Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Review

Score: 7.31/10
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Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is a mid-level Android cellphone released in 2015, packed with a huge 6" screen, a powerful processing unit speeding at 1700 megahertz, a 13 MP back-facing camera and a 13 megapixels front camera.

Sony decided to build this device with a good 1.7 GHz processing unit, included in the Mediatek MT6752 chip and a large 2 GB of RAM. A nice advantage of the Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is its 16 GB quite big internal storage and a slot for an external memory card, which allows you to install a couple hundred apps and games without running out of space.

This cellphone has a gorgeous design, with a thickness of just 0.32". Although the Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is only 6.46 inches long and 3.13" wide, it is still able to fit a a 6" screen. This phone is for sale in 3 color options, black, green and white. Sony made a very good job making this phone weight just 6.6 oz.

This cellphone is equipped with a spectacular 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 6" screen, providing this phone with a unique graphic quality. Its screen uses IPS LCD capacitive technology, and allows multi-touch for gestures like pinch and zoom.

This phone is equipped with two cameras, a 13 MP back-facing camera and a 13 MP front-facing camera. It also captures videos up to 1920x1080 (Full HD) at 30 frames per second. This camera also counts with a lot of amazing characteristics like auto-focus, flash, digital image stabilization, face detection shooting, HDR mode, smile detection shooting and geo tagging.

This cellphone provides WiFi connection (which it can share with other devices around, acting as a wireless modem), LTE (4G) fast connection type and also HSPA+ connection type, which is a bit slower 4G technology or fast 3G internet connection, using HSDPA, HSUPA and EDGE technologies. This phone has dual sim cards so it can to use 2 different phone lines in the same cellphone.

This cellphone also comes with some interesting features like Bluetooth, GPS Navigation and NFC (Near Field Communication), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer and Compass.

This phone features a big 2930 mAh battery, enough to provide this phone with an impressive battery life. Sony afirms this phone has a talk time of 14.4 hours and a stand by time of 714 hours.

This phone is priced around 450 dollars, similar to other same level phones. It doesn't matter whether you are looking for a cellphone for work, are looking for a cellphone to play tons of games, will use it mostly for social networks or want this cellphone to take tons of photos, this cellphone is a great option for you.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.0
Also Known As:Sony E5553||Sony E5506||Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Dual||Sony E5533||Sony E5563
Dimensions:6.46 x 3.13 x 0.32 inchesMetric16.41 x 7.95 x 0.81 cmImperial
Weight:6.60 ouncesMetric187.11 gImperial
Colors:Black, Green and White
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2015-08-03
Price:$ 450.00


Screen Type:IPS LCD (16M colors)
Size:6 inchesMetric15.2 cmImperial
Resolution:1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Pixel density:367 pixels per inchMetric144.49 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Mediatek MT6752
Processor:ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 1700 MHz)
RAM Memory:2 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:ARM Mali-T760 MP2
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 200 GB)


Capacity:2930 mAh
Stand-by Time:714 hours
Talk Time:14.4 hours


Back camera:13 megapixels
Front camera:13 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode and Smile Detection Shooting


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 28), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.1
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor