Sony Xperia Z5: solid upgrade with downsides





The Sony Xperia Z5 is a good all-round smartphone. It is thanks to the 5.2 “screen is not that weird big, though it is not a small one, such as the Compact version. The battery life is below average and the camera often performs well, but shooting in low-light detail and sometimes shortage . The phone is dust and waterproof and have no valves need for that. The new rear is stiffer and not prone to fingerprints, but many are less premium find than previous Xperia S devices. The screen is sufficient, but our review copy had strong backlight bleeding. All in all a solid unit without anywhere to excel or have large stabbing attack.

Fast and convenient fingerprint scanner
Standard 32GB micro-SD slot
Dust- and waterproof without flaps


No Quick Charge charger included

Final Verdict
Tweakers zegt: 8
Price at time of publication: € 630, –
Available from: € 599.99
Tested version: Sony Xperia Z5 Black

It was a first for Sony; first announced the three high-end models in one go. The Z5 Premium catches the eye with its 5.5 “screen with the highest resolution on a smartphone so far:. 4k The Z5 Compact stands out because he combines materials such as metal and glass with high end specs in a smaller aircraft . And the Z5? That’s the device that is a cross between the two.

With the Z5 Sony expands upon his almost two years of existing Z-series of handsets which are made of metal and glass. It is, contrary to what its name suggests, the sixth generation Xperia Z devices. Where Sony for the Z5 Premium a screen with 4K resolution is made, the manufacturer remains with the Z5 modest. No quad-HD screen, but for the sixth time in a row gets a Xperia Z device a full-HD LCD.

Many tweakers will welcome it as an excellent choice. Some have even applied tweaks and their phones with 2560×1440 pixels put back on full hd order to conserve battery power and graphics performance polishing.

This review draws heavily on that of the Z5 Compact, which Z5 shares many components and design elements. We treat the devices in two separate reviews, but who wants to know all the ins and outs of the Z5, will do well to also review the Z5 Compact read. The camera and software are the same, while the design and hardware used largely similar. However, the display and the battery life are completely different.

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Design, display and hardware


1. Introduction: a series of three
2. Design, screen and hardware
3. Software, battery life and camera

4. Specifications and photo gallery
5. Alternatives
6. Conclusio


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