The fourth-generation Xperia 5 IV from Sony was unveiled at IFA this year, and it is expected to be a serious competitor for people looking for compact phones. The Xperia 5 IV appears to compete with the previously unveiled ASUS ZenFone 9 for the title of best tiny phone of 2022.

Sony is continuing to use a 21:9 aspect ratio on its phones, which is similar to other phones in 2022. because the majority are 19:9 or even 20:9. Although 21:9 was quite tall a few years ago.

Sony is here emphasizing cameras, as they have in recent years. Which makes sense given that Sony is famed for its cameras and that the camera division oversees the company’s mobile division. The wide, telephoto, and ultrawide angle 12-megapixel sensors are still used by Sony. All are also capable of 120 frames per second. In order to capture greater detail, they also enlarged the 12-megapixel front-facing sensor.

Advertisement On both its telephoto and primary sensors this year, Sony has included Optical SteadyShot and Flawless Eye. It will greatly improve the videos captured by those sensors. Also available are continuous burst shooting at up to 20 frames per second and real-time autofocus tracking.

WHERE ARE THE SPECS? There’s no way to sugarcoat it: the Sony Xperia 5 IV is unquestionably a flagship smartphone. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor powers the 6.1-inch 21:9 FHD 120Hz OLED display on this device. Additionally, there are 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM on board.

Both the headphone jack and the full-stage stereo speakers on the Xperia 5 IV have been retained by Sony. Support is provided for 360 Reality Audio, 360 Reality Audio Upmix, Music Pro, Hi-Res Audio, DSEE Ultimate, and Dolby Atmos. So you can expect a top-notch audio experience here.

Advertisement Sony was able to fit a battery with a 5000mAh capacity inside of this device, which is only 156 x 67 x 8.2mm and weighs 172g. Additionally, it has an IP65/68 rating for water and dust resistance.

WHEN WILL THE SONY XPERIA 5 IV BE AVAILABLE? The Sony Xperia 5 IV is now available for pre-order in the US. And on October 27th, it will be accessible. It will cost a cool $999, which is roughly the same price as comparable phones with larger displays like the Galaxy Z Flip 4 or the Galaxy S22.

It’s vital to note that Sony is following the competition by not including a charger in the box.

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