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#SonyIFA FAQ: We answer the questions you’ve been asking about the new Xperia 5

Last week at IFA,  we announced the latest exciting addition to Sony Mobile’s flagship smartphone range, Xperia 5. Xperia 5 brings Sony’s key technologies from Xperia 1 to a sleek and compact model designed for all-day entertainment. With its 21.9 CinemaWideTM display and Eye AF technologies, Xperia 5 brings uncompromised performance, in a smaller footprint! Xperia 5’s announcement has created a lot of buzz, but also generated a lot of questions from Sony fans across the globe. Needless to say, we want to give you the answers you’re looking for, so we’ve created this handy FAQ. What are the main ... Read more

“IFA 2019 Best Phone Award” – and many others!

Last week Sony announced the highly anticipated Xperia 5 at the annual IFA conference in Berlin. Following in the footsteps of Xperia 1, the new Xperia 5 comes packed with industry-leading technologies in a sleek, sophisticated and compact design. Read more about the Xperia 5 in our Everything you Need to Know Blog. Media and consumers alike were thrilled with the news of Xperia 5, so thrilled in fact that we picked up a couple of awards along the way! T3 awarded Xperia 5 its prestigious Best Phone Award, praising the model for its ability to make movies and games ... Read more

Here’s what the media are saying about the Xperia 5 at IFA

It’s here! Xperia 5 has officially landed at IFA, and news of its incredible design, professional-grade camera features and superb gaming set-up have spread across Berlin and beyond. With its fantastic 21:9 CinemaWide™ 6.1-inch Full HD+ OLED display and Eye AF capability also found in Alpha™ cameras, the world’s media were quick to praise Xperia 5. Tech Radar said the Xperia 5 ‘features a variety of high-end features’, while T3 states that Xperia 5 is ‘focused on making movies and games as beautiful as possible.’ Here are just some of the reactions from the world’s press and media. Forbes ‘The ... Read more

Special guests and demo tests: What’s on the Sony booth at IFA?

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Xperia 5 is going down a storm at IFA, with tech experts and the world’s media rushing to test out this incredible new device at the Sony booth. But not everyone can be in Berlin for the launch, so we wanted to show you all exactly what’s going on, and what’s making everyone so excited about Sony’s new flagship smartphone. With so much happening, the Sony Mobile area is split up into more than ten different zones for IFA attendees to explore. Video: When guests first enter, they’ll see the immersive gaming area. This is where you’ll find an overview ... Read more

A taste of Hollywood: A short film shot on Xperia 1 premieres at CinefestOZ

Cinema buffs may already be familiar with CinefestOZ, the five-day film festival that descends on Australia each year. From headline speakers, such as Director Rachel Ward, to film premieres, it’s the number one destination for anyone who loves movies to gather and celebrate all the industry has to offer. During this year’s festival, which ran from 28 August – 1 September, Sony’s Xperia 1 made a very special guest appearance. Glenn Gainor, head of physical production for Sony Pictures’ Screen Gems and President of Sony Innovation Studios, took to the stage to deliver a keynote speech at the industry program. ... Read more

Everything you need to know about the new Xperia 5

Say hello to Sony’s newest flagship smartphone, Xperia 5 – bringing the key technologies from Sony’s Xperia 1 in a sleek and compact  sophisticated design for all-day immersive entertainment. Don’t worry if you missed out on the full announcement at IFA: we’ve compiled this handy post with everything you need to know about this striking smartphone, and the key differences between Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 to help you choose the handset that best suits you. Redefining immersive viewing Fancy watching your favourite movies and boxsets in home cinema-quality, all in the palm of your hand? Thanks to Xperia 5’s ... Read more

Get hands-on with the brand new Xperia 5

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It’s no secret that we’ve launched a brand-new smartphone at IFA – Xperia 5! Sony’s latest flagship smartphone is sleek and compact, and it doesn’t hold back when it comes to fantastic features, such as it’s 21:9 CinemaWide™6.1-inch Full HD+ OLEDdisplay and impressive triple camera. Keep an eye out for our Everything You Need To Know about Xperia 5 post right here on our blog, with information on its improved game enhancer feature and full range of colours. But if you want to see what Xperia 5 looks like right out of the box, let journalist and tech expert Chris ... Read more

Sounds like a deal: Get WF-1000XM3 headphones when you pre-order Xperia 5*

Xperia 5 just launched to great fanfare at IFA in Berlin, and those who want to get their hands on this sleek, stylish device won’t have long to wait at all! With its 21:9 CinemaWideTM display and its advanced triple camera, Xperia 5 is set for release this October. What’s more, Xperia 5 is available to pre-order from next week in select European markets, where it is being bundled with Sony’s industry leading and award-winning WF-1000XM3 truly wireless Noise Cancelling headphones. The WF-1000XM3 headphones combine exceptional sound and noise cancelling with a compact, stylish design, much like Xperia 5! The ... Read more

Xperia 5 joins Sony’s flagship series, bringing creative entertainment experiences in a sleek and compact design

Berlin, IFA, 5th September 2019 – Sony continues its smartphone evolution with the introduction of Xperia 5, the latest addition to the flagship series, bringing key technologies from Xperia 1 into a compact, stylish and sleek smartphone design. “With Xperia 5 we’ve brought what our customers loved from Xperia 1 into a smaller design with the latest award-winning technology from Sony,” said Mitsuya Kishida, President, Sony Mobile Communications. “Xperia 5 continues to bring uncompromised performance and leading experiences to a smartphone, only possible with Sony.” Advanced technology in a sleek and compact design Xperia 5 brings the best of Xperia ... Read more

#SonyIFA 2019 press conference livestream

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#SonyIFA is officially underway in Berlin, where we’ve announced a striking addition to the flagship range. If you want to hear all about the Xperia 5, which brings the innovative technologies from Xperia 1 into a sleek and compact body, then check out the video of our press conference below. Remember, we’re live from IFA to bring you all the updates you’ll need to stay in the know, so keep an eye on our Sony Mobile blog as well as our official Twitter feed, @SonyMobileNews and the Sony Electronics news room, for more exciting updates. Video: