Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

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Xperia Z5 Compact


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Key Specifications See full specifications
Price Rumoured Price - £549 (Rs. 55,600 approx.)
OS Google Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Battery Li-Ion 2700 mAh (Non-removable)
Front Camera 5 MP
Rear Camera 23 MP
Display Size 4.6 inch
Internal Memory 32GB
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994)
Processor (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57) Octa Core 64 bit
General Information
Announced Sep, 2015
Form Factor Bar
Price Rumoured Price - £549 (Rs. 55,600 approx.)
Languages English
OS Google Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Box Content Handset, Charger, Headset, Battery, USB cable, Warranty card, User manual
Shades White, Graphite Black, Yellow, Coral
Audio High-Resolution Audio (LPCM, FLAC, ALAC, DSD), DSEE HX, LDAC, Digital Noise Cancelling, Clear Audio+, S-Force Front Surround, Auto-headset compensation
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (MSM8994)
Processor (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57) Octa Core 64 bit
Graphics Processor Adreno 430
Auto Focus
Front Camera 5 MP
Resolution (Front) 2592x1944 pixels
Rear Camera 23 MP
Face Detection
Digital Zoom 5 x
Camera Flash LED
Camera Resolution 5537x4153 pixels
Video Resolution (Front) 1080p
Smile Detection
Touch Focus
Video Resolution 2160p @ 30fps, 1080p @ 60fps, 720p @ 120fps
Camera Features Rear Camera - 1/2.3'' Sony Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor, Hybrid Auto Focus 0.03 sec, 5 x Clear Image Zoom, Wide angle G Lens (24 mm), Front Camera - Sony Exmor R™ for mobile sensor, SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode
Primary Camera 23 MP, 5537x4153 Pixels, Digital zoom, Hybrid Autofocus, LED flash
Screen Protection Waterproof and dust tight (IP65 and IP68)
Display Resolution (H) 720 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 1280 pixels
Display Size 4.6 inch
Display Colours 16 Million
Pixels Per Inch Density 323 ppi
Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Multi-Touch Yes, up to 10 fingers
Scratch Resistant
Display Features X-Reality for mobile, Dynamic Contrast Enhancer, Oleophobic coating
Display Type IPS LCD Triluminos display
Call Log
Internal Memory 32GB
Memory Card MicroSD, Up to 200GB
Phonebook Capacity Unlimited
Dimensions & Weight
Height 127 mm
Width 65 mm
Thickness 8.9 mm
Weight 138 gms
Battery Li-Ion 2700 mAh (Non-removable)
Internet & Connectivity
SIM Type Nano SIM
Browser HTML5
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, apt-X
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
USB MicroUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
ANT+ Support
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network UMTS
4G Network LTE
Data Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Networks 2G + 3G + 4G, Single SIM
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Hotspot, WiFi SISO
Alarm Clock
Office Applications Document Viewer
Noise Cancellation Yes, with dedicated mic
Fingerprint Scanner
Other Features Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
3.5mm Jack/Port
Radio FM Radio
Image/Video Editor
Image Viewer
Music Player Compatible Audio Files - MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac
Video Player Compatible Video Files - Xvid/MP4/H.265
Video Recording
Voice Recording
Ringtones MP3, WAV
Predictive Text Input
T9 Dictionary
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push mail, IM
Social Networking Facebook, Twitter
Proximity Sensor
Gyro Sensor
Accelerometer Sensor
Other Sensors Barometer

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Review

14 Sep, 15 04:53 PM


High-End Solid Smartphone With Decent Specifications
By Amrit

Sony announced three flagship smartphones at IFA 2015 in Berlin in August, 2015 which includes 'Sony Xperia Z5 Compact', 'Sony Xperia Z3 Compact' and 'Sony Xperia Z5 Premium'. The Z5 Compact, is, once again, a solid handset with a decent specifications list and the lower price you need if you're going to attract more customers. It makes several improvements over the 'Sony Xperia Z3 Compact', as you would expect. The display remains the same, as does the RAM, but there has been some changes in other departments. The camera has been improved, the design has been refined, colors have been replaced, a fingerprint sensor has been added, the processor has been upgraded and storage has been doubled on the new device. Lets have a quick look at the features and specifications of this smartphone.

Display and Dimensions

The smartphone has 4.6 inch IPS LCD capacitive multi-touch display which makes it slightly smaller than the Apple iPhone6. The resolution supported by the device is 1280x720 pixels which leads to a pixel density of 323 ppi and has color depth of 16 million. It is IP65 and IP68 certified which shows that it is water resistant and dust proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes. Further its display is covered with Oleophobic coating which protects the display from fingerprints and scratches. Measurement wise, it has got a height of 127 mm, a width of 65 mm and a thickness of 8.9 mm. It carries a weight of 138 grams. It comes loaded with proximity sensor, gyro sensor, compass sensor, accelerometer sensor and barometer sensor.

Processor and Operating System

It is powered by 1.5 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 and 2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A57 processor which is further backed by Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset and Adreno 430 GPU. The RAM used in the device is 2 GB which is one of the positive point of this handset. It runs on the Google Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

Camera and Storage

In terms of photography, it supports an amazing 23 MP primary shooter which releases a resolution 5520?4140 pixels. There are some features which are connected with this shooter i.e. auto-focus, LED flash, face detection, geo-tagging, HDR, touch focus, HDR and panorama. The video resolutions supported by the device includes 2160p @ 30fps, 1080p @ 60fps and 720p @ 120fps. For the purpose of video chats and selfies, it comes equipped with 5 MP front shooter which offers a resolution of 2592x1944 pixels. Its video resolution is 1080p which records HD videos easily. It comes packed with internal memory of 32 GB which can be further expanded up to 200 GB with the help of microSD card.

Connectivity and Battery

It has wide range of connectivity features which includes A-GPS, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, microUSB v2.0, ANT+support, EDGE, GPRS and Wi-Fi.  Along with that it supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks which is quite obvious in high-end phones. It is fueled by a non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery which delivers a talktime of up to 11.5 hours and up to 520 hours standby time on 2G network. On the other hand, on 3G it offers a talktime of up to 14.5 hours and standby time of up to 520 hours.

Shades and Price

The Sony Xperia Z5 Compact is available in total 4 color options which includes Graphite Black, White, Yellow and Coral. It comes with a price tag of INR 55,600 approximately.

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