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Sony Xperia 5 IV
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Sony Xperia 5 IV
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8.8/10
Informr score
The Sony Xperia 5 IV currently has an Informr score of 8.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 21 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
3 GHz
Processor
Processor
3 GHz
6.1"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.1"
12+ MP, f/1.7
Camera
Camera
12+ MP, f/1.7
5000 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


Notebookcheck
Notebookcheck

The phone will certainly win over some fans, but it doesn't come cheap. If you want a microSD slot and an audio jack, other phones will have a hard time competing with the Xperia 5 IV.

- Benedikt Winkel, Notebookcheck
NextPit
NextPit

An almost unobserved "dwarf" makes a fuss! My dear friends, it rightly does so! The Sony Xperia 5 IV does everything better than its predecessor, the Sony Xperia 5 III, and that model already received a full four stars in the review. Clearly, at least half a star more must be possible with the impro...

- Matthias "MaTT" Zellmer, NextPit
uSwitch
uSwitch

If you’re searching for beautiful contemporary smartphone design with a user-friendly experience, yet professional options under the bonnet, the XPERIA 5 IV makes for one of the best choices available today...albeit with some software shortcomings and an overheating situation which prevents of from...

- Ernest Doku, uSwitch
DxOMark
DxOMark

The Sony Xperia 5 IV’s battery performance finds itself between the Xperia 1 IV and the Xperia 10 IV. Its global score almost reached the average of our database, showing a way better performance than the Xperia 1 IV across almost all  use cases, but standing far behind the Xperia 10 IV and its outs...

- DxOMark
IT Pro
IT Pro

Despite its fantastic display, long battery life and genuinely brilliant performance, it is hard to fully recommend the Xperia 5 IV. The design, the narrow size, and the way the camera system is set up give it a more niche appeal. Worse, still, the £949 price is also off-putting.

- Bobby Hellard, IT Pro


Prices (Where to Buy)




Common Questions


Sony Xperia 5 IV prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. Sony's suggested retail price is $999.99. You can compare Xperia 5 IV prices from around the web here on The Informr.


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


If your Xperia 5 IV has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Sony support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Sony's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.1"

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

Processor
3 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) Octa-core 3 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 12 operating system (OS).

Camera
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 useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
128 GB

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

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery. Sony's performance ratings are 1508 minutes, 1010 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Xperia 5 IV Specs

Overview
Release Date September 23, 2022
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 12

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Processor Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) Octa-core 3 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.87 W/kg
Body: 0.83 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC, aptX Adaptive, 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)
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.7, Wide
12+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Telephoto
12+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Ultrawide
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/2.0
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 1 billion
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 Victus, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Up to 30 W
Video Playback Time Up to 1158 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 1010 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1508 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Green, Ecru, Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.6 x 6.7 x 0.82 cm (6.1 x 2.6 x 0.3 in)
Weight 172 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP X8
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
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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