Sony Xperia 5 IV review

1 September 2022


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Anonymous, 03 Sep 2022Next thing to go will be the box. Prepare to receive your p... moreCan't use bubble wrap because of the plastic, it will just be shipped in a paper envelope!

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    • 03 Sep 2022

    Kriegsherr, 03 Sep 2022But who is offering something new? most of the phones now a... moreAnd overpriced.

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      • Anonymous
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      • 03 Sep 2022

      Kriegsherr, 03 Sep 2022and in europe samsung comes with exynos. i wont buy a samsu... moreAs far as I know, the SD8G1 isn't much better than the Exynos counterpart.

        Tann Hauser, 02 Sep 2022For someone wanting better battery, no punchole on front sc... moreand in europe samsung comes with exynos. i wont buy a samsung with exynos for more than 500 bucks.

          Jimbob, 03 Sep 2022Same old design, same old cameras... Sony need to try doing... moreyou showed how to prove you didn't read the review or no idea about it without telling you didn't.

            But who is offering something new? most of the phones now a days are just same. you try to find one which is just more balanced and Sony 5 IV is one of the balanced devices in the market. not to mention the display without a notch/punch-hole and a good battery life.

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              • 03 Sep 2022

              Anonymous, 03 Sep 2022Next thing to go will be the box. Prepare to receive your p... moreLol,nice say

                Sony should add 90hz refresh rate toggle to software as well as night mode to its camera app.

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                  • Anonymous
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                  • 03 Sep 2022

                  Anonymous, 01 Sep 2022And considering Sony didn't even include the cable, I ... moreNext thing to go will be the box. Prepare to receive your phone in a bubble wrap mailing envelope.

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                    • geniusloci
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                    • 03 Sep 2022

                    Pretty sure no one in their right mind would buy this and not a discounted Xperia 5 III, which is not worse in practically anything. Sure, a bit of battery life, but that's all.

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                      • 03 Sep 2022

                      salarx, 02 Sep 2022Felt the same. Xperia 5 IV is not much improved and they we... moreexactly! they r offering almost nothing new and want everything new in our pockets!

                        Tann Hauser, 03 Sep 2022I remeber the Xperia X Performance debates on exactly the s... moreI can see how it migh tbe troublesome for such situation but then you could use one of these cooling fans that attach to the back to improve cooling.
                        Though, for content creating, there might be better alternatives at this price.

                          Darknoor, 03 Sep 2022I literally live in the world's hottest (or second hot... moreI remeber the Xperia X Performance debates on exactly the same issue.
                          Git it anyway, Used it for 4 yrs, never once did have problems about it, only a couple of times in all that time did the camera pop up that heatup notice, but never stopped working...
                          So, no, for casual users its not a problem. For content creators filming for an hour or more, it might be tho.

                          Anyways, Id rather have the UI inform me that the cam could make a frame skipped video due to heatup, than not inform me at all and keep recording, or have a recording time limit due to same issue, like on some other devices, just to dissapoint me in the end while watching frame skipped stuttering video it made.

                            Anonymous, 03 Sep 2022Good phone despite some heating issues, but the timing is j... moreNo.
                            They are not, and never did try to compete with apples >10 billion worth marketing division.

                              Anonymous, 02 Sep 2022You're wrong, it's no exaggeration. In hot weathe... moreI literally live in the world's hottest (or second hottest if another broke our record and I did not know yet)
                              Invalid.
                              I even use 11T pro which is known for heating issues, and it is not nearly as bad as people say.

                                kevinmcmurtrie, 03 Sep 2022Need to test cellular performance. The Xperia III series ha... more...but it has micro sd, 3.5 mm jack and LED notification. #sonyking

                                  Need to test cellular performance. The Xperia III series has bad reception and almost no carrier support. It's like year 2005 cell performance.

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                                    • Anonymous
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                                    • 03 Sep 2022

                                    Good phone despite some heating issues, but the timing is just terrible as always.

                                    Do they seriously expect this to properly compete with the iPhone 14 Pro?

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                                      • Jimbob
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                                      • 03 Sep 2022

                                      Same old design, same old cameras... Sony need to try doing something different...

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                                        • Anonymous
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                                        • 03 Sep 2022

                                        Anonymous, 03 Sep 2022First most people don't take 30x zoom photos except wh... moreThe fact that you compare this phone to non-flagship phones says it all. I'm not asking for a 30x optical zoom. A 3x optical zoom should be the minimum for flagship phones released in 2022.