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Sony Xperia 5 II
Sony Xperia 5 II
Sony Xperia 5 II
Sony Xperia 5 II
Sony Xperia 5 II
Sony Xperia 5 II

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The Sony Xperia 5 II currently has an Informr score of 8.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 32 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.84 GHz
2.84 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
12+ MP, f/1.7
12+ MP, f/1.7
4000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Is this Xperia 5 II worth it? Absolutely, a smartphone of this size is a UFO. We are not far from the compact, without the defects usually associated with this smallness. Performance is top notch. Autonomy is impressive. And with this finish, we feel like we have a little gem in our hands. Of course...

- Vincent Ledbetter,

The Sony Xperia 5 II packs in a great screen, an excellent camera, decent battery life and plenty of performance into a phone that's on the expensive side but still worth considering – as long as you can take full advantage of all the features that it brings to the table.

- David Nield, T3

The Xperia 5 II is technically impressive. Its OLED display and Dolby Dynamic Bass speakers make it an excellent multimedia device. If you like to binge-watch Netflix shows, this could be the phone for you. It also delivers high-quality photos and videos, thanks to its wide range of functions. Final...

- Abel Wong, TechNave

If you can live with a slightly smaller, lower-resolution screen, the Xperia 5 II is a great value alternative to the Xperia 1 II. The triple camera provides plenty of shooting options, and both stills and video quality have improved since the Mark 1. Broadly speaking, image quality matches the pric...

- Paul Carroll, DxOMark

The Sony Xperia 5 II is a great smartphone for those looking to get a flagship device but in a compact body. You get flagship-level specifications thanks to the Snapdragon 865 SoC, the battery life is great, colours are vibrant and punchy, 120Hz refresh rate, a headphone jack, and a good camera syst...

- Aiman Maulana, Pokde.Net

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Sony backs up the Xperia 5 II with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

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Screen Size

The Sony Xperia 5 II's screen size is 6.1 inches with 1080 x 2520 pixels resolution.

2.84 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) Octa-core 2.84 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 10 (Update Available: 12) operating system (OS).

12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.7 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 4000 mAh battery. Sony's performance ratings are 1655 minutes, 799 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Xperia 5 II Specs

Release Date December 4, 2020
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 10 (Update Available: 12)

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Processor Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) Octa-core 2.84 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.278 W/kg
Body: 1.200 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX HD, LDAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.7
3x optical, 3x digital
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (12 MP, F2.4, Telephoto), 3rd camera feature (12 MP, F2.2, Ultra-wide), HDR, Slow motion recording, Time lapse mode
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0, HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels
Pixel Density 449 pixels
Size 6.1 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, HDR, 120Hz Refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 1056 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 799 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1655 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage No
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Black, Gray, Blue, Pink, Purple
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.8 x 6.8 x 0.8 cm (6.2 x 2.7 x 0.3 in)
Weight 163 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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