Say hello to Sony Xperia 002 V – Sony’s mid-range solution . It comes in a simple and eco-friendly box without any accessories – just the phone.
There is no charger in the box, not even a data cable
At first glance, the new Xperia 05 V looks almost identical to its predecessor. Both have a 5,mAh battery, overall shape Same size, even the same 6nm Snapdragon 213 chipset.
The new phone does a few things better, however. Its screen is 0.1 inches larger than the 6.1 inches. The OLED panel has 799p resolution and features 23: 9 aspect, but lacks a fast refresh rate, which can be considered a big drawback nowadays.
Another key difference is the main camera, which has a higher resolution 48 MP and larger 1/2″ sensor behind f/1.8 lens. Other cameras appear to be the same – 8MP 48mm 2x telephoto lens and 8MP ultra-wide lens on the back, and an 8MP selfie lens.
Sony is finally bringing stereo speakers to the 10 series, and they are front-firing. Plus 23: 9 aspect ratio display and the Xperia 1200 V could be a solid multimedia phone.
Camera on the back and stereo speakers on the front
Xperia 05 V will be available in Europe for €320 Available mid June. At this price, in a market dominated by Redmis, Realmes, Pocos and Galaxies, this might be a hard sell for some.
But is the Xperia V better than the sum of its parts? Leave us a comment to find out.