Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Review


By Nadia Hussien & Translation by Magy Ghaly

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra distinguishes oneself with a big screen close to the size of a tablet, and with a front-facing camera of high quality and a front flash. The device is convenient for selfie and entertainment lovers as you can enjoy its big screen watching movies, playing games, Internet browsing and also reading! Yaoota is offering in this article the pros and cons of Sony Xperia C5 Ultra.

You will first find the pros and cons of Sony Xperia C5 Ultra and then the review in details.

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra pros

  1. The front-facing camera is of high quality 13 MP with LED flash.
  2. Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is Dual-SIM and supports 4G connection.
  3. The screen is 6.0 inches, approaching the size of a tablet.
  4. Thanks to the big screen, the keyboard appears very well on the big screen.
  5. The screen’s display is clear in sunlight.
  6. Supports additional external storage for up to 200 GB.
  7. The performance is very good.
  8. Noise-cancelling microphone.

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra cons

  1. Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is not water and dust resistant.
  2. The device gets hot when being used for a long time.
  3. Its weight is a bit heavy.
  4. It doesn’t support recording 4k videos.
  5. It doesn’t support fast charging.
  6. The screen is protected with the anti-scratch coating but not Gorilla glass.

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra’s price in Egypt

The price of the Sony Xperia C5 Ultra starts at 2999 EGP.

You can search for the price of Sony Xperia C5 Ultra in Egypt here.

*prices may vary from time to time according to the stores offering the product.

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra review

Design and other features

  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is Dual-SIM.
  • The phone is back polished and the fingerprints leave some unnoticed marks unless you take a closer look.
  • Plastic and glass dominate the framework of the front and back of the phone and it is surrounded by a metallic frame with plastic corners.
  • The phone’s size is apparently big but even the medium-sized hands won’t find any problem. You just need to move your fist to reach the top of the screen, and this is no surprise because of the screen’s size.
  • Generally, Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is convenient and you will be able to control it with your hand.
  • It comes with FM radio and USB OTG support.
  • Thanks to the big screen, the keyboard appears very well on the big screen which is considered an extra advantage of the big screen.


  • 6 inches FHD screen, 1920 × 1080 pixels.
  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra distinguishes oneself with a big screen close to the 7.0 inches tablet screens, enabling you to enjoy watching videos, playing games, reading eBooks and Internet browsing with a guarantee of seeing all details and a clear text display.
  • You can adjust the white balance manually.
  • The viewing angle is good and bright enough.


  • Octa-core processor 1.7 GHz and 2 GB RAM.
  • 16 GB internal storage, leaving the user with 9 GB available.
  • You will find some applications already installed like Google Chrome, Facebook …etc. You can uninstall most of the applications to get some extra internal storage.
  • You can add external storage for up to 200 GB.
  • The phone’s operating system is Android Lollipop.
  • The Sony Xperia C5 Ultra’s performance is very good.
  • You won’t find any problem when playing FHD videos.
  • You can play games like Asphalt 8 smoothly.
  • After intensive game playing for 20 minutes, the phone might get hot.



Rear camera

  • 13 MP, LED flash and auto focus.
  • Very good pictures especially in bright light conditions.
  • Lower quality with lower light conditions.

*Currently, the companies are working to produce mobile phones with rear cameras of quality more than 13 MP.

Front-facing camera

  • It was the right decision of Sony to produce the front-facing camera of quality 13 MP.
  • Front flash.
  • The quality is high for a selfie camera and very clear video calls.
  • I can say that the captured pictures are of the best selfies you can get.
  • The camera application has some features and modes that help you get the best quality available.

*As for recording videos, both cameras give you medium quality videos.


  • The battery life of Sony Xperia C5 Ultra can last with you for almost a day with average use.
  • When being tested by watching a video continuously, the battery made it for 8 hours.
  • The battery is powerful and will survive playing games and watching videos properly.
  • 2930 mAh.

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