It is very obvious that whenever we want to argue about a high-performance image expression smartphone, one can never leave the Sony models of phones out of the argument.
We are well aware that one major thing, among the many others that makes Sony phones to stand out is the camera configuration. This new model has proven beyond every doubt once again.
Sony Corporation, on September 1st has announced the Xperia 5 IV, pronounced as ‘Xperia 5 Mark Four’ in the markets. This device is a compact version of the Xperia 1 IV , which is the successor to the Xperia 5 III generation.
The Xperia 5 IV has some great features and specifications we shall quickly look at. The smartphone has a 6.1 inch FHD + (2520 x 1080) display, a 21:9 vertical organic EL display with a refresh rate of 120Hz that enables smooth screen display.
This device is a high-spec Android smartphone that is equipped with 12megapixel triple camera consisting of 12megapixel (main 24mm 1/1.7 F1.7 OIS) + 12megapixel (wide angle 12mm 1/2.5 F2.2) + 12megapixel (medium telephoto 60mm 1/3.5 F2.4 OIS) triple camera, ZEISS lens.
More so, in front, there is another 12megapixel camera for taking clear selfies and for optimal video calling. The camera supports high-performance AF, including Eye AF, for both still image and video shooting, and can take beautiful pictures of people and animals.
Xperia 5 IV is powered by a 5000mAh battery that has increased capacity from the previous model and is compatible with wireless charging. The 5000mAh large-capacity battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The processor is a Snapdragon 8 Gen1 SM8450 3.0GHz octa-core CPU, with a RAM of 8GB, and internal storage capacity of 128GB/256GB memory. The device is 5G compatible, and has support for e-SIM.
In addition to wireless connection, there is an audio jack that allows wired connection. With this device, you can enjoy high-quality songs with a high degree of immersion. And with the newly installed Music Pro app, you can make professional studio standard recordings.
Xperia 5 IV Key specs and features
- Display: 6.1 inch FHD+ 2520 x 1080, 21:9, 120Hz, Gorilla Glass Victus, OLED
- CPU: Snapdragon 8 Gen1 SM8450 3.0GHz octa-core
- Storage and RAM: 128GB/256GB (microSD compatible up to 1TB) and 8GB RAM
- OS: Android 12
- Camera: Triple-Cameras:
- 12MP main camera;
- 12MP ultra wide
- 12MP depth
- Front camera: 12MP main selfie lens
- Connectivity: nanoSIM/e-SIM, NFC, 5G compatible, Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
- Color: Black, Ecru white, Green
- Other Features: Waterproof and dustproof (IPX5/IPX8,IP6X), USB Type-C, Earphone terminal, Fingerprint authentication sensor (side), stereo speakers
- Battery: 5000mAh with 30W rapid charging , wireless charging and power supply compatible
Xperia 5 IV availability and pricing
The Xperia 5 IV is available in three colors: black, ecru white, and green. It is going to be released globally beginning from September, 2022. The global cost is $999.