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Sony Xperia 5

Release Date
Market Status
Not Released in India
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Specs at a Glance
Battery Capacity
3140 mAh
Battery Capacity
Operating System
Android v9.0 (Pie)
Operating System
Screen Size
6.1 inches
Screen Size
Variants Available
Detailed Specs
Announced On5-Sep-19
Market StatusNot Released in India
Price StatusExpected
PriceRs. 61,990
IP CertificationYes, Water resistant, IP65, IP68
Weight164 grams
ColorsBlack, Blue, Grey, Red
BuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 6) aluminum frame
Dimensions158 x 68 x 8.2 mm
Screen Size6.1 inches
Screen TypeOLED
Screen Resolution1080 x 2520 pixels
Pixel Density449 ppi
Aspect Ratio21:09
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v6
Screen to Body Ratio81.09%
Screen DesignBezel-less
Screen QualityFHD
GPUAdreno 640
Operating SystemAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 855
CPUOcta core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 485)
Clock Speed2.84 GHz
Architecture64 bit
Memory & Storage
Phone Variants128GB 6GB RAM
Expandable StorageYes
Expandable Storage CapacityYes, 512 GB
Front Camera
Front Video Recording1080p30fps (5-axis gyro-EIS)
Front Camera FeaturesHDR
Front Camera SetupSingle, 8MP
Front Camera 1 Resolution8 MP
Front Camera 1 Typef/2.0, Wide Angle Primary Camera
Front Camera 1 Lens4.0" sensor size, 1.12 micrometre pixel size
Front SensorExmor RS
Front Aperturef/2.0
Battery Capacity3140 mAh
Battery RemovableNo
Battery TypeLi-ion
Charger TypeFast
USB Type-CYes
Fast ChargingYes
Miscellaneous Features
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Network & Connectivity
GPSYes A-GPS, Glonass
Audio FeaturesDolby Atmos
3.5mm Audio JackNo
Bluetooth Typev5.0
Audio JackUSB Type-C
Rear Camera
Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
Rear Camera FeaturesAuto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Rear Camera SetupTriple, 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
Rear Camera 1 Resolution12 MP
Rear Camera 1 Typef/1.6 Primary Camera
Rear Camera 1 Lens2.6" sensor size
Rear Camera 2 Resolution12 MP
Rear Camera 2 Typef/2.4, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
Rear Camera 2 Lens3.4" sensor size, 1.12 micrometre pixel size
Rear Camera 3 Resolution12 MP
Rear Camera 3 Typef/2.4 Telephoto (upto 5x Digital Zoom, upto 2x Optical Zoom) Camera
Rear Camera 3 Lens3.4" sensor size, 1 micrometre pixel size
Rear SensorExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Rear Aperturef/1.6
Network Support4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
SIM Slot(s)Single SIM, GSM
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) /...
Fingerprint ScannerYes
Fingerprint Scanner PositionSide

About the Phone

The Sony Xperia 5 packs many of the Xperia 1’s creative features into a more compact design. All said and done; the Xperia 5 does have its set of pros and cons.


– The Sony Xperia 5 provides for brilliant videography features

– It has a sensational screen and fantastic design

– Its battery life is stellar, to say the least


– The Sony Xperia 5 is on the slightly more expensive side, considering other options on the market

– There is no in-display fingerprint scanner

– The device does not come with a headphone jack

Overall, the Sony Xperia 5 is an excellent smartphone with a sleek, gravitating design. It has a plethora of fascinating features, a fantastic camera – Perfect for videography and photography, as well an awe-inspiring display screen. Considering its price though, Sony could have offered more, as there are several other options on the market which provide better value for money.