Sony brought to the IFA 2019 exhibition a new flagship smartphone – Xperia 5.
What is known
The novelty has become a smaller version of Xperia 1 , which was shown at the beginning of the year. The smartphone received the same elongated glass case with protection against water according to IP65 / 68. It was equipped with a 6.1-inch OLED screen without cutouts and holes. The display resolution is FHD +, and the aspect ratio is 21: 9 (CinemaWide). There is support for HDR.
The top-end Snapdragon 855 processor paired with 6 GB of RAM is responsible for the device’s performance, and the battery is powered by a 3140 mAh battery with a USB-C port and wireless charging. The front camera is new at 8 megapixels, and the main triple at 12 megapixels. The first module is the main one with a 1 / 2.6 ”sensor, f / 1.6 aperture, optical and electronic stabilization, as well as support for Dual Pixel technology. The second module is a telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. The third module is a wide-angle lens. The fingerprint scanner in the smartphone is installed on the side.
Of the interesting, Xperia 5 received wireless support for the DualShock 4 controller. A similar feature will be added to Xperia 1 in future updates.
Price and when to wait
The smartphone will go on sale on October 4. The company will announce a price tag for the news a bit later.