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Sony Xperia M5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 169 reviews of Sony Xperia M5. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The portability and screen are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the battery.

performance, screen, portability, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia M5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Sony Xperia M5


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony Xperia M5 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Comments about the screen and design are generally positive. The performance and price also get good reviews, whereas there are some negative views about the usability.

portability, price, performance, design, screen


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Xperia M5 5-Inch 4G Single Sim Smartphone - BlackSony Xperia M5 5-Inch 4G Single Sim Smartphone - Black

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: (

Sony Xperia M5 Review


In terms of processing power, look and feel the Sony Xperia M5 is categorized below Sony's Xperia Z flagship line of smartphones. However, like the Z-models it's dust-proof and waterproof and has a lot to offer in the photography department. In the...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: S21 (

Sony Xperia M5 review


The Sony Xperia M5 offers most of the features of the flagship Z5, but for substantially less money. Its super-slim design is very nearly the same, and its 21.5 megapixel camera with 4K video makes the M5 one of Sony's best ever camera phones. The...

We have no problems justifying a 5-star rating for the Xperia M5. It has the star looks of a flagship handset, being lightweight, ultra-thin and waterproof into the bargain. The screen and twin cameras are impressive, and the speed and memory are just...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: James Rogerson (

Sony Xperia M5


Sharp, vibrant screen ; Stylish water-resistant design ; Solid battery life

Sluggish camera ; Too similar to M4 Aqua ; Performance isn't the best

The Sony Xperia M5 has a gorgeous screen and is a competent phone in every other way, but its a small, expensive upgrade on the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: Max Parker (

Sony Xperia M5


Sony's mobile division is in a strange place right now. It's killed off the Z series and launched the Xperia X and Xperia XA without altering the design formula it's used for years.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: (

Sony Xperia M5 review - a selfie specialist


A mid-range phone with a decent selfie camera, but its sluggish chipset and mediocre battery life fail to make the Xperia M5 stand out

Expert review by: Alex Todd (

Sony Xperia M5 Review: In Depth


Sony Xperia M5 review: The new Xperia M5 was never originally meant to sell in the UK. It launched in the second half of 2015 in other markets, but we're glad Sony had a change of heart and finally brought…

Clean design ; Great cameras ; Feature packed

Screen could be better ; Questionable aesthetic elements ; Weak graphical performance


Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Mark Peters (

Sony Xperia M5 waterproof smartphone


Sony Xperia M5 waterproof Android smartphone : Sony Mobile introduces the waterproof Xperia M5 to its growing line-up of mobile devices. Following Xperia M4 Aqua's success in raising the bar and defining the 'super mid-range' with its imaging...

Sony Xperia M5 price is yet to be announced. As soon as we receive a test sample, we will put this waterproof phone to the test and publish a Sony Xperia M5 review, including a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and sample videos. Visit...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Alan Martin (

Sony Xperia M5: The smartphone that shoots 13MP selfies


Sony's mid-range Xperia packs a punch, especially if you care more about selfies than raw power

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Swaraj Sourabh (

Sony Unveils Xperia M5 smartphone with 21.5 MP rear and 13 MP front camera at Rs 37,990


Sony Unveils Xperia M5 smartphone with 21.5 MP rear and 13 MP front camera at Rs 37,990

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones (

Sony Xperia M5 Dual


Sony Xperia M5 Dual Smartphone was launched in March 2015, comes with a 5-inch IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels at a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch. The screen is not protected by a Scratch Resistant display.

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications


Browsing time (Wi-Fi):607
Talk time (4G):12.2 / 607


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera resolution (numeric):21.5
Rear camera type:Single camera


Curved Design: No


Screen shape:Flat


E-mail:No / Yes


GPS: Yes


2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
4G: Yes
4G standards:LTE
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM

Packaging Content

Wrist strap included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes