Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual

price Rs. 42,890 onwards launch Oct, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#11
of 25 phones in Rs. 40,000 - 50,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 13 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Superb build quality
  • Stunning, top-end design - with polished metal frame and beautiful reflective glass panels
  • Good ergonomics - it feels pleasant to hold the device in hand
  • Excellent, class-leading display - good color reproduction, deep blacks, the highest ever resolution on a mobile screen to-date
  • Xpreia's UI on top Android runs well and has several nifty useful features
  • Fingerprint scanner fast and reliable and conveniently placed
  • Excellent, top-notch speed/performance backed by top-of-the-line hardware
  • Good camera
  • Very good call quality
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent loudspeakers
  • Good battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • No major negatives

13 expert review(s)


55+ user reviews

video review

source: @Marques Brownlee
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution2160x3840 pixels (~ 801 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
  • Triluminos display
  • X-Reality Engine
  • Scratch Resistant
  • Oleophobic Coating
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
ProcessorOcta Core, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 2 GHz Cortex-A57)
GPUAdreno 430
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 200 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3430 mAh
Dimensions
Weight180 gm
Thickness7.8 mm
Camera
Camera23.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • Hybrid Auto-Focus
  • 5X Clear Image Zoom
  • Up to 8X Digital Zoom
  • Wide-angle G Lens (24 mm)
  • Up to ISO 12800 Photo/3200 Video
  • SteadyShot
  • Pulse LED Flash
Secondary Camera5.1 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Sony Exmor R
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • Wide-angle lens (25 mm)
  • SteadyShot
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Water Proof and Dust Proof
  • Clear Audio+
  • PlayMemories
  • PS4 Remote Play
  • WiFi MIMO
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • USB On-The-Go
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.77/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys