Today, there were reports that the Sony Xperia 5 will be released in Shanghai on September 24th. This smartphone was first announced at IFA2019 in Berlin, Germany. Sony Xperia 5 jumped straight from Xperia 1. The Sony Xperia 5 comes with an $860 (£699) price tag. Pre-orders for the phone is already available for select European countries.
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Looking at the design of the phone, it’s what we’ve come to expect from the Xperia line over the years. The Xperia 5 has much slimmer bezels at the front and a 21:9 CinemaWide aspect ratio in a very familiar boxy glass-metal build topped by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. This device has a 6.1-inch Full-HD+ OLED display with a resolution of 2520 × 1080. It also supports DCI-P3 colour gamut. The dimension is 158 x 68.3 x 8.2 mm and it weighs about 164g. On the hardware side, the Sony Xperia 5 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
The Xperia flagship has a triple rear camera setup. There’s a 12MP primary Exmor RS sensor with f/1.6 aperture and 1.4um pixel size, a 12MP 135-degree ultra-wide sensor, and a 12MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture and 960fps slow-mo. The front has an 8MP Exmor RS selfie shooter. The Xperia 5 runs Android 9.0 Pie backed by a 3,140mAh battery and will come in Blue, Black, Red, and Gray paint coats. This phone uses a USB Type-C interface and has no headphone jack.