The New Age Smartphones: Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia C5 Ultra


The past year saw the launch of two of the much-awaited phones in the Xperia Range, namely the Xperia Z5 and the Xperia C5. With only the difference of a month, these two took the world by storm. The Z5 was launched in September 2015, and the C5 was released in August 2015. Many people love different aspects of phones, and it is always challenging to decide which one is the better option.

Due to the high demand of these Sony phones, many stores have kept a large stock to cope up with this. Many online marketplaces such as Kaymu or Takas have started selling them to provide a secure online shopping solution.

If you are confused about which phone to go for, then here is a detailed Xperia Z5 & C5 Review + Comparison that you can read to decide which one to get.

Everything that you need to know about the Phones!

The Design

When it comes to design, both smartphones have much to offer. Since they are both in the Xperia range, there is not much difference, but for all the phone enthusiasts, there are some important ones.
The Dimensions for the C5 are 6.46 x 3.13 x 0.32 inches whereas the Z5 is slightly smaller in size as it stands at 5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches. Due to the larger size of the C5, it is more substantial than that of the Z5.
The bodies of the phone are made in glass and metal both with a few accents. Both of the phones offer touch screen capabilities and are available in several attractive colors. The standard colors include the usual black and white. For the limited editions, the C5 is available in soft mint, and the Xperia Z5 premium is offered in chrome.


The Display

Both the phones offer the same resolution that is 1080 x 1920 megapixels and uses IPS LCD technology. Their touch screens offer Multi-touch capabilities for broader usage. The phones have Light sensors, Proximity sensors, and Scratch-resistant glass.

The physical screen size of the C5 is 6 inches, and the Z5 is 5.2 inches. This shows how the Sony 5C Ultra offers a larger screen size for better picture coverage.
The Features

Both phones have a multitude of features that make them the best ones out there. The camera is one of the most critical features of any phone. The Sony Xperia C5 is considered to be the perfect selfie phone has it has a front camera of a whopping 13 megapixels and even the back camera is the same. The Z5 has a rear camera of 23 megapixels with the front camera of megapixels. The phones offer back flash but no front flash. The standard features of Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, and autofocus. The C5 has night mode and digital image stabilization.

In terms of the OS, both of them run on the Android operating system where the C5 is the 5.0 version and Z5 is the 5.1 version. Both are Octa-core. The built-in storage for the C5 is 16 GB, and the Z5 has a storage space of 32 GB.


The phones have many features in common. They run on the nano sim feature along with offering several connectivity options such as WIFI, Bluetooth and many more. In turn, they can be turned into Mobile Hotspots as well.

The Price Range

If we take the range of Sony Xperia Z5 price in SriLanka, then it is between LKR 80,000 to LKR 90,000. Also, looking at the range of Sony Xperia Price C5 price in Srilanka, then it is between LKR 40,000 to LKR 50,000.

Overall, both phones have their own set of features that differentiates it from the other. When buying your perfect phone, look at each aspect to make the best choice!

The New Age Smartphones: Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia C5 Ultra The New Age Smartphones: Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Reviewed by Yasiru Nayanajith on 11:06:00 PM Rating: 5