The Xperia 1 IV provides unparalleled video capabilities for creating and sharing content. Our first smartphone capable of recording 4K HDR 120fps video on all lenses0 1, it lets you put your creativity to work in exceptional quality. Eye AF and Object tracking2 guarantee your subject is always in focus, while the Videography Pro feature offers manual controls for more creative possibilities. Meanwhile live streaming3 lets you share content on the go with your audience.
Whichever lens you're using0, the Xperia 1 IV lets you shoot high quality video in 4K HDR 120fps1. You can then play back the 120fps content on the 4K HDR 120Hz Refresh-rate display with smooth and beautiful details. You can also select frame rate settings to shoot slow motion clips up to 5x.
Set on the stunning coastline of Cornwall, UK videographer James Matthews shot these breathtaking scenes on Xperia 1 IV.
Sony is recognised by the industry for its outstanding AF capabilities. By detecting the human or animal eye and maintaining focus on it as your subject moves, Eye AF brings videos to life as never before.0
Object Tracking can automatically track a moving subject and keep it in sharp focus, even when it doesn't have eyes or its eyes are obscured from view.0
With seamless zoom, from an ultra-wide-angle 16mm up to 375mm0, the Xperia 1 IV gives you the creative freedom of a bag of lenses, even during recording.
A brief demonstration of the seamless zoom function
The Xperia 1 IV features Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™0 which couples the image sensor’s increased reading speed with Sony’s original algorithm for optical image stabilisation. The result is supremely smooth, shake-free video footage.
Drawing on Sony's expertise across a range of video and movie cameras, the Videography Pro interface lets you tailor manual controls to suit your needs, or rely on auto mode for total convenience.
A new front camera with a large sensor lets you record 4K HDR video selfies and offers live streaming0 for instant sharing. Manual controls help you achieve the look you want, every time.
Whether you're a vlogger, a live streamer or just sharing with friends, the Xperia 1 IV lets you film yourself with outstanding imaging quality. And you can enjoy even more creative control and shooting freedom by attaching the Vlog Monitor1 and a Bluetooth shooting grip1, such as the GP-VPT2BT7.
Record movies with similar parameters and colour settings to the professionals. Expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, Look colour management pre-sets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR, 120fps slow-motion, and 24, 25, 30 and 60fps give you all the tools you need. Just assign Cinematography Pro to the shortcut key to launch it fast and start shooting.
For greater creative flexibility, the Xperia 1 IV lets you shoot high-quality video in 4K HDR 120fps on all lenses0 1. You can also select frame rate settings to shoot slow-motion clips up to 5x.