sonyxperia1professionaledition ed
sonyxperia1professionaledition ed

Sony Xperia 1 Professional Edition or Sony Xperia 1 II is a new smartphone announced in the month of February 2020 and released in the month of March 2020. This device has received accolades for the Cinemawide view display and its ability as a waterproofed device with good protection technology on all sides. It arrived after Xperia Pro.

Sony Xperia 1 Professional Edition Design

The Sony Xperia 1 Professional has the dimensions as follows: 177 x 72 x 7.9 mm and it weighs 181 grams. It is a solid material that is able to withstand water and dust because it is IP65/68 certified, which means that to some extent, the smartphone can withstand water pressure. The colours of the device are black, purple, and white. These are acceptable colours.

Sony Xperia 1 Professional Display

At the display size of Xperia 1 Professional is 6.5. Its screen has a resolution of 1644 x 3840 pixels and 643 ppi pixel density, while the aspect ratio is 21:9. The display is without bezels. That makes it somewhat trendy. The screen to body ration is 82.76%. For protection, the phone arrives with Corning Gorilla Glass version 6.

Xperia 1 Professional Processor

Xperia 1 Professional Edition processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 which is enhanced by Octa-Core CPU, but the GPU is Adreno 650. This chipset is hinged on 64-bit architecture. This department has been referred to as best in class.

Storage Features

This feature is also the best of its kind in this regard. Sony Xperia 1 Professional has good storage on the RAM. That is 8 GB of RAM which the user is not able to increase and also on the internal side, it has 256 GB storage. The user can increase those with help on external storage up to 1 TB. That’s huge!

Xperia Battery Power

Powering the Xperia 1 Professional is a 4000 Man Like-Ion battery which is not user-replaceable and has both wireless and fast charging properties. The technology for fast charging in this smartphone is said to be 21W.

Speaker and Call Quality

Three things to note here are the loudspeaker, the 3.5mm port which the user can plug his or her headphone into, and the Dolby Atmos technology which gives good sound quality. The user can enjoy it from the calls made or received, audio or video sounds are also nice. Yes, get even get better sounds when you play music or movies on the device. Do you love playing games? The sounds are also great for that.

Software Features & Sensors

Sony Xperia 1 Professional is Android v10 complacent. Android 10 can easily handle large files, apps, music and movie files and intense browsing moments. Furthermore, the sensors are fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, light, compass, and gyro.

Camera, Video, and Image Quality

On the camera front, Sony Xperia 1 Professional has three cameras to its rear. There is a composition of three 12 MP cameras that varying features attached to them. They have features such as digital zoom, wide-angle, optical zoom, auto flash, touch to focus, face detection, and even more. For the camera, there is still a selfish lens attached to the front of the smartphone. This one is a simple 8 MP that comes without flash features.

Sony Xperia 1 Professional Edition Full Technical Specification


Device TypeSmartphone
ModelSony Xperia 1 Professional Edition
AnnouncedFebruary 2020
ReleasedMarch 2020
StatusAvailable on Shopping Stores


2G NetworkYes
3G NetworkYes
4G NetworkYes
SIM TypeNano
SIM CountDual SIM


TypeAluminum Alloy/Metal Body
Dimensions72 x 167 x 8.2 mm
Weight178 grams
ColoursBlack, Purple, White


Display TypeP-OLED
Size6.5 inches
Resolution1644 x 3840 pixels
Colours16M colours
Pixel Density643
Screen-To-Body Ratio82.76%
Touch ScreenYes
Secondary DisplayNo


PrimarySingle 12 MP
FeaturesHDR LED flash, Panorama
FlashYes, Dual LED flash
Secondary8 MP f/2.2


Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
User Interface (UI)Custom UI
Java SupportYes


Chipset (SoC)Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
GPUQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM (Memory)6 GB
Internal Storage256 GB
Card SlotYes, up to 1 TB
SensorsFingerprint, light, accelerometer, gyro, proximity,
ControlsTouchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Wi-Fi HotspotYes
USB TypeType-C USB v4.2
Wireless ChargingNo


Battery TypeLi-Ion
Capacity4000 mAh
Fast ChargingYes
Talk Time
Music Play


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out
FM Radio
Alert TypesVibration, Ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer


Xperia 1 Professional Price

Sony had given an official price when the smartphone was announced. It states that the Professional Edition sells for $899.99.That amounts to N331,000 in Nigeria.


Despite so much love for this smartphone, I perceive that is too expensive. Is Sony ripping us off? Maybe not. However, the smartphone is durable and performs well. Kudos to the display, storage, and processor features. They make the user breathe a huge sigh of relief.


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