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Sony Xperia M5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 264 reviews of Sony Xperia M5. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and portability. The performance and usability are also appreciated, but the sound and battery get less positive opinions.

camera, usability, performance, portability, screen

battery, sound

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 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( 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 Reviews about the screen and design are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical reviews about the usability.

portability, price, performance, design, screen


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

Aug, 2020

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : James Rogerson (

Sony Xperia M5 review


More storage, more power, more megapixels – for a lot more money

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.

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Curtis Moldrich (

Sony Xperia M5 review: A mid-range handset for UK selfie fans


A sluggish chipset and mediocre battery life fail to make the Xperia M5 stand out

Ultimately, though, the Xperia M5 struggles to distinguish itself from the similarly-priced Nexus 5X and Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo. Its large front-facing camera and copious selfie modes will no doubt be enough to sway some, but those after a more general...

Jan, 2017

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...

Clean design ; Great cameras ; Feature packed

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


Feb, 2016

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Sony Xperia M5 review

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Sony invites you to 'take photos like a pro' with the Sony Xperia M5. It's a mid-range mobile phone that offers great call quality. But does it have a long-lasting battery and fast processor? We spill the beans in our full review below.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Alan Martin (

Sony Xperia M5 review: Shoots 13MP selfies, but is the rest of this phone any good?


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

So, with the Xperia M5, you have a decidedly mid-range phone in a stylish-looking frame. That’s a pretty good proposition if it weren’t for the price: £299 is a lot for a handset like this, no matter how nice it looks when you look at what you can get...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Robin-Leigh Chetty (

Sony Xperia M5


A mid-range smartphone that surprises and intrigues, the Xperia M5 serves up a great display and camera combo that is an undoubted feather in Sony's cap.

Fantastically sharp and bright display; Solid performing camera; Good multitasking performance

Plastic frame feels slightly cheap

All in all, the Xperia M5 gets the necessary things right, and surprises (in a good way) on a few others. When I reflect on the Xperia M4 Aqua, this smartphone's predecessor, the slightly sub-par display and propensity to heat up come to mind. With the...

Oct, 2015

Price comparison for Sony Xperia M5

  Store     Price
Sony Xperia M5 4G LTE, Octa-Core, 21MP+13MP Cameras...
4G LTE Wireless GSM Connectivity (not compatible with CDMA Carriers like Verizon and Sprint).
$64.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia X F5121 32GB GSM 23MP Camera Phone...
5.0-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution (~441ppi pixel density) + Scratch...
$217.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia XZ2 Unlocked Smarphone - Dual SIM - 5.7"...
5.7-Inch, extended 18: 9 Aspect ratio HDR full HD+ display with new “ambient flow” design. Automatic up...
$485.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia XZ - Unlocked Smartphone - 32GB - Forest...
5.2" Full HD display with premium, durable Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and polished metal in a rounded form for...
$172.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia X Compact - Unlocked Smartphone - 32GB...
Compact 4.6" HD display, durable Corning Gorilla glass 4, and a rounded design that fits comfortably in...
$166.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia L1 G3313 16GB Unlocked GSM Quad-Core...
5.5-inch HD LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
$77.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia 5 Unlocked Smartphone
Sony Xperia 5 Unlocked smartphone OLED cinema wide display, 128GB - Black - (us )
$698.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia XZ F8332 64GB Forest Blue, 5.2", Dual...
Unlocked cell phones are compatible with GSM carrier such as AT&T and T-Mobile, but are not compatible with...
$185.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia M5 4G LTE, Octa-Core, 21MP+13MP Cameras...
4G LTE Wireless GSM Connectivity (not compatible with CDMA Carriers like Verizon and Sprint).
$140.00 TO SHOP
Sony Xperia XA F3113 16GB GSM Android v6.0 Phone...
5.0-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 720 x 1280 pixel resolution (~294ppi pixel density) with Scratch...
$136.00 TO SHOP

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