How to connect your Sony Xperia Z5 to a TV

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The Sony Xperia Z5 has a beautiful high resolution screen, but it’s still not the best solution for watching YouTube clips with your friends, having a movie night or even playing mobile games. Instead, why not use the biggest and best screen in the room — your HDTV? This guide will show you how to connect your Xperia Z5 to your TV, including wired and wireless options.

This guide will also apply to the remaining members of the Z5 family, the Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium, which have identical capabilities in this area. We’ll refer to the Z5 alone for the sake of brevity.

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Got a new Sony Xperia Z5 or Z5 Compact? You probably need a case.

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The Verge recently published their review of Sony’s latest flagship phones: the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact. The review is broadly positive, but reviewer Vlad Savov does mention one big weakness: the glass back of the phone. It sure looks nice, but it’s also easily scratched or cracked; he ended up with a long crack not by dropping it from a great height, but just “an incautious plopping of the phone on my bedside table.”

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