Sony Xperia 5 II Review

October 29, 2020 | Amy Davies |

Specifications

Size

DIMENSIONS
158 x 68 x 8 mm

Weight

WEIGHT
163 g

Display

DISPLAY SIZE
6.1" 21:9 CinemaWide™ display
DISPLAY RESOLUTION
FHD+ HDR OLED (2520x1080)
FEATURES
120Hz Refresh rate , 240Hz Motion blur reduction , 240Hz Touch scanning rate , Creator mode "powered by CineAlta" - Inspired by Master Monitor colour reproduction, DCI-P3 100%, ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020) , Illuminant D65 White point, 10 bit tonal gradation , X1™ for mobile
IMAGE PLAYBACK FORMAT
JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, WebP, WBMP, HEIF, DNG, CR2, NEF, NRW, ARW, RW2, ORF, RAF, PEF, SRW
VIDEO PLAYBACK FORMAT
H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG-4 Video, AV1, VP8, VP9

Durability

WATER RESISTANT
Water resistant (IP65/68)
DURABILITY
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6

Camera

CAMERA
Triple lens camera

Rear Camera (1)

RESOLUTION
12MP
SIZE
1/1.7" Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor
APERTURE
F1.7
FOCAL LENGTH
24 mm
FIELD OF VIEW
82°

Rear Camera (2)

RESOLUTION
12MP
SIZE
1/3.4"
APERTURE
F2.4
FOCAL LENGTH
70 mm
FIELD OF VIEW
34°

Rear Camera (3)

RESOLUTION
12MP
SIZE
1/2.55" Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor
APERTURE
F2.2
FOCAL LENGTH
16 mm
FIELD OF VIEW
124°

Camera Features

FEATURES
ZEISS® quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 5 II, ZEISS® T* Coating, Up to 20fps AF/AE , Up to 60 times per second continuous AF/AE calculation , Real-time Eye AF for humans and animals , Dual photo diode , RGB-IR, OIS photo , Photo flash, Photo light, Optical zoom 3x (70 mm lens equivalent), 3x Digital zoom (16, 24 and 70 mm lens), HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo
IMAGE CAPTURE FORMAT
JPEG, RAW (.dng)

Video Recording

FEATURES
Cinematography Pro "powered by CineAlta", 4K HDR Movie recording 24, 25, 30, 60 and 120fps slow-motion , OIS and EIS Video , Optical SteadyShot™ (hybrid OIS/EIS video stabilization) and SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization) , Intelligent wind filter
VIDEO RECORDING FORMAT
MP4 (H.264, H.265)

Front Camera (1)

RESOLUTION
8MP
SIZE
1/4"
APERTURE
F2.0
FIELD OF VIEW
84°
FEATURES
HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization), Portrait selfie, Display flash, Hand and Smile Shutter

Audio

HI-RES
High-Resolution Audio, High-Resolution Audio Wireless , LDAC
OTHER FEATURES
3.5 mm audio jack, 360 Reality Audio , 360 Reality Audio hardware decoding , True front stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos® , DSEE Ultimate, Stereo Recording, Qualcomm® aptX™ HD audio
PLAYBACK FORMAT
AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM, Opus, ALAC, DSD, 360 Reality Audio Music Format
RECORDING FORMAT
AAC-LC, AAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, AMR-WB

Memory & Storage

RAM
8GB
INTERNAL MEMORY
128GB UFS
EXTERNAL MEMORY
microSDXC support (up to 1TB)

SIM Capability

NUMBER OF SIM
Dual SIM hybrid
SIM TYPE
Nano SIM

Operating System

VERSION
Android™ 10

Processor

CPU
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 5G Mobile Platform

Battery

CAPACITY
4000mAh
CHARGING TYPE
USB Power Delivery (USB PD) fast charging
OTHER FEATURES
Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode

Networks

2G
GSM GPRS/EDGE (Bands 850, 900, 1800, 1900)
3G
UMTS HSPA+ (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19)
4G
LTE Cat18/Cat13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66)
5G
Bands n1, n3, n8, n28, n78

Connectivity

WI-FI
IEEE802.11a/b/g/n(2.4GHz)/n(5GHz)/ac/ax
LOCATION
A-GPS, A-GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS
BLUETOOTH
Bluetooth® 5.1 wireless technology
USB TYPE
Type-C™
USB VERSION
Ver. 3.1
OTHER FEATURES
Smart connectivity, Google Cast, NFC, Output video/image via Display Port support Type-C Cable or USB-C to HDMI Adapter Cable (Display Port 4K 60fps)

Sensors

SENSOR TYPE
Fingerprint sensor

Entertainment

FEATURES
PS4 Remote Play , DUALSHOCK®4 Control compatibility , Game Enhancer, Dynamic Vibration System

Accessibility

ACCESSIBILITY
Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) , Teletypewriter (TTY) , Volume key shortcut/Screen readers: Select-to-Speak, TalkBack, Text-to-speech output/Display: Font size, Display size, Dark theme, Magnification, Colour correction, Colour inversion, Large mouse cursor, Remove animations/Interaction controls: Accessibility Menu, Switch Access, Click after mouse pointer stops moving, Power button ends call, Auto-rotate screen, Touch & hold delay, Time to take action (Accessibility timeout), Vibration and haptic strength/Audio & on-screen text: Mono audio, Audio balance, Caption preferences/Experimental: High-contrast text