camera

    • 4K HDR with up to 60fps / Full HD 1080p with 30fps & 60fps

    • 8 megapixels

    • Full HD 1080p with 30fps

    • Cinematography Pro "powered by CineAlta" 4K HDR Movie recording 24, 25, 30 and 60fps OIS and EIS Video Optical SteadyShot™ (hybrid OIS/EIS video stabilization) and SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization) Intelligent wind filter Slowmotion (120fps)Triple lense camera: 12MP, Dual PD-AF OIS, Wide - F1.7 - 24mm [f] / 12MP, PD-AF OIS, Tele - F2.4 - 70mm [f] / 12MP, Dual PD-AF, Ultrawide - F2.2 - 16mm [f] ZEISS® quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 1 II ZEISS® T...

    • 12 megapixels

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 1 TB

  • Music and entertainment

    • True front stereo speakers

  • Processor

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon

    • 2.84 GHz

    • 2.84 GHz

    • 8 GB

  • Display

    • 4K

    • 643 ppi

    • 3840 x 1644 pixels

    • OLED

    • Corning Gorilla Glass 6

    • 6.5 inches


Sony Xperia 1 II is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just above average Good: Decent battery life Good OLED screen And 5G Bad: Most of Sony's custom features like Dynamic Vibration and Side Sense are of dubious value and poorly implemented. Sony's camera auto mode processing is inconsistent, showing obvious weakness in anything but perfect light. The telephoto camera also tends to produce hazy shots, and the ultrawide is more distorted at the edges than other phones. No 120Hz refresh rate No 512GB storage No 16GB ram No fast wireless charging No reverse wireless charging Lack of 4K recording No night mode in the camera app
Date published: 2020-08-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Above average phone Good: Decent battery life Good OLED screen And 5G Bad: Most of Sony's custom features like Dynamic Vibration and Side Sense are of dubious value and poorly implemented. Sony's camera processing is inconsistent, showing obvious weakness in anything but perfect light. No 120Hz refresh rate No 512GB storage No 16GB ram
Date published: 2020-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Batman’s phone Batman would have this phone. If you like taking fantastic photos or love Photography then you need to have this phone. The 4K screen is Outrageously excellent when watching Liverpool lift the Premier League cup
Date published: 2020-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from believe the hype This is the best Sony phone in years. That screen, oh my God. Its the best screen you will ever see on a phone ever. It makes watching or browsing anything look awesome. The design is awesome. Because the phone is quite tall. Having two apps being used at once is really fantastic. I can have youtube at the top to listen or watch something in between browsing on chrome at the bottom. Sony you are a genius! Audio jack is present which frankly rare to see these days in any phone. Sony also has a hardware finger print power scanner. Much better than stupid on screen fingerprint ones. The camera is system is something i have never seen. Taking 20fps in a second is amazing. who in sony thought of that. Now i can play with my pets or sports days and capture amazing photos during action. The battery is sufficient and sony has added a genius mode where you can plug the phone to the battery and it will only charge the phone enough to keep it going and not charge the battery. This prevents the battery from getting hot and reducing battery life. This is good when you are playing games on the phone and you can see that you have low battery but don't want to plug a charger which may heat up the phone. So sony ensured you can charge your phone and play your games uniterrupted and not charge the battery to avoid heat accumulation. Take a bow sony. Please ensure this feature for the phone as a whole and not for gaming alone. sony also included some really cool shortcut techniques like slide sense. works everytime. The phone is very fast and very quick responsive. you can see they have optimised the RAM on the phone. Verdict. Best android phone to date. Only issue is sony apps like photo album is not there. No 90hz display. but 60hz is fine for me.
Date published: 2020-07-25
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