Achievement unlocked: Level up your smartphone gaming experience with Xperia 1

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Regular readers of the Sony Mobile blog will be familiar with how fantastic the new Xperia smartphones’ displays are. On the newly landed Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus, the gorgeous 21:9 Wide Full HD+ displays offer an immersive entertainment experience and allow you to see more of the on-screen action. However, the Xperia 1 offers even more exciting gaming features. Its 4K HDR OLED 21:9 display – a smartphone world first – offers an unrestricted view of your gameplay, and under the hood the new flagship is packed with some incredible features to really optimise your gaming experience. But don’t just take ... Read more

Sony’s new flagship Xperia 1 smartphone available to pre-order in Europe from today

Xperia 1, Sony’s latest flagship smartphone, packs a professional display and cinematography technologies into a beautiful, sleek smartphone powerhouse. With features such as the world’s first 4K OLED display in a smartphone[i] with 21:9 CinemaWide™ display (6.5”) and the world’s first Eye AF in a smartphone[ii] with a triple lens camera and up to 10 fps burst shooting with AF/AE tracking for precision focus and exposure. Sony’s Xperia 1 is available to pre-order from today across Europe from Xperia store online, retail outlets and local operators. Xperia 1 delivers a cinema aspect ratio and accurate colour reproduction, for a viewing ... Read more

Meet the Makers: The team behind the sleek and slender design of the Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus

The first thing you’ll notice about Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus is that they stand out from other smartphones due to their 21:9 Wide display. Standing tall with a beautiful, sleek and borderless design enclosed in a perfect hand-fit. There are subtle differences between the two handsets. The Xperia 10 has a 6.0” display, while the Xperia 10 Plus is slightly larger at 6.5”, and each device has an exclusive colour alongside their three shared colours (more on that below!). We wanted to delve a little bit deeper in what makes these handsets so appealing when it comes to ... Read more

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Sony’s new flagship Xperia 1 smartphone available to pre-order in Europe from today

Xperia 1, Sony’s latest flagship smartphone, packs a professional display and cinematography technologies into a beautiful, sleek smartphone powerhouse. With features such as the world’s first 4K OLED display in a smartphone[i] with 21:9 CinemaWide™ display (6.5”) and the world’s first Eye AF in a smartphone[ii] with a triple lens camera and up to 10 fps burst shooting with AF/AE tracking for precision focus and exposure. Sony’s Xperia 1 is available to pre-order from today across Europe from Xperia store online, retail outlets and local operators. Xperia 1 delivers a cinema aspect ratio and accurate colour reproduction, for a viewing ... Read more

Sony redefines its smartphone vision with the new flagship Xperia 1 for creative entertainment experiences with unprecedented professional-grade technologies

Barcelona, 25th February 2019 – Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) redefines its smartphone vision with the latest flagship Xperia 1 bringing  Sony’s proven professional display and cinematography technologies packed into a beautiful, sleek smartphone powerhouse. “We have established a new vision for our Xperia™ brand to bring our customers experiences beyond imagination,” said Mitsuya Kishida, President, Sony Mobile Communications. “We are continuing to push the boundaries in pursuit of innovation and our new Xperia delivers genuine technologies with a multitude of professional-grade features for creative entertainment experiences that are only possible with Sony.” Experience an unrivalled 21:9 CinemaWide 4K HDR ... Read more

Sony’s new Xperia 10 and 10 Plus brings 21:9 Wide display to the super mid-range line

MWC, Barcelona, 25th February 2019, Sony today announced Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus – bringing the 21:9 ratio experience to the super mid-range. “Our super mid-range line introduces our premium Sony innovations in our most accessible way possible.” said Mitsuya Kishida, President at Sony Mobile Communications. “Our new 21:9 Wide display offers edge-to-edge entertainment in a sleek and slender hand-fit design.” 21:9 Wide Full HD+ display for entertainment and productivity Xperia 10 and 10 Plus feature a sleek borderless design with 21:9 Wide Full HD+ display, ideal for both entertainment and productivity. Sony’s intuitive 21:9 multi-window UI together with ... Read more

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How to take amazing forced perspective toy photography with your Xperia smartphone

If you’ve already got your hands on the Xperia 10 Plus, you’ll know its 12MP + 8MP dual camera system and its ability to capture imagery in the 21:9 aspect ratio make it a great device for taking creative photography. We’ve shown you how to create amazing food photography using the Xperia 10 Plus, how to snap the great outdoors using the smartphone’s 2x optical zoom feature, as well as how to take Instagram-worthy city-break shots. While the Xperia 10 Plus is perfect for capturing the spontaneous moments that happen all around you, it’s also more than capable when it ... Read more

How to make your city break pictures more fiesta than siesta

When you’re going on a city break, taking an incredible picture that captures the essence of the place is something that’s always on the wish list. But when so many people have visited that same city before, it’s tough to capture shots that feel unique, or haven’t been replicated hundreds of times over by keen Instagrammers before you. So when we took the newly launched Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus to Barcelona, we wanted to show you how to take amazing pictures that stand out from the crowd. With the 13MP and 5MP dual camera system on the Xperia ... Read more

Optical Bloom: how we captured incredible flowers and plants using the Xperia 10 Plus

One of the biggest advantages of owning an Xperia smartphone is that wherever you go, you have an incredible camera to snap enviable, swoon-worthy imagery on the go. With its 12MP + 8MP camera and many of Sony’s premium technologies, the newly launched Xperia 10 Plus is one such device, allowing you to take stunning photos in any situation – including in the 21:9 ratio. We’ve already shown you how to capture perfect food photography on the new smartphone, but for more spontaneous shots, you’ll want to take inspiration from the world around you. We used the Xperia 10 Plus ... Read more

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