Introduced Sony Xperia 5 with AirPods Alternative

Sony today introduced another new product in the form of Sony Xperia 5. By the way, as you have already noticed, the manufacturer

reviewed the names of my smartphones in the line and decided to give preference to a new naming principle.

Sony Xperia 5

With the launch of the Sony Xperia 5, the company is obviouslytried to revive its popular line of compact flagship phones of yesteryear. Of course, the 6.1-inch novelty can hardly be called a compact model, but thanks to the elongated aspect ratio, the smartphone really fits in the palm of your hand.


    • Case size — 158 x 68 x 8.2 mm
    • Available colors: black, gray, blue, red
    • Weight — 164 grams
    • 6.1 inch OLED display, 1080 x 2520 resolution, 449 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protective glass
    • Protection against water IP 65/68
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, Adreno 640 graphics
    • Triple main camera: 12 MP (aperture F1.6; 26mm; sensor size 1/2.6″; pixel size 1.4 μm; OIS) + 12 MP (telephoto, OIS, optical zoom 2x; aperture F2.4; 52 mm; sensor size 1/3.4″; pixel size 1 μm) + 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle, aperture F2.4; 16 mm; sensor size 1/3.4″; pixel size 1 μm)
    • Front camera 8 MP, OIS, EIS, HDR
    • RAM capacity — 6 GB
    • 128 GB storage, expandable with micro SDXC up to 512 GB
    • There is no 3.5 mm jack; headphones are connected via USB Type-C
    • Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
    • OS — Android (9.0 Pie)
    • Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
    • 3140 mAh battery

Distinctive features

The new Sony Xperia 5 has a non-standardThe size of the 21:9 CinemaWide screen is the same as the Xperia 1, meaning it's a fairly tall and narrow phone considering the screen diagonal. With all this, it is quite easy to use even with one hand, which is already a rarity these days.

Despite the high water resistance rating of IP68, Sony still managed to equip the Xperia 5 with Dolby Atmos stereo speakers for a true cinematic experience on a large 21: 9 display.

Now let's move on to the specifications that makeThe Xperia 5 is a true flagship phone, even if you take into account the 1080p screen resolution. Sony did not use the Quad HD or 4K display on the new product, as the latest Xperias phones suffered greatly, or rather, the battery.

Xperia 5 features the latest high-performanceSnapdragon 855 processor combined with 6 GB of RAM, as well as 128 GB of internal memory and a slot for memory cards. The battery capacity of 3140 mAh should be enough for one day of the phone, given the screen resolution FHD +, so there is nothing to complain about.

Sony also has a pleasant surprise for the form of full support for the DualShock 4 gamepad, exclusive to Xperia 1 and 5. Although you can connect to the PlayStation 4 controller via Bluetooth on any modern Android. Sony's new flagship Xperia can use DualShock 4 controllers out of the box.

The phone has a triple camera setup, just like theXperia 1, only in the upper left corner instead of the middle position. There are three options available: ultra wide-angle, normal and telephoto for different shooting. Sony boasts its new BIONZ X algorithm, which allows the Xperia 1 Eye to focus ultra-accurately, ultra-fastly and even maintain said focus during 10fps burst shooting.

All three sensors have a resolution of 12 megapixels, the mainThe camera has large 1.4 micron pixels and a wide F1.6 lens aperture. All this allows you to take good pictures in low light conditions. Users can also have fun with the new Cinema Pro feature.

The Sony Xperia 5 will be released in October, and in some markets it will come with Sony WF1000-XM3 wireless headphones.