Sony Xperia 5 II

Sony Xperia 5 II Review, Pros and Cons – After a long wait, the Sony Xperia 5 II will be launched soon at the launch event and the event will take place on September 17th, shortly thereafter it will go on sale. The phone has been carefully designed to provide users with something new. In addition to being smaller, but better than your procedure, the Sony Xperia 5 and will have fine settings of about 1-2mm for an impeccable screen display. Let’s see what’s new under the hood of the Xperia 5 II and find out if it’s a real high-end smartphone or not.

Sony Xperia 5 II Review

Below you can see the Sony Xperia 5 II review.

Highlights

  1. The company has Snapdragon 865 chipset with support for Sub 6 GHz 5G connectivity on the phone.
  2. In the camera section, the 12 MP triple set will appear on the rear panel.
  3. The OLED screen comes with Corning Glass 6 protection.
  4. Fast charging on a huge Li-Po 4000 battery will be at your service.
  5. It is expected to sell around $ 750 (55,000 INR).

Design and Display

Xperia 5 II phone maintains the elegant design for your procedure and, as we mentioned above, it has very fine bezels on the top and bottom of the chin, which gradually increase the ratio between the screen and the body.

In addition, Xperia 5 II is also quite slim, but you can feel the triple impact of the camera. Unlike most high-tech smartphones, it receives a 6.1 inches flat OLED screen that offers a 120 Hz refresh rate with a 240 Hz touch sampling experience. In addition, they pack this phone with the latest version of gorilla glass 6, which combines with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance.

In the end, all of these things give you a tremendously incredible screen and a premium feel in your hand. But on the negative side, the top-notch covers a small area, although it is minimized by the lower chin, it is still not good enough like full-screen devices. Check out the Xperia 8 Lite phone that was also announced in September.

Memory and Internal

The peak of the power of the remarkable Snapdragon 865 chipset that comes with a robust set of graphics cores and power supply. It makes sense when you have a performance-oriented X-Reality Engine built into the system, which basically increases endurance, and something like the Snapdragon 865 SoC becomes a necessity for everything to work perfectly.

In terms of storage, there was no shortage, the 8 GB of RAM is enough for heavy games and performance sessions while the 128 GB storage asset is excellent and at the same time enough space for a normal user. Although, in a typical case, larger storage and RAM show superiority than others.

However, Sony is a smartphone company that has not moved with criticism. Their devices are always unique and have the incredible capacity to work, just like their employees.

Camera

Sony ties the knot with Zeiss and renders a triple camera defined in the phone as the main camera configuration, where each lens is 12 MP, but with different lens features, such as wide-angle, ultra-wide, and finally telephoto to maintain its flagship status.

However, things go south when we hear that the company only renders an 8 MP selfie port, which may seem small on paper, but at ground level, the additional adjustments of the Zeiss optics balance everything. In addition, in the video section, you will have 4K, EIS gyroscope, and slow-motion capabilities.

Battery and Others

In addition to the compact configuration on the camera’s main board, the phone is equipped with a 4000 mAh battery with fast charging and USB Delivery 3.0 technology.

It has many new technologies intact on its screen, as well as protection, such as IP certification, Triluminos display, and covers much more. In addition, you will have top-level sound quality with an exceptional dynamic vibration system, alongside a favorite aesthetic 3.5mm jack.

Sony Xperia 5 II pros and cons

Sony Xperia 5 II Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of Xperia 5 II phone.

SpecificationsSony Xperia 5 II
Network2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
AnnouncedSeptember 2020
Dimension158 x 68 x 8 mm
Weight190 g (Expected)
SIMHybrid Dual SIM
BuiltGlass front and glass back, aluminum frame
Size6.1 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen OLED,16M colors
HDR BT.2020
Triluminos display
X-Reality Engine
120Hz refresh rate
Resolution1080 x 2520 pixels
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 6
IP65/IP68 dust/water resistant
OSAndroid 10
ChipsetQualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPUOcta-core
(1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 &
3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 &
4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
GPUAdreno 650
Card slotYes (uses shared SIM slot)
RAM8GB
Internal128GB
Camera12MP, 12MP, and 12MP
Selfie8MP
3.5 mm jackYes, Dynamic vibration system
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6,
dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct,
DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
NFCYes
RadioNo
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB On-The-Go
SensorsSide Mounted Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro,
proximity, barometer, compass, and color spectrum
BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh battery,
Fast charging,
USB Power Delivery 3.0
ColorsBlue, silver, and Black
Expected PriceUSD 750 (55,000 INR)

Sony Xperia 5 II Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of Sony Xperia 5 II phone.

Pros

  1. Various types of the latest technology
  2. Great performance and gaming experience
  3. IP 68 certified with gorilla glass 6 protection
  4. 120 Hz refresh rate on the OLED display
  5. USB On-The-Go and fast charging
  6. Decent rear camera setup

Cons

  1. Uses shared SIM slot for storage expansion
  2. Only 8 MP selfie camera available
  3. No wireless charging
  4. Without on display fingerprint

Conclusion

The Sony Xperia 5 II smartphone is one of the most prominent and expected smartphones and can easily be considered a decent flagship smartphone. It lags in some departments, although it has equalized by the other aspect of this phone. With these specifications, it is expected that it will work well in the market. This phone will be available on the global stage, which is pretty decent news.

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Aman Rathore
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