Sony Xperia 5 V, said to be a successor to last year’s flagship offering Sony Xperia 5 IV, has started making a buzz a few days ago with its promo video. The company has now announced the launch date of the smartphone. After the launch of Xperia 1 V and Xperia 10 V, this will be the company’s third smartphone launch this year. Earlier report suggests that the Xperia 5 V will debut with a dual rear camera unit, while it is likely to be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.
The Japanese tech giant posted an announcement video on X to reveal the launch date of Xperia 5 V. As mentioned, the smartphone launch is scheduled to take place on September 1, starting 4 PM local time (12.30 PM IST). However, the company has not revealed any other specifications or details about the upcoming phone.
According to a previous report, the smartphone could get three colour variants — black, blue, and white. It is expected to sport a dual camera unit at the back. The rear cameras on Xperia 5 V are likely to be placed vertically on the back alongside an LED flash.
The Xperia 5 V is rumoured to come with a matte finish and Sony’s branding at the back. It is expected to come equipped with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.
Earlier in May this year, Sony launched Xperia 1 V and Xperia 10 V. The Xperia 1 V debuted at a starting price of $1,399 (roughly Rs. 1,14,700) in the European market. The smartphone was launched with two colour options — Green and Black. Meanwhile, the Xperia 10 V model marked its launch at a starting price of EUR 449 (roughly Rs. 40,300), and was made available in four colour options — Black, Lavender, Sage Green, and White.
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