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Sony Xperia 5 IV

Sony Xperia 5 IV
alaScore 97

30 reviews

Dec, 2022

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Sony Xperia 5 IV. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the portability and screen are on the whole positive. The battery and camera are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia 5 IV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : GSMArena Team (gsmarena.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV review

 

Sony has unveiled the Xperia 5 IV, which is shaping as one of the most compact Android flagships on the market. We've had the phone prior to its premiere,...

Classic no-nonsense design, GG Victus, IP68.

No charger and no cable in the box.

So, at the end of this review, we can safely recommend the Sony Xperia 5 IV for its compact design and camera prowess, its battery life and speaker experience. It's one of the best 2022 flagships with excellent pocketability, and it has earned our big...

Sep, 2022

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV review: The Goldilocks phone

 

More of the same, but better because of it

Powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip ; Impressive battery life ; Gorgeous 21:9 display ; Top-of-the-line cameras...

...pro camera apps are not very easy to use ; Gets very hot, very fast

The Sony Xperia 5 IV is the ideal middle ground and the best Sony phone of the range — packing great cameras, strong performance, great battery stamina, and a beautiful display in a unique, compact design.

Oct, 2022

Expert review by : Mariyan Slavov (phonearena.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV Review: The Undercover Superhero

 

If phones were superheroes, the Xperia 5 IV would probably be Tony Stark but without all the media attention - for better or for worse. This is a phone for tech nerds but to be fair to Sony, the company has tried to make some of the features more...

Premium design ; Compact size ; Bright 6.1-inch OLED display with great color accuracy ; MicroSD card (up to 1TB) ; 3.5mm audio jack ; Notification LED ; Great battery life (5,000mAh battery) ; Wireless charging (first in Xperia 5 series) ; Sony’s...

Periscope lens is gone (60mm not impressive) ; Gets hot quite often (which dumbs down performance) ; Barebone retail box (just the phone and nothing else) ; No variable refresh rate ; Slow fingerprint scanner ; Expensive

Oct, 2022

Expert review by : Ian Evenden (creativebloq.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV review: a camera and screen (almost) as mighty as its price tag

 

The Sony Xperia 5 IV is a near-top-spec phone, but the price may prove too premium

Good screen ; Great cameras ; Complete package

Samey design ; Limited updates ; Steep price point

Sony’s small-but-mighty phone reaches version IV with some excellent cameras, great software, and a nice screen. However, the Sony Xperia 5 IV is expensive compared to other Android phones, and even the iPhone 14.

Nov, 2022

Expert review by (digitalcameraworld.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV review

 

The Sony Xperia 5 IV is a classy, understated camera phone with amazing video capabilities and manual controls for advanced photography – but it comes at a price

Oct, 2022

Expert review by : Peter Gotschalk (lbtechreviews.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV Review: Sony Xperia 5 IV | Compact Top Phone For Camera Enthusiasts

 

The Sony Xperia 5 IV is one of the few premium compact smartphones on the market. It's excellent, but Sony misses the mark on a few points.

Excellent camera phone for semi-professionals. Plus 21:9 OLED display, now brighter. Plus compact size and dedicated camera button, plus fast processor and wireless charging.

The phone gets extremely hot under pressure. The camera lacks the Xperia series' traditional periscope technology in the telephoto lens.

On most points, the Sony Xperia 5 IV is better than its predecessor. The screen is brighter, the battery is bigger and now supports wireless charging – and the processor is faster. The camera software and all the automated settings have also finally...

Sep, 2022

Expert review by (t3.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV review: a small but mighty smartphone

 

The Sony Xperia 5 IV is a 6.1-inch smartphone that still manages to pack flagship-level hardware

6.1-inch FHD+ screen ; Very capable camera system ; MicroSD card slot

21:9 aspect ratio won't be for everyone ; No dedicated Night Mode on the camera ; Slow to charge

The Sony Xperia 5 IV is a compact smartphone that doesn't skimp on hardware, it manages to pack an impressive camera system with lots of manual controls as well as solid battery life and speedy performance. While it won't be right for absolutely...

Nov, 2022

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV review

 

Sony's middle child is overshadowed by its siblings, but is still very good

Nov, 2022

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Xperia 5 IV review: Making gains

 

Is Sony's compact Xperia flagship the small phone to buy?

Solid design ; Battery life ; Wireless charging ; Portrait selfies now work

Gets a bit warm ; Expensive ; Camera favours manual option over point and shoot

The Xperia 5 IV updates Sony's compact flagship device, making this one of limited selection of devices that offer a full suite of specs in a smaller package. There's a great display and stellar battery life, in a package that's ideal for those who...

Oct, 2022

Expert review by : Henry Burrell (techadvisor.co.uk)

Sony Xperia 5 IV review

 

Sony has found the sweet spot in its high-end line up with a phone that does everything very well

Premium build ; Incredibly capable cameras ; Excellent battery life ; Headphone jack ; Front-facing speakers

Cameras take work and patience ; Only two years of software and security updates ; Slow charging

The Sony Xperia 5 IV is better than the Xperia 1 IV. It’s a more sensible size, has a great display, has solid battery life, and its cameras – though they make you work for results – are excellent.

Sep, 2022
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