Sony it has also used the event of the IFA 2019 in Berlin to publicize a new mobile. And it's about nothing less than the Sony Xperia 5, a high-end device that comes to take the place of Xperia 1. The mobile maintains many of the characteristics of the Xperia and modernizes many others, so let's know what is new with this new model …
Features of the Sony Xperia 5
These are the Features of the Sony Xperia 5:
Screen and design
The Xperia 5 screen has technology OLED and its diagonal is still wide, with 6.1 inches, although it has reduced dimensions with respect to the Xperia 1 (6.5 inches). We have one Full HD + resolution and in this we also see a cut, but the 21: 9 format so used by Sony, and also the technology HDR. In design the screen has thinner frames and the company chooses to reduce all dimensions, so we are facing a smaller and thinner mobile, 8.2 mm thick.
Memory, processor and operating system
The terminal keeps the powerful Snapdragon 855, a high-end octa-core at 2.8 GHz that is accompanied by the Adreno 640 graphics card. As for the Xperia 5 memory, they are the same 6 GB of RAM with 128 GB of ROM, which can be extended with microSD card. So there are no improvements or reductions in hardware and software, which could not be other than the Android 9 Pie.
The Xperia 5 battery has a 3,140 mAh capacity, which represents a discrete reduction compared to the 3,300 mAh of the Xperia 1, which probably does not affect autonomy if we consider a more compact screen with lighter resolution. Of course, the fast charge.
As for the photography system, the cmain camera of the Xperia 5 is triple and has 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP sensors (main, wide angle and 36mm telephoto lens where there is also a new reduction). But this camera improves the functions, and has a capacity of up to 30 fps, which optimizes motion capture. It also integrates or maintains functions such as Eye AF to focus the eyes to photograph; Cinema High to improve the experience in creating videos; Y Photography Advice, which provides artificial intelligence elements in the technique for the shots. While the front camera has 8 MP for selfies of acceptable quality.
In connectivity we have 4G, 4 × 4 MIMO support, dual ac wifi, Bluetooth 5.0 and GPS navigation technologies. There is an NFC connection, USB Type C 3.1 port and Dual SIM slot. The fingerprint sensor is lateral, and we also have technology Dualshock 4 and sound Dolby Atmos.
Price and availability of the Sony Xperia 5
The price of the Sony Xperia 5 It has not yet been revealed and when it would be available, although we hope to have this data soon.
Conclusions and opinions about the Sony Xperia 5
Sony Xperia 5 It is a mobile that can be classified as high-end, if we consider the hardware. Although definitely the strategy of Sony It has been this time to cut and make the mobile more compact, something very different from what happens with the flagships of the competition. Of course, improving artificial intelligence elements, especially in what has to do with cameras. This must be taken into account when judging the terminal, although the price will be a fundamental element when giving a final opinion …
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The Sony Xperia 5 entry is presented at IFA 2019 and these are its features first published on Red Planet.