In a nutshell: The new Sony Xperia 1 IV smartphone has been designed for photography lovers. The flagship features three rear-facing lenses to fit almost any occasion, as well as a revolutionary periscope-style lens with true optical zoom and decent reach.

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The crown jewel of the Xperia 1 IV is the rear camera, which consists of a 16mm f/2.2 ultra-wide lens with a 124-degree field of view, a 24mm f/1.7 wide-angle lens and an 85-degree field of view. A 125mm f/2.3-2.8 telephoto lens with a 28 to 20 degree field of view (85mm and 125mm respectively).

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A telephoto lens is a true optical zoom lens. first of its kind in a smartphone.

All three rear lenses use a 12MP Exmor RS sensor and can record up to 4K at 120fps.

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Other noteworthy features include a 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate covered with a protective coating. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Gen 1 mobile platform along with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of UFS. The microSDXC slot supports cards up to 1TB for storage expansion.

The Xperia 1 IV is additionally equipped with a 5000 mAh battery with wireless charging and fast charging, providing up to 50% charge in just 30 minutes. It also has IP65 and IP68 ratings and will ship with Android 12.

Naturally, the Xperia 1 IV is compatible with the latest 5G bands as well as Wi-Fi 6E.

Sony Xperia 1 IV Available for pre-order starting today, starting at $1,600. It will go on sale September 1st in your choice of black or purple.