Level up your gaming with Xperia

Whether you’re an occasional player or an eSports pro, discover what makes Xperia the natural choice for mobile gamers.

Everything you need to win

Xperia 5 II specifications

21:9 CinemaWide™ display icon
21:9 CinemaWide™ display

Super-wide 21:9 display lets you see more of the gaming action.

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Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 Mobile Platform

Delivers exceptional processing performance for glitch-free gaming.

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120Hz Refresh rate display

Renders fast-moving objects clearly for seriously smooth gameplay.

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240Hz Touch scanning rate

The system recognises your touch at the precise moment you intended.

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Overheating prevention

Graphene structure and Heat Suppression power control reduce stress on the battery.

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3.5mm audio jack

Wired headphones offer lower latency for a seamless gaming experience.

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Game enhancer: play better, share more

Enjoy more accurate gameplay, free from distractions, plus online tips and easy sharing.

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Powerful battery

A long-lasting 4.000mAh battery provides hours of all-action gameplay.

Live the game. Own the leaderboard.

With its immersive 21:9 CinemaWide™ display and rapid refresh rate, the Xperia 5 II lets you lose yourself in mobile gaming like never before. And whatever you’re playing, its precision touch, lightning-fast response, and Game enhancer features help stack the odds in your favour.

Made for pro players

Watch the video to explore the Xperia 5 II gaming experience from the perspectives of our engineers and pro gamers.

Engineered for pro performance
Graphic showing the Xperia 5 II has 35% faster touch response than the Xperia 5
35% faster touch response

Input from eSports players helped us significantly improve the accuracy of touch performance on the Xperia 5 II – so when you aim, you don’t miss. It also responds to your touch response up to 35% faster than its predecessor, the Xperia 5, buying you vital split seconds when you need them most. 

CPU control

Gaming is CPU-intensive, causing fluctuations in performance and speed. So the Xperia 5 II features CPU control to optimise performance efficiency specifically for gameplay. This means Call of Duty®: Mobile players can now expect 120Hz multiplayer experience at peak performance with 97% stability.

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[A] OFF = high temperature       [B] ON = low temperature

Heat Suppression power control

Prolonged high-level gameplay requires the phone to be powered using the charging cable. This generates heat, which affects gaming performance. Heat Suppression power control tackles this by powering the phone systems and applications directly from the charger, bypassing the battery to reduce thermal stress.

Motion blur reduction

To maximise clarity of movement on screen the refresh rate on the Xperia 5 II has been upgraded from 60Hz to 120Hz – and by digitally inserting black frames, players get the effect of 240Hz with reduced motion blur. The engineers fine-tuned the frequency and ratio with the Pro-players to ensure the right balance of display brightness and motion blur reduction.

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Built for gaming

See what makes the Xperia 5 II a great device for gaming.

Game enhancer gives you the edge

Game enhancer offers a range of features and settings to improve your gaming experience. Watch the video below to find out more.

Custom settings
Custom settings

Different games place different demands on you as a player. So Game enhancer lets you customise key settings to suit your needs, including Screen refresh rate, Touch response speed, and Touch tracking sensitivity.

Smoother gameplay

Another key Game enhancer feature, 240Hz Motion blur reduction delivers incredibly smooth on-screen action. Gameplay is supremely crisp and sharp – even big directional movements are blur-free – helping to maximise your game awareness and enjoyment.

240Hz Motion blur reduction
240Hz Touch scanning rate
Faster touch response

To meet the demands of eSports in particular, the Xperia 5 II offers an increased Touch scanning rate of 240Hz for super-fast touch response. In tight situations, it can make all the difference.

Overheating prevention

If you’re gaming while your Xperia is connected to a charging adaptor, Heat Suppression power control helps prevent overheating and protect your battery from damage. Which means you can play for longer without compromising performance.

Overheating prevention
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Fully focused gaming

Activate competition setting to turn your Xperia into a dedicated gaming device with nothing to distract you from the action. Notifications, alerts and incoming calls are all disabled so you can focus purely on your gameplay.

Adjustable audio settings

Planning to record and share your gaming online? Audio mixer lets you adjust voice volume and game volume separately for a balanced sound. And it lets you record at maximum volume even if you’re gaming at low volume on a headset.

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Voice Chat noise suppression
Clearer chat

When using a 3.5mm audio jack headset with microphone for in-game voice chat, Voice Chat noise suppression significantly reduces background noise. So you and your teammates can hear each other loud and clear. 

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