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Sony Xperia 5

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Release Date: 2019, oct.
Sony Xperia 5

  • 6 GB RAM
  • 6.1 inches, OLED
  • Snapdragon 855, Octa-core
  • 12+12+12 rear, 8 MP front
  • 128 GB inbuilt, up to 1 TB (shared)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)

3140 (18W) mAh Lite Yes Fingerprint

Sony Xperia 5 Pros and cons



Sony Xperia 5 - Full Specifications

Device Information

  • Device Type
    smart android phone
  • Model
    xperia 5
  • Status
    Arriving Soon


  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
  • Dimensions
    158 x 68 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight
    164 g
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Blue, Red, Black, Grey
  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)
  • Waterproof
    IP65/68 water and dust


  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
  • 3G
    HSDPA b 850 /b 900 / b 1900 /b 2100
  • 4G
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Dual Nano SIM Dual Standby


  • Display Type
    OLED capacitive
  • Size
    6.1 inches
  • screen-to- body ratio The usable space in the entire screen of the front body.
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2520 pixels
  • aspect ratio Height of the display screen compared to the width.
    21:9 ratio
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
    16M colors
  • Pixel Density The number of pixels per inch in the display.
    ~449 ppi density
  • Touch Screen
  • Display Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 6 (both sides)
  • Other Features It includes rest of mobile features including the display to apps.
    DCI-P3 100%
    X-Reality Engine
    HDR BT.2020
    Triluminos display


  • Video Playback
    H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9, MPEG-4 Video, H.263
  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified while receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    vibration, mp3, ringtone, alerts
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker


  • Rear (Primary)
    12 MP (wide)
  • Aperture
  • Pixel size
    26mm (wide), 1/2.6", 1.4µm lens size
  • Rear 2
    12 MP (telephoto)
  • Aperture 2
  • Pixel size 2
    52mm, 1/3.4", 1.0µm lens size
  • Rear 3
    5 MP (ultrawide)
  • Aperture 3
  • Pixel size 3
    16mm, 1/3.4", 1.0µm
  • Front
    8 MP (wide) f/2.0, 24mm, 1/4", 1.12µm lens size
  • Video quality
    [email protected]/30fps, [email protected]/30fps/960fps (5-axis gyro-EIS) rear, [email protected] (5-axis gyro-EIS) front
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of [email protected]/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera hold many features making every phone work differently. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds are - Optical Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer, brightness setting e.t.c.
    HDR, Autofocus, dual pixel PDAF, 5-axis OIS, 2x/5x zoom, Panorama, Led flash, eye-tracking, self-timer, 4k video shoot, live shot, AI-beauty, white balance setting, scene mode, burst mode, landscape mode, portrait mode, Eye AF, continuous shooting (10fps3), RAW noise reduction, Bokeh, 3D Creator, SteadyShot, , Hand and Smile Shutter (front)


  • Operating System
    Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Java Support


  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to perform in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset, which performs more advanced operations.
    Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. It's generally known as the brain of the device. In short, the CPU process the lines of tasks assigned by the operator.
  • GPU The Term GPU stands for the graphics processing unit. It is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, image production, and 3D Motion by manipulating the memory.
    Adreno 640
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    6 GB RAM
  • Processor Speed
    1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 and 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485
  • Internal Storage It's a reserved memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets, e.t.c, allowing to save all the data pertaining to the applications, videos, images, and other files in one place.
    128 GB
  • Expandable Memory It's an alternative external memory to extend the storage size by means of MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    up to 1 tb
  • Card Slot It's a medium or location putting the memory card.
    no card slot
  • Sensors
    Fingerprint (side), proximity sensor, barometer, compass, accelerometer, Step detector and counter, Hall sensor, RGBC-IR sensor


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless computing technology to collect and transmit the data in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet. It's slow but self-reliant.
    5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a kind of technology devised to connect multiple devices all in one Internet. The hotspot is solely dependent on the person who is sharing it, and other people need to turn on the wifi to use it.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC It's A Standard mobile feature that stands for Near field communication. It acts under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    USB 3.1 USB Type-CTM, Google Cast
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging It works when an electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    3.5mm (Dolby Atmos


  • GPRS GPS (General Packet Radio Service) allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) enables a 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the regular 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
    1.6 gbps download
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web that lets users surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.
    HTML5 supported


  • SMS Short Messaging Service
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM


  • Battery Type In short, these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the regular charging.
  • battery details
    USB Power Delivery
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery, but the non-removal battery comes fixed with the device and cannot be removed.

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    ejector tool
    Warranty Card
    manual guide book

Total Specs Score

9.2 4.6 1
  • Design 10
  • Display 10
  • Camera 8
  • Features 9
  • Cpu 10
  • Battery 8

Sony Xperia 5 full specification and details.

Sony Xperia 5 is the upcoming smartphone probably launching in October 2019 at an expected massive price of around $850 or 800 euros. It boasts 6.1 inches of an OLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2520 pixels and CinemaWide 21:9 aspect ratio. Regarding the look and design, the device gives you a wider sleeker premium feel when holding in hand. It measures a 158 x 68 x 8.2 mm dimension and weighs in total 164 g with the battery. It’s build of metal design and the display is backed by a corning gorilla glass 6 from a scuff and minor scratch. It is IP65/68 water and dust resistant giving an edge over other premium smartphones which are not waterproof. 

Under the hood, It is powered by a robust Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) chipset and 8x core 2.84 GHz octa-core processor along with the Adreno 640 graphics to max up gaming performance. It sports a subtle 6 GB of RAM to help you play with the apps without having to worry about the lags and glitches. It houses an ample of 128 GB internal storage while it can be expanded up to 1 TB using a shared MicroSD card. It runs on an android 9.0 and Later can be upgradable to the Android 10.

As for the camera, Sony Xperia 5 is armed with a triple 12 MP (f/1.6)+ 12 MP (f/2.4) + 5 MP (f/2.4) rear camera while it has 8 MP (F2.0) front camera with features like HDR, Steady shot and smile shutter.  The rear camera comes loaded with a bouquet of features like  5 -axis OIS, 5x digital zoom, Hybrid Autofocus, and Bokeh effect. It backs a 4k resolution to allow you to shoot the high-resolution video just like a cinematic touch. 

Moving to the connectivity, The smartphone has it all to convince you to buy it. It boasts a 5.0 Bluetooth, NFC (Every region), OTG, google cast, USB 3.1 with a type c reversible connector and an A-GNSS for the precise GPS tracking.

It sips its juice from a 3140 mAh lithium-ion battery with a charging capacity of 18W. It comes with a USB power charger that has an edge over typical fast charging. The battery is quite energy efficient as claimed by the company itself.

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