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.
On the Chinese social media site Weibo, rumoured 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.