Sony has finally launched the much-awaited flagship smartphone the Sony Xperia 5 II in an official event. The Xperia 5 II was previously leaked in a leaked video, was seen getting FCC approval in the US, and was also seen getting TENAA approval in China revealing its images. The device comes with 4K HDR 120fps slow-motion movie recording making it the world’s first phone to offer this feature, according to Sony.
It has 8Gigs of RAM and runs out of the box on the Android 10 OS. It is priced at $950 and will be available for pre-order in the United States starting on September 29, 2020. It will start shipping on December 4, 2020, with a Black colour option. It comes with a dedicated shutter button, ZEISS T* coating for reduced reflection, and Gorilla Glass 6 protection on the rear side.
It features a 6.1-inch Full HD+ OLED HDR BRAVIA X1 240Hz Motion cinema wide Display with a 21:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, and 2520×1080 pixels resolution. It is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU. It has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage that is further expandable up to 1TB via a microSDXC card slot. It runs on the Android 10 OS and comes with hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) slots.
It has a triple rear camera with a 12-megapixel main camera with Exmor RS sensor, f/1.7 aperture, Hybrid OIS/EIS, ZEISS optics, a 12-megapixel f/2.2 aperture 124° ultra-wide-angle, and a 12-megapixel f/2.4 aperture telephoto third lens with Hybrid OIS/EIS, 3x optical zoom. It also has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
It has a 4000mAh battery with USB-PD adaptive fast charging that can charge up to 50% in 30 minutes and supports 5G (sub-6GHz) / 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack connectivity options and stereo speakers + Dolby Atmos as well. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and comes with a water-resistant feature with IP65/IP68 ratings. It measures 158 x 68 x 8mm and weighs 163g.