Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Review

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According to Sony, Xperia Z5 Premium is the first every smartphone that has got a 4K Screen. It, therefore, means that the phone bears a very high pixel density – 807 ppi. Although, the other remarkable characteristic of the device is its expensive price. The device’s high price can be justified by its 4K screen feature alongside with the following other characteristics.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Price and Release Date

The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium was released last year (2015) on the 2nd day of September. This is during the IFA 2015. The device retails at USD $ 860 or 775 Euros. It comes with three colors: gold, black. Or chrome.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Build Quality and Design

If you are familiar with the design of Sony’s OmniBalance, then you have got a clue of what Xperia Z5 Premium looks like. Basically, it is just a larger version of the Xperia standard Z5. Xperia Z5 Premium has got a 5.5- inch display, whereby all the buttons are located on the device’s right side. You will find a inbuilt fingerprint sensor in the power button, which is located somewhat at the center. There is also a dedicated shutter button for camera, and a volume rocker.

On the left side, you will find the etched Xperia logo. It is also on this where you will find the slot for the Nano SIM cards (dual) and microSD. At the bottom of the device, you will be able to find a band-mounting hole (for securing your smartphone) and a microUSB 2.0 port. Despite the device being waterproof, the microUSB port is open.

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On the front of the device you will get stereo speakers, front camera (5.1 MP with Exmor R sensor), notification light, and a proximity sensor. On the upper side you will get the audio input. Its back has got a glass plate, where the 23 MP camera sits on its left upper corner.


  • Water resistant;
  • Outstanding camera;
  • High display quality;
  • Quick-charging functionality.


  • Poor battery capacity;
  • High price.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Special Specs

Xperia Z5 Premium stands at the world’s first smartphone device with 4K (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) – UHD display. The device screen can be unlocked with a fingerprint scanner, where the sensor can also be used be used for mobile payments through the Android Pay.

The device comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and the Xperia UI. Sony apps will come preloaded comprising News Suite, What’s New, Videos, Music, and Facebook, among others. The device run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor. Its internal memory is limited to 32 GB although can be expanded by a microSD upto 232 GB.

Xperia Z5 Premium carries a 23 MP camera with Exmor RS sensor and an autofocus that functions extremely fast. The device has got a 3,430 mAh battery.

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