Sony and its wholly owned subsidiary Sony Mobile Communications have announced that they will launch the Sony Xperia 5 II smartphone in Japan.
Sony Xperia 5 II is a smartphone developed as a flagship compatible with the 5th generation mobile communication system (5G).
It has announced that it will be released in countries and regions including Japan after the fall of 2020, and clarified that Sony Xperia 5 II will be released in Japan.
It does not provide specific dates or dealers for sale in Japan.
In Japan, it is basically sold as a product of a mobile network operator (MNO), so it is expected that detailed information such as the release date and price will be released by the mobile network operator for Japan.
However, in recent years, it has been developed as SIM lock-free after the release by mobile communication operators, so it is quite possible that Sony Xperia 5 II will be sold as SIM lock-free as well.
For reference, Sony Xperia 5 is handled by NTT DOCOMO, KDDI and Okinawa Cellular Telephone (Okinawa Cellular Telephone) au brand lineup, SoftBank’s SoftBank brand lineup, and Sony Xperia 1 II is NTT DOCOMO and au brand. It was handled in the lineup of.
The Sony Xperia 5 has started selling in SIM lock free after the release by the mobile communication operator, and it has been decided that the Sony Xperia 1 II will also be sold in SIM lock free.
The built-in storage capacity of Sony Xperia 5 II is 128GB and 256GB for Japan, 256GB for Asia other than Japan, 128GB for Europe, so 128GB and 256GB models are available for Japan There is a possibility of doing so.
Looking at past cases, there are cases where the internal storage capacity differs between the model for mobile carriers and the SIM lock-free model.
In addition, color variations also differ depending on the region.
We are introducing 4 colors of Blue, Gray, Black and Pink for Japan and Asia, and 3 colors of Blue, Gray and Black for Europe, so in Japan we are introducing Blue, Gray, Black and Pink. There is a high possibility that it will be developed in 4 colors.