Sony: the Xperia Z5 Compact touchscreen issues will be fixed through a software update

Sony: the Xperia Z5 Compact touchscreen issues will be fixed through a software update
Earlier today, Sony officially confirmed previous reports that spoke of Xperia Z5 Compact touchscreen issues and promised to solve the problem through a future software update. The company said that the fix will be rolling out starting with week 44, which opens on 26 October. 

Earlier this month, reports suggested that some Sony Xperia Z5 Compact units are having problems with touchscreen responsiveness. Although some initially believed that the issues come from faulty hardware, it now looks like a software bug is to blame. At the very least, Sony found a way to work around hardware problems.

As with most updates, the touchscreen fix will roll out to Xperia Z5 Compact owners in batches. Furthermore, Sony says that release dates will vary between regions and carriers. What follows is Sony's official statement in full:

If this is the first time you're hearing about the Xperia Z5 Compact, you should know that despite this issue, the specs of the handset recommend it as one the most promising compact Android smartphones. With components that include a 4.6-inch LCD IPS display with a resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable internal storage, a 23MP primary camera, a 5.1MP secondary shooter, and a 2700mAh battery, the Xperia Z5 Compact seems to be the full compact package. 

While we're working on the full review, you might want to check out our Sony Xperia Z5 Compact hands-on for more details about the handset.

source: Sony via Xperia-Blog



1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Thank you. Dōmo arigatōgozaimas**ta (どうもありがとうございました)

3. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Lag gone!

2. ander204

Posts: 21; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Hope it solve the problem COMPLETELY =X

4. Bubbybuster

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 21, 2015

Drench me in your icock fanboy iseed

5. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Lol ok then..?

6. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013


7. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Wait that doesn't make much sense! Are you the REAL bobbybuster?

9. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

You may guess twice.

10. WyclefJean

Posts: 44; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Doesn't seem like it. He is bubbybuster instead of bobbybuster

11. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I see no difference in the level of intelligence.


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

I wonder why only the white one gets affected...maybe it's the themes that go with it.

13. Swordylove

Posts: 209; Member since: Jun 27, 2015

"(insert company name here) is committed to providing the highest standards of product quality and customer service for all of our products." Such a cliché statement. The more you say it, the less believable it becomes. Please... do more, say less.

14. nycguy54

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 13, 2014

I got a black Z5c and have no issues or whatsoever. I love it

15. ferretsama

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 27, 2014

i believe this bug only applies to the white variant

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