Sony Xperia 1 II US price and availability revealed, pre-orders begin June 1

A couple of months back, Sony introduced its Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) at an online event packing a 6.5-inch 21:9 CinemaWide 4K HDR display, Snapdragon 865 with 8GB of RAM and a triple camera setup featuring ZEISS optics. Sony has confirmed that 5G wireless bands will work in the US version so it will only support 4G and will work with Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket and MetroPCS networks.

Recently, Sony has announced the pricing and the availability of the device. The Xperia 1 II is priced at $1,199 (approximately Rs. 91,210) in the US and announced that it will start shipping on July 24th. The pre-orders for the smartphone starts from June 1st. It’s worth mentioning that Sony is offering anyone who pre-orders the phone by June 28 a pair of Sony WF-1000XM3 headphones.

Sony Xperia 1 II specifications

  • 6.5-inch (1644 x 3840pixels) 4K OLED HDR Display with 21:9 aspect ratio, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, X1 for mobile, Motion Blur Reduction, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • 8GB RAM, 256GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 1TB via microSD card
  • Android 10
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, 1/1.7″ sensor, f/1.7 aperture, Hybrid OIS/EIS, 12MP f/2.2 aperture 1/2.55″ 135° ultra-wide-angle, 12MP f/2.4 aperture 1/3.4″ 34° telephoto lens, Hybrid OIS/EIS, 3x optical zoom, 960 fps Super slow motion, 3D iToF sensor
  • 8MP front-facing camera with 1/ 4″ Exmor RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 84° wide-angle lens
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speaker, Dolby Atmos, DSEE Ultimate, Stereo Recording, Qualcomm aptX HD audio
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 166 × 72 × 7.9mm; Weight: 181g
  • Water Resistant (IP65/IP68)
  • 5G (sub-6GHz (optional)) / 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 4000mAh Battery with 21W USB-PD fast charging, Qi Wireless charging

The Sony Xperia 1 II comes in Black, White, and Purple colors. If Sony ships this device to India, will you guys consider it? Do let us know in the comment section below