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Sony Xperia 1 IV
Sony Xperia 1 IV
Sony Xperia 1 IV
Sony Xperia 1 IV
Sony Xperia 1 IV
Sony Xperia 1 IV
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8.1/10
Informr score
The Sony Xperia 1 IV currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 28 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
3 GHz
Processor
Processor
3 GHz
6.5"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.5"
12+ MP, f/1.7
Camera
Camera
12+ MP, f/1.7
5000 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


DxOMark
DxOMark

The Sony Xperia 1 IV offers good display performance overall, with accurate colors both indoors and in low light. Its excellent control of motion means that there are no frame drops to mar the user experience when watching videos or when playing video games, and it is very pleasantly smooth in every...

- DxOMark
DxOMark
DxOMark

With a DXOMARK Audio score of 121, the Sony Xperia 1 IV delivers a fairly average performance and cannot quite keep up with the best in its class. In Playback it delivers fairly consistent audio quality across all use cases, but with voices in dialogues sounding veiled and unclear it cannot really b...

- DxOMark
DxOMark
DxOMark

The Sony Xperia 1 IV showed poor autonomy when tested in default settings during the typical usage scenario tests. Its performance on-the-go was decent when calling or taking photos and videos, but when it came to scrolling on social apps, the autonomy fell drastically to one of the lowest levels we...

- DxOMark
tech360
tech360

With such a hefty asking price, this phone is pretty much only viable for casual content creators who are somewhat familiar with camera settings and music production or experienced creators who want to be able to produce on the go if they need to, so if you fall within this category and have the bud...

- Bryan Tan, tech360
The Big Tech Question
The Big Tech Question

A great phone for anyone who takes phone photography or videography seriously, but not without flaws

- Barry Collins, The Big Tech Question


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Common Questions


The Xperia 1 IV price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Sony Xperia 1 IV prices from around the web here on The Informr.


Sony backs up the Xperia 1 IV with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Xperia 1 IV has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Sony support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Sony's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.5"

The Sony Xperia 1 IV's screen size is 6.5 inches with 1644 x 3840 pixels resolution.

Processor
3 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) Octa-core 3 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 12 operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.7 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
512 GB

Internal memory is 512 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery. Sony's performance ratings are 1611 minutes, 686 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Xperia 1 IV Specs

Overview
Release Date June 1, 2022
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 12

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Processor Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) Octa-core 3 GHz
Internal Storage 512 GB
RAM 12 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX Adaptive, aptX HD, LDAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/6e
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.7, Wide
12+ Megapixels, f/2.3, Telephoto
12+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Ultrawide
0.3+ Megapixels, Depth
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 24 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/2.0, Wide
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 1 billion
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels
Pixel Density 643 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Up to 30 W
Video Playback Time Up to 906 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 686 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1611 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Black, Violet
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.5 x 7.1 x 0.82 cm (6.5 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 185 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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