Sony Xperia 5 II: Price, Features, and Specifications
Sony has introduced the flagship smartphone Xperia 5 II. The new product was created by engineers of the Japanese company taking into account several criteria: advanced camera capabilities, high performance in games and other applications, support for the fifth-generation network, and a convenient form factor for everyday use.
Sony Xperia 5 II based on the Snapdragon 865 processor received a 6.1-inch OLED display with Full HD+ resolution, 120 Hz refresh rate, 21: 9 aspect ratio, and HDR support. In addition, the settings menu has a special screen mode for viewing and creating content with calibration corresponding to professional monitors. Sensor sampling is 240 Hz - this characteristic is especially important for gamers.
The manufacturer also paid a lot of attention to the sound, equipping the Sony Xperia 5 II with support for Dolby Atmos technology and a 3.5 mm audio jack with low noise compared to USB Type-C. The gadget is equipped with two stereo speakers - one at the bottom and one at the top of the case. In addition to supporting Hi-Res Audio and LDAC, the smartphone has an upscaling function for the DSEE Ultimate audio track.
Sony Xperia 5 II main camera module is represented by three sensors, the focal length of which is 16, 24, and 70 millimeters with an identical resolution of 12 megapixels. Thus, the smartphone, according to the manufacturer, provides the functions of a standard portrait lens, wide-angle, and telephoto when shooting. When creating the cameras, the manufacturer used the optics of the reputable company Zeiss with a special coating Zeiss T.
Among other features of the new product is the Real-time Eye AF function, thanks to which eye tracking is carried out in real-time, as well as the possibility of continuous shooting at up to 20 frames per second with automatic focus and exposure metering. Sony emphasizes that it uses an enlarged 1/1.7" sensor. Also, the company has taken care of a special slow-motion mode - the smartphone is capable of shooting 4K @ 120 fps video.
The capacity of the built-in battery of the flagship with support for 21-watt fast charging is 4000 mAh. Considering that the smartphone is positioned as a gaming one, Sony took care of equipping the device with a special battery care mode and an advanced cooling system. According to the manufacturer, in just 30 minutes, the gadget can be charged by 50%. The Sony Xperia 5 II also received IP65/68 water and dust resistance.
Sony Xperia 5 II specifications:
|Display||OLED, 6.1", Full HD +, 120 Hz, 21: 9|
|Built-in memory ||128/256 GB|
|Main camera||12 MP (f/2.2, 16 mm) + 12 MP (f/2.4, 70 mm) + 12 MP (f/1.7, 24 mm)|
|Battery||4000mAh, 21W fast charging|
|Dimensions||158 x 68 x 8 mm|
The smartphone will be available in black and blue cases at a suggested retail price of $949 / £799. The pre-order for the new product opens on September 17, 2020 and will last until October 18 - upon registration, users will receive the WF-XB700 TWS headphones as a gift.