Sony Xperia 1 VI leaks: SD 8 Gen 3, 120Hz OLED, triple-cam: Ultrawide, telephoto, macro

On May 17th, Sony is anticipated to unveil the successor to its flagship Xperia line, the Xperia 1 VI. Recent leaks provide a glimpse into the phone’s potential specifications, suggesting significant advancements, particularly in the camera system.

Central Processing Unit: Unwavering Performance

Sony Xperia 1 VI render leak
Sony Xperia 1 VI render leak

As expected, the Xperia 1 VI is likely to be equipped with the industry-leading Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC.This processor promises to deliver exceptional performance and seamless operation.

Camera System: Enhanced Capabilities and Streamlined User Experience

Sony Xperia I VI new camera app
Sony Xperia I VI new camera app

The Xperia 1 VI’s camera system is expected to be a focal point. The leaks indicate a versatile triple-lens configuration:a 16mm ultrawide lens, a 24mm primary lens with macro functionality (offering 48mm with 2x optical zoom), and a standout 85-170mm telephoto zoom lens, representing a substantial improvement over the previous iteration’s 125mm limit.

Sony is aiming to elevate image quality to rival that of their renowned “full-size” cameras. Furthermore, a focus on user experience is evident. A unified, novel camera application inspired by Sony’s Alpha series cameras is expected to streamline the photography process. This application leverages technology from the Alpha series, incorporating “human pose estimation” for precise focus, even on subjects presenting challenges. Videographers will likely find the new Video Creator application appealing, designed to facilitate the creation of professional-caliber videos.

Additional Features: Display, Audio, and Battery

Sony Xperia 1 VI render leaks by MSPOWERUSER
Sony Xperia 1 VI render leaks by MSPOWERUSER

The Xperia 1 VI is likely to retain the well-regarded 3.5mm headphone jack. Audio enthusiasts can anticipate enhanced bass and improved audio clarity from the speakers. The phone is expected to be available in black and “platinum silver” colorways, featuring a stylish frosted textured glass rear panel.

The display is expected to be a centerpiece, with rumors suggesting a wider 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a significant increase in brightness compared to the Xperia 1 V. This OLED panel is also rumored to boast a variable refresh rate of 1Hz to 120Hz, ensuring optimal smoothness. Touch responsiveness is further enhanced by a rumored 240Hz touch sampling rate.

Endurance is also a potential highlight. The Xperia 1 VI is rumored to pack a 5,000mAh battery with advanced health technology, potentially extending its lifespan to four years. The phone is also expected to offer wireless charging and reverse wireless charging capabilities.

Pre-Order Incentive (Select Regions):

In certain regions, pre-ordering the Xperia 1 VI may grant access to a year of complimentary Sony Pictures movie streaming. Additionally, up to five remastered movie titles with IMAX video and DTS sound may be included,specifically optimized for the phone’s exceptional display.



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