The newest flagship smartphone Sony Xperia 5 II was not expected on the shelves before the end of October. However, the latest information from Taiwan pleases the closer dates of release and beginning deliveries.
In Taiwan, the smartphone will start shipping on October 12, at least in some online stores. Major operators in the region plan to start deliveries on October 15. It will be possible to test the novelty in branded retail stores of Sony but not to buy it. Among gifts for the first customers there are Sony WF-XB700 headphones, Sony SRS-XB12 portable speaker, case with stand, protective glass and one year warranty for accidental screen damage.
As Sony notes, Xperia 5 II is currently the most compact smartphone in the Xperia lineup. Dimensions are 158 x 68 x 8 mm, and weight – 163 g.
The smartphone received an OLED screen diagonal of 6.1 inches with a resolution of 2520 x 1080 pixels with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, a triple main camera with sensors 12 megapixels, the front camera at 8 megapixels, SoC Snapdragon 865, battery capacity of 4000 mA-h. The smartphone is protected from water and dust (IP65/68).