According to rumors of the Sony Xperia 5 IV specifics, the capacity of the small smartphone will be increased to 12 GB.

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According to rumors of the Sony Xperia 5 IV specifics, the capacity of the small smartphone will be increased to 12 GB.

Arguably the most exciting part of this new specs leak, which needs to be taken with a pinch of salt as it does appear to originate from a very bare Weibo account, is that the Sony Xperia 5 IV will equal its larger stablemate in terms of RAM options. While there will still be an 8 GB model, it seems there will also be a 12 GB version made available. As for storage, the Xperia 5 IV will offer buyers a choice of either 128 GB or 256 GB. The 6.1-inch “compact” (in relative terms) smartphone will supposedly come with a 5,000-mAh battery, Qi wireless charging support, and it may even run on Android 13 depending on the release schedule.

Story Highlights

  • On the Chinese social media site Weibo, rumored specifications for the forthcoming Sony Xperia 5 IV have been released. The Xperia 5 IV will most likely be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, have more RAM than its predecessor, and enable Qi wireless charging, according to reports. There were some concerns that the Sony Xperia 5 IV might be dropped from the company’s Xperia portfolio, but leaks are starting to come in a little faster lately. The Xperia 5 IV was recently seen on an official Sony Instagram account, and there have already been a few speculations about the tiny flagship smartphone circulating. One of them said that the gadget would

  • As for camera equipment, the three lenses on the rear still stand at 12 MP with the front-facing camera also being a 12 MP sensor. Some more detailed information is offered up for the Sony Xperia 5 IV cameras though, with 1/1.7 24 mm, 1/2.5 16 mm, and 1/3.5 85-125 mm specs for the three rear-facing sensors, while the selfie camera is 1/2.9 according to the Weibo-based leaker. A source via Esato speculates that the Xperia 5 IV should be like the Xperia 5 III in terms of overall design. As for release date, it’s possible an announcement will be made soon by Sony judging by recent leaks; however, fans will likely have to wait for months before the phone is actually available to buy, which could be by December 2022 at this rate.