Sony Xperia 5 II: Packed With The Very Latest Sony Technology

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June 1st, 2021   |   Updated on January 18th, 2023

The Xperia 5 II is compact and loaded with the latest Sony technology so there’s no compromise on performance – whether you’re gaming, streaming a movie, capturing the perfect shot or listening to music.

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Sony Xperia 5 II: Features

Alpha camera technology for razor-sharp results: Borrowing technology from Alpha professional cameras, the Xperia 5 II gives you the speed and accuracy you need to capture magic moments with razor-sharp focus and perfect exposure.

Built for speed, made compact: Combining impressive speed with compact design, level up your entertainment and creativity with the Xperia 5 II and Sony’s latest audio, video and Alpha technologies.

9 240Hz Motion blur reduction is a Game enhancer feature. Taking the 120Hz display refresh rate, it inserts a black frame in between each frame to provide the equivalent visual effect of 240Hz refresh rate. The result is blur-free images with marginally decreased brightness. The feature may vary by content, game availability, and compatibility.

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Product Information

  • Product Dimensions: 7.48 x 3.62 x 2.17 inches
  • OS: Android 10.0
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPS: True
  • Special Features: Dual SIM, 4K Video Recording, Expandable Memory, Fingerprint Sensor, Water Resistant
  • Display technology: OLED
  • Audio: Jack 3.5 mm
  • Colour: Black

Sony Xperia 5 II: Review

Android Authority

The Sony Xperia 5 II is a smaller, less-expensive version of the Xperia 1 II. It offers most of the powerful features in a more comfortable and pocketable size. It’s an ideal choice for media lovers, gamers, and budding photographers and cinematographers, even at its $899 price point.

  • The slim waist of the Xperia 5 II makes the phone comfortable to hold and use in your hand.
  • Sony gave the phone lots of functional design elements too, most of which are on the right edge.
  • In everyday use, the phone felt fluid and fast. There were no slow-downs, stutters, or lags.

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Review: Tech Radar

The Sony Xperia 5 II takes a lot of what makes its larger sibling great and distills it into a package that’s much smaller and easier to hold. If you’re looking for near top-end tech in an easier-to-hold phone, you’ll struggle to go wrong with the Xperia 5 II, as it features a great camera, beautiful screen and long-lasting battery.


  • Easy-to-use design
  • Great cameras
  • 120Hz screen looks great


  • Annoying Google Assistant button
  • Still quite a high price
  • Antiquated unlock button

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Review: The Verge

The Xperia 5 II includes three rear cameras; the main camera with a large 1/1.7-inch sensor, an ultrawide camera with a 124-degree field of view, and a telephoto with 3x optical zoom. What’s nice here is that they all have the same resolution, 12 megapixels.


  • 120Hz display
  • Manual camera options
  • Headphone jack


  • No 5G in US
  • One too many buttons
  • No wireless charging

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