Sony has launched its top-end 5G smartphone the Xperia 5 IV (Pronounced Mark 4) in the USA at an online event. It has a 6.1-inch 21:9 CinemaWide FHD+ HDR display with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch scanning rate, 50% brighter than the predecessor, and has a Side-mounted Fingerprint sensor. It runs on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor with 8GB of RAM, and 128GB storage, and is based on Android 12.
It has a triple rear camera setup where the same 12-megapixel primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, OIS along with 12-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and a 12-megapixel 2.5x telephoto lens with OIS. All three lens supports 4K HDR 120fps video recording, Eye AF, and Object Tracking. It offers seamless zoom, so you can also adjust the focal length while recording video without any image degradation or blackouts as you transition from one lens to the next, as per the company. There is a new 12MP front-facing camera that supports 4K HDR video selfies.
The phone feature Full-Stage stereo speakers, Sony’s own 360 Reality Audio, and also has Dolby Atmos sound tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment. It has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection on the both front and the frosted glass back. It is powered by a massive 5000mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging and Qi wireless charging, but it doesn’t come with a charger or cable in the box.
Sony Xperia 5 IV Specifications -
|Display||6.1-inch (2520×1080 pixels) Full HD+ OLED HDR Display with 21:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz Motion blur reduction, 240Hz Touch scanning rate, Creator mode “powered by CineAlta, DCI-P3 100%, X1 for mobile Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection|
|Processor||Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB (UFS 3.1) internal memory, expandable memory up to 1TB via microSD card|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)|
|Rear Cameras||12MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, 1/1.7″ sensor, f/1.7 aperture, Hybrid OIS/EIS, 12MP f/2.2 aperture 1/2.5″ Exmor RS 124° 16 mm ultra wide-angle, 12MP f/2.4 (60 mm 40° FoV) telephoto lens, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom, 7.5x hybrid zoom, ZEISS quality lenses, ZEISS T* Coating, Real-Time Eye AF (Human, Animal), Real-Time Tracking, 4K HDR 120 fps video recording, Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization)|
|Front Camera||12MP front-facing camera with 1/2.9″ Exmor RS mobile sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 84° wide-angle lens, 4K HDR video recording|
|Features||Side-mounted Fingerprint sensor, 3.5 mm audio jack, 360 Reality Audio, 360 Reality Audio hardware decoding, 360 Spatial Sound, Full-Stage stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, DSEE Ultimate, Stereo Recording, Qualcomm aptX HD audio, Water resistant (IPX5/IPX8), Dustproof (IP6X)|
|Dimensions|| 156 x 67 x 8.2mm|
|Connectivity||5G (sub-6GHz) / 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz / 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C|
|Battery/Charger||5000mAh Battery with 30W (USB PD) fast charging, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qi Wireless charging, Battery Share function|
Pricing and Availability -
The Sony Xperia 5 IV comes in Ecru White, Black, and Green colors and the price is $999.99 (Rs. 79,470 approx.) for 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version and is available for pre-order in the US starting today, with shipments commencing in October. It will also be available in Europe mid of September at €1,049 (US$ 1051 / Rs. 83,575 approx.).