Sony presents the Xperia 5 smartphone, a top-of-the-range device with compact dimensions. 6.1 inch screen with FullHD + resolution .
Sony unveils the new Xperia 5 at the IFA 2019, the international consumer electronics fair in Berlin. A compact smartphone, featuring powerful hardware that focuses on multimedia content and gives a nod to gaming thanks to support Dual Shock 4 and Game Enhancer mode while playing Fortnite.
In the previous weeks there was talk of the possibility for Sony to launch a new top-of-the-range smartphone called Xperia 2. In reality, the Japanese company focused on the Xperia 5, a “clone” of the Xperia 1 from which it takes great part of the technical sheet. The only big difference is on the screen. The Xperia 1 is more compact, thanks to a great work of optimization done on the frames and a display with a diagonal of 6.1 inches.
The device can be used comfortably with one hand and thanks to Sony’s intuitive user interface it is possible to launch the apps with just one touch on the screen. Sony Xperia 5: the technical features Unlike what has already been seen on the top-of-the-range model of the Japanese Xperia 1, the new Xperia 5 features a 6.1 ″ OLED Full HD + display and 21: 9 cinema format. Under the body beats a Snapdragon 855 processor with 6GB RAM and 64 and 128GB storage capacity expandable thanks to a microSD up to 512GB.
The battery has a power of 3.140 mAh with support for 18W fast charge. The Sony Xperia 5 is made of Gorilla Glass 6 glass on both sides and metal for the side frame. A compact and durable phone thanks to its IP68 rating that makes it waterproof and weatherproof. Finally, fingerprint sensor and Android 9 Pie operating system based on the solid and reliable Sony interface. Sony Xperia 5: the photographic sector The Sony Xperia 5 proposes the same photographic sector already seen on Xperia 1 or three rear 12 MegaPixel cameras derived from the Alpha family.
The main sensor is the “Dual Photodiode” with f / 1.6. The 12 MegaPixel wide-angle lens has an f / 2.4 aperture with a field capacity of 130 ° and a 52 mm telephoto lens with an f / 2.4 aperture. The photographic compartment is completed by a 2X optical zoom and an LED flash. Sony Xperia 5: release date and price The Sony Xperia 5 will be available in Europe starting next October in four colors: black, white, blue and magenta. From next week it will already be possible to carry out the pre-order which includes a tribute, namely the true wireless WF-1000XM3 earphones with a value of around 249 euros, but with regard to the price still mouths sewn at Sony.