Sony Xperia 5 review

18 Sept 2019


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Anonymous, 19 Sep 2019Dude you have your phone for two years and you do not know ... moreeven it runs in 1080p, the pixels that are not used and showing black color is still consuming power whether u like it or not because it is not a led display. hope u know the differences

yuka, 19 Sep 2019And suddenly your hands and pockets have grown by such a wi... moreI use an Xperia 1 and it fits perfectly in my pocket, in my hand it is easier to use than chubby mobiles

very poor camera and image quality, only telephoto images are good

Anonymous, 19 Sep 2019You don't make any sense. A phone with the same screen size... moreYeah, nah.

The lattice of the LCD is 4 times as dense, the screen still needs to control each individual pixel despite it being already rendered in 1080p by the CPU.
I.e. The screen needs to decided to turn which pixels on or off independent of the resolution.

But if you gave a 3500mAh battery and a price of around 600USD, you would be a clear winner.

As I know in the first place, Xperia 5 has the same XZ1-level miracle of ER surprise, now producing 96h ER from the 3140 mAh, proving Sony's long-standing optimized battery life and battery management itself for years. I mean, people should have known this since quite a while, at least from XZ1 with its 82hr ER from 2700 mAh battery. Sure, I would recommend Sony to put more mAh, but at least Sony has proved themselves.

  • Anonymous

Exyvia, 19 Sep 2019You do know that a 4k screen still takes more power pushing... moreYou don't make any sense. A phone with the same screen size as XZP running at 1080p will consume the same power as the XZP in 1080p mode.

Xinito27, 18 Sep 2019We are in 2019 And suddenly your hands and pockets have grown by such a wide margin ?

VectorR, 19 Sep 2019There is a logical explanation for this. Sony don't want Xp... moreyou. believe that mobiles compete with mirrorless cameras hahahaha
Anyway, the camera del.xpeeia 1 and Xperia 5 destroy the competition in real life.

https://youtu.be/7PhqhDLd8NA
https://youtu.be/9ZJYbhriaCc

https://youtu.be/Htz4u9LCJU8

  • Syed

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Wow. I was one of those haters of Sony for putting such a skimpy battery on the Xperia 5. But darn Sony really proved me wrong. Fantastic battery life.

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Ianchiang200605, 19 Sep 2019It's an awful pity that Sony's great photography sector ref... morethis has changed already after they changed CEO... u r old news mate

Great job on the battery life, Sony.

Anonymous, 19 Sep 2019Dude you have your phone for two years and you do not know ... moreYou do know that a 4k screen still takes more power pushing all the pixels despite being in 1080p resolution, compared to a normal 1080p screen.

  • Anonymous

Ianchiang200605, 19 Sep 2019It's an awful pity that Sony's great photography sector ref... moreIt is the same situation with the Sony cameras, which still do not have full touchscreen functionality in 2019. If only they could utilise the touchscreen tech of the mobile division and improve the touchscreen experience of their cameras.

  • Andrew

No 3.5mm jack but 3.5mm headphones, why not USB-C ?

Ianchiang200605, 19 Sep 2019It's an awful pity that Sony's great photography sector ref... moreThere is a logical explanation for this. Sony don't want Xperia phones compete with their own DSLR and mirrorless camera division which sales are on decline already.

  • Anonymous

158 tall that's not compact at all

Still can't understand why the hell Sony removed wireless charging capability while it was presented in their flagships for years. That's a bad move for sure. Also it's hard to understand how they have managed to mess up with old school physical fingerprint sensor which is the most reliable and fastest unlocking option for years by now. This two major things as well as average sound quality (which was not the case before) make this phone DON'T BUY to me for the current price tag. I would't complain if it was $500 phone though.

  • Anonymous

SpiritWolf, 18 Sep 2019Haloes you see only when pixel peeping. At least brick wall... moreDetails you see only when you are pixel peeking.