Sony and ZEISS to Expand Strategic Collaboration to Xperia Smartphones
Sony and ZEISS today jointly announced their strategic collaboration expansion from digital imaging to Xperia smartphones. Sony’s new flagship smartphone Xperia 1 II will feature ZEISS optics with T (T-Star) anti-reflective coating to enhance the quality of images and deliver the best photography experience to consumers. Xperia 1 II offers the world’s first smartphone with up to 20fps2 AF/AE tracking burst and 5G connectivity for a complete creative entertainment experience.
Sony and ZEISS have built on the long-shared history and expertise since the launch of Sony’s first video Hi8 Handycam CCD-TR555 in 1996. Over the past few decades, this strategic collaboration has evolved to include digital still cameras, such as Cyber-shot RX series, α (Alpha) camera lenses, and 4K Handycam camcorders. Sony and ZEISS are founded on a shared passion for innovation and continue to pursue their joint ambition to empower and expand the best quality imaging experience to wider consumers.