Sony’s big-screen rival to the iPhone XS Max is now out there for pre-order

Sony’s 4K ultra-widescreen new flagship is now out there to pre-order from main UK cellular networks, and you will get your arms on a free pair of Bluetooth headphones too.

The Sony Xperia 1 is accessible to preorder from Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone, O2, EE, and Sky Mobile proper now. Some of the offers on provide embody bundles with the Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones, and the PlayStation Four with Spider-Man.

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The Xperia 1’s headline function is its 6.5-inch display, which has an ultra-wide 21:9 ratio (just like the Sony Xperia 10). This show format is meant to be preferrred for watching films of their authentic format, reasonably than forcing them to shrink to suit the display. However because of the machine’s unusually tall profile when held upright, it would take some getting used to.

The OLED display additionally affords a 4K decision and HDR remastering expertise, together with multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos sound. This spectacular show stands as much as big-screen rivals just like the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max, and the 6.Four-inch Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus.

Additionally, the Xperia 1 incorporates a 12-megapixel triple lens digicam, combining a 16-megapixel sensor for vast pictures, a 26-megapixel essential sensor, and a 52-megapixel telephoto lens.

We’ve solely spent a restricted period of time with the Xperia 1 up to now, however as the successor to the Sony Xperia XZ3, we hope it may reduce out a few of that gadgets faults, equivalent to pre-installed bloatware, a gradual digicam, and the unreliable Side Sense perform.

Here are a number of the pre-order offers at present on provide for the Sony Xperia 1:

Vodafone: if you are going to buy the Cool Grey color (a community unique), you’ll obtain a PlayStation Four and with the Marvel’s Spider-Man sport, for £49 upfront after which £54 per 30 days with 15GB cellular knowledge.
Carphone Warehouse: Free Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones if bought between May 15 and May 29.
O2: Free Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones when bought between May 16 and May 29. Purchases between May 30 and June 30 will be capable of lease one movie per 30 days from Rakuten TV, and may have the prospect to win a Wena by Sony Smart Band and Watch Face. O2’s Hero tariff for the machine will price £36.97 per 30 days with £30 upfront.
Sky Mobile: Free Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones if bought between May 15 and May 29. Device supplied for £37 per 30 days with 2GB cellular knowledge per 30 days.
EE: The Hero tariff will price £54 per 30 days and £30 upfront for 10GB of cellular knowledge.

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