With a 6.1-inch display, exceptional triple-lens camera and stunning OLED display, the Sony Xperia 5 is a fantastic addition to Sony’s smartphone offering. A stylish and powerful smartphone, discover Sony Xperia 5’s top five features below.
1 - 6.1-inch OLED Display
The Sony Xperia 5 has a defined 6.1-inch OLED display with FullHD+ resolution, for a bright and clear screen that’s ideal for browsing apps and streaming media on the go.
The screen also stretches from one side of the Sony Xperia 5 to the other, which not only contributes to its streamlined design, but further allows for an immersive viewing experience. The design is almost bezel-free, with only a small strip at the top and bottom of the screen. Both the home button and built-in fingerprint sensor are located on the side of the phone too, as not to impact the screen itself.
The device has a 21:9 aspect ratio. As one of Sony's CineWide displays, you can have two windows open on the phone at the same time. Making multitasking easy, you can watch videos while texting friends or reply to emails while streaming a TV episode you missed.
2 - Triple-lens camera system
With three camera lenses on the rear, the Sony Xperia 5 helps to capture stunning pictures in ultra-high definition. All three lenses measure 12MP, with a main sensor, super-wide-angle sensor and a telephoto sensor. The main sensor provides optical image stabilisation for most shooting situations, the super-wide-angle lens is for when you want to take panoramic shots or fit everything into one frame, and the telephoto lens lets you get closer to you subject.
The handset is equipped with a host of new camera features to help boost your photos. The brand-new Eye Autofocus features solely on your subject’s eyes, so portrait photos are clearer and more vivid than ever before. Photography Advice is another new feature, which offers you a chance to get advice before and after taking a photo, to help enhance snaps and get the best result, every time.
The Xperia 5 is also the perfect companion for Sony's Alpha cameras. If you own one of these cameras, you can use the Xperia 5 as a remote display and control your settings and photos wirelessly with the Imaging Edge mobile app.
3 - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 CPU
For an exceptional performance, the Xperia 5 is powered by a Snapdragon 855 CPU. This central processing unit can handle all the phone’s apps and games with ease, so the user experience will never be compromised.
As well as a super-fast core powering the device, you’ll find 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The battery measures 3140mAh and there’s also a fast charger in the box, so you can power back up to 50% in just 30 minutes. What’s more, Stamina Mode, Sony’s battery management software, is also on board so you can rest assured knowing the Xperia 5 can see you through the day.
4 - Ergonomic Design
The Sony Xperia 5 has been expertly designed to fit perfectly in your hand. The device is smaller than past Sony phones, measuring 158 x 68 x 8mm and weighing just 164g, with curved and smooth edges so it’s comfortable to hold.
As well as an ergonomic design, the phone is equipped with many protective features too. An IP65/68 water and dust resistant rating means you can submerge the handset in up to 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes without it experiencing damage, while Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on the front and back of the phone allows for excellent durability and protection against accidental drops and scrapes.
4 - Dolby Atmos Sound
Producing cinematic sounds, Dolby Atmos is tuned in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment, so whether you’re watching movies or listening to music, the Sony Xperia 5 will always provide an unrivalled sound experience.