Sony Xperia Z5

This time Sony announced not just two SmartPhones, but three new flagship handsets, all made to a very high standard which was now a prerequisite from Sony by Users.  It was in September of 2015 that the three devices were announced, they were the Xperia Z5 and two variants which were the Xperia Z5 Compact and the Xperia Z5 Premium. 

Sony Xperia Z5


Released 2015, September


Display

Type

Resolution

Protection

Screen size

Multitouch

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

1080 x 1920 pixels (~428 ppi pixel density)

Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating,
Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine

5.2 inches

Up to 10 fingers

All three Phone looked the same.  Like the ones before, Sony kept with the flow by keeping the physical shutter buttons on all of them, plus in addition they were all powered by the same processor, the Snapdragon 810


Camera

Main

Video

Second

Features

23 MP (PDAF)

4K@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR

5.1-MP

LED flash, HDR, panorama


Battery

Type

Stand-by

Talk time

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Up to 520 h (2G) / Up to 540 h (3G)

17 hours

All three devices included premium stereo speakers shipped with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.  Note that the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium got updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat, while the Xperia Z5 Compact received Android 7.0 Nougat as its last update.


Connectivity

WLAN

Speed  

USB

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot

HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps (E5803), LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps

microUSB 2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB On-The-Go


Network

Technology

GPRS

EDGE

2G

3G


4G

GSM / HSPA / LTE

Yes

Yes

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100                               HSDPA / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600           LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600                             LTE 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600


Memory

Card slot

Internal

microSDXC up to 200 GB

32GB 3GB RAM


Platform

OS

Processor

Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat)

Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A57)