Sony Xperia Z5 Compact In The Test: Handy, Cheap, Fast?

Test conclusion: what you should know

The Sony Xperia Z5 Compact is one of the few small model variations, which may draw in the facilities from the full. The Z5 compact in all respects with the Xperia Z5 can keep apart from the smaller RAM and the lower display resolution and-diagonale. Best price on the Internet: 446,00 euro * per order this product on Amazon high pace comfortable haptic memory card slot waterproof fingerprint sensor high resolution camera contra battery not simply interchangeable test note of the editorial 2.36 good users rating (out of 1 reviews) task: sensibly continue the series: Xperia Z1 compact, Xperia Z3 compact,…? Right, Xperia Z5 compact. Sony Z series of small models have already tradition, but so far, there’s always a reason why the name is not consistently continued. So also this time. The 4.6-inch Xperia Z5 compact appears timed to coincide with the Xperia Z5 and the Z5 premium. Both at 5.2 and 5.5 inches taller, greater resolve, put in a metal frame and have 1 gigabytes more memory. Thus, the main differences are acted out. Then there is the price would be. The Sony Xperia Z5 Compact is the cheapest by far new addition of the manufacturer, but long since no artsy under the Minis. The test shows how big really is the small Xperia.

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4.6 inch display

As the predecessor Sony Xperia Z3 compact a display with a diagonal of 4.6 inch and a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels is used. The test shows: brightness and contrast, Sony has improved the Z5 compact. With 680 cd / m ² is about as bright as the radiant Xperia Z3 + and brighter than the iphone 6S (590 cd / m ²). However, the contrast with 701:1 is still expandable. The Z5 compact but not with the sharpness of the Xperia Z5 (452 ppi) or Xperia Z5 premium (800 ppi) can keep up on paper, but 320 ppi offer little reason for criticism. HD resolution is at 4.6 inches OK.

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Design and fingerprint sensor

Compared to the Z5 is the Xperia Z5 compact somewhat stubby. Reason for that are the modified proportions and the greater height (8.9 mm to 7.5 mm). The slightly rough plastic frame is rounded and provides a good grip. The Z5 compact to the voluptuous blossomed in conjunction with the matte glass back. Sony has updated also the power button. He is bigger, recessed into the housing and contains a fingerprint scanner to unlock of the device worked reliably in the test. “Waterproof and compact. I wouldn’t trade even my Samsung Galaxy S6.”Thomas Vattrodt, Editor software and apps

Speed and memory

Get compared to Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 premium the Z5 Compact with 2 gigabytes of memory. On the other hand, it must calculate also significantly less pixels and can still access the same processor and the same graphics unit. The 64-bit-octa-core processor comes from Qualcomm. The Snapdragon 810 expects ghz 4 x 1, 5 ghz and 4 x 2. The GPU is an Adreno 430. The Interior is different aside from the RAM, not Z5, Z5 premium and Xperia Z3 +. There’s little wonder that the tempo is comparable. Amazingly the Z3 Compact with the Qualcomm 801 holds good. Even quicker with its predecessor is the starting of the unit and open the browser. When you open a pdf from an email, the Z5 compact but managed to get away. The bottom line, the verdict is: the operation is simple and the tempo is high. The device memory is 32 gigabytes, of which 21.3 GB available. Leg needed swallows the Z5 compact a microsdcx with up to 200 GB. Xperia Z5 series: Comparison Xperia Z3 + Xperia specifications Z5Z5 compactz5 premium Displaydiagonale5, 2 Zoll5, 2 inches4, 6 Zoll5 5 zollauflösung1920x10801920x10801280x7203840x2160425 ppi425 ppi320 ppi800 ppiram3 GB3 GB2 GB3 gbprozessorqualcomm Snapdragon 810 with eight computing cores (4 x 2 ghz + 4 x 1, 5 ghz) gpuadreno 430Adreno 430Adreno 430Adreno 430Speicher32 GB32 GB32 GB32 gbmicrosdbis 128 gbbis 128 gbbis 128 gbbis 128 gbkamera20, 7 MP23 MP23 MP23 mpfrontkamera5, 0 MP5 , 0 MP5, 0 MP5, 0 mpakku2. 930 mah2. 900 mah2. 700 mah3. 9 mm7, mm8 5, 9 mm7, 700 mahrahmenmetallmetallkunststoffmetallmaße146x72 mm146x72 mm127x65155x76dicke6, 8 mmgewicht144 g157 g139 g180 of ggehäuseip 65/68IP 65/68IP 65/68IP 65/68Preis (EIA) 699 Euro699 Euro549 Euro799 euro

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23-MP camera

The Sony Xperia Z5 Compact has the same camera on board such as the Z5 and the Z5 premium. The resolution increases to 23 megapixels. The bad news: In low light conditions the Z5 compact in the Visual test did even worse, than its predecessor. With good lighting, the photos were but to the best of what the mobile phone tester have taken so far look at. Better than all Xperias so far and also better than iphone 6S and iphone 6 plus. Although the auto focus is to perform his duties according to Sony in 0.03 seconds, the shutter lag with 0.31 seconds is while afloat, but not outstanding. In addition, 25 mm wide-angle and 4K-Videoaufzeichnung in ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) in the data sheet are available. Videos were convinced by their high quality and showed many details. The front camera shoots images with up to 5.1 Megapixels and delivered a neat idea about the previous Xperias would be pleased.

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Ordinary endurance?

In the predecessor Z3 compact a 2,600 mah battery (mah) ensures tidy endurance. In the Our site application mix he lasted nearly 13 hours. Even though the Z5 Compact has more luggage 100 mah, it can not build on this performance. With heavy use, the lights go out to 9.5 hours. The Z5 compact last 29 hours in moderate use. Possibly the Snapdragon 810 takes its toll, because the previous Xperias (Z3, Z3 compact, Z3 +) had more run out of steam.

Sony Xperia Z5 compact: the Amazon customers say

At Amazon, the Z5 compact scored four stars in the average. Nearly 75 percent of the reviews are positive. Buyers praise the memory card slot, the high resolution camera and the waterproof housing. Negative reviews come the price premium compared to its predecessor and the build-up of heat under high processor load. In the design, there is often disagreement. Some people find the look simple and the Smartphone to clunky. Is timeless, others

All User ratings to the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

Sony Xperia Z5 compact: colors and price

The Xperia Z5 Compact is available in black, white, yellow and coral. The EIA is located at 549 euros.
“The Xperia Z5 Compact is a strong mini in appealing packaging.” Michael yikes, editor