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Full of features for games! "Xperia" new flagship model "Xperia 1 IV" announced!

ゲーム向けの機能も充実!「Xperia」の新フラッグシップモデル「Xperia 1 IV」発表!
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The Golden Week holidays of 2022 have come and gone, and many companies have begun to announce their new products for the summer.
Among them, one of the most notable is "Sony," one of Japan's leading manufacturers.
In addition to the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation VR2, Sony is also well known for its Xperia series of Android smartphones.
Xperia" has a wide range of models from entry to high-end models, but the current flagship model "Xperia 1" series has attracted a great deal of attention, and the "Xperia 1 III (Xperia 1 Mark 3)" to be released in 2021 will be the first in the series. The Xperia 1 III (Xperia 1 Mark III), released in 2021, had high-end specifications even when viewed in the context of smartphones as a whole at the time.
More than a year after the release of the Xperia 1 III, the " Xperia | New Product Announcement " was released on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 16:00 JST, announcing a new Xperia product.
As you all have been aware, the flagship model of Xperia for 2022, " Xperia 1 IV (Xperia 1 Mark IV)" has been officially announced!

A new flagship model with enhanced features for gaming!

Xperia 1 IV is the new flagship model of Sony's world-class "Xperia" smartphone series.
The Xperia 1 IV is the new flagship model of Sony's world-renowned Xperia series of smartphones, and since it is a Sony smartphone, the camera, sound, and display are even more advanced.
However, since we are funglr Games, we will focus on the games!
Xperia has always been good at gaming, but the Xperia 1 IV is all about winning!

Highest class specs

"Xperia 1 IV"パフォーマンス
Xperia 1 IV Performance
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

First and foremost, it is important to have specs that can comfortably run today's demanding games.
The Xperia 1 IV is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform, which supports 5G millimeter wave.
It also has 12GB of RAM, 256GB of ROM, and a high-capacity 5,000mAh battery.
Many people may not be concerned about the specs because it is an "Xperia," but I think it is safe to say that there is no mobile game that currently does not run properly with these specs.

"Xperia 1 IV"ディスプレイ
Xperia 1 IV Display
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

The display ratio is the familiar "Xperia" 21:9 widescreen.
With a 120Hz drive display that clearly displays even fast movements , 240Hz afterimage reduction technology, and high-speed touch detection at up to 240Hz, the Xperia 1 IV will give you an edge over your opponents.

HSパワーコントロール
HS Power Control
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

Even with a large 5,000mAh battery, the battery will run out after a long day of play.
This means playing games while recharging the battery, but this can cause it to heat up and become very hot.
The Xperia 1 IV is equipped with HS Power Control, a heat suppression function that makes it comfortable to play games while charging.
Only the power used during gaming is supplied to the device without the battery, thus reducing the heat generated by charging.

More advanced game enhancer

Xperia" is equipped with the " Game Enhancer " application, which is packed with exclusive features that allow users to play games even more comfortably. The aforementioned "HS Power Control" is one of these features.
Of course, since the Xperia 1 IV is the latest model, each of these features has evolved as well!
Here are some of the features available on the Xperia 1 IV that will allow you to enjoy your games even more!

Focus Settings

フォーカス設定
Focus Settings
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

The "Focus Setting " allows you to make detailed settings for notifications and operations while playing.
Among them, the Competition Set allows you to disable all unnecessary functions when playing games, such as turning off notifications and hiding the navigation bar, so that you can concentrate more on your game.
Of course, you can also choose to disable only the features you want, such as hiding incoming notifications or disabling the camera button, and set your own preferences.
This is a very useful feature, not only for playing, but also because it can be very difficult to see notifications during distribution.

Picture Quality Settings

画質設定
Image Quality Settings
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

You can customize the picture quality by combining the three picture quality adjustment functions: "Picture Quality Mode," "White Balance," and "L-gamma Razor. The ease with which you can see the enemy gives you an advantage.
The preview allows you to check the actual visibility while making settings, and up to four settings can be preset for each game title, so you can instantly select the most appropriate setting for each stage and situation.
The "Picture Quality Mode" allows you to choose between " Standard" and "Game" as the standard picture quality.
Standard" displays vivid colors that extend the gamut of the game, while "Game" displays the true colors of the game.
Next, "White Balance" adjusts the white tones of the screen. A low value gives a reddish tint, while a high value gives a bluish tint.

L-γレイザー
L-gamma Razor
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

Finally, there is the "L-Gamma Razor.
This is a gamma tuning function designed for games that intentionally brightens dark scenes to increase the visibility of hidden enemies and obstacles.
The settings for each of these functions will vary depending on the scene and the person viewing the scene.
Let's start by trying different settings to find the one that works best for you!

Audio Equalizer

ディオイコライザー
Dio Equalizer
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

This function adjusts the volume of each band to customize the sound for easier listening.
You can adjust it to make it easier to hear footsteps by emphasizing the middle and high frequencies to give you an advantage in game play, or you can emphasize the bass in movie scenes to enjoy the powerful sound.

YouTube Live Streaming

YouTube ライブ配信
YouTube Live Streaming
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

You can stream your favorite games to YouTube with the Xperia 1 IV alone!
The 21:9 display provides an optimal UI for both playing and live streaming, allowing you to enjoy interactive streaming.

High Frame Rate Recording

ハイフレームレート録画
High Frame Rate Recording
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

Even fast-moving games can be recorded at smooth video rates of up to 120 fps. There's nothing better than beautiful video, right?

RT Record

RTレコード
RT Record
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

Have you ever forgotten to record your game screen and missed a super play?
The Xperia 1 IV has an "RT Record" feature that allows you to go back 30 seconds before you press the record button to save your play.
You can log super plays and happenings even after they have occurred, so you can preserve the decisive moment.

Multitasking

マルチタスク
Multitasking
"Xperia 1 IV"製品ページ

Multitasking is also available during game play, allowing you to use the browser or search for YouTube videos. You no longer have to close the game screen each time you want to do so.
You can freely choose which apps to set for multitasking, so set the ones you use most often, such as SNS and messaging apps.

Available from early June! Pre-orders are now open!

The Xperia 1 IV will be available in early June 2022 or later!
Reservations are now open for docomo, au, and SoftBank. docomo will offer it in Black, Ice White, and Purple with a one-time payment of 190,872 yen (tax included).
On au, the phone is available in black and ice white for 192,930 yen (including tax).
SoftBank will offer the phone in one color, black, and the price has not been announced as of May 11, 2022.
Each carrier has a different contract, so be sure to check your contract information carefully when making a reservation.
Although we have only introduced gaming features, the Xperia 1 IV is one of the most powerful Android smartphones available at the time of its release.
It will be the best partner to improve the quality of everything you normally do with your smartphone, including games, photos, music, and watching videos. If you are considering a new smartphone, why not consider the "Xperia 1 IV"" as your first choice?
For more information, please visit the " Xperia 1 IV" product page!

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