What the Critics Are Saying...
- Lars Rehm, DxOMark
The Xperia 1 comes with a few pretty unique movie features, including a 21:9 aspect ratio, 24fps recording, and color management presets, which were not assessed under our test protocol. If you think those features could help lift your mobile videography to the next level, the Xperia 1 might well be...
- David Cardinal, DxOMark
Sony has clearly invested a lot in the Xperia 1’s audio feature set. Unfortunately, that investment doesn’t shine through when using the device to play music or movies through its speakers at the default settings. (Users should definitely experiment with enabling the phone’s Dolby Atmos functionalit...
- Esmond Xu, Techgoondu
Sony has delivered a competent device with good hardware and a software interface that is generally a joy to use. Still, the Xperia 1’s camera system does not stand out in a hyper-competitive playing field, with some players ironically using Sony’s own sensors to better effect.
- Lars Rehm, DxOMark
The Sony Xperia 1’s image quality performance is surprisingly on par only with older or less expensive smartphones, demonstrating that camera software must be also be carefully tuned in order to optimize hardware performance and successfully compete in the high-end smartphone market.
- Angela Nicholson, DxOMark
Sony has done a great job with the focus system for the Xperia 1 selfie camera. It delivers nice sharp images in a wide range of situations and gets all the faces in a group in focus. This would make it a good choice for travel and vacations when you may wish to shoot selfies in front of key destina...
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Sony backs up the Xperia 1 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.
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Manuals / User Guides
- Sony Xperia 1 Manual (PDF)
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