Sony Xperia 5 V was unveiled on Friday, featuring a single storage variant and three striking color options. It's powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and houses a robust 5,000mAh battery with proprietary fast charging. This device succeeds the Sony Xperia 5 IV, launched in September 2022 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, but notably, it sports a dual rear camera setup instead of the previous triple rear camera configuration.
- Sony Xperia 5 V Price and Availability:
Sony lists the 8GB + 256GB variant of the Xperia 5 V at EUR 999, available in Black, Blue, and Platinum Silver. Shipping begins in Europe, including the UK, later this month. Customers purchasing the phone between September 22 and October 26 from major UK retailers can enjoy an exclusive Xperia 5 V launch bundle, which includes the Sony WH-CH720N headphones.
- Sony Xperia 5 V Specifications and Features:
The Xperia 5 V boasts a 6.1-inch full-HD+ (2520 x 1080) OLED HDR display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, and an aspect ratio of 21:9. Running Android 13, it's powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, coupled with Adreno 740 GPU, 8GB of LPDDR5X RAM, and 256GB of UFS 4.0 inbuilt storage.
In the camera department, the Sony Xperia 5 V impresses with a dual rear camera setup, featuring a 52-megapixel primary Exmor T sensor and a 12-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens. The front camera also boasts a 12-megapixel sensor.
With a 5,000mAh battery, this device supports 30W wired fast charging and includes a convenient side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. It offers 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC, and USB 3.2 Type-C connectivity. Moreover, it's IP68-rated for dust and water resistance and comes with a 3.5mm audio jack. Measuring 154mm x 68mm x 8.6mm and weighing 182 grams, it's a sleek and powerful smartphone.