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Features
Enjoy functional tactile design

Enjoy functional tactile design

The Xperia 1 VI features a textural rear panel finish for comfort, functionality and beauty. It provides improved grip and the convex microfabrication of hard glass, alongside a frosted finishing, making it more resistant to fingerprints and surface scratches than other materials.

A choice of colours

A choice of colours

Theย Xperia 1 VI comes in a variety of colours. Please check your local market for colours available to you.ย 

Sophisticated camera design

Sophisticated camera design

The camera is built with a sturdy metal base for both ruggedness and compact functionality, using design and colour to blend seamlessly with the device for a consistent, premium look.

Attractive, functional design, with a dedicated shutter button

Attractive, functional design, with a dedicated shutter button

The metal frame features an engraved V-groove for a robust finish and improved grip. From the first moment you hold it, itโ€™s clear that every detail has been considered. For example, the shutter key is now bigger to improve operability.

Support your creativity with a wide range of focal lengths

Support your creativity with a wide range of focal lengths

On top of our standard 16 mm and 24 mm, the Xperia 1 VI includes a 48 mm focal length and a new extended 85-170 mm optical telephoto lens, with real optical zoom for optimal image quality throughout its range and macro capability, for even more creative freedom.

Perfect portrait photography

Perfect portrait photography

The 85 mm focal length is ideal for professional portraits, capturing faces without distortion. Combined with the advanced Xperia bokeh function and AI, it allows you to take beautiful portraits with faithful skin tones.

Create content with a choice of lenses

Create content with a choice of lenses

The camera array includes a wide-angle 24 mm lens paired with the Exmor Tโ„ข for mobile sensor, a new 48 mm focal length, an ultra-wide 16 mm lens, and a new extended 85-170 mm optical telephoto lens. All offer 4K HDR 120fps video recording , Real-time Eye AF1, Real-time tracking and ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating, which contributes to the superior optical quality of images by minimizing unwanted lens effects such as reflections. A 12MP front camera completes the camera set-up.

Capture more light than ever

Capture more light than ever

Developed by Sony, the Exmor Tโ„ข for mobile sensor on the Xperia 1 VI, together with AI processing, delivers picture quality equivalent to full-frame cameras with less noise and wider dynamic range in low light and videos with cinematic colour expression.

Amazing shots with Telephoto macro

Amazing shots with Telephoto macro

The new telephoto lens expands your creative possibilities with unique tele-macro capability for photos and videos. Unlike other devices that use the wide-angle for macro shots, requiring you to get very close to the subject, the Xperia 1 VI uses the telephoto, so you don't need to get too close, and in addition it brings a beautiful bokeh, a solution that's unique to Xperia 1 VI.

Improved video HDR

Improved video HDR

Video HDR performance has been further improved, so itโ€™s now possible to shoot with an even wider dynamic range โ€“ to capture your world exactly as you see it. And, with the stunning display, you can see this effect in the preview before shooting.

Shoot in full 48MP resolution

Shoot in full 48MP resolution

The high-resolution sensor lets you capture still images at up to 48MP using the main (24 mm) camera for astonishingly detailed landscapes.

Six preset looks for shooting like the pros

Six preset looks for shooting like the pros

The Xperia 1 VI features Creative Look, a selection of 6 preset looks to use when shooting photos or video, saving you post-processing time and allowing you to share your work on social media straight after shooting.

A front camera that excels in photo and video

A front camera that excels in photo and video

The front camera features a large sensor for beautiful images with minimal noise. It also offers 4K 60fps recording, 6 Creative Look and S-Cinetone for mobile for stunning video capture.

Professional technology from Alpha cameras

Professional technology from Alpha cameras

The Xperia 1 VI was co-developed with the engineers behind the latest Alpha series cameras, renowned for their industry-leading autofocus technology, and with input from professional photographers, who helped tune the technology and refine the photographic experience. And just as Alpha photographers expect the optimum performance with every lens, the Xperia 1 VI offers the same AF capabilities across all the main lenses.

Let Xperia and your Alpha work together

Let Xperia and your Alpha work together

Combine Xperia with your Alpha camera for an effortless creative experience. You can control Alpha from your Xperia and use it as an external monitor or share your Alpha photos online within moments of shooting them.

Enhancedย external monitor functions

Enhancedย external monitor functions

With enhanced features such as peaking, zebra pattern, and backup recording, Xperiaโ€™s functionality is on par with many professional monitors. When you use your Xperia 1 VI as an external monitor for your Alpha camera you can also record video in the Xperia 1 VI internal memory to enhance your workflow or use the external monitor feature and a cellular connection to stream live to YouTubeโ„ข or Real-time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) from your Alpha camera.

Creative production starts here

Creative production starts here

Creatorsโ€™ Cloud is a platform that supports creative work from shooting to production by combining advanced Sony camera technology with cloud-based AI. Itโ€™s also a place for discovery and collaboration with other creators around the world. Explore the web, mobile, and PC-based apps providing efficient solutions that integrate cameras with shooting and production apps and services. Creators' Cloud plays an important role in enabling you to access, manage, download and upload your content when you're out in the field.

Stream live on more platforms

Stream live on more platforms

You can now live stream on YouTube, Facebook and Realtime Messaging Protocol (RTMP) while still benefiting from the many camera features, including S-Cinetone for mobile. A new live chat viewing function has also been added so you can interact easily with your audience.

Cameraย accessibility

Cameraย accessibility

You can opt to have a sound played when your Xperia camera tilts to one side or the other, benefiting those who are blind or suffer from low vision. We've also updated the User Interface to make it easier to use.

Smartphone entertainment at its best

Smartphone entertainment at its best

Drawing on Sony's unrivalled expertise both in motion pictures and the music industry, the Xperia 1 VI delivers exceptional entertainment experience, whether you're watching a movie or listening to your favourite sounds.

A new and smarter display

A new and smarter display

The brighter and more beautiful OLED display provides excellent visibility in any viewing environment. It also features a variable refresh rate from 1 Hz to 120 Hz, adjusting it automatically according to the usage and optimising battery consumption without compromising the viewing experience. A new 19.5:9 aspect ratio offers a better content creation and viewing experience on social networks, YouTubeโ„ข, gaming and other activities.

Powered by BRAVIAโ„ข

Powered by BRAVIAโ„ข

The Xperia 1 VI display is Powered by BRAVIAโ„ข, and uses AI remastering technology to improve contrast, colour, and clarity. This technology works for your own content and even streaming services.

The brightest Xperia display ever

The brightest Xperia display ever

The new display's brightness is now 1.5 times brighter than the previous model. The new Sunlight Vision feature handles screen visibility even in glaring environments, not only brightening the image but also performing AI image processing to prevent overexposed highlights by analysing the frames and the environmental brightness in real-time.

Quality sound whether with wired, wireless, or the Full-stage stereo speakers

Quality sound whether with wired, wireless, or the Full-stage stereo speakers

Featuring a new Premium Audio Circuit for 3.5mm wired headphones, a new higher-performance speaker, and an array of innovative audio technologies, the Xperia 1 VI gives all your music the space, clarity, and quality it deserves, through the wired or wireless headphones, or the Full-stage stereo speakers.

Authentic listening meets studio-quality recording

Authentic listening meets studio-quality recording

The new Full-stage stereo speakers on our Xperia 1 VI are designed for the best Xperia sound quality ever. They include improvements in bass, clarity, and the spread of sound across width and depth, for amazing audio in both portrait and landscape.

High quality sound and stable wireless connections

High quality sound and stable wireless connections

Thanks to LDACโ„ข, you can hear High-Resolution Audio Wireless when you pair the Xperia 1 VI to a supported LDAC audio device and set the Prioritize Sound Quality mode. And thanks to AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) with the newly improved Adaptive Bitrate, by combining Sonyโ€˜s wireless headphones, you can enjoy higher-quality sound with the bitrate increasing up to 320kbps when you set the Prioritize Stable Connection mode. In situations where connectivity is likely to become unstable, such as crowds, it temporarily lowers the bitrate and prioritises the connectivity for smooth audio without interruptions, then automatically is back to Prioritize Sound Quality.

Unleash your inner music creator

Unleash your inner music creator

Music Pro uses clever processing and tuning to reproduce a professional studio vocal recording using just the built-in microphone . Whether recording a podcast or music, with the Xperia 1 VI you don't need complicated equipment or editing suites โ€“ just record, cut and upload straight from your phone.

Immersive 360 Upmix

Immersive 360 Upmix

Immerse yourself in sound. With 360 Reality Audio you will feel like you are at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. And with the Xperia 1 VI, you can enjoy the experience through wired or wireless headphones.

Immersive 360 Upmix

Immersive 360 Upmix

If the music source youโ€™re listening to is 2-channel stereo, you can enhance it with our 360 Upmix. It enables the Xperia 1 VI to upmix your favourite stereo tracks into an immersive sound experience, in real time. The technology works with local audio files or streaming services to further improve your listening experience through wired or wireless headphones.

The highest audio standards

The highest audio standards

Whether listening on wired or wireless headphones, or the built-in speakers, you'll enjoy an impressive sound. Xperia supports many audio industry technologies and formats, including High-Resolution Audio, High-Resolution Audio Wireless, LDAC, Bluetooth(R)LE Audio (Low Energy) and Snapdragon Sound.

Pro performance for all

Pro performance for all

Created in collaboration with elite eSports players, the Xperia 1 VI was designed for gaming and streaming. With the performance and reliability required for the professional gaming circuit, as well as powerful streaming tools, even casual players will benefit from playing with Xperia

Be your best with Game enhancer

Be your best with Game enhancer

With the Xperia 1 VI, you can keep track of details like network speed and display refresh rate. Adjust a wide range of settings to optimise your gaming performance.

FPS optimiser

FPS optimiser

With the FPS optimiser (Frames per Second), you can get the perfect balance of image rendering performance, power consumption and low surface temperatures. Ideal for heavy-load games, it can be also activated for less demanding puzzle gaming, for maximum battery life.Adjust the FPS in the menu in all game genres, from high-load FPS games to puzzle games, and toggle all-game mode on or off

Touch adjustment for precise gaming

Touch adjustment for precise gaming

For demanding gamers and improved accessibility for all users, the touch sensitivity can be precisely adjusted to create the perfect balance of touch, slide and tracking speed. Or pick a lower response setting for extended play time in less demanding games.You can change the setting with a tap or slide, adjusting tracking to your fingertips to your preferred sensitivity. And for game applications that do not require high response, you can even set the setting to โ€˜lowโ€™ for longer play.

Strike first, even in the dark

Strike first, even in the dark

The L-ฮณ raiser (low gamma raiser) makes it easier to see opponents hiding in the shadows by enhancing image details in dark areas without overexposing bright areas of the screen. That means that you can react before they do.

See things your way

See things your way

The Xperia 1 VI lets you adjust white balance, so you can see the action more clearly and spot your opponents more easily. This also helps make gaming easier on your eyes, so you can play for longer without feeling the strain.

No distractions, just you and the game

No distractions, just you and the game

Choose from four different Game enhancer modes, including battery, balanced, performance, and custom. With custom mode you can create your ideal gaming conditions by customising the refresh rate, touch setting, thermal and HS power control.

Listen your way to victory

Listen your way to victory

The audio equaliser lets you boost sounds such as footsteps or gunshots, so you can hear your opponents coming and react before they do.

Customise your streaming settings

Customise your streaming settings

Using the intuitive UI, you can easily select your streaming account, change the title or description, choose a vertical or horizontal layout to suit your streaming platform, create a thumbnail, adjust the volume, and more.

Take screenshots quickly

Take screenshots quickly

Quickly take screenshots of key moments or memorable victories without lag. Simply assign the screenshot function to the Xperia 1 VI's shutter key and you can take a continuous burst of screenshots with a single press

Optimised for superior gaming performance

Optimised for superior gaming performance

The Xperia 1 VI is optimised with Snapdragon Elite Gamingโ„ข for outstanding performance in a variety of games.

Extraordinary performance with two days of battery life

Extraordinary performance with two days of battery life

The Xperia 1 VI is the premium choice for gaming, creating, streaming, and much more. For the first time in the Xperia 1 series, the Xperia 1 VI features a vapour chamber cooler to optimize the overall performance, which is powered by the Snapdragonยฎ 8 Gen 3 Mobile platform. Do all you need and want with two days of battery life.

Best battery performance in Xperia 1 series

Best battery performance in Xperia 1 series

The Xperia 1 VI achieves an astonishing up to 36 hours of continuous video playback. The large and efficient 5,000 mAh battery is designed for two days of typical use, all within a lightweight 192 g body.

Four years of healthy battery

Four years of healthy battery

To maintain battery health, Battery Care and Xperia Adaptive Charging ensures the battery isn't overworked as it charges. This will mean your battery will stay in good condition for longer.[A] Xperia battery after four years of usage[B] Conventional batteries after four years of usage

Convenient wireless charging

Convenient wireless charging

Forget tangled cables. Simply place the Xperia 1 VI on an optional Qi-certified wireless charger to power up the battery.

Battery share with other devices

Battery share with other devices

For added convenience, you can use the Xperia 1 VI as a wireless charging pad to top up your other devices, such as headphones.

Performance to unleash your creativity

Performance to unleash your creativity

The ultra-intelligent Snapdragonยฎ 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform unleashes a new era of possibilities. This powerful processor enhances the Xperia 1 VI's AI capabilities, offering unrivalled experiences in camera, audio, gaming and display.

More performance, fewer restrictions

More performance, fewer restrictions

The Xperia 1 VI introduces a new thermal management system: it's the first Xperia 1 series with a vapour chamber cooler and graphite sheet, resulting in better all-around usage. Despite a more powerful cooling system, the device is thinner than the previous Xperia models.

Protection from drops and scratches

Protection from drops and scratches

The Xperia 1 VI uses Corningยฎ Gorillaยฎ Glass Victusยฎ 2 in the front, which contains an average of 22% of pre-consumer recycled content. In addition, it maintains superior scratch resistance and improves drop performance on rougher surfaces. The back features Corningยฎ Gorillaยฎ Glass Victusยฎ with a special texture and frosted glass finish, making it more resistant to fingerprints and surface scratches.

Bring it anywhere and everywhere

Bring it anywhere and everywhere

Enjoy even more creative freedom, thanks to the Xperia 1 VI IP65/68 water resistance and protection against dust.

Make the change

Make the change

Whether you're switching from an Android or an iOS device, it's easy to make the change and to transfer all of your data and apps to your brand-new Xperia 1 VI.

5G

5G

Next generation 5G connectivity. For uncompromised high-quality downloads and streaming of even high-resolution files, the Xperia 1 VI can deliver a super-fast 5G connection.

Wi-Fiยฎย 6E

Wi-Fiยฎย 6E

With Wi-Fi 6E you get a better connection โ€“ with higher speed, lower latency and improved connectivity management when multiple devices are on the same network. Plus access to the wider and less-cluttered 6Ghz frequency band.

Smart connectivity

Smart connectivity

Theย Xperia 1 VI continually analyses and assesses Wi-Fi signal quality. If it predicts any compromise in Wi-Fi connection, it uses your mobile data instead โ€“ so you're always on the best connection available.

More reasons to choose Xperia

More reasons to choose Xperia

From no plastic in packaging to accessibility features, find out how we're working to become environmentally conscious and inclusive.

Road to ZERO

Road to ZERO

At Sony, we appreciate that our operations as a corporation are dependent on the good health of the Earthโ€™s environment. Thatโ€™s why weโ€™ve created our global environmental plan, Road to Zero, which aims to achieve a zero environmental footprint throughout the life cycle of our products and business activities by 2050.ย 

Meet our Original Blended Material

Meet our Original Blended Material

The Xperia 1 VI packaging uses Sony's OBM (Original Blended Material), which is made from bamboo, sugarcane fibres, and recycled paper, all of which are readily available around the world's largest manufacturing hubs in Asia. The Xperia factory is also located in Asia, meaning that the device production is closer to the OBM resources, reducing the transport carbon print.

We're making packaging environmentally conscious

We're making packaging environmentally conscious

As part of our environmentally conscious initiative drive, the Xperia 1 VI packaging has eliminated plastic components or replaced them with paper materials. We've also made the packaging slim and compact.

We're using more recycled plastic

We're using more recycled plastic

More than 85 of the Xperia 1 VI's plastic parts are made from recycled materials. One of those materials is SORPLASโ„ข, developed by Sony. SORPLASโ„ข is a recycled plastic with the environment in mind, that offers high performance, making it ideal for our new products. We make use of SORPLASโ„ข in our devices whenever possible to use this special material without quality compromise.

Assembly with 100% renewable electricity

Assembly with 100% renewable electricity

The Sony Group aims to achieve 100% renewable electricity use by 2030. Thatโ€™s why theย Xperia 1 VI is already assembled in a plant that uses electricity generated 100% from renewable sources.

Accessibility

Accessibility

From enabling voice control to increasing text size, the Xperia 1 VI includes a range of accessibility features, enabling everyone to communicate freely, whatever their individual needs.