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Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823 phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Sony Xperia Z5 Compact X13Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K
5"
IPS

1080x2160

19.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2870
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact X07Sony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
4.6"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


13 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K
Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KvsXperia Z5 Compact E5823
 38%38%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs2GB LPDDR4
 127%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (50GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 153%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2160 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 51%51%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
483 PPIvs319 PPI
 9%9%
+Larger screen
5"vs4.6"
Advantage
+Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.0 OreovsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 167%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
 6%6%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2870 mAhvs2700 mAh
Advantage
+Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Digital TV FullSegvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsMicroUSB 2.0

07 Advantages Sony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Xperia Z5 Compact E5823vsXperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K
 22%22%
+Lighter
138 grams (4.83 ounces)vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
 36%36%
+Thinner
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs12.1 millimeters (0.48 inches)
 19%19%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 23MPvs(back) 19.2MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo/video only main camera
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHL-3vsNot supported

33 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
1/2.3" inches
f/2.0 (aperture)
(front) 5MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNA
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Scratch-resistant glass
Waterproof (IPxx certified)
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
BrandSonySony
ModelXperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KXperia Z5 Compact E5823
Also known asNTT DoCoMo Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, Sony PF32Sony Xperia Z5 Compact LTE-A, Sony E5823, Sony Suzuran
Country or region where it's soldJapanfeature not registered
Release dateApril, 2018September, 2015
Depth12.1 millimeters (0.48 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)65 x 135 millimeters (2.56 x 5.31 in)65 x 127 millimeters (2.56 x 5 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)Waterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 430
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (50GB user available)32GB (22GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5" inches4.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)483 PPI319 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Scratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,21,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41,42)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload800/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Main camera19.2 megapixels23 megapixels
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels5520x4140 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVDigital TV FullSegNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL-3
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Moss Green, Coral Pink
- Aluminum frame
- Plastic back
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Fast battery charging (Power delivery)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
- ISDB-T TV
- Colors: White, Graphite Black, Yellow, Coral
- Sony TRILUMINOS™ display
- Sony X-Reality
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% battery in 30min
- Anti-fingerprint coating
- Sony Exmor RS sensor camera
- 3D Surround Sound
- ClearAudio+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5m and 30min
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2870 mAh2700 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered890 minutes | 14.8 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered31200 minutes | 520 hours | 21.7 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05KSony Xperia Z5 Compact E5823
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered