Sony Xperia M5 vs Sony Xperia XZ

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

66.11 %
71.00 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

21.5 megapixels
23 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

13 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.83 x 0.30 inches (145 x 72 x 7.6 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (146 x 72 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.03 oz (142 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, White
Black, Gray, Pink, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

MediaTek Helio X10 MT6795
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR G6200
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

9.1 GB
21.5 GB

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2900 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

11.82 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
11.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

28.0 days (671 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

12.18 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
17.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

27.3 days (656 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
25.4 days (610 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

25.3 days (607 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)
24.6 days (590 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

62.53 hours
78.00 hours

Video playback

8.03 hours
11.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 14, 2017

 
FCC ID value: PY7-29752M link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.53 W/kg

Body

 
0.35 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.80 W/kg
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