Sony Xperia 5 pre-order has been announced by the B&H store, the device was launched at IFA 2019 in Berlin, but the Xperia 5 availability was not announced then. The phone will finally go on sale in US on November 5, and its price has been set at $799.99.
Sony Xperia 5 Pre-Order, Price and Availability
As mentioned, the Sony Xperia 5 is now listed for pre-order on the Bhphotovideo.com site in USA. The price of the lone 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is at $799.99. It has been listed in Black color and the shipping of the phone is listed to begin on November 5.
Sony Xperia 5 Specifications
The dual-SIM phone runs on Android Pie and features a 6.1-inch full-HD+ (1080×2520 pixels) OLED display with 21:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, and 10-bit color gradation. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC with the integrated X24 LTE Modem, paired with 6GB RAM. Internal storage is at 128GB with the option to expand further using a microSD card (up to 512GB).
Coming to optics, the Sony Xperia 5 has a triple camera setup – a 12 Megapixel rear cameras and solutions adopted by the Alpha family, then Eye AF for eye-tracking and portraits always in focus and AF / EF tracking up to 10fps. The “Dual Photodiode” main image sensor should be the same, accompanied by a luminous lens f1.6 (26mm) and RAW background noise reduction for clear shots even in low light conditions.
Following are confirmed the 12MP wide-angle (16mm), with f2.4 aperture and 130° wide field of view, and the 2X Tele, with optical thrust equivalent to 52mm. Naturally, we do not expect substantial differences with respect to the excellent photographic performances already demonstrated by Xperia 1, the same is true for videos, achievable up to 4K at 60fps and in HDR. It also offers the Super Slow Motion at 960fps in Full HD.
Pre-installed the CineAlta application, so as to really put the aspiring filmmakers to the test and provide manual control instruments that would otherwise be impossible with the usual native camera applications. The Dolby Atmos stereo sound closes the multimedia compartment.
The phone packs a 3,140mAh battery, measures 158x68x8.2mm and weighs 164 grams. Connectivity options on the Sony Xperia 5 include Bluetooth v5, USB Type-C, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, Google Cast, and more.