Xperia 5 II

Built for speed, made compact

Introducing the most compact Xperia with 5G technology. Level up your entertainment and creativity with the Xperia 5 II.


Xperia 5 II -Compact design | 21:9 CinemaWide™ display | Real-time Eye AF

Xperia 5 II
Xperia 5 II in blue, front and back


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A design you love with the technology you need

The perfect size to fit in your hand or pocket yet packed with the very latest Sony technology. Discover the Xperia 5 II.

For photographers
Technology from Alpha cameras – 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.

Capture perfect portraits every time

Not every portrait can be perfectly posed – sometimes you want something more spontaneous. And that’s where Real-time Eye AF comes into its own, whether you’re photographing fast-moving people or animals.

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Pictures that pop

Real-time Eye AF makes sure the most expressive part of the face takes centre stage, even when one eye is covered or the person is moving quickly.

Full of character and expression

If your subject refuses to play ball, don’t worry – the Xperia 5 II will still find the eyes and focus fast for a memorable shot.

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Unmissable moments, always in focus
Unmissable moments, always in focus

Want to capture those priceless, split-second moments in perfect focus, every time? Continuous burst shooting at up to 20fps , complete with autofocus and auto exposure, gives you all the speed you need. 

Outstanding ZEISS quality in your Xperia

The versatile triple lens camera captures beautiful landscapes and portraits, and lets you zoom in on distant subjects. The ZEISS optics are specifically calibrated for the Xperia 5 II and feature the renowned ZEISS T* coating for reduced reflection, resulting in exquisite contrast and image rendering.

Outstanding ZEISS quality in your Xperia
16mm Ultra wide-angle
16mm Ultra wide-angle

Choose the 16mm ultra wide-angle when you want to get everything in the picture.

24mm Wide-angle
24mm Wide-angle

The versatile 24mm wide-angle covers most shooting situations.

70mm Telephoto
70mm Telephoto

When you want to get closer to your subject, choose up to 70mm telephoto with the 3x optical zoom.

Xperia 5 II with dedicated ergonomic shutter button
The smartphone with a shutter button

To help you capture those perfect shots, the Xperia 5 II has a dedicated ergonomic shutter button just like a professional camera.

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Capture unforgettable images taken with Xperia

We've teamed up with professional photographers to show you how to take all kinds of incredible shots on your Xperia smartphone.

Photos with less noise in dark scenes

In low-light situations the Xperia 5 II rises to the challenge.

For movie lovers
The wide screen experience in the palm of your hand

When you’re mad about movies, you want a smartphone that does them justice. With 5G connectivity you can download and stream content faster than ever and the display’s 120Hz Refresh rate ensures smooth scrolling.

Immerse yourself in the action

With its cinematic aspect ratio and large viewing area, the 6.1” 21:9 CinemaWide™ FHD+ and HDR OLED display lets you lose yourself completely in the action, just as the movie maker intended.

 Clearer, brighter and better contrast for everything you watch

The X1™ for mobile engine brings BRAVIA HDR remaster technology to everything you watch to enhance the contrast, colour and clarity of any content, even streaming services.

Watching Netflix on Xperia 5 II

Watch Extraction on Netflix.

The Hollywood colour experience

Inspired by Master Monitor colour reproduction from Sony’s professional technology, used in leading Hollywood studio productions, now you can experience unprecedented colour accuracy with Creator mode “powered by CineAlta” to bring content to life exactly as it was envisioned.

Experience multi-dimensional sound with Dolby Atmos®

Watching a movie with Dolby Atmos® is an immersive experience, with multi-dimensional sound flowing above and around you. The Xperia 5 II lets you experience Dolby Atmos® sound tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment with wired and wireless headphones, or the front-facing stereo speakers.

Experience multi-dimensional sound with Dolby Atmos®
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Enjoy smoother scrolling

Thanks to its 120Hz Refresh rate, the OLED display offers smooth scrolling and image transitions.

For mobile gamers
Live the game. Own the leaderboard.

The Xperia 5 II takes you deeper into the action with an immersive 21:9 display – and with Game enhancer, ultra-fast performance, 120Hz Refresh rate display, and precise touch response, the advantage is all yours.

Wide 21:9 display versus conventional display
See what the competition is missing

The 21:9 display is wider than conventional displays, revealing more of the action – so you can see your opponents before they see you.

Enjoy smooth, blur-free gameplay

On the native 120Hz Refresh rate display, fast-moving objects are rendered clearly for seriously smooth gameplay. But the Xperia 5 II doesn’t stop there – with 240Hz Motion blur reduction, the display updates the image an incredible 240 times per second for blur-free action.

Precise and fast moves on Xperia 5 II
Precise and fast moves

For games that require fast fingers, the Xperia 5 II gives you the edge. It supports 240Hz Touch scanning rate, which is 4x higher than the previous model – meaning the action happens exactly as you intended for precision control. Touch response is quicker too, the system recognising your touch at the precise moment you intended.

Get the best out of every game

Game enhancer offers a range of features and settings to help you improve your gameplay and notch up more wins. You can share your best moments too, using screenshots, audio or video clips. 

Other gaming features

The Xperia 5 II includes a range of other features that make it the perfect choice for gamers.

For music lovers
Mastering engineer Mark Wilder looking closely at an Xperia smartphone
Listen like you're there with the artist

Drawing on our expertise both in audio hardware and music entertainment, the Xperia 5 II has been engineered to deliver a truly authentic listening experience with the audio tuned in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment.

3.5mm audio jack for ultimate sound quality

Plug your favourite headphones into the 3.5mm audio jack for a superior sound, with clearer left and right audio separation, reducing signal noise to an imperceptible 20dB – over 90% lower than previous model. 

The best possible audio experience

The Xperia 5 II makes sure you get the most out of your music, whatever digital format you’re listening to.

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Improve the quality of all your music

DSEE Ultimate enhances the quality of all your digital music, using AI to automatically improve audio frequency and dynamic range in real-time. Both high and low ranges are improved taking each track close to High-Resolution Audio quality. It works with wired or wireless headphones, on local files and even streaming services.

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Better than CD quality sound

With High-Resolution Audio, or High-Resolution Audio Wireless via LDAC, you can hear music with dynamics and detail that beat even CD quality. It reproduces the full range of sound, so you hear it just as the artists intended.

Hear and feel sound from all around you

With 360 Reality Audio music has never been so immersive and so real – and the Xperia 5 II has been designed to let you experience it using wired or wireless headphones. It even features integrated hardware decoding to optimise the sound quality and improve power consumption so you can listen for longer.

Pocket sized perfection

Designed to fit perfectly in your hand and your pocket, the Xperia 5 II is the smartphone you’ve been waiting for.

Timeless style

As pleasing to look at as it is to use, the Xperia 5 II comes in a choice of colours to suit your style.

Built to withstand everyday life

This device features IP65/68 water resistance and dust protection to shield it from the elements, plus tough, durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on the front and back.

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For performance
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Discover the speed of 5G

The Xperia 5 II can connect to super-fast 5G networks, enabling you to enjoy uncompromised high-quality downloads and seamless streaming – even of high resolution files.

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Stream and browse faster with Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi 6 gives you a better connection with higher speed, lower latency, and improved connectivity management – meaning multiple devices can use the same network without maxing out your bandwidth.

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Always be on the best connection

Using smart technology, the Xperia 5 II constantly analyses the quality of the Wi-Fi network you’re on. If it predicts any compromise in quality, it automatically switches you over to cellular so you always enjoy the best connection available.

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 5G Mobile Platform and Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF system
The power you need for exceptional performance

The Xperia 5 II lets you capture, game, watch, listen and multi-task like never before – and it’s all down to the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 5G Mobile Platform and Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF system. They combine incredible multi-gigabit 5G speeds with a CPU and GPU that’s 25% faster than on the previous model. So buckle up and enjoy the ride.

A battery you can rely on
Up to 50% charge in just 30 minutes
Up to 50% charge in just 30 minutes

The Xperia 5 II features a powerful 4.000mAh battery with quick charging. So if you’re in a hurry and your battery is low, you can top it up to 50% in as little as 30 minutes.

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A healthy battery after 2 years usage

Our charging technologies keep your battery healthy for longer. Battery care keeps your phone from overcharging, while Xperia Adaptive Charging monitors your phone as it charges, to make sure the battery isn’t overworked.

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2. Battery lifespan
3. Normal charging

For film and photography
World´s first 4K HDR 120fps slow-motion movie recording in a smartphone

The Xperia 5 II offers video recording in 4K HDR 120fps slow-motion, enabling you to capture stunning slow-motion footage.

Film like the pros with Xperia 5 II
Film like the pros

Now you can record films that the pros would be proud of. Drawing on expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, the Xperia 5 II offers a range of tools to enhance your movie-making. Get creative with Look colour management pre-sets, 21:9 movie recording, 4K HDR in 24, 25, 30, 60 and 120fps slow-motion, and Intelligent wind filter.

Features and controls inspired by Alpha cameras

The Xperia 5 II gives you total photographic freedom with controls usually found on professional cameras. Choose automatic settings or manually control ISO, shutter speed, white balance and more. Then output to RAW (.DNG) using an interface inspired by Alpha cameras.

Features and controls inspired by Alpha cameras

All on-screen images are for illustrative purposes only.

5G network and availability may vary depending on country, carrier, software version and user environment.

Lens expression is equivalent to 35mm focal length.

Specifications & Features

Featuring Sony’s latest camera, audio and display technologies, the Xperia 5 II lets you capture, create, play and share faster than ever. All in a compact design that’s easy to use with one hand and fits in your pocket.
  • Real-time Eye AF for humans and animals

  • Smooth scrolling on a 120Hz Refresh rate display

  • 6.1” 21:9 CinemaWide™ FHD+ HDR OLED display

  • 4K HDR 120fps slow-motion movie recording

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 Mobile Platform

158 x 68 x 8 mm
163 g
Water Resistant
Water resistant (IP65/68)
Number of SIM
Dual SIM hybrid
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