Sony has significantly improved its range of smartphones with this new Xperia 5 II, which becomes the second model of the brand compatible with 5G. It incorporates many of the features of Xperia 1 IIsuch as the triple lens camera combined with calibrated ZEISS optics specifically for the Xperia 5 II. It also has Photography Pro, Powered by the Alpha series of cameras, for precise AF / AE Cinematography Pro powered by CineAlta to offer color settings and parameters similar to those of professional filmmakers, and a display 21: 9 CinemaWide. Its sound specifications include High-Resolution Audio, a 3.5 mm minijack connector and front stereo speakers, as well as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile Platform processor, and a 120Hz screen refresh rate with a 240Hz scan frequency, to give a smooth gaming experience.
Innovations in the camera
Xperia 5 II is designed with Alpha camera technology. Also note that it integrates technology Real-time Eye AF, to get spontaneous shots. Whether photographing people or animals in motion, Real-time Eye AF controls that the most expressive part of the face is well focusedeven when one of the eyes is covered or the person is moving quickly.
It provides continuous AutoFocus capable of 60 AF / AE calculations per second, allowing you to shoot and store 20 photos (20 fps) with precision, good focus, and optimized exposure.
The triple lens camera provides three focal lengths: 16mm / 24mm / 70mm, captures landscapes and portraits, and allows you to get up close to distant subjects. Zeiss optics are specifically calibrated for the Xperia 5 II and features Zeiss T coating that reduces reflection. When shooting in low light you get quality images thanks to the 1 / 1.7 inch sensor and noise reduction with Bionz X for Mobile processor.
Integra Photography Pro, a user interface developed in collaboration with professional photographers and that provides the manual controls available on Alpha series cameras, such as ISO, shutter speed and EV indicator, while also providing RAW support.
For its part, Cinematography Pro powered by CineAlta favors the 4K HDR slow-motion video recording at 120 fps up to 5x when recording at 24 fps. It also records in the 21: 9 aspect ratio at 24/25/30/60 fps, to enhance cinematic expression. It has eight color management presets, to change the mood from scenes to different cinema styles. Smart wind filter technology reduces interference from this element.
The 21: 9 screen is wider than conventional ones, allowing for an unrestricted view of game action with a native 120Hz refresh rate, and fast-moving objects are rendered clearly for fluid gameplay. With 240Hz motion blur reduction, the screen updates the image about 240 times per second, for blur-free action.
For games that require fast fingers, it supports a touch scan speed of 240 Hz, which is up to 4 times faster than the previous model. The tactile feedback has been improved by 35% with a system that recognizes touches at the right time.
Game Enhancer offers features and settings to help improve your games and achieve victories with the Competition set. You can also share moments through screenshots, clips audio or video. HS Power Control allows you to play for longer and avoid overheating.
The device has a pantalla 21: 9 CinemaWide 6.1pulgadas FHD + HDR OLED sin notch. 5G connectivity provides speedy downloads and color reproduction, inspired by professional Sony technologies, reproduces content reliably.
The Creator mode powered by CineAlta plays the content as it was intended. He processor X1 for mobile devices brings Bravia HDR remastering technology to enhance the contrast, color and clarity of any playback, even content in Streamg. The 120 Hz refresh rate ensures smooth scrolling and navigation.
The device allows you to enjoy movies of the sound Dolby Atmos, calibrated in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment. Music plays with calibrated audio in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment, to deliver an authentic listening experience thanks also to hardware 360 Reality Audio decoding, to optimize sound quality on the global music and entertainment platform, TIDAL.
It integrates perfectly calibrated front stereo speakers and headphone jack.
Other notable features
The Xperia 5 II is powered by a high capacity battery of 4,000 mAh with fast charge It charges up to 50% in 30 minutes. Sony has reported that the computer will have a healthy battery even after 2 years of use.
It uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile platform and the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF system to play, capture, multitask and connect at the speed of 5G and a CPU and GPU 25% faster than in the previous model.
Pricing and availability
The Xperia 5 II will be available in black, blue and gray, with Android 10, this fall, at a price of 899 €.