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Xperia 1 Test Results

The claims on these pages are mainly based on results from tests conducted by Strategy Analytics, an independent global company specialising in market analysis. All claims were verified at the time of testing. However, as the mobile landscape changes quickly and new phone models are released on a continuous basis, we cannot guarantee that all claims are still valid as you read this. Please see the date specified at the bottom of each claim and test specification for reference. For more information on Strategy Analytics, please visit the Strategy Analytics homepage

World’s first smartphone with a 4K OLED display1

World’s first smartphone with a 4K OLED display1
World’s first smartphone with a 4K HDR OLED display1

The Xperia 1 features a 6.5 inch 4K OLED display with High Dynamic Range. The OLED display resolution is 1644 x 3840px which is considered to be Ultra Wide 4K with a colour depth of 1,073,741,824 colours or High Dynamic Range (HDR). The display panel is made up of organic light emitting diodes (OLED) whereas previous 4K smartphone displays feature liquid crystal displays with in-plane switching (IPS LCD).

World’s first Eye AF in a smartphone2

The Eye AF algorithm (when activated) identifies the presence of the closest human eye in shot and automatically focuses the camera based on this. Eye AF also tracks the subject if they are moving and continually adjusts focus automatically. Eye AF was originally introduced in Sony’s mirrorless digital cameras. Other smartphone cameras include facial recognition with autofocus, user selected autofocus points and/or artificial intelligence algorithms however Sony’s Xperia 1 is the first device to feature autofocus based on human eye recognition.

Strategy Analytics’ Resources

Strategy Analytics utilised the SpecTRAX database and independent research to verify the display, and camera claims on behalf of Sony Mobile for the Xperia 1. The specifications of the Xperia 1 were compared against >14,000 individual smartphone models currently in the SpecTRAX database. Strategy Analytics’ SpecTRAX database is an extensive proprietary resource consisting of two key datasets; specifications and availability data. The specifications contained in SpecTRAX cover over 300 attributes relating to over 35,000 announced smartphone, mobile phone, tablet, smartwatch, mobile hotspot and USB dongle SKUs. 150-200 newly announced devices are added to SpecTRAX each month.

About These Tests

Although great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this data, Strategy Analytics is unable to accept any legal responsibility for any actions taken on the basis of the information contained therein. There are circumstances were published specifications may differ from those held by device manufacturers. Circulation or disclosure in whole or in part of this data outside the authorized recipient organizations is expressly forbidden without the prior written permission of Strategy Analytics.