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Sony Xperia 1 II

Sony Xperia 1 II
alaScore 94

40 reviews

Aug, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of Sony Xperia 1 II. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the battery and design. The performance and screen are also mentioned favorably. There are mixed comments on the size and portability. Some have doubts about the price.

camera, screen, performance, design, battery

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia 1 II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by (engadget.com)

Sony Xperia 1 ii review: Sony’s best phone in years

 

The $1,200 Xperia 1 ii is many things, but a crowd-pleaser it is not. In fact, its charm derives from how niche it is. It has a screen meant for movie nerds. Its cameras are meant for film and photo nerds. And thankfully, it's more than solid in all...

In-depth controls for photos and video ; 20fps burst shooting is fantastic ; Excellent performance ; Mostly clean software based on Android 10 ; Handsome 4K screen

Oddball design won't work for everyone ; Lousy selfie camera ; This phone slides around constantly ; Some productivity features feel flaky

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Dieter Bohn (theverge.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II review: it’s a stretch

 

Would you really want to take all of your smartphone photos in full manual?

Minimalist aesthetics ; Manual camera experience ; Minimal Android customizations

Too expensive ; Missing key flagship features like 5G (in the US), high refresh rate screen ; Slippery, awkward body

Sony’s 2020 flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 II, features a new camera system with a huge main sensor. It’s designed to work more like Sony’s mirrorless Alpha cameras, but taking all of your photos in full manual can be exhausting.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Victor Hristov (phonearena.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II Review

 

Our Sony Xperia 1 II review is here: the phone has a great camera that can wow you with its photos, it has a sleek "Sony" style, a solid battery life, but it never quite reaches out of its comfort zone as software is undercooked and signature features...

Beautifully crafted; Photos can sometimes truly wow you

Outrageous price; Frustrating camera app gets in the way of taking good photos and videos; Software is full of bugs; Easily overheats in warm weather

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Tim Coleman (photographyblog.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II Review

 

The Sony Xperia 1 II is a new flagship smartphone offering a range of pro image and video features aimed at keen camera enthusiasts. These include 20fps with continuous autofocus focus and autoexposure and real time eye AF for humans and animals,...

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Ryan Whitwam (androidpolice.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II review: Missing the point

 

As smartphones have converged on the "flat glass slab" form factor, companies like Samsung and OnePlus have risen to the top. Sony, on the other hand, has

Battery ; The Xperia 1 II gets above-average battery life for a SD865 phone. ; Features of yesteryear ; A headphone jack ; and ; a notification LED in the same phone. ; Software ; You get a mostly unaltered version of Android 10. ; Display ; The OLED...

No 5G ; Despite having a SD865 and a $1,200 price tag, the Xperia 1 II does not support 5G in the US. ; Cameras ; Sony's camera processing is inconsistent, showing obvious weakness in anything but perfect light. ; Price ; $1,200 for a smartphone is a...

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : David Imel David Imel (androidauthority.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II review: A Sony phone I'd love to keep in my pocket (Video!)

 

The Sony Xperia 1 II is a wonderful smartphone. While Sony put a lot of focus into the Alpha-like camera experience, the rest of the phone is great enough to make up for the "just fine" camera quality. The Sony Xperia 1 II is a wonderful smartphone....

Great 21:9 display ; Fantastic performance ; Simplistic UI ; IP68 water and dust resistance ; Headphone jack ; Pro camera features

Subpar selfie camera ; Relatively slow charging ; Confusing main camera app

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Ben Andrews (digitalcameraworld.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II review

 

With its pro image and video capture features, the Sony Xperia 1 II is out to seduce the most demanding camera enthusiasts

Stunning screen ; Advanced photo and video features ; Big improvement in battery capacity

Image quality good, not great ; 'Only' 3x optical zoom ; Some features of limited appeal

The Sony Xperia 1 II stands out from the crowd by offering a photo and video capture experience tailored towards enthusiasts and pros. If you fit this niche and prioritize pro camera features and image accuracy above all else, the Xperia 1 II is...

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II Review: Sony makes a great Android phone again

 

The Sony Xperia 1 II is Sony's best phone in ages. It takes inspiration from the brand's products and melds them into a phone that feels very different.

Fast focussing;A lovely screen;Great manual camera apps

Very expensive, especially compared to what else is on the market;Other phones take better pictures in auto mode

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II review

 

What Hi-Fi? Awards 2020 winner. Sony promises audio and video excellence – and delivers

Class-leading sound quality ; Class-leading video quality ; 3.5mm headphone jack

Shape may not be for everyone ; No face ID

The Sony Xperia 1 II delivers superb music and picture performance, plus an all-round performance to match, and that makes it a winner in our book

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : David Nield (t3.com)

Sony Xperia 1 II review: a classy camera and a superb display lead the way

 

The Sony Xperia 1 II is a flagship worthy of the name

Jul, 2020
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Price comparison for Sony Xperia 1 II

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Sony Xperia 1 II Unlocked Smartphone
Triple camera array with ZEISS optics and Real-time Eye AF at up to 20fps with AF/AE tracking--a world’s...
$863.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia 1 II XQ-AT52, 5G, International Version...
NOTE: International Version. No Warranty. This phone will work on GSM SIM cards like AT&T or T-Mobile or...
$979.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia 1 II XQ-AT52 5G 256GB 8GB RAM...
This phone/tablet will NOT work with Verizon, Sprint, Boost, or any other CDMA network
$1,399.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia 1 II 5G (XQ-AT52) Global Edition, 5G...
Compatible with most GSM carriers and will NOT work with CDMA carriers.
$1,575.00 TO SHOP
Xperia 1 III - 5G Smartphone with 120Hz 6.5" 21:9...
World’s first smartphone with 120Hz 6.5” 4K HDR OLED display
$1,298.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia 10 III XQ-BT52 5G Dual 128GB 6GB RAM...
NOTE: International Version. No Warranty. This device will work with GSM service providers like AT&T, T...
$409.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia L1 - Unlocked Smartphone - 16GB - Black
5.5” borderless HD display with a curved back panel for a comfortable fit in your hands
$149.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia 10 III XQ-BT52 5G Dual 128GB 6GB RAM...
NOTE: International Version. No Warranty. This device will work with GSM service providers like AT&T, T...
$409.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia 1 Mark II Unlocked Smartphone with Sony...
BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony XPERIA 1 Mark II Unlocked Smartphone (A9 Series Technology with Zeiss Optics), Sony...
$1,448.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia 10 II XQ-AU52 128GB 4GB RAM...
Boasting IP65/68 rating water resistance, durable Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and a long battery life, the...
$318.00 TO SHOP

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