Sony Xperia 5 II Review and Specs
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Sony Xperia 5 II (UK version)

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SCORE:
85

Highlights

  • 6.1" 1080 x 2520 (FHD+) OLED screen
  • 5G support
  • 3 rear cameras
  • 12MP f/1.7 main camera
  • HDR display
  • 4000 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery
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Overview

Sony Xperia 5 II was released in 2020. It weighs 5.74 oz (163 g) and has 6.1" OLED screen with 1080 x 2520 (FHD+) resolution. The current model has 8GB RAM and 128GB UFS 3.0 type internal storage, Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 chipset, Octa-core CPU, Adreno 650 GPU, and runs on Android 10, planned upgrade to Android 11. The phone is equipped with 4000 mAh non-removable li-ion battery with the support of fast wiredcharging.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Sony Xperia 5 II an overall score of 85 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

Pros and Cons

PROS
Water Resistant 👍
4G Bands 👍
5G Bands 👍
High Screen Refresh Rate: 120 Hz 👍
HDR display 👍
Big RAM: 8GB 👍
Big Internal Storage: 128GB 👍
Memory Card Slot 👍
3 Rear Cameras 👍
f/1.7 Main Camera 👍
Main Camera Optical Image Stabilisation 👍
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera 👍
Telephoto Camera 👍
Telephoto Camera Image Stabilisation 👍
Front Selfie Camera 👍
Rear Flash 👍
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording 👍
Rear Camera HDR 👍
Rear Camera Panorama 👍
Rear Camera Face Detection 👍
Front Camera HDR 👍
GPS 👍
USB 👍
Wi-Fi Standard 👍
Wi-Fi Direct 👍
Bluetooth version 👍
NFC 👍
Gyroscope 👍
Accelerometer 👍
Proximity sensor 👍
Barometer 👍
Compass 👍
Fingerprint Sensor 👍
Loudspeaker Configuration 👍
Qualcomm aptXTM HD audio 👍
Dolby Atmos 👍
3.5mm Audio Jack 👍
High Capacity Battery: 4000 mAh 👍
Fast Wired Charging 👍
CONS
12MP Main Camera 👎
No Infrared 👎
No FM radio 👎
No Wireless Charging 👎

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Sony Xperia 5 II.

BASICS
BrandSony
ModelXperia 5 II
Version8GB/128GB
CountryUK
ColorsBlack, Blue
PriceGBP799.0
Annouce date2020, September 17
Release Date2020, October 12
BODY
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
Water Resistant✔ IP65
IP68
Weight5.74 oz (163 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)6.22" x 2.67" x 0.31"
158 x 68 x 8 mm
NETWORK
Number of SIMSingle SIM
Hybrid Dual SIM
SIM SizeNano-SIM
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G BandsHSDPA 800, 850, 900, 1700 (AWS), 1900, 2100
4G BandsFDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 19 / 20 / 25 / 26 / 28 / 29 / 32 / 66
TDD LTE: Bands 34 / 38 / 39 / 40 / 41 / 46 / 48
5G BandsSA, NSA: Bands 1 / 3 / 8 / 28 / 77 / 78
SCREEN
ScreenSize6.1"/154.9 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeOLED
Screen Resolution1080 x 2520 (FHD+)
Screen Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen Pixel Density449ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio21âˆķ9
Screen To Body Ratio80.9%
HDR display✔
MEMORY
RAM8GB
Internal Storage128GB
Storage TypeUFS 3.0
Memory Card Slot✔ shared with SIM
Card TypemicroSD
CAMERA
Rear CamerasTriple Lens Camera: Wide + UltraWide + Telephoto
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 24mm
Aperture: f/1.7
Sensor Size: 1/1.7%
Pixel Size: 1.8Ξm
Field of View: 34.0°
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilisation
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera Resolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 16mm
Aperture: f/2.2
Sensor Size: 1/2.55%
Field of View: 124°
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Telephoto CameraResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 70mm
Aperture: f/2.4
Sensor Size: 1/3.4%
Pixel Size: 1.0Ξm
Field of View: 34.0°
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilisation
Second Telephoto Camera✖
Front CamerasWide
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 8MP
Aperture: f/2.0
Focal Length: 24mm
Sensor Size: 1/4.0%
Pixel Size: 1.12Ξm
Front UltraWide Camera✖
Rear Depth Camera✖
Front Depth Camera✖
Macro Camera✖
Rear Flash✔ with LED flash
FEATURES
Video Playing FormatMPEG-4, H.263, H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9, AV1
Digital ZoomFor stills: 3x
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 24fps
4K UHD at 25fps
4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
Rear Camera Slow Motion Recording4K UHD at 120fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recording✖
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording✔
Rear Camera HDR✔
Rear Camera Panorama✔
Rear Camera Face Detection✔
Front Camera HDR✔
Dolby Vision playback✖
Hyperscale 1080p Video Support✔
LOCATION
GPS✔
A-GPS✔
GALILEO✔
GLONASS✔
BDS✔
QZSS✔
NavIC✖
LTEPP✖
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 3.1
USB InterfaceType-C
Infrared✖
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Wi-Fi Direct✔
Bluetooth versionv5.1
NFC✔
FM radio✖
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 10, planned upgrade to Android 11
ChipsetQualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865
CPU TypeOcta-core
CPU Speed2.84 GHz, 2.42 GHz, 1.80 GHz
GPUAdreno 650
SENSORS
Gyroscope✔
Accelerometer✔
Proximity sensor✔
Barometer✔
Ambient light sensor✖
Face Recognition✖
LiDAR Scanner✖
Gravity Sensor✖
SAR✖
Compass✔
Hall Effect✖
Camera laser focusing✖
Color Temperature✖
Gesture✖
Color Spectrum✔
Distance Sensor✖
IR Blaster✖
IR remote control✖
HR Sensor✖
Iris Sensor✖
Fingerprint Sensor✔ Side mounted
Infrared Thermometry✖
Hearing Aid Compatibility✖
AUDIO
Loudspeaker ConfigurationStereo
Audio Playing FormatAAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM, Opus, ALAC, DSD, 360 Reality Audio Music Format
Qualcomm aptXTM HD audio✔
Dolby Atmos✔
3.5mm Audio Jack✔
Audio Specifications24-bit/192kHz audio
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity4000 mAh (typical)
ChargingFast WiredCharging
Fast Wired Charging✔
Wireless Charging✖
Talk TimeUp to 27 hours (3G)
Internet Usage Time LTEUp to 13 hours
Internet Usage Time Wi-FiUp to 13 hours

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