Sony Xperia 5 hands-on review

05 Sept 2019


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  • Anonymous

Is it you Pro, 07 Sep 2019You have to use both handed most of the time (has been forced wi... moreUse common sense lol. You can't notice 10g difference in weight.

  • Anonymous

Is it you Pro, 07 Sep 2019No even close. I have watch both introduction, X5 easy attract m... moreXperia 5 back camera arrangement is direct copy from iphone and front is copy from galaxy s8(only just a bit squarer than s8). I don't want to use a phone which has copycat design. P30 camera is top class, not like xperia 5's average camera. I'll just buy redmi note 7 if I can endure an average camera.

  • Anonymous

Is it you Pro, 07 Sep 2019No even close. I have watch both introduction, X5 easy attract m... moreRectangular shape is unique and character? It looks dull

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019I have 1 phone with notch screen and other phone with full scree... moreBecause it is big enough to make you feel it like a bezel most of the time. This experience like a peninsula (notch) almost the part of main land (bezel). Designer know that but never let you know! (the simple logic)

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019I rather have 10g more weight for 900mAh more battery. I will ha... moreYou have to use both handed most of the time (has been forced without any alerts) to control the phone like 190g weight, I am using right now, it is heavier than my expectation. This is the disadvantage of 10g increased weight. We can't have it all.

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019I rather have 10g more weight for 900mAh more battery. I will ha... moreA 10g added would change your habit, you will easy rely the both hand to using the big phone with bigger battery. I have 190g big phone I know the fact. If you hands can always stick on the phone and your eye keep watching it as and habit, then that's your habit.

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019P30 is a better phone in every aspect.No even close. I have watch both introduction, X5 easy attract my vision. The P30 back cover is copy from pixel the but when match with the color looks stale /old fashioned, it is better choose the origin design from the Pixel than P30.
When look at the Xperia 5 it is simply gorgeous you will remember it character, it definitely stand out from crowd! Match up with the original back cover it looks even more attractive, it does have a sense of "Gundam suite" but not fancy like a toys! This is my suggestion I am glad they perfectly bring to the table. Most of the phone design just copy or direct use some movie themes, they don't know what is unique and character.

  • Anonymous

Cali , 06 Sep 2019Sorry but your not true Nippon fan, what a joke. LolAt least he is not a blind fan like some people here.

  • Anonymous

Is it you Pro, 07 Sep 2019Sure you will pass, you can only use an old phone or bigger than... moreP30 is a better phone in every aspect.

  • Anonymous

Is it you Pro, 07 Sep 2019These massive battery added is to help you develop your palm mus... moreI rather have 10g more weight for 900mAh more battery. I will have peace of mind that my battery will last the whole day no matter how I use my phone.
P.S. only d*mb people think that fast charging kills battery.

  • Anonymous

Is it you Pro, 07 Sep 2019These massive battery added is to help you develop your palm mus... moreI have 1 phone with notch screen and other phone with full screen. But, I never hide notch. Notch is not instrsive as you thought.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019Only xperia has AF for burst. Wrong. S8 also has AF burst since ages ago and all burst photos come out great.

Despite having a smaller battery than the Xperia 1, its screen at 1080p and 449 ppi is more than good enough for me.

Now waiting for the official price of the Xperia 5.

Karim ADHAM , 06 Sep 2019Sony insists on a small size battery life which makes your mobil... moreThese massive battery added is to help you develop your palm muscles and train your fingers scretch limits. We can't have it all, either you get bigger battery the weight gain the charging time longer or run faster charging get battery degrade faster...either get slightly bezel-less view experience but ruin by the notch or you can hide the notch to get back the bezel otherwise get a elevator front camera without notch but you will lost the waterproof and have more complex/bulky modules in the phone. Slim bezel is fine not fancy, fancy isn't gorgeous just like most of the people hide the notch because they hate notch especially typing in night the screen-light will pop up the notch quite annoying, unless you have been forced to use dark mode.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019It doesn't matter s8 has eye autofocus or not because all photos... moreOnly xperia has AF for burst.

  • korbindallis

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019A lot of your post is factually wrong.Whats Factually wrong?

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019Not with AF AE and eye AF it does not. Bursts on the s10 is lock... moreyou're wrong. https://youtu.be/isjaAcrxSBQ

pt020, 07 Sep 2019Sure it is a great phone but 15cm phone is not compact and I do ... moreSure you will pass, you can only use an old phone or bigger than this, am I right?

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 07 Sep 2019Not with AF AE and eye AF it does not. Bursts on the s10 is lock... moreIt doesn't matter s8 has eye autofocus or not because all photos from burst shot come out very sharp.

  • Con

Regardless of whether this phone is 'compact' or not, it is absolutely gorgeous. I'm really considering buying it.