Key Takeaways

  • Sony Mobile has announced the Xperia 5 V, a compact flagship-grade phone with powerful performance at a cheaper price than its predecessor.
  • The Xperia 5 V features a new camera design with a dual camera in a raised bump and no dedicated zoom lens, but instead uses a 52-megapixel sensor for both high-resolution and zoom shots.
  • The phone also comes with interesting software tweaks, such as a Video Creator app for automatic video editing, a bokeh mode, and support for high frame rates in the Photo Pro app.