Sony Xperia 1 J8170 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black)

A pocket-sized cinema experience, the Xperia 1 J8170 128GB Smartphone from Sony features a huge 6.5", 21:9 aspect ratio CinemaWide OLED that's capable of displaying video in 4K HDR quality. This high quality display comes from a collaboration with CineAlta engineers, who also give Xperia 1 owners Creator Mode. In Creator Mode, you can experience movies and TV shows with professional quality color accuracy, just as the creator intended.

When it comes to capturing your own photos and video with the Xperia 1, you are spoiled for choices with Sony's triple lens camera system. You get a 12MP 16mm lens for wide landscapes, a 12MP 26mm lens, and a 12MP 52mm lens. In addition, a series of pro options are at your fingertips to enhance your results. From 2x optical zoom, 21:9 4K HDR video capture, and Eye AF, to eight different LOOK color settings to set the mood in your videos. For selfies, the Xperia 1 provides an 8MP SteadyShot HDR camera.

Running the Android 9.0 Pie operating system, this phone is powered by a Snapdragon 855 Octa-Core processor (1 x 2.84 GHz, 3 x 2.42 GHz, and 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485 CPUs) and 6GB of RAM. You can store your apps, color-accurate videos, and landscape photos onto 128GB of built-in storage, which can be expanded via an (optional) microSD card up to 512GB in size.

This phone is unlocked and compatible with GSM/4G LTE networks. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in 2.4+5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), and Bluetooth 5.0. The Xperia 1 also supports NFC technology for making phone-to-phone data transfers or mobile payments where supported.

Android 9.0 Pie

The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 9.0 Pie adds a variety of predictive capabilities, navigation changes, and digital well-being enhancements that let you take control of your Android experience. By learning how you use your phone over time, Pie will automatically adjust certain features for you, such as battery usage and display brightness. With App Actions, Pie uses what it learns to get you to your next task quickly. For example, plug in your headphones and Pie will automatically bring up your last playlist. With Dashboard and App Timers, Pie lets you see your phone usage in detail, allowing you to set timers and reminders so you can better manage the time you spend using your smartphone.

GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity

This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.

North American Variant / US Compatible LTE

The J8170 is a US variant of the Xperia 1. It may be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.

Dolby Atmos & Hi-Res Audio

Sony knows that audio is an integral part of your multimedia experience, which is why they gave the Xperia 1 multi-dimensional sound from Dolby Atmos, and High-Resolution Audio with DSEE HX. Listen via a pair of (optional) headphones, or utilize the built-in stereo speakers. The addition of LDAC audio helps to keep your audio sounding great when streaming.

Additional Display Features

Stream 21:9 CinemaWide-compatible movies from Netflix (membership required)
BRAVIA 4K upscaling and HDR remastering to optimize non-4K HDR content
8-bit display with 2-bit smoothing, for color reproduction without banding
1,000,000:1 contrast ratio for deep blacks and natural color reproduction
Use the generous 6.5" display to multitask with two apps open simultaneously

Additional Camera Features

Technologies borrowed from Sony's Alpha range of cameras for precise focus, even with fast movement
BIONZ X mobile image-processing with RAW image noise reduction
10 fps AF/AE continuous shooting
Dual photo diode technology for fast focusing in low light conditions
Full manual control over shutter speed and ISO
Up to 30 second exposure
4K HDR movie capture
Hybrid simultaneous optical/electronic image stabilization