Updated 8 Jun 2017

Sony

Xperia Z5 Compact

Snapshot: The Sony Xperia Z5 compact E5823 is an Android phone with a 23 megapixel camera and a 720x1280 screen. How does it rate?

Xperia Z5 Compact
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$429

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Test results

Overall score
67
Reception
?/10
Camera quality
?/10
Battery life
?/10
Calling
?/10
TXTing
?/10

Good points

  • Reception is OK.
  • OK for texting.
  • Good for calling.
  • OK camera.
  • Has a memory card slot.
  • Battery life is OK.

But

  • Heavy.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Functionality (20%) is based on reception, battery life, connections, memory and sound quality.
Ergonomics (20%) includes ease of use, portability, durability and display quality.
Calling (10%)
Texting (5%)
Camera quality (20%) including video quality
Music player (10%)
Internet and email (10%)
GPS navigation (5%)

Price is based on a September 2018 online survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$429

Specifications

Operating system
Android 5.1.1
Size
Medium
Dimensions W x L x H (mm)
65 x 127 x 10
Weight (g)
138
Screen resolution (pixels)
720 x 1280
Screen size (inches)
4.6

More test results (/10)

Ergonomics
7.2
Internet and email
6.9
Handset capabilities
5.8
Music player
8.0
Video quality
6.8
Synchronisation
3.4
GPS Navigation
6.5

Camera

Camera resolution (MP)
23
Built-in flash
Yes

Features

Memory card slot
Yes
Dual SIM
No
4G compatible
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
GPS receiver
Yes
Compass
Yes
FM radio
Yes