Sony Xperia M5 VS. Sony Xperia Z2a: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Sony Xperia M5 VS. Sony Xperia Z2a. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.8
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.5
5.9
Performance & Hardware
7.8
7.1
Camera
8.7
8.3
Connectivity
8.4
8.3
Battery
5.1
6.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
E5633, E5643, E5663
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Presentation

Unveiled
August 2015, 3 years ago
June 2014, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.0 mm
145.0 mm
7.6 mm
72.0 mm
137.0 mm
11.0 mm
Weight
142 g
163 g
Usable surface
66 %
70 %
Materials
Metal
-
Resistance
IP65
IP68
IP58
Colors
Black

Gold

White
Black

Turquoise

White

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Minimum pencil hardness >9H
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony BRAVIA Mobile engine 2
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display

Prototypes




Prototypes
Sony Xperia M5
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia Z2a
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
MediaTek Helio X10 2.0 (MT6795)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
Krait 400
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
No

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR G6200 700MHz
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
56.743
Overall performance better than 71% of devices
33.254
Overall performance better than 49% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
21.5 Mpx
20.7 Mpx
Pixel size
1.127 µm
1.176 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX230 Exmor RS
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.0
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
12.8 Mpx
3.1 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B28 (700)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVCTP (Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol)
  • AVDTP (Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • BNEP (Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • GOEP (Generic Object Exchange Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SDAP (Service Discovery Application Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.187 W/Kg on head
0.397 W/Kg on body
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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.321 W/Kg on head
1.394 W/Kg on body
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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
2600 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

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