Sony just launched the first vlogging camera ZV-1, which reminds us of Sony Xperia 1 II, the Alpha-camera-based smartphone that gives more freedom of photography to consumers. Actually, what Xperia 1 II really amazes us are some features that disappear on many other competitors, including the expandable memory card and the 3.5mm headphone jack.
There is a SIM card/microSD card slot on the left side of the phone. You can easily extract the tray without using a SIM tool. The power button or fingerprint reader is on the right side. Right below it, there is a shutter button that enables you to soft press to acquire focus, then press all the way to capture an image. On the bottom is just a USB-C port, and the 3.5mm headphone port is housed on the top.
This audio port was removed on the Xperia XZ2 series, the Xperia XZ3, and the Xperia 1 and 5 phones. Sony said that they made the decision just because of “the priority we were placing on improving the design of the phone and the fact that wireless earphones were becoming more common.” And now, they bring back the 3.5mm headphone jack to “give people a smartphone that they will love.”Sony Mobile’s Uke Ikeda suggested that Sony felt the necessity of the port for entertainment-related content and playing games.
It is true the return of the headphone jack will bring people convenience again, especially when they need to charge and use headphones at the same time. For Sony, it makes sense that a 3.5mm audio port will connect more people with their own headphones.
Sony also did a great job on speakers. There are two front-facing speakers, one on the top and another on the bottom. With them, the music and video still sound great when you are not using headphones. Both speakers are quite loud, though they may get slightly distorted at maximum volume. Anyway, the audio experience Sony Xperia 1 II offers is quite good among many new flagships like Galaxy S20 and Pixel 4.
Recommended wireless chargers for Sony Xperia 1 II:
- 【COMES With QC3.0 AC ADAPTER】: Including QC3.0 AC Adapter, charge your phone more effectively, and provide you a better charging experience. No longer to consider what kind of wall charger is the best for you to use.
- 【3 CHARGING MODES AVAILABLE FOR DIFFERENT PHONES】: 7.5W charging mode is for iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/XS MAX/XS/XR/X/8/8 plus with latest iOS System; 10W charging mode is compatible with S20/Note 10/10 Plus/S10/S10 Plus/S10E/Note9/S9 and so on; 5W charging mode works on Any Qi-enabled devices like Google Pixel 3/3XL/4XL and other Qi-enabled phones. Note: Adapter is Not Included, QC 2.0/3.0 adapter, iPhone 11 Pro /11 Pro Max PD Adapter, Note 10/10 Plus PD Adapter will be highly recommended.
- 【WIDE CHARGING AREA】: Designed with two coils offer you much wider charging area than the general round wireless charging pad while removing the hassle of trying to find the “Sweet Spot” It can charge your phone in any orientation, vertically or horizontally with perfect angle for your eyes, you can watch movies, listen to music, make calls or send message without interruption during the whole charging process.
- 【MORE USER-FRIENDLY DESIGN】: SLEEP-FRIENDLY DESIGN. The GREEN LED Indicator will flash for 3s if power source is connected, then turn on for 16s if recognizes your phone well. Entering charging mode, light will turn off and keep the whole charging process SLEEP-FRIENDLY. Besides that, HUMANIZED DESIGN is provided. Newest type-C charging Port design, which is able to pass through higher current and support the fast speeds, ensuring faster and more stable charging efficiency.
Recommended Phone Case for Sony Xperia 1 II:
- Anccer smoothly shield skin shockproof hard case is specially designed for Sony Xperia 1 II.
- Advanced PC withstands drop, bump and shock with cushioning ensures your phone to get full protection
- Slim and lightweight, this cover fits easily into your bag or wallet and provides daily protection against drops & wear and tear
- Accurate precision can perfectly fits the position of buttons that is for easy access to all ports and buttons.0.3mm bumper thicken hole design can protect the camera lens on the phone