We reviewed the ease-of-use of the Xperia 1. We review how highly we recommend this device.

Created date: 03/18/2019, 20:16:00, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 08:32:43

We provided an in-depth evaluation of the Xperia 1's features. We thoroughly reviewed its strengths and weaknesses. Here, we consolidated our thoughts on whether you should get the Xperia 1.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Xperia 1

The CPU performance of Xperia 1

With the 2.84GHz+2.42GHz+1.78GHz×8.0(OctaCore) for processing power, the Xperia 1 has extremely high performance and will operate smoothly without stress, whichever app you use. Among all smartphones released to date, it is one with top class performance. It is also suitable for heavier 3D games, and quite smooth play will be possible.

With a huge 6 GB of RAM, the Xperia 1 has an extremely large amount. Cases of insufficient RAM almost never occur, so it is further suited for multitasking as well. Even with frequent switching between multiple apps you are unlikely to feel any sluggishness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Xperia 1, it is a really fantastic high-end smartphone, and in terms of performance can be used without stress in all usage scenarios. If choosing a smartphone for performance in operation, it is highly recommended.

Xperia 1's storage capacity

The data storage capacity of the Xperia 1 is 128 GB and it is highly recommended for people who frequently take movies and images. It is suitable for filming movies and photography, and you even if you install many games and apps you will not feel inconvenienced.

The Xperia 1 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

The camera function of Xperia 1

Xperia 1 has a 12 MP main camera, which can serve you well in most cases. However, you might feel a little dissatisfied with the quality of the images.

Also, Xperia 1 has an 8 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

The battery performance of Xperia 1

The battery performance of the Xperia 1 is 3330 mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Xperia 1 is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Xperia 1's size

The Xperia 1 has a width of 28.3 in (72 mm), a length of 65.7 in (167 mm), and a thickness of 3.2 in (8.2 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the Xperia 1 is about 6.3 oz (178 g).You can feel some weight when holding it in one hand. You might feel tired if you operate it for a long time.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Xperia 1, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Xperia 1's screen

Xperia 1 has a 6.5 inch display.It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Xperia 1 has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Overall assessment of Xperia 1

The Xperia 1 is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

The merits and demerits of Xperia 1

The merits of Xperia 1

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a high-grade CPU, so you can play 3D games without encountering stuttering.

The demerits of Xperia 1

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Comparing the specifications of Xperia 1 against similar products.

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.general rating

Xperia 1

60.5-

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

64.8

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

64.6

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

59.6

Xperia XZ2 Premium

63.2

Xperia XA2 Ultra

68.5

Xperia XA2

65.1

Xperia XZ3

69.8

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Xperia 1

56.0-Color:Black/Gray/Purple/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 65.7 in (167 mm) x 3.2 in (8.2 mm), Weight:6.3 oz (178 g)

Xperia XZ1 Compact SO-02K docomo

71.7Color:White Silver/Black/Horizon Blue/Twilight Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):25.6 in (65 mm) x 50.8 in (129 mm) x 3.7 in (9.5 mm), Weight:5.0 oz (143 g)

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

62.1Color:ーー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 58.3 in (148 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (156 g)

Xperia XA2 Ultra

46.1Color:Black|Silver|Blue|Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):31.5 in (80 mm) x 64.2 in (163 mm) x 3.7 in (9.5 mm), Weight:7.8 oz (221 g)

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

52.3Color:ー//ーー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 4.4 in (11.1 mm), Weight:7.0 oz (198 g)

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

63.8Color:White Silver/Black/Coral Pink/Moss Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):25.6 in (65 mm) x 53.1 in (135 mm) x 4.8 in (12.1 mm), Weight:5.9 oz (168 g)

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

45.3Color:/ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):31.5 in (80 mm) x 62.2 in (158 mm) x 4.7 in (11.9 mm), Weight:8.3 oz (234 g)

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

45.2Color:Chrome Black/Chrome Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):31.5 in (80 mm) x 62.2 in (158 mm) x 4.7 in (11.9 mm), Weight:8.3 oz (236 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Xperia 1

91.4-Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1644 x 3840, Pixel density:642ppi

Xperia XZ1 Compact SO-02K docomo

66.0Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:319ppi

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XA2 Ultra

77.2Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1920 x 1080, Pixel density:367ppi

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

87.1Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:482ppi

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

94.6Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:759ppi

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

94.6Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:759ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen quality

Xperia 1

91.8-Display size:6.5 inch, Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1644 x 3840, Pixel density:642ppi

Xperia XZ1 Compact SO-02K docomo

69.2Display size:4.6 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:319ppi

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XA2 Ultra

82.6Display size:6 inch, Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1920 x 1080, Pixel density:367ppi

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

81.7Display size:5.7 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

78.1Display size:5 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:482ppi

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

88.0Display size:5.8 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:759ppi

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

88.0Display size:5.8 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:759ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Xperia 1

97.9-OS:Android

Xperia XZ1 Compact SO-02K docomo

90.1OS:Android

Xperia XZ1 SOV36 au

90.1OS:Android

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

97.7OS:Android

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

97.8OS:Android

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

98.0OS:Android

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

98.0OS:Android

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

97.7OS:Android

Specifications of Xperia 1

Xperia 1
ImageXperia 1
MakerSony
Release date6, 2019
ColorBlack/Gray/Purple/White
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)28.3 in (72 mm) x 65.7 in (167 mm) x 3.2 in (8.2 mm)
Weight6.3 oz (178 g)
Display size6.5 inch
Display typeOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1644 x 3840
Pixel density642ppi
Battery capacity3330 mAh
ChipsetQualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855
CPU specs2.84GHz+2.42GHz+1.78GHz×8.0(OctaCore)
RAM size6 GB
Storage size128 GB
Rear-camera resolution12 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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