Just today, Sony unveiled a new gaming accessory for the Xperia 1 IV, which adds active cooling and four more connections. Sony also unveiled the Xperia 1 IV Gaming Edition smartphone, which features 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage in addition to the aforementioned attachment.
It has the same 6.5-inch 4K 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, and 5,000 mAh battery as the normal Xperia 1 IV. The Xperia 1 IV Gaming Edition comes with the just-announced Xperia Stream attachment at no extra cost to the buyer.
The price of the Xperia 1 IV Gaming Edition is 175,000 JPY, or about $1,225. Pre-orders have begun at Sony and Docomo in Japan, with sales beginning on Thursday, September 15. The cost and release date for international customers are still TBA.