DenisXD, 27 Apr 2017hmm can't tell for certain, but the frosted glass feels less durable than the front one. Its b... more"Style" & "beauty" simply won't cut it compare to practical design and real life durability. I just think glass in it's normal form such as the ones on Z3+, Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7 Plus are way too fragile and can break easily.
Gino76, 26 Apr 2017But do you feel the "frosted" glass of the Z5 is less prone for breaking than a normal glass body?hmm can't tell for certain, but the frosted glass feels less durable than the front one. Its because when I hit it with my nails a bit it sounds like it's empty inside, unlike the front glass who is glued down pretty tight. But they both seem pretty durable to me. Also z5 has the raised edges around both glasses for style, and protection of course. So i wouldn't worry about it.. much.
DenisXD, 26 Apr 2017That's what I said buddy. It's glass I can tell it is. But it feels different, not like glass.... moreBut do you feel the "frosted" glass of the Z5 is less prone for breaking than a normal glass body?
Gino76, 25 Apr 2017But i thought the Z5 has a frosted back and not plastic?That's what I said buddy. It's glass I can tell it is. But it feels different, not like glass. That's why I say it should had been plastic. It would have been more durable as well
Gino76, 24 Apr 2017So that means glass in either frosted one or normal glass is easy to break even in waist heigh... moreYeah. Metal is always a better choice than glass, as it can't break neither crack. I prefer Z5 to had a plastic back. I mean it looks like plastic, it feels like plastic. Why couldn't it also be plastic. It wouldn't break. But you know Sony blinded fanboys.. But glass is beautiful and glass is awesome..
Try having an opinion on them XD
DenisXD, 24 Apr 2017Umm not mine mate, no. Plus I haven't seen any drop tests in youtube with Z5, and I've search ... moreSo that means glass in either frosted one or normal glass is easy to break even in waist height on a carpet? So metal (like the XZ) is better then?
DenisXD, 24 Apr 2017Umm not mine mate, no. Plus I haven't seen any drop tests in youtube with Z5, and I've search ... moreMy father dropped my z5 without a case quite a few times the bumpers on top left and bottom right are slightly dented but no other damage he once dropped it from about 5 ft. flat on back glass but it didn't crack
After a recent update, my Z5 is not that loud while listening to music via original earphones. Does anybody else have this problem??
Gino76, 23 Apr 2017Between the glass of the Xperia Z3+ and Galaxy S7 comparing with the frosted glass for the Z5... moreUmm not mine mate, no. Plus I haven't seen any drop tests in youtube with Z5, and I've search everything about it before i made my purchase. I only saw a guy's review of Z5 and he had cracked the back glass with a drop on a carpet, from a few inches height! I thought that this was impossible and texted him. He said: I know right? it just was a lucky drop man. I didn't even bother to check for cracks because of the carpet. But when I saw the hairline I couldn't believe it! After that drop I had a few accidental drops with it but nothing else happened to either of it's glasses!
It must have been the perfect drop at it's weakest spot I guess, because otherwise the back would have more cracks since then.
Well myself obviously haven't done a drop test, but it fell off my hands twice (one facing with it's back on a pavement side), and nothing happened to it except 3 very small scratches at the right metal frame.
Gino76, 22 Apr 2017To some speed and performance is important if we are to speak of it accumulatively. A matter o... moreWell Z5 is my very 1st smartphone so I can't answer that. I used an 100Â€ smartphone for about 3 months before Z and I can say for certain that it is far ahead. But even among my friends and family (my best friend's roomate has a galaxy j5 16, he has the best one among all the people i know) my Z5 is again far ahead in speed. Everyone around my friends and family knows that Sony means business because of me. Fven that roomate who has the j5 and used to dislike Sony (effected by the majority of people), when he saw Z5 in action he lost his words. Hell he even likes my best friend's xperia m4 more than his j5 because of it's hardware construction.
He has send his j5 at service for the 3rd time now because the new screen got burned again and doesn't turn on. Same problem all times, the screen. He admited that he was wrong about sony when he got to know my best friend's m4, and the fact that it doesn't require service every once in awhile.
So there is your answer from personal experience. I can't talk about flagships since no one i know has a flagship phone. Maybe except my sister who has a galaxy note 3, but she has it since two years ago.
Between the glass of the Xperia Z3+ and Galaxy S7 comparing with the frosted glass for the Z5 which phone is the weakest when it comes to being easily breaking after a drop test?
DenisXD, 22 Apr 2017You have to understand that iphone has its software made for it and for it alone, that's why i... moreTo some speed and performance is important if we are to speak of it accumulatively. A matter of seconds slower is not the end of the world I know but during emergencies or important days or you just want things to be done quicker then it matters. Yes Android can be a "generation" ahead when it comes to hardware but the one thing that annoys me with Android is fragmentation (oh here we go again), the slowness of updates, the seemingly ineptitude approach of OEM's and the poorly optimized software. Do you see this more on Sony phones or others?
Rodrigo, 18 Apr 2017Someone could get me out of doubt please, I'm about to buy the z5 but I'm afraid it will get h... moreVery poor performance in terms of audio both external speakers and head phone. Poor WiFi coverage. It doesn't work where an ordinary low end phone works well
Gino76, 21 Apr 2017Were there instances the apps load slow or slow to load?mm nope, its always fast and smooth
Has anyone have problems with battery life on Z5 ? I have it 8 months now, on nougat, and its horrible.. i get SoT about 3hrs, sometimes 4.. and i know since i got it battery wasnt perfect but now is worse, i mostly charge it 2 times a day, no matter if normal usage of heavy... ?
Anonymous, 22 Apr 2017the lgv10 has bootloop thowhat's a bootloop? Wait I have a smartphone.. brb
After reading about it: Damn that's pretty annoying. But LG says it's not a widespread issue so I don't know. LG V20 is a damn great recorder as well though.
Gino76, 20 Apr 2017So the apps and games are stored "in suspended animation" if you like and once you open/click ... moreYou have to understand that iphone has its software made for it and for it alone, that's why its always faster than a generation later android phone.
Android phones though pack a hell lot more in their software because android is an open platform, you can change anything in it's UI. Something that's impossible to do with an iphone, any iphone. Also the hardware on Androids is ages ahead. From camera to built materials certain Android flagships literally blow any iphone out of the water.
Sony Z5 for example is ahead with it's built materials and it's superior water resistance.
As for speed in opening apps the difference is just seconds. I don't mind that as long as my phone does it as well. Hell i got a 10 year old pc mate, and im ok with it as long as it runs my multimedia programs, and it does. Painfully slow at times, but it does.
Yeah I know I need a new pc..