New Sony Xperia Smartphones “Xperia C5 Ultra”, “Xperia M5” Coming In Gold, Shows Up Before Unveil

Two shots in one article and that is Sony’s upcoming Xperia smartphones to come up in a fresh new gold color option on August 3rd, alongside the forthcoming and yet-unannounced Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 surfaced ahed of its official launch.

Sony started teasing a new smartphone that is expected to be the first device to come with Sony’s new mobile camera, an improved version of Exmor RS sensor. Now that a post has been tweeted by the Japanese firm – of the so called a new Xperia phone, looks like it will be available in gold. Announced on Monday the 3rd of August.

Apart this, there are photos of the white and black Xperia devices leaked on Russian tech site, which points at the oft-leaked Xperia C5 Ultra, also known as Sony Lavender and the so far unheard-of-Xperia M5 as well.

Specs-wise the Sony Xperia C5 Ultra looks gorgeous with side bezels nearly non-existent at 0.8mm. With a fullHD 6-inch screen, it handles a thin frame which is reasonably compact. Camera it brings with it is a 13MP promary sensor and got a Selfie-focused 13MP sensor on its front, which is up from the 5MP of the Xperia C4. Specsheet list a Mediatek 6752 chipset, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of built-in storage (expandable via microSD). It packs a 2930mAh battery and weighs at 187g and according to the source, it is quoted at the equivalent of $340-$360, and however the figures there are often a bit higher than average, so it may end up being more affordable elsewhere.


  • 6-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display
  • 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor with 700 MHz Mali 760 MP2 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory via microSD card
  • Android Lollipop
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 13MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC
  • 2930mAh battery with STAMINA mode

Speaking of budget, the Sony Xperia M5 spotted with a number around the $400. makes it first appearance now, looks nigh identical to its upmarket sibling. Slightly smaller 5-inch FullHD display and some high-end innards, MediaTek’s current top-end Helio X10 chipset provides computing power, paired with 3GB of RAM, 16GB ROM gets an option for microSD card slot.

The Xperia M5 camera will sport a 21.5MP IMX230 sensor, found on Motorola’s new Moto X Style – one of that DxO rated third best phone camera in the world. Brings with it a 13MP Selfie-centric shooter with no LED flash on its front. The Xperia M5 comes with IP68 certification for dust and water protection and a capless USB port, with only the card slots covered by a flap. Available in black, silver and… gold?


  • 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display
  • 2.2 GHz MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795T) Octa-Core 64-bit processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory via microSD card
  • Android Lollipop
  • Dual SIM (Optional)
  • 21.5MP rear camera with IMX230 Exmor RS sensor, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, 4K video recording
  • 13MP front-facing camera
  • IP65/IP68 ratings for dust and water resistance
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+ , WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC
  • 2600mAh battery with STAMINA mode

The Sony Xperia M5 that comes in black, silver and gold colors is expected to be priced between 24,000 and 25,000 rubles (US$390 and US$406 approx).