The smartphone wing of Sony has been struggling since the past few years, but it has been consistently launching new phones. Last September, Sony had announced the Xperia 5 flagship phone at the IFA 2019 tech trade show. Reputed tipster @OnLeaks has collaborated with SlashLeaks to showcase the CAD renders of the forthcoming Sony Xperia 5 Plus smartphone. The Japanese tech giant is known for launching new flagship phones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) tech exhibition. Hence, it is likely that the Xperia 5 Plus may go official at the MWC 2020 in the coming month.
The Sony Xperia 5 Plus can be seen flaunting its 6.6-inch display in the CAD renders. Being a Plus edition phone, it features a larger display than the 6.1-inch screen found on the Xperia 5. As it can be seen, the phone sports super-slim side bezels. The upper and lower bezels are slightly thick, and they are equipped with dual front-firing speakers. The upper bezel is equipped with an 8-megapixel selfie camera, claims the leakster. The tall appearance of the phone suggests that it will continue to sport a 21:9 aspect ratio like the Xperia 5.
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A major addition on the Plus model is the inclusion of a 3.5mm audio jack which was absent on the Xperia 5. The boxy frame of the device seems to be made out of aluminum. The bottom edge of the device has a USB-C port. The right side of the device has volume buttons, side-facing fingerprint reader and a dedicated camera shutter. The fingerprint scanner may double up as a power key.
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The rear side of the Sony Xperia 5 Plus has a vertically arranged triple camera setup at the top-left corner of its rear. The main lens is coupled with an ultrawide shooter and a telephoto lens. The Japanese firm has also added a ToF (Time of Flight) sensor for enhanced portrait photography.
In terms of dimensions, the Sony Xperia 5 Plus measures 168.2 x 71.6 x 8.1mm. The device is bigger than the Xperia 1 and slightly larger than the Xperia 1 that had debuted as company’s first flagship smartphone in 2018. At present, there is no word on the specifications of the device. Being a flagship device, it could be equipped with the new Snapdragon 865 mobile platform.