Sony Xperia 5 II Review and Specs

Sony Xperia 5 II (UK version)

SCORE:
85
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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.

BODY
77
NETWORK
100
DISPLAY
86
MEMORY
78
CAMERA
82
FEATURES
87
LOCATION TECH
93
CONNECTIVITY
93
SENSORS
83
AUDIO
97
BATTERY
63
OVERALL
85

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

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
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 Ratio21∶9
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: 1.8μm
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: 1.0μm
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: 1.12μm
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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