In the context of a large screen size phone, Sony came with a perfect handy sized phone. Basically, it is a small pack with huge features. Sony Xperia 5 II comes with full gaming intention having 120Hz screen refresh rate. This is far better than the Xperia 1 II. So, let’s check the specifications more closely and get the full features and price of Sony Xperia 5 II.   

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Sony Xperia 5 II Overview

sony xperia 5 ii design


The smartphone looks normal in terms of design. It’s a flagship smartphone from Sony. Even being the flagship, Sony didn’t remove the bezel display. Instead, they claim that having a bezel on their phone will provide a better stereo sound due to the front facing speakers. The top bezel holds the front facing camera, required sensors and earpiece. Bottom chin holds another front facing speaker grill which provides better sound.

On the rear, there is a triple camera setup in a linear order. Also, Sony branding name is in the middle of the rear panel. It doesn’t miss out the 3.5 mm headphone jack which is located on top of the phone.


Talking about the display, it has the 6.1 inch OLED screen panel with 1080 x 2520 pixels. The display isn’t big but comes with a tall aspect ratio of 21:9. It comes with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling rate of 240Hz. Also, it includes the 240Hz Motion Blur Reduction technology for blur-free experience.

sony xperia 5 ii display, sony xperia 5 ii 120hz screen

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Triple camera setup on rear features 12 MP lenses of Wide, Ultra-wide and Telephoto. Wide lens comes with aperture of f/1.7 where ultra-wide has f/2.2 and telephoto has f/2.4 aperture. All these 3 lenses are Zeiss powered optics. Ultra-wide lens can extend the view of the field up to 124˚. Telephoto lens has 3x optical zoom and features OIS.

The front is provided with an 8 MP lens with f/2.0 aperture. It features Steady shots as well as smile and hand shutter. For dark surroundings, screen flash is provided.


Under the hood, it features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset. The efficient 7 nm+ chip with best performance ever in the market for now. It comes with 8 GB GB of RAM memory with two storage variants. One is 8/128 GB and another 8/256 GB. Also, storage can be expanded using a microSD card which shares SIM slots.

Most importantly, it operates on Android 10 which will soon get Android 11 too. This octa-core CPU smartphone will show awesome results and also offers Adreno 650 GPU.

Gaming set on smartphone

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Battery and Others

Powering the handset, there is a 4,000 mAh battery which supports 21W fast charging. Company claims that it will take 30 minutes to charge from 0% to 50%. Charging will not be a problem as it has USB Power Delivery 3.0 support.

Other Features are: Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth version 5.0, comes with NFC and has USB 3.1 Type-C charging port.

Sony Xperia 5 II Price and Availability

The Sony Xperia 5 II will be available in four different colors: Gray, Black, Pink and Blue. It will go on pre-order on September 29, 2020 for the price tag of $950. However the shipping will start on December 4, 2020.

If this smartphone arrives in Nepal then the price will be around Rs. 1,15,000.

sony xperia 5 ii camera

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Sony Xperia 5 II Full Specification

Key Specs
Display 6.1 inches
Front Camera 8 MP
Back Camera 12 + 12 + 12 MP
Chipset Snapdragon 865
Internal Storage 128 / 256 GB
Battery 4,000 mAh
Price in Nepal Rs. 1,15,000 *
Other Markets $950
Dimension 158 x 68 x 8 mm
Weight 163 g
Build Material Glass Front, Glass Back, Aluminum Frame
Sim Slot Hybrid Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM
Resistant IP65/IP68 Dust and Water resistant
Operating System Android 10
Colors Blue, Black, Pink, Grey
Size 6.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels
Aspect Ratio 21:9
Pixel Density ~449 ppi
Front Camera
Setup Single
Lens 8 MP, f/2.0, Wide Lens (24 mm)
Flash Yes, Screen Flash
Optical Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Features HDR
Video [email protected], 5-axis gyro-EIS
Back Camera
Setup Triple
Lens 12 MP, f/1.7, Wide Lens (24 mm)
12 MP, f/2.2, 16mm Ultra-wide Lens (124˚)
12 MP, f/2.4, Telephoto Lens (70 mm)
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Optical Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features HDR, Panorama, eye tacking, Zeiss Optics
Video [email protected]/30/60/120fps HDR, 1080p, 5-axis gyro-EIS
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
Processor Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 5855)
GPU Adreno 650
Internal Storage 128 / 256 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, microSD card
Type UFS
Audio Jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, Stereo Speakers
Audio Features 24-bit/192kHz audio
Dynamic vibration system
FM Radio No
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Wi-Fi Features Hotspot, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Infrared Port No
USB Type Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB On-The-Go
USB version 3.1
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE /5G
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Placement Side mounted
Face Recognition Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer Yes
Color Spectrum Yes
Capacity 4,000 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Ion
Charging 21W Fast Charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Reverse Charging -
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