Sony Xperia Z5 Review


By Nadia Hussien & Translation by Magy Ghaly

Yaoota is offering you a review illustrating the pros and cons of Sony Xperia z5, a fast performing phone with superb specifications and the surprise is a rear camera that is considered the best phone camera  till now with the fastest auto focus in the world!

We will first talk briefly about the pros and cons of Sony Xperia z5 and then we will review it in details.

Sony Xperia z5 Pros

  1. Sony Xperia z5 is Dual SIM and supports 4G connection.
  2. Water and dust resistant.
  3. HD and anti-scratch screen.
  4. Fast and smooth performance for multitasking, internet browsing, and the daily tasks.
  5. The rear camera is fascinating with the fastest auto focus of all the camera phones and of high definition.
  6. The front-facing camera takes great selfies and video calls.
  7. The sound is powerful but not as efficient as the Boom Sound speakers of the HTC One M9.
  8. The total storage after adding external storage is huge; 232 GB which is unusual for the mobile phones available in the market.

Sony Xperia z5 Cons

  1. The battery won’t last for a few hours of playing games.
  2. You will experience a rise in temperature when playing games.

Sony Xperia z5 Review


  • Sony Xperia z5 is dual SIM. Water and dust resistant.
  • It comes with an elegant design with high manufacturing quality.
  • It comes with no significant differences from the previous Sony Xperia phones.
  • The phone is supported with one of the best camera phones in the world.


  • The screen is 5.2 inches of quality 1080 × 1920 pixels with IPS technology. The screen is HD.
  • It gives you special viewing angles, clear colors and pixel density 428 ppi.
  • The phone is convenient for reading, internet browsing, and also watching movies, video clips and playing games.
  • The screen is protected against scratch.



  • Octa-core processor; quad-core processor 1.5 GHz and another quad-core 2 GHz. 3 GB RAM. It runs with the operating system Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
  • The processor is very fast and big RAM size. The performance is amazingly fast and smooth.
  • As for the games, a game like Real Racing 3 is a graphics-intensive game, the phone performs a fascinating performance even if you kept playing it for an hour with the car being hit and crashing and whatever the game requires, it won’t stop.
  • The phone gets extremely hot but less than the Sony Xperia z3; it would be hard to tolerate the heat if you wanted to play your favorite game for a few hours, it will eventually annoy you.
  • It also gets hot when watching a video just like many phones, but it is somehow acceptable.
  • Generally, you can depend on it for multitasking and switch quickly and smoothly between applications with no problems.
  • It comes with a fingerprint sensor which adds a security level and can be used to buy from Android Pay.

Memory capacity

  • The internal memory is 32 GB that can be extended with additional storage up to 200 GB, which means that the total capacity after adding the external memory will be 232GB.
  • This means that Sony Xperia z5 has a memory equals to almost 14 times that of the iPhone 6s which is of 16 GB memory.

Rear camera

  • The rear camera is of quality 23 MP and this camera is one of the best camera phones in the world.
  • The camera comes with the fastest auto focus of all the mobile phones until now which is 0.03 second.
  • It supports recording 4k videos and it can record videos with quality 1080p@60 fps or 720p@30 fps. There are also different filming features like HDR and face detection.

The front-facing camera

  • The front-facing camera is of quality 5.1 MP; it gives great selfies especially with the wide angle that gives you the chance to take group selfies.
  • It records videos of quality 1080p which is a magnificent quality for super clear video calls.


  • Sony Xperia z5’s battery will last for a whole day with average use.
  • Playing Real Racing 3 for an hour will make the battery reach 59% while a phone like Samsung Galaxy S6 can play games for 5 hours.
  • The phone supports fast charging.

Sony Xperia z5’s price in Egypt

The price of Sony Xperia z5 starts at 4495 EGP.

You can search for the price of Sony Xperia z5 in Egypt.

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

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