Sony Xperia 5 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black)

Sony Xperia 5 128GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Black)
Key Features
  • GSM / 4G LTE Compatible
  • North American Variant
  • Snapdragon 855 Octa-Core Processor
  • 6.1" 21:9 HDR CinemaWide OLED
A pocket-sized cinema experience, the Xperia 5 128GB Smartphone from Sony features a huge 6.1", 21:9 aspect ratio CinemaWide OLED that's capable of displaying video in HDR quality. This high-quality display comes from a collaboration with CineAlta engineers, who also give Xperia 5 owners Creator Mode. In Creator Mode, you can experience movies and TV shows with professional quality color accuracy, just as the creator intended.
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This device is unlocked and should work fully with the carriers listed below with green bars. Yellow bars denote partial network coverage. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. Network compatibility listed here is for reference only and does not guarantee phone compatibility.
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Sony Xperia 5 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Android 9.0 Pie
  • 3GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
  • 4North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
  • 5Dolby Atmos & Hi-Res Audio
  • 6Photo Failure Prevention
  • 7Cinema Pro
  • 8Improved Gaming Features
  • 9Additional Display Features
  • 10Additional Camera Features
  • 11General Features

A pocket-sized cinema experience, the Xperia 5 128GB Smartphone from Sony features a huge 6.1", 21:9 aspect ratio CinemaWide OLED that's capable of displaying video in HDR quality. This high-quality display comes from a collaboration with CineAlta engineers, who also give Xperia 5 owners Creator Mode. In Creator Mode, you can experience movies and TV shows with professional quality color accuracy, just as the creator intended.

When it comes to capturing your own photos and video with the Xperia 5, you are spoiled for choices with Sony's triple lens camera system. You get a 12MP 16mm lens for wide landscapes, a 12MP 26mm lens, and a 12MP 52mm lens. In addition, a series of pro options are at your fingertips to enhance your results. From 2x optical zoom, 21:9 4K HDR video capture, and Eye AF, to different color settings to set the mood in your videos. For selfies, the Xperia 5 provides an 8MP SteadyShot HDR camera.

Running the Android 9.0 Pie operating system, this phone is powered by a Snapdragon 855 Octa-Core processor. You can store your apps, color-accurate videos, and landscape photos onto 128GB of built-in storage. This phone is unlocked and compatible with GSM/4G LTE networks and features 4x4 MIMO antenna technology to help provide faster speeds in weak coverage areas. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in 2.4+5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), and Bluetooth 5.0. The Xperia 5 also supports NFC technology for making phone-to-phone data transfers or mobile payments where supported.

Android 9.0 Pie

The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 9.0 Pie adds a variety of predictive capabilities, navigation changes, and digital well-being enhancements that let you take control of your Android experience. By learning how you use your phone over time, Pie will automatically adjust certain features for you, such as battery usage and display brightness. With App Actions, Pie uses what it learns to get you to your next task quickly. For example, plug in your headphones and Pie will automatically bring up your last playlist. With Dashboard and App Timers, Pie lets you see your phone usage in detail, allowing you to set timers and reminders so you can better manage the time you spend using your smartphone.

GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity

This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable . LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.

North American Variant / US Compatible LTE

The Xperia 5 is a US variant may be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.

Dolby Atmos & Hi-Res Audio

Sony knows that audio is an integral part of your multimedia experience, which is why they gave the Xperia 5 multi-dimensional sound from Dolby Atmos, and tuned their sound with SPE, helping to make movie sound placement more accurate. The Xperia 5 can also add 3D surround sound to any content and supports hi-res audio with DSEE.

Photo Failure Prevention

The Xperia 5 camera systems AI has the ability to detect a possible bad photo before and after it's taken. It can detect blurred photos, subjects with their eyes closed, out of focus photos, and fingers in front of the lens. You can set it to notify you of these issues before and after taking your photo, or only after the photo is taken so you can review it and snap another if needed.

Cinema Pro

Co-created with Sony digital cinema camera engineers, Cinema Pro gives you the ability to take and edit professional quality videos. Take videos in 24fps, adjust sound settings, alter color and gamut settings, edit clips, and more.

Improved Gaming Features

In addition to the wide-angle real estate of the 6.1" 21:9 display, the Xperia 5 gives you more intuitive game control with support for (optional) DualShock 4 controllers. The Game Enhancer functionality is updated in the Xperia 5 to add additional features, such as hiding call notifications, giving you the ability to snap burst screenshots, disabling the camera key, and more.

Additional Display Features

Two display modes for unique view experiences. Choose from Standard, which emulates BRAVIA TV quality, or Creator, which emulates Master Monitor quality
Use Creator Mode on the Netflix app to display content as the creators intended
BT.2020 wide color range and 10-bit smoothing tonal gradation
BRAVIA 4K upscaling and HDR remastering to optimize non-4K HDR content

Additional Camera Features

Technologies borrowed from Sony's Alpha range of cameras for precise focus, even with fast movement
BIONZ X mobile image-processing with RAW image noise reduction
10 fps AF/AE continuous shooting with 30 times/second AF calculations for improved results over previous Xperia models
Dual photo diode technology for fast focusing in low light conditions
4K HDR movie capture

General Features

Durability: Gorilla Glass 6 and water resistance to protect the Xperia 5 from damage, water, dust, and more
Side Sense AI: Provides app suggestions based on time, location, and how you use the Xperia 1
UPC: 095673867098

Sony Xperia 5 Specs

Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 Pie
Memory6 GB
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon855
CPU2.84 GHz Kryo 485 Single-Core
2.42 GHz Kryo 485 Triple-Core
1.78 GHz Kryo 485 Quad-Core
GPUAdreno 640
Storage128 GB
Native Resolution2520 x 1080
Display Colors16.0 Million
Aspect Ratio21:9
Pixel Density449 ppi
Panel TypeOLED
Screen CoatingGorilla Glass 6
Input/Output Connectors
Ports1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2)
Speaker1 x Down-Firing (73 dB)
1 x Front-Facing (73 dB)
Flash Media Slot1 x microSDXC
SIM Card Slots1 x Nano SIM
GSM 2GGSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
GSM 3G/3.5GUMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
4G LTELTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66 Bands
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 + LE 
FM RadioNo
Camera System
Camera SystemFront
8 MP 1/4" Sensor with a 24mm f/2.0 Lens
Wide: 12 MP 1/2.6" Sensor (1.4 µm Pixels) with a 26mm f/1.6 Lens
Telephoto: 12 MP 1/3.4" Sensor (1 µm Pixels) with a 52mm f/2.4 Lens
Ultra Wide: 12 MP 1/3.4" Sensor (1 µm Pixels) with a 16mm f/2.4 Lens
Camera FlashYes
Focus TypeRear Wide/Telephoto: Phase-Detect Autofocus
Video RecordingFront
1080p at up to 30 fps
UHD 4K at up to 30 fps
1080p at up to 60 fps
Biometric AuthenticationFingerprint (Side)
SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer (Altimeter), Compass, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Proximity
Water ResistanceResistant
IP RatingIP68
BatteryInternal Lithium-Ion (3140.0 mAh)
Fast Charging TechnologyUSB Power Delivery
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.7 x 6.2 x 0.3" / 68.0 x 158.0 x 8.2 mm
Weight5.78 oz / 164 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11 x 7.12 x 7.07"
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