At IFA 2019, Sony launched its new flagship smartphone Sony Xperia 5 that comes with top-end features and hardware. It has a triple rear camera system and is powered by the new Snapdragon powerhouse processor Snapdragon 855 coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage. It doesn’t have the in-display fingerprint scanner that most of the new flagship smartphones are having but comes with the side-mounted fingerprint scanner available on the power button. The Sony Xperia 5 is priced at £699 (around $862) and will be available;e for sale in various countries and regions from October 2019. The pre-orders for the device will begin from 18th September in the UK. It will be available with Black, Blue, Grey and Red colour options.
The Sony Xperia 5 features a 6.1-inch FHD OLED HDR Display with offering bright colours with BRAVIA X1 for mobile, 21:9 CinemaWide aspect ratio, X1 for mobile, DCI-P3 100%, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and 1080 x 2520 pixels resolution. It is powered by the powerful Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 640 GPU. It comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable up to 512GB additional storage with the help of a microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 9.0 (Pie) OS out of the box and comes with Single / Dual SIM options according to the region.
It has a triple rear camera with a 12-megapixel primary camera with Exmor RS sensor, 1/2.6″ sensor, f/1.6 aperture, Hybrid OIS/EIS, 1.4μm pixel size, Predictive capture, a 12-megapixel f/2.4 aperture 1/3.4″ 1.0μm 135° ultra-wide-angle and a 12-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture, 1/3.4″ 1.0μm 45° telephoto lens, Hybrid OIS/EIS, 2x optical zoom, 960 fps Super slow motion. It also has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with 1/ 4″ Exmor RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 84° wide-angle lens. it comes with a 3140mAh Battery with Xperia Adaptive Charging technology, USB Power Delivery (USB PD) fast charging and supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C, USB Type-C audio connectivity features along with other features such as stereo speaker, DSEE HX, LDAC, Dolby Atmos. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and comes with IP65/IP68 ratings making it water-resistant. It measures 158 x 68 x 8.2mm and weight 164 grams.