On the eve of Sony's media event, the Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact are benchmarked

On the eve of Sony's media event, the Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact are benchmarked
The Sony Xperia Z5 (E6653) and the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5823) have both been run through the GFXBench benchmark site, with nothing surprising to speak of showing up in the results. The Xperia Z5, as expected, features a 5.2-inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. While the test shows a smaller sized screen, all previous leaks mentioned a 5.2-inch display for the model.

The handset will be powered by the Snapdragon 810 chipset, which includes an octa-core 1.9GHz CPU and the Adreno 430 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside, along with 32GB of native storage. A 23MP camera is on back, which will record 4K video. The front-facing camera weighs in at 8MP.

The Sony Xperia Z5 Compact offers a 4.6-inch display featuring a 720 x 1280 resolution. Also powered by the Snapdragon 810 SoC, the Xperia Z5 Compact is equipped with the same octa-core 1.9GHz CPU and Adreno 430 GPU found in the full-size unit. 2 GB of RAM is inside, along with 32GB of internal storage. The 23MP/8MP camera combo features the same camera modules employed by the Xperia Z5.

There is also speculation that Sony will announce the Xperia Z5 Premium, with a 5.5-inch display carrying a 4K  resolution. That would provide a pixel density above 800ppi, and would be the highest resolution found on a smartphone screen to date.

The company is unveiling its new Xperia Z5 lineup tomorrow, so make sure to check in here early and often.

Thanks for the tip!

source: Techtastic (1) (translated) (2) (translated)

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Xperia Z5
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2900 mAh(17h 3G talk time)



1. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Z5 Here I come !.... -.- ok no, not enough money yet

43. hellbread

Posts: 309; Member since: Nov 21, 2014

Agree :-)

45. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

looking forward to Z5 Compact - though from the leaks it doesn't appear to be much of an upgrade - same screen res, same amount of RAM, and with a SD810 it may have reduced battery life? Will likely still buy one though, its the only premium device in a compact body. Hopefully that camera is much improved.

47. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

720p on SD810 this phone will fly.

48. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

only if Sony have managed to get the SD810 not to throttle (finhers crossed they have). Quote from Arstechnica: "the 810 throttles more than most, and it's severe enough that the 810 is actually slower than the 801 or 805 in some CPU-bound tasks over the long haul." http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/04/in-depth-with-the-snapdragon-810s-heat-problems/

58. cheetah2k

Posts: 2213; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Apparently Sony rumoured to be using the V2.1 810 SOC (like the OnePlus+ 2) and the heat issues are pretty much resolved (thanks in part to Samsung's help)...

61. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

So far the only people I've heard claiming V2.1 has resolved the heat issues is Qualcomm. Tech sites who test out Qualcomm's claims disagree and say it still suffers from thermal throttling http://www.androidauthority.com/qualcomm-snapdragon-810-v2-617956/ Don't listen to what Qualcomm claim, that is like listening to tobacco companies telling you that smoking isn't bad for you.

62. Shocky unregistered

At 720p the throttling should barely be noticeable, this phone will fry.

66. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

If sony haven't managed to control the heat issue, you will feel the throttling no matter what res the display is. This is why throttling is the same on 1080p and QHD devices. Res doesn't play any significant role in throttling.

2. Kame_Hame_Haaaaa

Posts: 360; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

I think the reason that bigger screen have better specs (better screen) means that premium compact is NOT as good as many would believe.

3. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

Why 810 for z5 compact? Hope they know what they are doing.

25. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Take a look at the GFXbench onscreen results! Z5c scores 37.5 fps while the S6edge+ scores 6.6 fps. Amazing! The Z5 scores 18.9 fps, in comparison with 14 fps from the Z3+. Looks like Sony managed to cool down the SD810.

26. asim1999

Posts: 8; Member since: Aug 20, 2015

Link to the results?

28. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

I can't post links unfortunately, but you can go to gfxbench.com and then search for the adreno 430. E6653 = Z5 and E5823 is Z5C. Or maybe someone else can do it, as PA is too lazy to do it themselves.

31. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Edit: my fault, the source link is provided in the article.

36. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Why are you surprise? It's 720p vs 1440p. That's why tech sites always compare the iphone 6 and not 6+ to Android smartphones when they do benchmarks.lol

39. killerpollo

Posts: 89; Member since: May 15, 2015

I guess the iPhone 6 will have a fair rival this time then...

40. Techist

Posts: 311; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Comparing the frame rate of a 720p display with a 1440p display only reveals what most PA readers already know - the fewer the pixels, the faster you can push them. Nothing really amazing about that. All the same, I'm genuinely glad to see Sony break up the Apple brag party about how no one else can make a phone that matches or beats theirs on fps (frames per second). Android (and other) OEMs can match or beat Apple on the fps front any day if they just lower their display resolutions to match the display resolutions on iPhones.

50. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

I wonder if Sony ever considered going the route of putting 1080p with a Snapdragon 805 into the Z5c. The 805 is what is powering the Nexus 6 which has a QHD display and that phone out performs the 810 power G Flex 2 which only has a 1080p screen.

4. robocopvn

Posts: 504; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

The idea of having the fingerfrint sensor included in the home button is brilliant. Nowadays the majority of smartphones having onscreen navigation button with 2 exceptions from Samsung and Apple. So, when you open the phones, mostly you will have to click on the power button on the side, or double tap on the screen. Having the sensor include will be extremely useful and fast :D :D. I am thinking of the right-hand thumbnail and left-hand index finger fingerfrint. Can't wait to have one. The only problem is how good will it works.

5. Jason2k13

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

The Z5 sounds like a failure to me, if people didnt buy the Z3 and Z3+, i dont know how they can market this Z5 unless the design changes and of course new features. Now if only the Z5 compact had 1080p screen I would buy it as a 2nd phone.

49. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

23MP, 8MP front cam and Fingerprint scanner is a sure win for non nerdy consumer

56. dimas

Posts: 3342; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

It's not yet officially launched. Let's reserve the popcorn and painkillers after the hangover party shall we?

6. kamejoko

Posts: 248; Member since: Nov 10, 2011

Xperia Z5 Premium.. Nightmares on battery and temperature

7. g2a5b0e unregistered

The fact that anyone thought or even still thinks the Z5 will have a 4K screen cracks me up. We haven't even seen a consumer 4K tablet yet. Good luck with that, people.

68. g2a5b0e unregistered


8. FoneAddict

Posts: 263; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

3GB WTF Sony?!! This is 2015 not 2014!

9. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Sony it's not Samsung...

10. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Sony UI Isn't touchwizz

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