Sony Xperia 5 II vs Google Pixel 5 – Analysis, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia 5 II phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP , Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Google Pixel 5 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Sony Xperia 5 II vs Google Pixel 5
Sony Xperia 5 II vs Google Pixel 5

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia 5 II runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.

Meanwhile, the Google Pixel 5 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Titan M security module. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia 5 II is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Google Pixel 5 has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 5 II battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 2% (percent) less powerful than the 4080 mAh offered by the Google Pixel 5. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Google Pixel 5 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Wireless reverse charging.

Screen

The smartphone is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Google Pixel 5 is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Sony Xperia 5 II is a 1.6% bigger than Google Pixel 5 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 5 II Google Pixel 5
100% DCI-P3 90 Hz refresh rate
120 Hz refresh rate Always-on Display
240 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
400 cd/m² Corning Gorilla Glass 6
8-bit+FRC color bit depth Multi-touch
Capacitive Scratch resistant
CinemaWide display
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X1 for mobile
X-Reality display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia 5 II is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Google Pixel 5 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Sony Xperia 5 II comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

Google Pixel 5 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Sony Xperia 5 II rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 equivalent) of 24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX557 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony Xperia 5 II camera
Sony Xperia 5 II camera

Meanwhile the Google Pixel 5 rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 12/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 respectively.

Google pixel 5 5g camera
Google pixel 5 5g camera
Sony Xperia 5 II Google Pixel 5
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 120 fps
3x optical zoom (#2) 720p @ 240 fps
5-axis stabilization Angle of view – 107° (#2)
720p @ 960 fps Aperture – f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view – 124° (#3) Autofocus
Angle of view – 34° (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Cinematography Pro Face detection
Continuous shooting Geotagging
Digital image stabilization HDR
Digital zoom ISO settings
Dual Pixel PDAF Optical image stabilization
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Optical zoom
Exposure compensation Panorama
Face detection Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2)
Geotagging Scene mode
HDR Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
ISO settings Self-timer
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) Touch focus
Optical image stabilization White balance settings
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.4 μm (#2)
Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer
Sensor edition – Samsung S5K3T2 (#2)
Sensor edition – Sony IMX363 (#3)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens
Zeizz T Coating

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia 5 II comes with a 8 MP in the front.

The Google Pixel 5 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 5 II Google Pixel 5
8 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
HDR Face unlock
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm HDR
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.112000 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Sony Xperia 5 II Google Pixel 5
5G is market-dependent 5CA
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
EDGE Built-in 5G modem
GPRS EDGE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 19 GPRS
UMTS(384 kbit/s) HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 13(UL)
LTE Cat 18(DL)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 5 II price is $950 and the Google Pixel 5 price tag is $700

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