Sony Xperia 1 IV delivers the best of Sony to every user and creator. There are standout features for videographers and photographers, and major wins for mobile gamers, whether they’re eSports players or streamers. Audiophiles benefit from decades of Sony sound and music expertise, along with new Music Pro for studio-style song recording. And cinephiles will appreciate the brightest smartphone 4K HDR 120Hz display ever.
Videography Create incredible video content
Sony Xperia 1 IV provides unparalleled video capabilities for creating and sharing content. Our first smartphone capable of recording 4K HDR 120fps video on all lenses, it lets you put your creativity to work in exceptional quality. Eye AF and Object tracking guarantee your subject is always in focus, while the Videography Pro feature offers manual controls for more creative possibilities. Meanwhile live streaming4 lets you share content on the go with your audience.
Record video in 4K HDR 120fps on all lenses
Whichever lens you’re using, Sony Xperia 1 IV lets you shoot high quality video in 4K HDR 120fps. You can then play back the 120fps content on the 4K HDR 120Hz Refresh-rate display with smooth and beautiful details. You can also select frame rate settings to shoot slow motion clips up to 5x.
Eye AF brings videos to life
Sony is recognized by the industry for its outstanding AF capabilities. By detecting the human or animal eye and maintaining focus on it as your subject moves, Eye AF brings videos to life as never before.
Stay focused with Object Tracking for video
Object Tracking can automatically track a moving subject and keep it in sharp focus, even when it doesn’t have eyes or its eyes are obscured from view.
Three lenses for video content creation
Sony Xperia 1 IV gives videographers a wealth of creative opportunities with a choice of three lenses including ultra-wide 16mm, wide-angle 24mm, and telephoto with true optical zoom 85-125mm. All three offer 4K HDR 120fps video recording, Eye AF and Object tracking.
Seamless zoom lets you film more freely
With seamless zoom, from an ultra-wide-angle 16mm up to 375mm, the Xperia 1 IV gives you the creative freedom of a bag of lenses, even during recording.
Wider dynamic range
With new multi-frame shooting for videos, you can record videos with a wider dynamic range without losing resolution.
Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™
The Xperia 1 IV features Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™ on the 24mm lens and 85 – 125mm lens, which couples the image sensor’s increased reading speed with Sony’s original algorithm for optical image stabilization. The result is supremely smooth, shake-free video footage.
Record clear sound, free from wind noise
The Xperia 1 IV includes our industry-leading audio separation technology for highly-effective wind filtering.
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Videography Pro gives you creative control
Drawing on Sony’s expertise across a range of video and movie cameras, the Videography Pro interface lets you tailor manual controls to suit your needs, or rely on auto mode for total convenience.
New 12MP front camera for better video selfies
A new front camera with a large sensor lets you record 4K HDR video selfies and offers live streaming for instant sharing. Manual controls help you achieve the look you want, every time.
Vlogging made easy
Whether you’re a vlogger, a live streamer or just sharing with friends, the Xperia 1 IV lets you film yourself with outstanding imaging quality. And you can enjoy even more creative control and shooting freedom by attaching the Vlog Monitor(sold separately) and a Bluetooth shooting grip(sold separately), such as the GP-VPT2BT7.
Enjoy 21:9 movie recording with Cinematography Pro “powered by CineAlta”
Record movies with similar parameters and color settings to the professionals. Expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, Look color management pre-sets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR, 120fps slow-motion, and 24, 25, 30 and 60fps give you all the tools you need. Just assign Cinematography Pro to the shortcut key to launch it fast and start shooting.
Realize your vision with cinematic color settings
Eight different Look color settings let you bring the mood of different cinema styles to your videos. These include VENICE CS, inspired by our professional camera CineAlta VENICE, which features smooth colour gradation and a softer, lower contrast curve for a classic cinematic look that’s perfect for drama productions.
Other features for cinematographers
Film in 4K HDR 120fps
For greater creative flexibility, the Xperia 1 IV lets you shoot high-quality video2 in 4K HDR 120fps on all lenses. You can also select frame rate settings to shoot slow-motion clips up to 5x.
Filter out wind noise for clearer sound
When you’re filming outdoors, our industry-leading audio separation technology comes into its own, filtering out wind noise for clearer sound and dialogue.
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Professional technology from Alpha cameras
The Xperia 1 IV was co-developed with the engineers behind the latest Alpha 1 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 results. And just as Alpha photographers expect the same performance in any lens, so the Xperia 1 IV offers the same AF capabilities across all its lenses.
Real-time Eye AF on all lenses
Real-time Eye AF on all lenses lets you take stunning portraits, whether you’re photographing people or animals. Even if your subject is on the move or one eye is covered, you’ll capture memorable images full of energy and expression.
Up to 20fps AF/AE HDR burst shooting, whichever lens you choose
The Xperia 1 IV offers the same incredibly fast performance across all lenses. Whichever one you choose, you can capture up to 20fps continuous burst shooting, complete with autofocus and auto exposure. And you can take stunning images in any lighting conditions with HDR (High Dynamic Range) for the richest color and contrast.
Three versatile lenses, including new telephoto with true optical zoom
The Xperia 1 IV gives you a choice of three lenses – 16mm ultra-wide, 24mm wide, and 85-125mm telephoto with true optical zoom – with the same fast speed and AF capabilities in all lenses. Like an Alpha camera, when you change lens the AF speed stays the same.
Outstanding ZEISS™ quality in your Xperia
ZEISS™ optics calibrated specifically for your Xperia smartphone. The ZEISS™ coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast by reducing reflections.
Improved 12MP front camera
An improved front camera with a larger image sensor(compared to previous model) gives you even more creative options.
Outstanding low light images
The new front camera takes even better pictures in low light thanks to a new front camera sensor that´s bigger than the previous model’s.
Larger image sensor captures more detail
The front camera features a larger image sensor to capture more light and image quality, yet the size of the device is unaffected.
 Previous model
Play to win with the Xperia 1 IV
Created in collaboration with elite eSports players, the Xperia 1 IV has been designed with one goal in mind: winning. Used as official gear on the pro gaming circuit, Xperia offers all the speed, performance and reliability required for mobile gaming at the highest level.
Game enhancer gives you the edge
Game enhancer is your gaming control centre, enabling you to customize features and settings to create the perfect player experience and maximize your chances of winning. Crucially for eSports players and streamers, it lets you change settings like audio, display and touch without interrupting the game and breaking your concentration.
Made for streamers
Whether you’re a pro streamer or just into sharing gaming content with friends, the Xperia 1 IV has got you covered.
Easy streaming through your PC
Streaming through your PC couldn’t be easier – just connect your Xperia to your PC using a display port (USB-C) to HDMI cable (sold separately) and you’ll be able to stream voice and game sound, and communicate with teammates.
When using a charging cable for gaming, Heat Suppression power control powers the phone systems directly rather than charging the battery. This reduces thermal stress, helping to maintain gaming performance and keep your battery healthy for longer.
[A] OFF = high temperature
[B] ON = low temperature
Optimized performance for gaming
Sony Xperia 1 IV is optimized with the Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ for superior gaming performance.
Audio Authentic listening meets studio quality recording
With audio tuned in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Xperia 1 IV has been engineered to deliver a truly authentic listening experience. Whether you’re using headphones or the built-in Full-stage stereo speakers, Sony’s audio technology heritage shines through in every note. You can even use the Xperia 1 IV to record music with professional sound using new Music Pro.
Record music like a pro
With the Music Pro feature, you can record and edit your vocals on your Xperia without any external microphone. In addition, Music Pro offers studio tuning function that will make your music sound like it was recorded in a studio using a condenser microphone, with noise reduced and reverberation removed. Recording your own music on your smartphone has never been so easy and sounded so good.
Experience 360 Reality Audio – like you’re there with the artist
Immerse yourself in sound all around you, as real as if you are there at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real. And with Sony Xperia 1 IV, you can enjoy the experience through wired or wireless headphones or the built-in Full-stage stereo speakers.
Photography Pro, ZEISS® quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 1 IV, ZEISS® T* Coating, 120fps read out speed, Up to 20fps AF/AE burst, Up to 60 times per second continuous AF/AE calculation, Real-time Eye AF (Human, Animal), Real-time Tracking, 3D iToF, RGB-IR, OIS photo, Photo flash, Photo light, Hybrid zoom 15.6x (based on Wide camera 24mm), AI Super Resolution Zoom, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo
HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization), Portrait selfie, Display flash, Hand gesture
Cinematography Pro “powered by CineAlta”, Videography Pro, 4K HDR Video recording 24, 25, 30, 60 and 120fps, OIS and EIS Video, Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization), Intelligent wind filter