Sony’s Xperia 10 lineup has entered its fourth era with the aptly named Xperia 10 IV (mark 4). On first look not a lot has modified visually however similar to the extra premium Xperia 1 IV, the Xperia 10 IV brings a couple of notable adjustments beneath the hood.
The OLED show nonetheless measures in at 6-inches with the signature 21:9 side ratio and packs FHD+ decision although it’s now a brighter Triluminous panel which Sony claims is 50% brighter than its predecessor. The refresh charge continues to be caught at 60Hz, however Sony is now utilizing Gorilla Glass Victus safety.
Sony Xperia 10 IV
Sony made the ten IV a bit shorter at 154mm and a tad narrower at 67mm whereas additionally reducing the cellphone’s weight. At 161 grams Sony is touting this because the lightest 5G cellphone with a 5,000 mAh battery out there.
There’s no charger within the field this yr for environmental causes, so that you’ll need to make do with your personal wall brick. If it’s good to buy one individually, you must take into account that charging speeds nonetheless high out at 30W.
The opposite main distinction this yr is the chipset – Qualcomm’s 6nm Snapdragon 695 5G. It’s changing Xperia 10 III’s 8nm SD690.
The digital camera setup has been carried over from final yr’s mannequin with a 12MPm principal cam, an 8MP ultrawide unit and an 8MP 2x telephoto digital camera. The principle shooter now boasts OIS and Sony additionally added a bunch of recent options together with a tweaked Superior Auto mode, Auto HDR, a devoted Night time mode and AI-based face sharpening for selfies on the entrance 8MP snapper. One notable omission is the dearth of 4K video recording which is brought on by the chipset’s inexplicable limitation.
Xperia 10 IV boasts twin front-firing audio system and retains the three.5mm headphone jack. Sony can also be bringing LDAC assist, 360 Audio and a 360 Actuality Audio Upmix characteristic that may rework stereo into encompass sound. The cellphone is IP68 rated and boots Android 12 out the field.
Sony Xperia 10 IV is available in black, white, mint and lavender colours. It retails for €499 and is ready to go on open sale from June.