Sony Xperia 5 V

Sony Xperia 5 V Android Smartphone price in Kenya is 125,000 shillings. It was launched in September 2023. It is running on the Qualcomm SM8550-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm) processor with Adreno 740 GPU. The phone has 8 GB RAM and 256 GB of internal storage which is expandable using microSDXC (uses a shared SIM slot). The Xperia 5 V has a 6.1-inch, 1080 x 2520 pixels display with a pixel density of 449 ppi. It has Gorilla Glass protection as well. Coming to cameras, it has a 48 MP rear camera and a 12 MP front camera for selfies. It has a USB Type-C port for data syncing and charging.

There is a fingerprint sensor present on the Xperia 5 V as well, along with a magnetic field sensor (compass), gyroscope sensor, proximity sensor, and accelerometer sensor. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for 3G, USB OTG, NFC, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth too. The Xperia 5 V runs on Android 13, and all this is powered by a 5000 mAh battery. It measures 154 x 68 x 8.6 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 182 grams including battery.

Sony Xperia 5 V Specs and Price in Kenya

Design and Build

True to Sony’s design ethos, the Xperia 5V exudes sophistication with a sleek and minimalist aesthetic and features a glass front and back, sandwiching a durable aluminum frame. Its compact dimensions make it easily manageable with one hand, catering to users who prefer a more pocket-friendly device. The placement of buttons and the fingerprint sensor is intuitive and enhances the overall user experience as it also strikes a harmonious balance between premium build quality and ergonomic design. It comes with the colors Black, Blue, Platinum Silver.  


The Xperia 5V boasts a 6.1-inch Full HD+ OLED display, showcasing Sony’s prowess in visual technology. The HDR OLED panel delivers vibrant colors, deep blacks, and excellent contrast, making multimedia content truly immersive. The device supports a 21:9 aspect ratio, providing an ideal canvas for cinematic experiences, gaming, and multitasking. With a high refresh rate, the Xperia 5V ensures smooth scrolling, responsiveness and enhances the overall user interface. 


Under the hood, the Xperia 5V houses a powerful processor Qualcomm SM8550-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm), ensuring smooth multitasking and efficient performance across applications. The device handles resource-intensive tasks, gaming, and multimedia consumption with ease. Whether you’re editing photos, streaming videos, or running demanding applications, the Xperia 5V showcases Sony’s commitment to delivering a high-performance experience in a compact package. 

Running on the latest version of Android 13 with Sony’s custom user interface, the Xperia 5V offers a clean and intuitive software experience. Sony adds its unique touches, enhancing the overall user interface without overwhelming users with unnecessary bloatware. The device is expected to receive regular software updates, ensuring users have access to the latest features, security patches, and improvements. 

Camera System 

Equipped with a versatile triple-camera system, the Xperia 5V aims to capture stunning images in various scenarios. The main sensor,48 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/1.35″, 1.12µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS coupled with an ultrawide lens 12 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/2.5″, Dual Pixel PDA and a telephoto lens, allows users to explore different perspectives and shooting styles. Sony’s renowned imaging technology is evident in the Xperia 5V, delivering crisp details and accurate color reproduction. The device excels in low-light conditions, thanks to advanced camera sensors and software optimizations. 

Battery Life

With a Li-Po 5000 mAh battery, the Xperia 5V provides sufficient power to keep users connected throughout the day. The device optimizes power consumption, and Sony’s Stamina Mode further extends battery life during critical moments. Fast charging capabilities at 30W wired, PD3.0, PPS, 50% in 30 min ensure that users can quickly top up their device, minimizing downtime and keeping the Xperia 5V ready for action. 

Value Proposition

In conclusion, the Sony Xperia 5V emerges as a compact powerhouse that encapsulates Sony’s commitment to delivering top-notch technology in a pocket-friendly form factor. With its stunning display, versatile camera system, robust performance, and sleek design, the Xperia 5V presents a compelling option for users who prioritize both style and functionality. While catering to those who appreciate a smaller device, Sony ensures that the Xperia 5V doesn’t compromise on the features and performance expected from a flagship smartphone. 

As the Xperia 5V makes its mark in the market, it reinforces Sony’s dedication to innovation and user-centric design, solidifying its position as a key player in the competitive smartphone landscape. 

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