Announced at IFA 2015, the Xperia Z5 is one of three latest smartphones in Sony’s Xperia range. The Sony Xperia Z5 features a nice waterproof design and appears aimed at lovers of great images with its robust camera setup and super-fast autofocus while also ensuring superb performance is not sacrificed.
Design and Display
Sony Xperia Z5 does not deviate much from what you would expect of an Xperia device. It shows off its maker’s preferred OmniBalance design that has been around since Xperia Z1. The phone has a rectangular shape and boasts a polished look.
Sony Xperia Z5 is the slimmest of all three new Xperia devices at a thickness of just 7.3 millimetres. The smartphone is both water and dust proof as indicated by its IP68 rating.
The Sony Xperia Z5 packs in a 5.2-inch Triluminos display with Full-HD (1080p) resolution ensuring you enjoy great views when watching movies or playing games.
A Stunning Camera
This smartphone is decked out to serve up some of the most jaw-dropping images you have ever seen. Sony Xperia Z5 has a magnificent 23-megapixel rear-facing camera with Pulse LED flash and Hybrid Autofocus, a feature which lets you lock in focus in as fast as 0.03 seconds to ensure you never miss any precious moment.
Sony’s lowlight technology gives you ability to capture breathtaking images in the night or low-light settings. The wide-angle camera can be used to record stunning 4K videos. You also get a 5-megapixel shooter with a 25mm wide-angle lens for superb selfies. The front-facing camera also boasts Full-HD (1080p) video recording capability.
Hardware and Other Features
Sony Xperia Z5 is armed with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor to ensure you enjoy solid and highly responsive performance. The 64-bit chip is paired with ample 3 GB of RAM and an Adreno 430 graphics processor.
Onboard storage of up to 32GB capacity is available and is expandable using a microSD card of up to 200GB capacity.
Out of the box, the Sony Xperia Z5 runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system, but Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update is available for the smartphone.
The Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone is equipped with a 2900mAh battery rated to deliver a runtime of up to two days. It supports lightning-fast 4G LTE connectivity for best of mobile web surfing experience.
Pricing and availability
Sony Xperia Z5 is available in Nigeria. You can buy the premium smartphone at leading online stores in the country. Sony Xperia Z5 Price in Nigeria ranges from 180,000 to 250,000 Naira, depending on your location.
Sony Xperia Z5 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Sony Xperia Z5:
- Platform: Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
- Processor: Octa-core Processor, 1.5GHz quad-core & 2.0GHz quad-core (Snapdragon 810)
- GPU: Adreno 430
- Memory: 3 GB RAM
- Colours: White, Graphite Black, Gold, Green
- Dimension: 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
- Weight: 174 g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Single SIM
- Display: 5.2-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (428ppi) Triluminos display
- Display Protection: Yes (Shatter proof Glass)
- Rear Camera: 23 MP Camera, LED Flash, 2160p HD Video
- Rear Camera Features: Geo-tagging, HDR, Face Detection, Panorama, Phase Detection, Autofocus
- Front Camera: 5.1 MP, 1080p HD Video, HDR
- Built-in Storage: 32 GB Storage
- Memory Card Support: Up to 200GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
- HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0 (MHL), USB Host
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
- Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
- Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
- FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and Beidou
- Maps: Yes, Google Maps
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- Pedometer: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
- Wireless Charging: No
- Water Resistant: Yes (IP68, can survive for 30 minutes in 1.5 metres of fresh water)
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No (download at store)
- Battery: 2900 mAh Li-ion Non-removable Battery
- Standby time: up to 540 hours
- Talktime: up to 17 hours
- Music Playback: up to 87 hours
- Fast Battery Charging: QuickCharge 2.0 (Charge from 0 to 60% in 30 minutes)