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All About The Sony Xperia 1 II

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Xperia 1 II





Considering their rivals:

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 79% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 89% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 95% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 74% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a higher number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 36% above) than the average (642 DPI vs. 473 DPI).

- 95% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Zooming isn't what you'd expect on this camera. The average lens millimeter is 105, while this has a 70mm lens.

- One hour of talking, plus one hour of web browsing, and one hour of video playing will let a full charged battery at about 78%, which is less than the average, at 82%.

- Fast charging is 53% slower than the average (21w vs. 45w).

- 84% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 58% slower than the average (11w vs. 26w).

- 74% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 12% lighter than the average (181g. vs. 206g./6.38oz. vs. 7.25oz).

- 89% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 84% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is above the average. (256GB. vs. 179GB.).

- 53% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 37% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 26% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Performance
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    Storage
    3.5mm Jack

  • Cons 
    Weight
    Price








  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $1198

    BestBuy: $1148

    Walmart: $949

  • Performance 
    Year: 2020
    Updates: 2 years
    Snapdragon 865
    Adreno 650
    Android 10
    Geekbench 5: 2901




  • Display 
    6.5" 1644x3840
    642 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 6
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    607 Nits


  • Cameras 
    4 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    2160p (4k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 126

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.7
    24mm
    Sensor size: 1/1.7
    Pixel size: 1.8

     
    Selfie 
    8 Mp f/2.0 24 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    12 Mp f/2.4 70mm
    2x Zoom

    12 Mp f/2.2 16mm
    Wide-Angle





  • Body 
    165x71x7 mm
    6.50x2.80x0.28 in
    181g. / 6.38oz.
    Full Glass
    84% STBR
    Looks: 8.5/10
    Fingerp.: Back
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Black
    Purple
    Mirror Lake Green






  • Battery 
    4000mAh
    Charging: 21w
    Wireless: 11w

    1T+1W+1V*: 78%
    1T+3W+1V*: 57%
    1T+1W+3V*: 63%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 8GB
    Storage: 256GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 5G
    3.5mm jack: Yes
    Bluetooth: 5.1
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy S20 U.
    #1$799
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #2$799
    iPhone X
    #3$799
    iPhone 12
    #4$799
    Xperia 1 II
    #12$949
  • Global Score 
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #18.41
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #28.08
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #38.08
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #47.77
    Xperia 1 II
    #57.76
  • Performance 
    iPhone 12
    #18.8
    iPhone 12 Pro
    #28.8
    Mate 40 Pro
    #38.2
    X60 Pro
    #47.8
    Xperia 1 II
    #146.8
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #29.8
    9 Pro
    #39.8
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #49.8
    Xperia 1 II
    #178.3
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy S20 U.
    #16.9
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #26.9
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #36.9
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #46.9
    Xperia 1 II
    #186.5
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1 II
    #1642
    9 Pro
    #2525
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #3523
    Find X2 Pro
    #4519
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #5516
  • Cameras 
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #19.8
    Mate 40 Pro
    #29.2
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #39.1
    P40 Pro
    #49
    Xperia 1 II
    #197.4
  • Camera MP 
    Galaxy S20 U.
    #1108
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #2108
    Gal. Note 20 U.
    #3108
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #4108
    Xperia 1 II
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #1240
    Find X2 Pro
    #2129
    P40 Pro
    #3125
    Mate 40 Pro
    #4125
    Xperia 1 II
    #1470
  • Body 
    iPhone 12
    #18.6
    Xperia 1 II
    #27.6
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #37.6
    iPhone 12 Pro
    #47.6
    Mate 30 Pro
    #57.3
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Mate 30 Pro
    #193
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #293
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #393
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #493
    Xperia 1 II
    #2184
  • Looks 
    iPhone 12
    #110
    P40 Pro
    #210
    Mate 30 Pro
    #310
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #410
    Xperia 1 II
    #218.5
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 12
    #1164
    Find X2 Neo
    #2171
    iPhone X
    #3174
    X60 Pro
    #4179
    Xperia 1 II
    #5181
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone X
    #1143
    iPhone 12
    #2146
    iPhone 12 Pro
    #3146
    P40 Pro
    #4158
    Xperia 1 II
    #18165
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #19
    Mate 40 Pro
    #28.6
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #38.4
    9 Pro
    #48.3
    Xperia 1 II
    #216
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #185
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #284
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #384
    P40 Pro
    #483
    Xperia 1 II
    #2178
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #172
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #271
    P40 Pro
    #370
    Mate 30 Pro
    #469
    Xperia 1 II
    #2157
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #174
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #274
    Mate 30 Pro
    #373
    Gal. Note 20 U.SD
    #473
    Xperia 1 II
    #2163
  • Fast Charging. 
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #167
    Mate 40 Pro
    #266
    9 Pro
    #365
    Find X2 Pro
    #465
    Xperia 1 II
    #1721
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #167
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #250
    9 Pro
    #350
    Mate 40 Pro
    #450
    Xperia 1 II
    11
  • Storage 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #110
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #210
    Xperia 1 II
    #310
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #410
    Mate 40 Pro
    #510
  • Int. Storage 
    Find X2 Neo
    #1256
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #2256
    X60 Pro
    #3256
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #4256
    Xperia 1 II
    #5256
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20 U.
    #112
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #212
    Find X2 Neo
    #312
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #412
    Xperia 1 II
    #168
  • Connectivity 
    Xperia 1 II
    #110
    P40 Pro
    #25.1
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #35.1
    Find X2 Neo
    #45.1
    X60 Pro
    #55.1


 Rivals 
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
    Mi 11 Ultra
    $1079   8.41

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
    Gal. Note 20 U.
    $949   8.08

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Pro
    Find X2 Pro
    $950   7.74

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei Mate 40 Pro
    Mate 40 Pro
    $1065   7.71

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $899   7.65

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
    Galaxy S21 U.
    $999   7.55

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei Mate 30 Pro
    Mate 30 Pro
    $849   7.45

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12 Pro
    iPhone 12 Pro
    $999   7.4

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
    Galaxy S20 U.
    $799   7.38

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 9 Pro
    9 Pro
    $919   7.37

    Compare
  • Vivo

    Vivo X60 Pro
    X60 Pro
    $900   7.22

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
    Mi 10 Ultra
    $846   7.12

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Pro
    P40 Pro
    $809   6.92

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12
    iPhone 12
    $799   6.76

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Neo
    Find X2 Neo
    $890   6.49

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
    i.11 Pro Max
    $999   6.12

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone X
    iPhone X
    $799   5.4

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

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*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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