XPERIA Z5 Posts on XDA

Sony’s Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet, and Z5 Series Get Updated to Android 7.1.1

Despite the fact that we're expecting Android O to be officially released within the next three months, there are still plenty of Android devices out there that are not running the latest version of the OS (Android 7.1). Google and other OEMs have gotten better and better over the years at making sure all current flagship...

Sony Starts Rolling Out Android Nougat Update to Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium

After updating their Xperia X devices to Android 7.0 Nougat, Sony has now started rolling out the Nougat update for its Xperia Z5 series as well. Several users of the Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium are now reporting that they have received an official update notification. The OTA is 1288 MBs in size and is labeled with a...

Xperia X Shows Overheating while Video Recording, Cannot Record 4K Video

A few days ago, YouTube user Damir Franc uploaded a video showing a huge problem with the camera on his Sony Xperia X unit. In the video Damir has his X next to a Galaxy S7, both recording at 1080p at full screen brightness. Less than 4 minutes into the recording, the Xperia X notified Damir and the...

The Z5 Premium’s Resolution is Not Always 4K, but That’s a Good Thing

Each resolution upgrade that hits the smartphone industry brings with it a lot of buzz and discussion on both sides, but with each iteration, the conversation seems less polarized. This is because we are admittedly reaching the point where more pixels yields less of a visual advantage, and we passed the threshold of diminishing returns...

Sony Unveils the Xperia Z5 Flagship Lineup, Specs and Features

At their IFA announcement, Sony took the wraps off the Xperia Z5 Flagship trio: the Xperia Z5, the Xperia Z5 Compact, and the Xperia Z5 Premium.Starting with the first differentiating factor amongst these is the screen size. The Xperia Z5 comes along with a 5.2" 1080p IPS display. The Xperia Z5 Compact comes with a...