Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) today reveals the impressive mid-range smartphone Xperia M5. Offering advances in camera, design, battery and performance, this product supports Sony’s leadership in the smartphone market.
“We are pleased to present the Xperia M5, this new smartphone highlights Sony’s advances in camera technology,” said Tony McNulty, Vice-President, Value Category Business Management at Sony Mobile Communications. “We understand that camera capabilities are important to smartphone users, so we ensured that Sony’s existing camera brilliance was once again surpassed in the new Xperia M5 without compromising on other features across design and performance.”
Xperia M5 – Sony camera brilliance packed in a premium waterproof design
Following Xperia M4 Aqua’s success in raising the bar and defining the “super mid-range” with its camera leadership, Xperia M5 has an even more impressive 21.5MP rear camera that lets you snap extraordinary moments like a pro. When you can’t get near enough to your subject, 5x Clear Image Zoom allows you to get close without losing any quality.
Sometimes you only get one chance to get the shot right. With a 0.25-second Hybrid autofocus, Xperia M5 provides fast and accurate autofocus shooting so you capture the moment as it happens. The new Hybrid AF technology packs in both Phase Detection AF and Contrast Detection AF, and at a speed that is industry leading.
With the power to capture videos in 4K, Xperia M5 offers the quality and performance of a compact digital camera. The result is sharp, clear and bright footage every time.
Sony’s camera brilliance doesn’t end there – Xperia M5 has a powerful 13MP front-facing ‘selfie cam’, which also comes with integrated autofocus and Full-HD video recording, so you can take exquisite selfies to share with friends and family.
What’s more, a host of camera applications elevate your selfies to the next level – including Face in picture, AR mask and Style portrait.
Boasting a sharp, bright and vivid 5” Full HD display, your favourite Sony entertainment will really come to life. Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2 gives you enhanced sharpness and contrast for immersive viewing, whilst IPS ensures an excellent viewing at any angle and accurate colours from edge to edge.
Unique like our flagship devices, Xperia M5 is also waterproof and dust-tight(3), with a capless USB port for added convenience and easy charging. With a waterproof smartphone, you don’t need to worry if your device gets dirty, just rinse it off under the tap. It is also protected against accidental splashes, so you can use your Xperia M5 under the rain or shine, wherever you are.
For beauty and perfection in every direction, Xperia M5 features Sony’s distinctive design with the OmniBalance style in a sleek premium glass finish on both sides. It is also designed for durability with stainless steel corners to protect against bumps.
Xperia M5 integrates a large 2,600mAh battery offering up to two-days battery life(1), so you don’t have to worry about charging your phone every day. An impressive 64-bit 2.0 GHz Octa-core processor powered by MediaTek Helio X10 with 3GB RAM that provides amazing performance and speed to optimise your battery life. Meanwhile, ultra-fast connectivity is enabled with 4G, for quick downloading of audio and video content.
The Xperia M5 has an expandable memory with up to 200GB uSD card and the device is available in both Single and Dual SIM variants. The Xperia M5 will available in South Africa in Q4 in selected channels.