Sony Xperia z5 Premium: features and phone specifications


While September marked the Sony Xperia z5 premium’s release, it will be available in markets around November. Until then, let’s go through its features and specifications, and take a closer look at this new phone.



1 – Design, build, and memory


The phone measures 154.4 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm and weighs around 180g. It houses a Nano-SIM tray and has a built-in fingerprint sensor at the side where it also unlocks. The phone is also IP68 certified, making it “dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meters” for half an hour, all according to It also contains 32 GB of internal storage, which is expandable with up to a 200 GB micro SD card. Internally, it also contains 3 GB of RAM.



2 – Platform and internal phone specs


The Sony Xperia z5 Premium runs an Android Operating System, coming out of the box with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and will later be receiving the Android Marshmallow update (Android 6.0.0). It has a 64-bit “Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810” Chipset, a “Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex A-53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57” CPU, and an Adreno 430 GPU, according to



3 – Display


Sony has pushed its boundaries to assemble the very first 4K-display phone in mobile history. The IPS LCD display looks extremely crisp on its 5.5-inch screen. Regarding its resolution, it has 2160 x 3840 pixels, with an approximate 806 pixel per inch density. Furthermore, it contains a scratch-resistant and oleo phobic glass.



4 – Battery


With a 3430-mAh non-removable battery, Sony states that the phone can last for up to two days despite its 4K display. Furthermore, its battery charger supports quick charge 2.0, which charges the phone to 60% in only half an hour.



5 – Sound and microphone


The Sony Xperia z5 premium comes with dual front-facing stereo speakers for a great high-resolution audio, and a microphone with “active noise cancellation.”



6 – Camera


The phone contains a 23 MP primary camera with 5520 x 4140 pixels and can shoot video at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, and 720p@120fps in HDR. It also has a speedy phase detection autofocus, and a front-facing camera with 5.1 MP that can shoot 1080p in HDR.



7 – Others


It also supports an FM radio, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, and a microUSB version 2.0.



The phone will be coming in 3 different colors including chrome, gold, and black, and will cost approximately £629 according to



By: Luma Kudsiova