Sony Xperia 1 Professional Edition launches in Japan
Earlier this year, Sony released its Xperia 1 – a phone that boasted high-quality display partnered with top-of-the-line SoC. Now, Sony is launching an upgraded version of its flagship, the Xperia 1 Professional Edition.
The Sony Xperia 1 Professional Edition offers a few upgrades over the existing version of the Xperia 1. They improved the display to support BT2020 color gamut and 10-bit signal for better color production. Users can also now calibrate the colors on their screens using D65 standards.
The phone also comes with Sony’s Imaging Edge Mobile out of the box, which lets you wirelessly control your Sony digital camera and transfer photos.
Another new feature of the Sony Xperia 1 Professional Edition is support for USB Type-C LAN connection for more reliable connectivity. (Type-C to RJ45 cable not included with the phone)
Lastly, Sony included support for landscape mode on the home screen.
Sony Xperia 1 Professional Edition specs:
6.5-inch 4k (1644 x 3840) OLED display
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
microSD up to 512GB
Hybrid Dual Nano-sim
12MP F1.6 main, 12MP F2.4 telephoto, 12MP F2.4 super-wide-angle triple rear cameras
8MP F2.0 front camera
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wired LAN support
IPX5/8 waterproof; IP6X dustproof
Android 9 pie
3,330mAh battery w/ 18W PD fast charging support
167mm x 72mm x 8.2mm
The Sony Xperia 1 is scheduled to be released in Japan on October 25 and is priced at JPY 143,000.