Sony has announced to release of Sony Xperia 5 IV very soon, probably in the third week of September 2022. However, it is a different form of the Xperia 5 series for the year 2022. It has evidently updated some features and specifications than the last variant of Xperia 5, Xperia 5 III.
The smartphones in Xperia 5 series are widely popular and have more customers than Sony Xperia 1 line. Xperia 5 series is comparatively affordable yet it has almost the same features as Xperia 1 series phones.
Sony has announced the Xperia 5 IV today. There are some better features and there are some features that could have been developed but are not. Let’s check some of its features, price, availability, and some more stuff related to the newly announced Xperia 5 IV.
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Xperia Availability and Price
The device does not have a specific release date. However, it is expected that Xperia 5 IV will be releasing in mid-September 2022. The price of one unit is $999.99. You can expect this phone in different colors like Black, Ecru White and Green.
Specifications and Features
Xperia 5 IV is a 5G device with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM. Its screen is 6.1” big. It is as light as172g. It supports 4K HDR 120fps video recording on all rear cameras.
Xperia 5 IV has one front and three rear triple-lens camera. All of the rear camera lenses have same resolution of 12 megapixels and but different focal lengths. Rear cameras 1, 2 and 3 have 24mm, 60mm and 16mm Focal lengths respectively. Front camera of Xperia 5 IV is 12MP as well
Rear Camera Features: Photography
For still photography, the features included in the rear cameras of Xperia 5 IV are: Photography Pro, ZEISS® quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 5 IV, 120fps read-out speed, Up to 20fps AF/AE burst, Up to 60 times/ sec continuous AF/AE calculation, Real-time Eye AF, Tracking, RGB-IR, OIS photo, Photo flash, Photo light, Hybrid zoom 7.5x (based on Wide camera 24mm), AI Super Resolution Zoom and HDR photo.
Rear Camera Features: Videography
For video recording, the features included in the rear cameras of Xperia 5 IV are: Cinematography Pro, Videography Pro, 4K HDR Video recording 24, 25, 30, 60 and 120fps, OIS and EIS Video, Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode and Intelligent wind filter.
Front Camera Features
Xperia 5 IV has a good quality selfie camera with features like HDR photo, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode, Display flash, and Hand gestures.
The display is more like the previous smartphone of the series, the Xperia 5 III. The detailed display features are:
DISPLAY SIZE: 6.1″ 21:9 Wide display
Display Resolution: FHD+ HDR OLED (2520 x 1080)
Features: 120Hz Refresh rate, 240Hz Motion blur reduction, 240Hz Touch scanning rate, Creator mode, DCI-P3 100%, ITU-R BT.2020, Illuminant D65 White point, 10 bit tonal gradation5, X1™ for mobile
If you are a gamer, Xperia 5 IV has Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform processer, PS Remote Play, DUALSHOCK® and DualSense™ compatibility, and a Game enhancer
Memory & Storage
Xperia 5 IV has RAM of 8GB and its internal memory is 128GB UFS. You can use up to 1 TB with microSDXC support.
Network, SIM and OS
Xperia 5 IV supports all up to 5G Band networks. It is a dual SIM phone and it also supports eSIM. It operates on Android OS version 12.
Battery and Charger
Xperia 5 IV has a 5000 mAh battery. It comes with a fast charging capability along with USB Power Delivery (USB PD). Other charging and power features include: Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qi Wireless charging and Battery Share function
Xperia 5 IV is Water resistant (IPX5/IPX8) and Dustproof (IP6X) and it has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
Everything About Xperia 5 IV
The new launch of Sony, Xperia 5 IV, is affordable and has all the basic features which a normal user needs. If you are a pro gamer or a pro photographer this phone may not have enough for you but for the masses its camera and gaming processor is awesome. Let me know, which is one specification or feature you won’t afford to miss in your phone.