The Xperia Z5 Compact is one of my favourite phones from 2015, thanks to its modest dimensions, powerful internals and enviable style. It’s also available in a wide range of colours, which always helps. We’ve recently added a bunch of new cases for the phone to our virtual shelves, so I thought we could take a look at some of the highlights. Let’s go!
Wireless charging isn’t a new feature, but it’s something that’s taken its time being added to flagship devices from the largest players in the game. It would make sense therefore for Sony to include it in the Z5, but it’s not quite that simple… In short, No, the Sony Xperia Z5 doesn’t have wireless charging. […]
The latest Sony Xperia flagship is here, the Xperia Z5. Accompanied by its Compact and Premium stablemates, the phone boasts a stylish glass design, a slick upgraded version of Android and laudable hardware all-around. Let’s see what the critics thought with our review roundup — all scores given as points out of ten.
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.
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.”