The well reviewed Sony Xperia Z5 blends an award-winning 23-megapixel camera with a premium metal construction and fingerprint security to keep your personal information and emails safe. And it’s got a long-life battery and is water-resistant too.
At the time of writing, the Xperia Z5 was regarded by many reviewers as the best smartphone around for taking pictures. It owes those plaudits to a 23-megapixel camera lens and revamped image sensor that lets in more light for better results and crisper images. Even in low-light conditions.
To help you capture fleeting moments, it’s also home to a hybrid autofocus technology. And so you can get closer to your subject and take detailed pictures, it’s got a 5X digital zoom. Selfies are handled by a secondary five-megapixel front-facing camera.
The Xperia Z5 is capable of high-definition 4K video recording too. That means your home movies will have a professional sheen when you watch them back on a 4K TV. And while you won’t get the 4K effect on the Z5’s screen, the footage sill looks impressive on its 5.2-inch, FHD 1080p display.
Weak battery life too often lets smartphone users down. In a bid to tackle that, the Xperia Z5 is equipped with a 2900mAh battery that Sony claims provides two days of battery life from a single charge. It’s worth noting, however, that the battery is not removable, so you won’t be able to pop in a spare.
When you are running low on charge, you can use the use the Xperia Z5’s Quick Charge option, which it’s promised will give you a day’s worth of power in 45 minutes.
In keeping with other recent Xperia higher-end smartphones, the Xperia Z5 is water-resistant. So while it’s not a good idea to submerge it in water for lengthy periods and you should keep it away from seawater completely, you won’t have to worry if you drop it in the sink for a few moments. Or if you’re caught out in the rain.
To ensure your details are kept safe, Sony has equipped the Xperia Z5 with fingerprint security in the side-mounted on-off button. Only you’ll be able to unlock it.
The Xperia Z5 is powered by the Marshmallow version of Android, also known as Android 5.1.1, so is compatible with the full range of apps and games available to download from the Android Market. Many of which are free.
Internal capacity is 32GB, with scope to boost this by a further 200MB by adding a microSD card.
Other features of the Sony Xperia Z5 include noise-cancelling technology and high-resolution audio, a Qualcomm 810 64-bit octa-core processor to keep things ticking over and a selection of pre-installed Google apps, such as YouTube and Gmail.