Sony Xperia 5 IV might arrive subsequent week, occasion confirmed for September 1

A brand new compact Sony cellphone is ready to reach early subsequent month

With IFA 2022 proper across the nook, we had been anticipating to listen to one thing from Sony Cell because it’s a mainstay of the yearly Berlin tech occasion. Sony Cell has confirmed a launch occasion for September 1, and whereas it hasn’t revealed the precise Xperia fashions we’ll be seeing, there’s a giant trace that makes us suppose it’ll be the anticipated Sony Xperia 5 IV.

The occasion is ready for September 1 at 3 am ET (that’s 4 pm in Japan, and 9 am in Europe), and the occasion shall be livestreamed on the corporate’s YouTube channel. It’s unclear whether or not this occasion shall be hosted at IFA 2022 in Berlin or if Sony is operating it away from the present at an identical time.


The occasion was confirmed on Twitter, and there’s additionally a teaser video on Sony’s Xperia channel. That video provides us a bit of clue in regards to the cellphone to count on. It options musician Cat Burns who has used the brand new Xperia cellphone to movie her newest music video. The video doesn’t explicitly title the Xperia 5 IV, however it does say “Go compact,” suggesting we’ll be in search of a smaller various to the corporate’s huge flagship telephones. We may even see different merchandise launching on September 1, however that is at the least the one the corporate is teasing closely.

Rumors counsel the Sony Xperia 5 IV is close to prepared for launch, with it showing in FCC certification in the previous few days. Experiences say the cellphone will characteristic the most recent Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, a 6-inch OLED display, and three 12MP cameras on the rear. To this point, adjustments appear minimal in comparison with the last-gen cellphone, with one of many key highlights being the introduction of wi-fi charging. We’ll possible know far more about Sony’s subsequent cellphone on the finish of subsequent week.