Sony Xperia 5 with 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED HDR CinemaWide 21:9 display, Snapdragon 855, Triple rear cameras announced

Sony Mobile just announced Xperia 5, the company’s latest smartphone at the IFA 2019, as expected. It has 6.1-inch 21:9 CinemaWide FHD+ HDR display offering bright colors with BRAVIA X1 for mobile. It is powered by Snapdragon 855 with 6GB of RAM and runs Android Pie.

It has triple 12-megapixel rear cameras that include 16mm super wide-angle lens, 26mm normal lens with dual photo diode image sensor and RAW noise reduction and a 52mm lens for portrait and 2x optical zoom. It has Eye AF and up to 10FPS AF/AE for precision focus and high speed shooting. The Cinema Pro, powered by CineAlta offers 21:9 Movie recording in 4K HDR that promises best results — even in backlit scenes or low light. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection on the front and the back, side-mounted fingerprint sensor and packs a 3140mAh battery with Xperia Adaptive Charging.

Sony Xperia 5 specifications

  • 6.1-inch (1080 x 2520pixels) FHD+ OLED HDR Display with 21:9 aspect ratio, X1 for mobile, DCI-P3 100%, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 128GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 512GB via microSD card
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Single / Dual SIM
  • 12MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, 1/2.6″ sensor, f/1.6 aperture, Hybrid OIS/EIS, 1.4μm pixel size, Predictive capture, 12MP f/2.4 aperture 1/3.4″ 1.0μm 135° ultra wide-angle, 12MP f/2.4 aperture 1/3.4″ 1.0μm 45° telephoto lens, Hybrid OIS/EIS, 2x optical zoom, 960 fps Super slow motion
  • 8MP front-facing camera with 1/ 4″ Exmor RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 84° wide-angle lens
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speaker, DSEE HX, LDAC, Dolby Atmos
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 158 x 68 x 8.2mm; Weight: 164g
  • Water Resistant (IP65/IP68)
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 3140mAh Battery with Xperia Adaptive Charging technology, USB Power Delivery (USB PD) fast charging

The Sony Xperia 5 comes in Black, Blue, Grey and Red colors, is priced at £699 (US$ 862 / Rs. 61,990 approx.) and will roll out various countries and regions from October 2019. Pre-orders will begin from 18th September in UK.

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