Xperia 5 II: New leak shows Sony’s upcoming flagship won’t be all that compact

Reports from a few months ago touted the upcoming Xperia 5 II to be Sony’s much-awaited compact flagship phone. A new leak may have put paid to those hopes, though, as while the Xperia 5 II paints the picture of an impressive premium phone, it doesn’t quite seem to satisfy the conditions for “compact”.

The Xperia 1 II finally got an official release date earlier this week, which means it’s about time we set our sights back to the Xperia 5 II. Reports from a while ago claimed the Xperia 5 II would be the compact flagship enthusiasts had been waiting for since the Xperia XZ2 Compact, but a new leak may have thrown a spanner in the works.

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