System Performance

System performance of the Xperia 1 shouldn’t result in many surprises as it’s mainly dictated by the Snapdragon 855 SoC as well as the software stack of the device.

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Overall, the Xperia 1 behaves in line with other Snapdragon 855 devices. In fact I’d say it seems to behave the most like the LG G8 in terms of our performance numbers in the benchmarks which would point out a similar BSP version to the one that LG uses, meaning not quite as refined as what we saw on the Snapdragon Galaxy S10.

Overall, performance on the Xperia 1 was very good an in line with most other S855 devices this year, which should be a good place to be for any device.

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  • kendytan - Friday, July 26, 2019 - link

    Oh I see...BTW the expert posted the recommended white balance setting and brightness range to achieve D65, but I found that the display become warmer after I apply this setting, for your reference:
  • mobutu - Friday, July 26, 2019 - link

  • Ap717 - Friday, July 26, 2019 - link

    You guys forget it's coming with sonys Bluetooth headphones that's worth $350. So it is better value at that price. Also how is it worse than the XS in low light?!? Are they actually looking at the pics?? Every other review has given it the cameras great reviews...just crappy clunky software
  • Andrei Frumusanu - Friday, July 26, 2019 - link

    The headphone was a limited time offer and doesn't exist anymore.
  • s.yu - Sunday, July 28, 2019 - link

    "Every other review has given it the cameras great reviews"
    No I think all two reviews I read (besides this one) gave it negatives.
  • NICOXIS - Friday, July 26, 2019 - link

    Playing catch up won't make it, or they'll have the same fate as HTC or Blackberry. They have to either make a huge jump over the competition or just accept defeit and become a niche brand on some Android corner.
  • artifex - Friday, July 26, 2019 - link

    If it's on Android P now, for how long do they promise to give updates?
  • Richlet - Friday, July 26, 2019 - link

    I agree with 99% of this article, I just don't get the wireless charging grumpifying I keep seeing. Wireless charging seems to me to be one of the most useless "features" any phone can provide. So, to charge it, it has to stay sitting on a bed, pick it up, it stops charging. As opposed to my cord is long enough, I can have the phone in my hands and still keep it charging. *sigh*
  • Cliff34 - Saturday, July 27, 2019 - link

    If you don't use it, it ain't useless for others. Wireless charging is great. You don't need to plug in the cable all the time. I use it whenever I can, especially when I'm at work where i need to keep the phone charge.

    Now I have kids, it is even more useful. Try plugging in a phone while holding a 25 Lb crying toddler and you will see the benefit of wireless charging.
  • Cliff34 - Saturday, July 27, 2019 - link

    One more note, all the flagship phones have wireless charging. For this phone to not have it becomes a disadvantage. Wireless charging doesn't require substantial space or cost. For a phone so expensive, it should include all the bells and whistles.

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