Sony Xperia 10 IV

Released May 2022

High-End ($400-$600)
Sony Xperia 10 IV

Summary


Pros

  • Good for landscape and portrait images when light conditions are good
  • Suitable for night-time reading
  • Pleasant color rendering on display when used indoors
  • Smooth video playback on display
  • Outstanding autonomy, with more than 3 days in moderate use
  • Excellent efficiency
  • Good intelligibility and immersive sound rendition in recordings
  • Bright sound signature in recordings

Cons

  • Unreliable image quality results when light conditions are complex
  • No HDR10 and UHD support for display
  • Insufficient outdoor brightness on display
  • Limited touch fluidity for browsing, gaming, and gallery app
  • Poor charging experience
  • Recordings sound a bit metallic and thin
  • Aggressive and unpleasant sound signature from speakers when listening to music
  • No stereo playback

Scores


63
camera
28th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Camera Score i
63
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 157

Sub-scores

Photo i
52
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Bokeh i
55
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 80
Preview i
51
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
64
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 158
Top score
Huawei P60 Pro
Video i
73
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 132

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

100
display
31st

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
100
52
Realme C21
BEST 155

Sub-scores

Readability i
119
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
129
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
48
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
107
54
Realme C21
BEST 156
Touch i
111
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
84
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
95
audio
35th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
95
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
83
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
132
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 157

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

138
battery
2022
7th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Battery Score i
138
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 152

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
177
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
93
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
143
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
3 days 8h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
1h45
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
2h36
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
3h24 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


153 x 67 x 8.3mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Waterproof
IP65/68

Protection

Wired only

Charging

128 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Tele

Main camera
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