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Excellence Score21.727.2
Value for Money Score60.052.1
PriceRs. 10,990 onwardsRs. 19,490 onwards
Launch Date (India)Aug, 2015Sep, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
Screen Size5.5 inches5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLEDIPS, Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2, Scratch Resistant
Processor1.5 GHz2 GHz
Processor NameExynos 7580MediaTek Helio X10 64-bit
GPUMali-T720MP2PowerVR G6200
RAM1.5 GB3 GB
VoLTEYes
Camera13.0 MP21.5 MP
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)Yes (4K)
Secondary Camera5.0 MP13.0 MP
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GBup to 200 GB
Thickness7.5 mm7.6 mm
Weight171 gm146 gm
Battery Capacity3000 mAh2600 mAh
Battery Standby354 hrs671 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)N/A656 hrs
Battery TalktimeN/A12.20 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)18.00 hrs11.80 hrs
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 76 hrsStandby Time (LTE): 607 hours, Video Playback: 8 hrs, Music Playback: 62.5 hrs
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics
  • Matte finish back provides good grip
  • Very good display - accurate color reproduction, good contrast levels, good viewing angles, great brightness levels, and good sunlight legibility
  • New, leaner TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Neat, simple design
  • Very well-made and durable
  • Water-proofing is a welcome perk that gives the Xperia M5 an extra edge
  • Good display - gets great marks in terms of maximum brightness and has fairly accurate color rendition
  • Xperia launcher on top of Android runs nicely, and looks good
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Decent front and back cameras (although a little sluggish)
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Average loudspeaker
  • A lot of bloatware comes preinstalled
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