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Sony Xperia 1 II gets 12GB RAM, Frosted Black variant in Japan

21 August 2020 0

Sony has unveiled a new special Xperia 1 II variant in Japan. It comes with 12GB of RAM and Frosted Black that makes it different from the standard variant released earlier this year. It will also be a SIM-free variant aka unlocked model aimed at those who did not buy the phone as it was available only through carriers until now.

This new Xperia 1 II variant bears model number XQ-AT42. The sales are said to begin October 30th which means a wait of about two months. It has been priced at JPY 124,000 which is about $1,168 making it a luxury offering. It should be noted that the Frosted Black color option will be available in limited quantities. It is said to have a matte finish that would result in fewer fingerprints and smudges on the back panel. The phone will also be sold in the usual Purple and White color options with a glossy finish.

All other specifications of the smartphone will remain unchanged. A quick overview of what to expect from Xperia 1 II is given below:

  • 6.5-inch HDR OLED display with 4K resolution, Motion Blur reduction, 21:9 aspect ratio
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor with Adreno 650
  • 8GB and 12GB of RAM
  • 256GB storage
  • Android 10
  • 12MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture and Dual PDAF, 12MP wide sensor with f/1.7 aperture and Dual PDAF with OIS, 12MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture and PDAF with OIS, 3D iToF depth sensor
  • 8MP front camera
  • Dual stereo front speakers, headphone jack, 360 Reality Audio, side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • 4,000mAH battery
  • 5G, sub-6GHz band support
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Sony Xperia 1 II gets 12GB RAM, Frosted Black variant in Japan
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