Sony has officially unveiled its new flagship smartphone in the framework of the exhibition IFA 2019. Xperia 5 has a compact body and a number of improved features compared to its predecessor.
Display and design of the smartphone
Sony Xperia 5 combines the best features of the Xperia 1. It features a CinemaWide display with an aspect ratio of 21:9.
However, the diagonal of the device is decreased in comparison with the predecessor, up to 6.1 inches. The Japanese decided not to deprive the novelty of the framework around the display, but they are very harmoniously fit into the overall concept of the brand.
The Xperia 5 we embody everything our users loved the Xperia 1, implementing the latest designs Sony in an even more convenient package. Xperia 5 continues to amaze with his impeccable performance and unique technologies only available in Sony – said the President of Sony Mobile Mitsuya Kishida.
The case on both sides is protected by Gorilla Glass panels Agpd 6, and meets the standards IP65/IP68 guarantees the stability of the smartphone to moisture and dust.
Camera and special features
The smartphone Sony Xperia 5 implemented algorithm BIONZ X for mobile devices and also installed the advanced camera with three lenses with a resolution of 12 megapixels and image stabilization system Optical SteadyShot.
Three lenses: a 16mm ultra-wide, 26 mm and universal 52mm portrait (corresponds to 35 mm lens), will allow to implement a scenario of any complexity.
Sony Xperia 5, officially presented in Berlin
In Xperia 1 for the first time in the world was implemented autofocus on eyes Eye AF 2, and now Sony Xperia 5 shows an improved version of this technology which based on technology of the engineers unit of Sony Alpha.
Camera Xperia 5 offers the possibility of continuous shooting speeds up to 10 fps with auto focus tracking and exposure. Increased speed imaging up to 30 frames per second allows you to shoot objects in motion with maximum precision.
Redesigned app Cinema Pro, which is based on the CineAlta technology, allows you to create complex projects and offers advanced settings white balance, manual focus and recording tracks for a more accurate implementation of the planned scenario.
Sony Xperia 5 got exquisite and compact body
The mount process is even easier – now the app allows you to split videos into parts and combine the various passages, getting this movie right on the screen of the smartphone.
Other device characteristics have not changed significantly. The new product, as last year’s flagship runs on a top-end processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855-enabled Snapdragon Elite Gaming. The battery capacity is greatly reduced (obviously, given the smaller size of the display) to 3140 mAh (3330 mAh battery in the Xperia 1).
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The RAM has a capacity of 6 GB, and built-in storage – 128 GB. Additionally, there is support for microSD-cards up to 512 GB. Powered smartphone running the Android operating system 9.0 Pie.
Sony Xperia 5 is presented in four colors – blue, red, black and grey.
Release date and price
Smartphone Sony Xperia 5 will be available in October 2019. In Ukraine the novelty will be presented in blue, red, black and grey colors. About the price of the device on the Ukrainian market is not reported.
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