Sony Unveils its First 5G Devices

Sony Unveils its First 5G Devices

Japanese tech giant Sony has unveiled two 5G smartphones and a mid-tier Xperia. The company’s Mobile Communications president Mitsuya Kishida demonstrated its first 5G handset, the Xperia 1 II, which will start shipping in the next few months. He also gave outline details of Xperia Pro, designed to work on mmWave 5G frequencies and targeted at professional content creators.

Xperia 1 II features a triple-lens camera, which includes first 20 frames-per-second auto-focus and auto-exposure tracking burst, 6.5-inch 4K OLED display, Snapdragon 865 5G chipset and 4000mAh battery. It includes photography technology from Sony's camera division, imaging assets from its TVs, advanced sound capabilities from the audio line and mobile gaming tie-ups with its PlayStation 4 console.

“Only Sony has such deep and well established relationships and we are bringing decades of experience to an end-to-end solution from professional content creation to mobile communications technology in 5G,” Kishida siad. During the event, Sony also announced its mid-tier Xperia 10 II. The device will be sold on its lightweight design, and provides a number of modest upgrades to its predecessor in the segment, the Xperia 10.

More from category

Security Response Planning is on the Rise

Security Response Planning is on the Rise

4 Jul 2020 comment

IBM Security announced the results of a global report examining businesses' effectiveness in preparing for and responding to cyberattacks.

GSMA and ETNO Pressure EU to Back 5G

GSMA and ETNO Pressure EU to Back 5G

4 Jul 2020 comment

Trade associations the GSMA and ETNO set out a list of policies they believe the European Union should adopt to aid post-pandemic economic recovery.

Samsung Cancelled Appearance at the Revamped IFA

Samsung Cancelled Appearance at the Revamped IFA

3 Jul 2020 comment

Samsung decided it will not take part in a Berlin consumer electronics event IFA, The Korea Herald reported.