Sony Xperia 5 Hands-on Review: The hugely anticipated Sony Xperia 5 smartphone was finally launched on 5th September 2019. Sony Xperia 5 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 855 processor. It comes with a 6.10-inch touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1080×2520 pixels as well as an aspect ratio of 21:9. It comes with 6GB of RAM.
The phone is available in a total of three models such as J8210, J8270 and J9210. Sony Xperia 5 is based on Android Pie and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be further expanded through microSD card (up to 512GB). The Sony Xperia 5 runs Android Pie and is powered by a 3,140mAh battery.
With the help of this article, we are going to talk about Sony Xperia 5 after which you will have a complete outlook for this smartphone. So, without wasting any time let’s get started….
Talking about the body of Sony Xperia 5, it comprises of the dimensions of 158 x 68 x 8.2 mm (6.22 x 2.68 x 0.32 in). It weighs 164 g (5.78 oz) and is built with Gorilla Glass 6 Front/back glass & aluminum frame. The Sony Xperia 5 is a dual-SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. It comprises of Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia 5 comprises of a 12-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.6 aperture at the rear and a second 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture along with a third 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. Talking about its front camera, the phone sports an 8-megapixel camera on the for taking amazing selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.
Talking about the Display, it comprises an OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors. It has 6.1 inches, 86.9 cm2 (~80.9% screen-to-body ratio). The screen resolution is of 1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio (~449 ppi density). The screen us protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. The smartphone is launched in various different colors such as Red, Blue, Black, and Grey colors.
Talking about its Platform, the phone comprises of an operating system of Android 9.0 (Pie). Chipset: Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm); CPU: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485) and GPU: Adreno 640.
It comprises of a fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum.
It has a non-removable Li-Ion 3140 mAh battery with fast battery charging 18W (USB Power Delivery 2.0) and USB Power Delivery.
As far as its connectivity is concerned, the Sony Xperia 5 comprises of GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, and USB Type-C. The sensors on the phone comprises of accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, as well as a fingerprint sensor.
Overall, this newly launched phone comprises of all new features and specifications that anyone wanted to have in their smartphone. The only problem we see here is the price, particularly when earlier Sony efforts have not won us over with the camera. Nowadays, the camera plays a very important role in any smartphone device and if the camera is not good there are a lot more chances that people will choose some other brand with great camera quality. But, this time it seems to be like that the Sony Xperia 5 comprises of great potential and it will not repeat the same mistakes which were done earlier.