It was a week full of big announcements so let’s recap.
Sony unveiled the flagship Xperia 1 V and the midrange Xperia 10 V. Both have 21:9 tall-aspect displays, 5,000mAh batteries, 3.5mm headphone jacks, and expandable storage.
The Xperia 1 V has a first-ever stacked CMOS sensor on a mobile phone that promises full-frame camera-like nighttime performance. The Xperia 1 V packs textured Gorilla Glass Victus on the back, a triple camera, a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, and a 4K OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. The flagship is coming in late June, starting from €1,399/£1,299. The Xperia 10 V will launch in mid-June for €449.
The Poco F5 and F5 Pro are now globally available. The F5 Pro has a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, a 6.67-inch 3200x1440px 120Hz AMOLED display, and a big 5,160mAh battery. It shares the same 64MP main + 8MP ultrawide + 2MP macro triple camera and 16MP selfie camera with the Poco F5. The F5 has a Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset and a 1080p display. The Poco F5 starts from $379, while the Pro starts from $449.
Google finally officially revealed the Pixel Fold, Pixel 7a, and Pixel tablet to the global audience. The Pixel Fold has a 5.8-inch 1080x2092px 17.4:9 120Hz OLED cover screen, and a 7.6-inch 2208x1840px inner one. It packs a Tensor G2 chip, IPX8 waterproofing, and a triple rear camera – 48MP main with 1/2″ sensor, 10.8MP ultrawide with 1/3″ sensor, and 10.8MP 5x optical zoom telephoto. There are two selfie cameras – an 8MP on the inside display, and a 9.5MP on the cover display. You can get the Pixel Fold for $1,799 in Black or White next month.
The Pixel 7a brings a Tensor G2, a 6.1-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate, a 4,385mAh battery, and a new 64MP main camera that pixel-bins to a final 16MP. It’s INR 44,000/€510/$500, and ships in the middle of the month.
Finally, the Pixel Tablet has a 10.95-inch 2560×1600 LCD screen with 500 nits, Google’s Tensor G2 chipset, 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and 128 or 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It ships from June 20 and costs $499 in the US, £599 in the UK, and €679 in Germany.
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