Nobody is aware that Sony is one of the most important technology brands. Its presence in the image and sound sector is quite strong and offers excellent quality in all areas. But that is not all: Sony mobiles remain strong in 2020, an option to take into account.
This year there have been several new phones announced by Sony, which does not throw in the towel in an increasingly competitive market with tighter margins. Right now the best Sony phones they have little to envy their rivals and are in some respects unmatched.
Among the entire catalog of smartphones that this Japanese company has available, we have chosen the most outstanding models, including the Sony Xperia 1 II and Sony Xperia 10 II that you can already buy in Spain.
These are the best-selling mobile phones on Amazon Spain, among which several Xiaomi smartphones stand out, a brand that overwhelmingly dominates the top of this store.
There is a choice for fans of the Sony aesthetics, very strong and preserved for almost a decade. If this company has something, it is that it has remained faithful to its principles.
Less than 200 euros: Sony Xperia L3
The Japanese company took advantage of the appointment in the MWC 2019 to advertise your entry-level smartphone, the Sony Xperia L3, a device that unlike its older brothers announced at the fair has a more restrained screen to maximize battery life.
We are facing a mobile phone with a 5.7-inch screen with HD + resolution. It mounts an entry-level MediaTek Helio P22 processor, accompanied by 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The operating system is Android 8.0 Oreo.
In the photographic section we have a 13 + 2 Mpx dual rear camera, along with an 8 Mpx front camera. The battery has a capacity of 3,300 mAh. He Sony Xperia L3 price is 199 euros.
Less than 500 euros:
Sony Xperia 10 II
This 2020, Sony has presented the renewal of the Xperia 10. It is the Xperia 10 II, its price has not been confirmed at the moment and it will be available for sale this spring.
The device maintains the super-wide format for the screen inaugurated last apo, with an aspect ratio of 21: 9. We meet a 6-inch OLED panel with Full HD + resolution.
Under the hood is the Snapdragon 665 processor, one SoC which belongs to the mid-range of last year. It is accompanied by 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.
In this terminal, Sony has put the accent on photographic equipment. It has three rear cameras with a 12 Mpx main sensor with PDAF focus, an 8 Mpx telephoto and an 8 Mpx wide angle.
At this time it can be purchased for 342 euros.
Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus
Sony presented at MWC 2019 the Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus, two mid-range mobiles with quite similar configurations and a slight price difference.
The two terminals present a screen with an aspect ratio of 21: 9 CinnemaWide with which the brand surprised us at the Barcelona fair, although of different size: the Xperia 10 has 6 inches, compared to the 10 Plus with 6, 5 inches. In both cases the resolution is Full HD +.
We found more slight differences in hardware. The younger brother equips a Snapdragon 630 along with 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM, while the more advanced model has a Snapdragon 636 along with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The battery also has a bit more capacity in the Xperia 10 Plus.
The photographic equipment consists of a dual rear camera in both cases, 13 + 5 Mpx in the case of the Xperia 10 and 12 + 8 Mpx in the Xperia 10 Plus. The front camera of the two is 8 Mpx. You can buy the Xperia 10 for 341 euros and the Xperia 10 Plus for 434 euros.
Less than 900 euros: Sony Xperia 5
Some steps above we have the Sony Xperia 5, a smartphone that collects the essence of Xperia Compact mobiles from past generations, concentrating all the power of the flagships, but with a more compact and manageable size and a more affordable price.
The Xperia 5 is a terminal that stands out especially for its premium design, well-calibrated screen and audio quality. In our analysis it seemed to us that it is the perfect Sony mobile for users who flee from large smartphones and who want a more compact but powerful terminal.
It is equipped with a 6.1-inch OLED display with Full HD resolution with a good color processor. Inside we find the processor Snapdragon 855, accompanied by 6 GB of RAM and 128 internal storage. Its battery has a capacity of 3,140 mAh with fast charging of 18W.
In the photographic section we have three rear cameras: a 12 Mpx main camera, a 12 Mpx wide-angle sensor and a 12 Mpx 2x telephoto.
You can buy the Xperia 5 on Amazon for 749 euros.
Less than 1,000 euros:
Sony Xperia 1
The Sony Xperia 1 is last year’s flagship of the brand. The terminal laid the foundations of Sony’s modern line, and it has been the one that has paved the way for the new Sony Xperia 1 II that we have known a few days ago.
This device is equipped with a 6.5-inch super-wide OLED display with 4K resolution, which in our analysis has seemed superb.
Under the hood we find the Snapdragon 855 processor, accompanied by 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. The battery has a capacity of 3,330 mAh with fast charging at 18W.
It has a triple camera composed of these sensors:
Main sensor: 12 megapixels with optical stabilization, 1.4 micron pixels, predictive Dual Pixel focus and f / 1.6 aperture. Equivalent to a 26 mm.
Telephoto sensor: 12 megapixels with optical stabilization, 1 micron pixels and f / 2.4 aperture. Equivalent to a 52 mm.
Wide angle sensor: 12 megapixels without stabilization with one-micron pixels and f / 2.4 aperture. Equivalent to a 16 mm.
After testing it, we consider the Sony Xperia 1’s strengths to be the display, sound, camera, and one-handed control. You can buy it for 949 euros on Amazon.
Sony Xperia 1 II
Sony’s new top of the range for 2020 is the Sony Xperia 1 II, also presented at the online event held as an alternative to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The renewal of the Sony Xperia 1 that we saw last year follows the same lines of its predecessor but renewing its characteristics. Equip a 6.5-inch OLED display with 4K resolution and a 21: 9 super wide aspect ratio. It features the Motion Blur Reduction effect to deliver a 90 Hz refresh-like feel.
The brain of the Sony Xperia 1 II is the processor Snapdragon 865, accompanied by 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. It equips a large 4,000 mAh battery so that autonomy is not a problem.
The photographic equipment is especially remarkable, since the technology of the brand’s professional cameras has finally landed on their mobiles. These are the cameras that the device equips:
Wide angle sensor 12 Mpx Dual-PD AF. Equivalent to 16mm universal pitch and 1 / 2.6 “size sensor.
Main sensor 12MP Dual-PD stabilized AF. Equivalent to 24mm with 1 / 1.7 “sensor.
Telephoto sensor 12 Mpx PDAF stabilized. Equivalent to 70mm with 1 / 3.4 “sensor.
IToF sensor to calculate depth of field. 8 megapixel front camera.
The lenses are Zeiss and the software incorporates features of its mirrorless.
At this time it can be purchased for 980 euros.