New Sony Xperia 5 II: features, photos, price and availability

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After several leaks these weeks, some of them in video form, The Sony Xperia 5 II has already been officially presented. It is the new high-end phone from the Japanese brand, which will take over from the Xperia 1 II in Spain. This model had been leaking these weeks, so some specifications were already known.

The Sony Xperia 5 II is a powerful model, with a somewhat more compact design and where cameras play an important role. Having been absent from IFA 2020 in Berlin, Sony has finally made this model official and it is a highly anticipated phone.

Technical characteristics Sony Xperia 5 II

Sony Xperia 5 II

  • Body
    • Dimensions: 158 x 68 x 8 mm
  • screen
    • Type: OLED
    • Size: 6.1 inch
    • Resolution: Full HD + 2,520 x 1,080 pixels.
    • 120 Hz refresh rate.
  • Main features
    • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 | Octa-Core 8 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
    • GPU:Adreno 650
    • Operating system:Android 10
  • Memory
    • Internal: 128 GB + 8 GB RAM
    • Micro SD:Yes.
  • Rear cameras:
    • Main: 12 Mpx f / 1.7 24mm OIS.
    • Telephoto: 12 Mpx f / 2.4 70mm Zoom 3X OIS.
    • Wide angle: 12 Mpx f / 2.2 16mm 124º UGA.
  • Front camera: 8 Mpx f / 2.0 24mm.
  • Connectivity
    • Dual 4G.
    • WiFi 802.11ac
    • Bluetooth 5.0
    • NFC
    • USB Type C
    • Headphone jack.
  • Others
    • Fingerprint reader on the side.
    • Accelerometer, proximity sensor and compass.
    • IP68 certification.
    • Stereo speakers.
  • Battery
    • 4,000 mAh.
    • 18W fast charge.

A powerful model, with good cameras and good autonomy

Sony Xperia 5 II design

The Sony Xperia 5 II maintains a design already common in the brand, with a 21: 9 panel that takes full advantage of the front. In this case it is a 6.1-inch OLED panel, which surprises with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, which leaves the front sensor in a small corner on said front. This design allows the phone to be IP68 certified for water and dust resistance.

The cameras are an important aspect in this model, which leaves us with three rear cameras. The main 12 Mpx sensor, which stands out for having optical stabilization, which comes together with a 12 Mpx telephoto and with a three-fold optical zoom, as well as a PDAF and OIS sensor. The third is a 12 Mpx wide angle, with a 124º field of view. The front camera on the phone is a single 8MP sensor.

Sony Xperia 5 II cameras

The battery is one of the surprises in this Sony Xperia 5 II, since the brand leaves us with a capacity of 4,000 mAh. In addition, it has support for 18W fast charging, so it will perform well in this regard. The phone is powerful, thanks to the use of Snapdragon 865, although the presence of 5G is something that will vary depending on the market, as has been made known.

Sony Xperia 5 II water resistance

The phone already comes with Android 10, With the Sony cape, it hardly introduces any changes to the operating system. So there are hardly any changes in the interface, nor are unnecessary applications introduced in it. This model will have access to Android 11, although it is not known when this will happen.

Price and availability

Sony Xperia 5 II colors

Sony has confirmed that this new model will go on sale in stores this fall. Although at the moment no specific dates have been given for said launch. The Sony Xperia 5 II will arrive with a price of 899 euros to the market, as confirmed by the brand itself. The phone will arrive in gray, blue and black colors, in a unique version of RAM and storage.

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