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Sony launches new Xperia 5

Sony unveiled its new Xperia 5 device at the IFA 2019 event in Berlin, Germany. 

The device features a 6.1 inch OLED display with 2520×1080 resolution, 1:9 aspect ratio, weighs 164 grams and will come with Android 9 Pie. 

Powered by a 3140mAh battery,  it also features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage that can be increased a microSD card too.

The device comes with a triple camera array with a 12MP f/2.4 wide-angle lens camera, a 12MP f/1.6 standard lens camera, and a 12MP f/2.4 portrait lens camera. All these are now mounted on the side of the phone.

It also has an 8MP selfie camera, has no headphone jack but has NFC, USB-C 3.1, Bluetooth 5.0 and aptX support.

For security, the device has a  side-mounted fingerprint sensor. 

South African pricing and availability for the Sony Xperia 5 has yet to be announced. 


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Written by: Gabriella Steyn.

Guzzle Media 


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