Spike, 10 Feb 2016GSM Arena, I just went through your review and I noted some points in the "Main Disadvantages"... moreAre you dumb or what? They said 4K only available when you're browsing Media, what they meant is that Sony should have made the 4K resolution be on every time. GSMArena are not dissing the phone!
Same with the Waterproof, we want it to be Waterproof anytime, not with a disclaimer! And you said GSMArena was like 'unsupportive' or 'disadvantages' 'should criticise others brand'.
You're just bad.
When charging this phone its too much hot.and the same thing in the time of net browsing.I paid 45 k for this phone.really I am confusion did I made a mistake to apt this phone
GSM Arena, I just went through your review and I noted some points in the "Main Disadvantages" which are to me really non sense...Find below my arguments:
1- 4K available only for multimedia content
So according to you a phone with 4K is disadvantegeous? In what sense? Because it can still read all the other contents rights? The technology is evolving and you should congratulate Sony to have achieved this on a smartphone. But instead you guys critisize! Remember that before the 4K there was the 320x240 resolution...then 720p (HD) and then 1080p (FHD). Nowadays the FHD is a standard but please do not argue against Sony (or else) for its 4K. As when the HD or FHD went out for the first time, there were not that much content outside either! So be realistic and IMPARTIAL when doing your reviews...for the sake of people who takes time to read your review.
2- Waterproofing comes with a disclaimer
Same argumentation here. Waterproof is claimed by many users and I as remember the S5 was also waterproof. This is to me an Advantage and shouldn't come in this part of the review. At the contrary, you should critisize the other brands for NOT HAVING THIS as a standard when building their phones...
3- No IR port for remote control of consumer electronics
Are you SERIOUS guys? Who out there buys a phone to serve as a remote control for instance? We have bluetooth and NFC available for wireless communications. IR is out of fashion...How many phones can you list which have IR today? So live with your time and encourage new technologies...instead of pointing your finger on useless features.
The aim of a review is not the bring up or down a brand or so. It's to give to the reader the plus and minus of that specific phone based on its category (low, middle or high end) and features (on a daily use basis)...But I most of the time find your reviews PARTIAL, meaning that you already chose a side before even reviewing the item itself!
I'm not here to advertize about a brand or feature or anything else, but when a Brand Innovate in bringing for the first time a feature on a phone, say CONGRATS! Because there teams of engineers of all kinds who spend their days to bring this up to consumers. Writing reviews like you guys do, doesn't value their work, doesn't give to the consumer I am on objective point of view on the phone I could buy or not.
BE IMPARTIAL, BE POSITIVE, BE INNOVATIVE in the way your present your content; As a reader, that's what I expect from your reviews!
Kopi-O-Siew-Dai, 02 Dec 2015Really... You want to keep on comparing? Sure.... Here goes. http://i.imgur.com/DD49ad7.jpg... moreso what if g4 make better pictures than the z5,z5 has for example better stabilization,an the fastes autofocus,and its twice better made than lg,its fastes,it has a better screen,better sound,and stereo speakers,and better multimedia,and its waterproff and so on...
Anonymous, 23 Dec 2015I think the 4K resolution is marketing gimmickbut next year will be usual,like the 2k now,its a lot of people that say the 4k it useless bla bla,and the same thing they say about lg g3 with 2k display,in 2014....
Kopi-O-Siew-Dai, 13 Dec 2015"Anyone who expects better" - anyone, but who?? The masses? No, the masses will prefer point a... moreintresting thing is that most of the people probably dosent see the diffrence betwen the s6 camera and z5,but for sure the will say s6 has a better camera,becouse is samsung...btw the picture quality is not the only thing about camera,video stabilization is important for example as so on.. AND battery life,camera and performace is not the only thing on the phone,but most people dosent care about the other things that way the buy samsung a apple phone...
on the z5,or z3 is a lot more then battery life,camera...
Dearest gsmArena followers and friends+readers.If we divide the high ends to high,higher and the higher ends,the Z5 premium or an excellent unbiasedly in all aspects from the veteran the old uncle Sony in respect to complete gsm well-done review!Though the device,s price is ultra pricey too and never ever its prices come down even old or the new ones!?While the uncle Samsung product prices almost become half after a year of profits!!So with the constant cares,upgrades,update and supports,after google,Sony,s special attentions OTA to Z series,Z5 premium is the highest end in 2015-16 unbiasedly in my researching opinion!!Hopefully updates and upgrades streaches to midrange and lower midranges too as sometimes it happens!Why so much progresses:Respecting people,s opinions,comments,reviews,views and having very strong public relations moving a head of time!Unfortunately some arrogant brands even don,t know what the public relations is and its important roles and roles of the gsm in ultra progresser!Thanks all,gsm
Sony Xperia Z5 premium phone is an awesome phone.The camera has great features.If you can afford this phone then you must buy it.The only negative thing about this phone is that it gets warm sometimes.Other than that it's great.
Finally dived into the Sony side of Android; and absolutely loving it !
(except the heating on my Z3+ Dual)
The Z5 Premium will def. be my next phone.
This phone has the perfect screen size, screen density and is gorgeous!!!
using the phone for almost a month perfect no lag, displace amazing 4k, good battery life camera best in class, simple plane OS finally premium finish and looks
AnonD-97547, 23 Dec 2015How to take macro photos...when I go near to the object with my camera on...the image is blurr... moredon't go to close to object !
camera sensor will not be able to focus on something that is to close!
AnonD-100398, 27 Nov 2015Ohh! at last u've stopped being a fanboy and agreed to what i was saying maybe after checking ... moreYou are wrong on this one...many reviews on YT are not done properly when testing camera devices need to be tested in auto mode only yet some idiots messing with the settings and than get poor shots...as you know I have Note 5 and is great camera no doubt but I also have Z5 and camera is a bit better in both daylight and low light situations....in daylight it is hard to decide sometimes Note5 make equal photos as the Z5 but hardly better in low light Z5 is clearly a lot better....about the video recording I don't want to be rude but Z5 simply wipes the floor with all other flagships :D
I'm not a fanboy and I like to try all the devices if you want I can give video from YT where camera is tested properly in auto mode how it is supposed to be tested....and dxomark tested Z5 camera in similar way.
all those who are mentioning manual mode here are just fanboys looking for excuse....LG G4 and V10 also have great manual mode...simply put if we are gonna test manual mode than only manual vs manual can be tested and auto vs auto.end of the story.