Summer must-haves from Sony

What Mobile
July 10, 2020

As the warmer weather approaches, we wanted to share some summer must-haves from Sony.

ZV-1 Vlog camera – Price: £700 / €800

Create content worth sharing

The latest addition to Sony’s range of cameras has incredible vlogging and video content capabilities. Whether documenting UK travel adventures or brushing up on your vlogging game, the ZV-1 has all the features to record your summer. New  modes including ‘Bokeh Switch’ for blurring backgrounds, along with the built-in mic optimised for isolating voices, gives content a professional look and feel.

  • ‘Face Priority’ keeps your face at the centre of the action
  • ‘Product Showcase Setting’ for focusing products
  • 4K shooting with real-time Eye AF
  • Image stabilisation to perfectly capture moving subjects


α6100 APS-C camera with fast AutoFocus- Price: £749 / €849

The perfect purchase for photography fans

The a6100, with its Creative Style feature, is the ideal purchase for those who have ignited an interest in photography during the lockdown and want to brush up on their skills this Summer. The “Vivid” or “Portrait” setting allows users to create a specific look, and fine-tune an image’s exposure, contrast, colour saturation and sharpness. What’s more, the Picture Effect setting provides effects like “Partial Colour” and “Miniature”, which add creative flair to your shots. The camera captures split-second action and delivers beautiful images even in difficult settings, for stunning still shots and high-resolution 4K movies, wherever you may be.

  • Capture perfect pictures of your pets with Eye Auto Focus for Animals
  • 180° tiltable LCD touchscreen allows for easier self-portraits and high- and low-angle shots

SRS-XB402M EXTRA BASS™ Amazon Alexa Built-in BLUETOOTH® Speaker- Price: £250 / €279

Get the party started wherever you are with this powerful speaker

Provide music with deep, resonant bass to create the ultimate listening experience for a  garden or park gatherings this summer. By enhancing lower frequencies, this speaker is perfect for listening to bassy tunes and thanks to angled speaker units, sound has never been more powerful, with greater clarity so you never miss a beat. With LIVE SOUND mode, multi-colour line lights and a flashing strobe that syncs to the beat, this speaker will have everyone on their feet in no time.

  • Use your voice to ask for your favourite tune, with in-built Amazon Alexa
  • With Spotify Connect™ you can stream your playlists, favourite artists, or podcasts in just a few easy steps
  • Party-proof design with an IPX67 rating, making it dust and waterproof


XB72 EXTRA BASS High Power Audio System – Price: £300 / €349

Bring festival vibes to the back garden this summer

The XB72 EXTRA BASS speaker with its deep, punchy bass and LED lighting, will be the focal point at any gathering. Set the speaker horizontally for a classic boombox feel or flip it upright if short on space. To create the perfect festival vibes with three-dimensional sound, hit the LIVE SOUND button that, through the cleverly angled speakers and DSP technology, sends the music to a wider area.

  • EXTRA BASS™ sound for a deep, punchy sound
  • Boost the party with line light, speaker lights and a flashing strobe
  • Seamless streaming with NFC and Bluetooth®
  • Fiestable app puts you in charge of the light colours and lets you activate DJ and karaoke modes using your smartphone.


WF-SP800N Truly Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones- Price: £180 / €178

Listen to your music on-the-go, whatever your plans this summer

Perfect for long, lazy summer days, the WF-SP800N headphones offer 9 hours of power, while the charging case provides an extra 9 hours –. Water and dust resistant, the WF-SP800Ns can even be washed, making them ideal for active lifestyles. The soft-cushioned arc supporter and three-dimensional curved design ensure a secure, comfortable fit that every sportsperson will appreciate.  With Digital Noise Cancellation and a dedicated BLUETOOTH® chip, which transmits sound to the left and right ears simultaneously, listeners are ensured a stable connection for crystal-clear listening with no distractions.

  • Truly wireless design with stable BLUETOOTH® wireless connection
  • IP55 rating for outdoor use and easy cleaning
  • EXTRA BASS™ for deep, punchy sound
  • Digital Noise Cancelling lets you listen without distractions


Xperia 1 II -6.5″ 21:9 CinemaWide™ 4K HDR OLED display | Triple lens camera

 Capture precious moments on-the-go from the palm of your hand

Xperia 1 II is Sony’s first flagship 5G-enabled handset, built for speed to help you create and enjoy content effortlessly. Thanks to Sony’s Alpha industry-leading autofocus camera technology, Xperia 1 II is able to capture those special summer moments in a split-second using the world’s first 20fps AF/AE continuous tracking for high-speed shooting in a smartphone. Perfect for capturing stunning true-to-life portraits of both people and animals, Xperia 1 II’s clever Eye AF technology tracks your subject’s eye – even if they’re playing on the beach!

Whether watching the latest summer blockbusters from your sun lounger, or gaming on the latest titles like Call of Duty, Sony’s flagship houses a crisp 21:9 CinemaWide™ 4K HDR display to bring you closer to the entertainment than ever before. Equipped with a powerful 4000mah battery, you’ll be able to snap pictures, create holiday movies and stream content well into the summer evenings.

  • Triple lens camera incorporating Sony’s industry-leading Alpha technology
  • Next-Generation 5G connectivity with wireless charging for optimal speed and performance
  • An exceptional 21:9 CinemaWide™ 6.5” 4K HDR OLED display, perfect for gaming, TV and movies on the go
  • Game Enhancer features, access to PlayStation®4 Remote Play and full integration of DUALSHOCK®4 controller with certain mobile games
  • Watch a movie with Dolby Atmos® sound, tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, for a multi-dimensional surround sound experience

Xperia 1 II is available now from retailers across the UK. Tariffs start at just £39.37 per month from O2, with a £30 up-front cost, and £39.00 per month with £79.99 upfront from Carphone Warehouse. Customers looking to get their hands on the Mirrored Slate colour can do so exclusively from Vodafone. Xperia 1 II is priced at £1,099/€1,199 SIM-free.

Xperia L4 -6.2″ 21:9 Wide display | Triple camera – Price: £169 / €199

Staying connected has never been so cost-effectively stylish

Xperia L4 is the ideal entry-level smartphone to take on your adventures this summer. The newest model in the L series has a sleek stylish design which fits perfectly in your hand, so you can carry on browsing in comfort. Benefiting from a 21:9 Wide 6.2” display, Xperia L4 lets you see more but scroll less, so you can focus on exploring the world around you. Sony’s multi-window UI allows you to run two apps simultaneously and the Side sense function lets you switch between your favourite apps effortlessly, just in time to take the perfect photo. Meanwhile, the large 3580mAh battery will keep you connected during a busy day of sightseeing, streaming content and capturing memories to last a lifetime.

  • Sleek 21:9 Wide 6.2” display for more browsability, multi-tasking productivity, as well as wide-angle entertainment
  • First L series model to have a triple camera for creative expression
  • Browse   all   day   with   a   large   3580mAh   battery   with   fast charging support

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