Evaluation/Review of the Xperia Z5. We've done a detailed breakdown of the specs, as well as the performance pros and cons.

Created date: 09/30/2018, 13:12:58, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 05:33:23

We compiled an in-depth review of Xperia Z5's battery, camera, CPU specs, etc. We also covered Xperia Z5's grip, portability, and screen quality.

Xperia Z5's features, performance, reviews

Xperia Z5's size

The Xperia Z5 has a width of 28.3 in (72 mm), a length of 57.5 in (146 mm), and a thickness of 2.9 in (7.3 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the Xperia Z5 is about 5.4 oz (154 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Xperia Z5, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Xperia Z5's screen

Xperia Z5 has a 5.2 inch display.It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

Xperia Z5 has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Xperia Z5's camera specs

Xperia Z5 has a 23 MP main camera, which is an extremely high figure. As this camera can take very high-quality photos, you will rarely feel frustrated with the quality. You can comfortably rely on this smartphone's camera.

Also, Xperia Z5 has an 1 MP front camera, which is a very low figure. Unless you do not care about image quality, you should probably choose a higher-grade smartphone.

Xperia Z5's battery performance

The battery performance of the Xperia Z5 is 2900 mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Xperia Z5 is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Xperia Z5's CPU specs

With the 2.0GHz+1.5GHz×8.0(OctaCore) for processing power, the Xperia Z5 has high performance and you will not feel any stress using the vast majority of apps. Even among all smartphones released to date, it is one with quite a high level of performance. Even relatively heavy 3D games can be played with hardly any feeling of stress.

With 3GB of RAM, the Xperia Z5 has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Xperia Z5, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Xperia Z5's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Xperia Z5 is 32GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Xperia Z5 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Xperia Z5's general rating

The Xperia Z5 is a relatively capable smartphone. If used as the main smartphone, it may be somewhat inconvenient for everyday use, but it is at a generally acceptable level.

Advantages and disadvantages of Xperia Z5

Advantages of Xperia Z5

  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a relatively high-grade CPU, so you will rarely experience stuttering under normal use.
  • It has an extremely high-grade rear camera, so you can take Instagrammable pictures or landscape photography.

Disadvantages of Xperia Z5

  • It has a very low-grade front camera, so it should not be considered as a main camera.

Comparing the specifications of Xperia Z5 against similar products.

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Xperia Z5

85.3-

Xperia A4 SO-04G docomo

79.9

Xperia Z4 SoftBank

79.9

Xperia Z5 Compact SO-02H docomo

85.3

Xperia Z5 Premium SO-03H docomo

85.3

Xperia Z5 SoftBank

85.3

Xperia Z5 SO-01H docomo

85.3

Xperia Z5 SOV32 au

85.3

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

Xperia Z5

5.0-

Xperia A4 SO-04G docomo

18.1

Xperia Z4 SoftBank

49.9

Xperia Z5 Compact SO-02H docomo

49.9

Xperia Z5 Premium SO-03H docomo

50.0

Xperia Z5 SoftBank

50.0

Xperia Z5 SO-01H docomo

50.0

Xperia Z5 SOV32 au

49.9

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Xperia Z5

63.5-Color:White/Graphite Black/Gold/Green/Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 2.9 in (7.3 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (154 g)

Xperia A4 SO-04G docomo

74.5Color:Blue/White/Gray/Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.0 in (66 mm) x 50.4 in (128 mm) x 3.6 in (9.1 mm), Weight:4.6 oz (129 g)

Xperia Z4 SoftBank

65.7Color://ー/ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 2.7 in (6.9 mm), Weight:5.1 oz (144 g)

Xperia Z5 Compact SO-02H docomo

73.5Color:White/Graphite Black/Coral/Yellow, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):25.6 in (65 mm) x 50.0 in (127 mm) x 3.5 in (8.9 mm), Weight:4.9 oz (138 g)

Xperia Z5 Premium SO-03H docomo

55.2Color:Chrome/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.9 in (76 mm) x 60.6 in (154 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm), Weight:6.4 oz (181 g)

Xperia Z5 SoftBank

63.5Color://ー/ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 2.9 in (7.3 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (154 g)

Xperia Z5 SO-01H docomo

63.5Color:White/Graphite Black/Gold/Green/Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 2.9 in (7.3 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (154 g)

Xperia Z5 SOV32 au

63.5Color://ー/ー/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 2.9 in (7.3 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (154 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Xperia Z5

85.5-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia A4 SO-04G docomo

66.0Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:319ppi

Xperia Z4 SoftBank

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z5 Compact SO-02H docomo

66.0Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:319ppi

Xperia Z5 Premium SO-03H docomo

95.7Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:801ppi

Xperia Z5 SoftBank

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z5 SO-01H docomo

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z5 SOV32 au

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen quality

Xperia Z5

78.3-Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia A4 SO-04G docomo

69.2Display size:4.6 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:319ppi

Xperia Z4 SoftBank

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z5 Compact SO-02H docomo

69.2Display size:4.6 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:319ppi

Xperia Z5 Premium SO-03H docomo

85.9Display size:5.5 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:801ppi

Xperia Z5 SoftBank

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z5 SO-01H docomo

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z5 SOV32 au

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Xperia Z5

73.0-OS:Android

Xperia A4 SO-04G docomo

56.9OS:Android

Xperia Z4 SoftBank

73.0OS:Android

Xperia Z5 Compact SO-02H docomo

61.6OS:Android

Xperia Z5 Premium SO-03H docomo

73.9OS:Android

Xperia Z5 SoftBank

73.9OS:Android

Xperia Z5 SO-01H docomo

73.9OS:Android

Xperia Z5 SOV32 au

73.9OS:Android

Xperia Z5's specs

Xperia Z5
ImageXperia Z5
MakerSony
Release date10, 2015
ColorWhite/Graphite Black/Gold/Green/Pink
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)28.3 in (72 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 2.9 in (7.3 mm)
Weight5.4 oz (154 g)
Display size5.2 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 1920
Pixel density423ppi
Battery capacity2900 mAh
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
CPU specs2.0GHz+1.5GHz×8.0(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution23 MP
Front-camera resolution1 MP

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