Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Gold)

Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Gold)

Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Gold)

B&H # SOXZ5PGLD MFR # 1298-5591
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Product Highlights

  • GSM / 4G LTE Compatible
  • North American Variant
  • 23MP 1/2.3" Exmor RS Camera Sensor
  • 24mm Sony G Lens + BIONZ Processor
  • 2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 Chipset
  • 32GB Storage Capacity + 3GB of RAM
  • 5.2" 1920 x 1080 IPS LCD Display
  • Waterproof and Dustproof
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
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This device is carrier-unlocked and should work fully with the carriers listed below with green bars. Yellow bars denote partial network coverage. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. Network compatibility listed here is for reference only and does not guarantee phone compatibility.

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Sony E6603 overview

  • 1Description

Enjoy powerful performance and high-quality optics with the unlocked Sony Xperia Z5 E6603 32GB Smartphone in gold. This smartphone features IP65 and IP68 certifications for resistance to dust and water. The Xperia Z5 is powered by the Snapdragon 810 octa-core chipset, which incorporates two quad-core ARM Cortex processors running at 1.5 and 2 GHz. Additionally; this smartphone has 3GB of RAM for efficient multi-tasking and 32GB of storage capacity. A microSD card slot is also onboard, which allows you to expand the phone's storage capacity by up to 200GB.

The Xperia Z5 is endowed with a 5.2" TRILUMINOS IPS LCD display, which is designed to deliver life-like color reproduction with optimized image contrast, color, and sharpness. The phone's Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution allows you to view vivid 1080p content without pixel loss. On the rear of the phone is a 23MP camera with a 1/2.3" Exmor RS sensor for capturing bright and detailed images. For high-resolution selfies and 1080p video-chatting, the Z5 is also equipped with a 5.1MP front camera.

Bluetooth 4.1 is built into this device for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. With dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, you can enjoy high-speed wireless Internet connectivity. Integrated Miracast and NFC give you the ability to connect-to compatible devices for wirelessly sharing content like photos and music. GPS with GLONASS is also onboard for using Google Location and Maps services. The Xperia Z5 houses a non-removable 2900mAh battery that can deliver up to 87 hours of music playback and 520 hours of standby.

23-Megapixel Camera with Exmor RS for Mobile Image Sensor
The Xperia Z5 offers a rear camera with a large 1/2.3" 23-megapixel Exmor RS Sensor for high definition image capturing. Its Hybrid Autofocus technology combines phase and contrast detection and focuses in 0.03 seconds. The Sony Exmor RS for Mobile image sensors feature a unique stacked structure that allows for even more light gathering ability than back-side illuminated image sensors, leading to less noise and better low light ability in a more compact size. In front of the sensor is a bright f/2.0 24mm-equivalent Sony G Lens that also helps produce sharp pictures, even in low light. The Xperia Z5 also features the Sony BIONZ for mobile image processor which helps eliminate noise while preserving detail even at ISO sensitivities up to 12800. Video can also be recorded at vivid 4K resolution.
Camera Functionality
  • Dedicated camera button
  • ISO 3200, 4000, and 12800
  • Hybrid Autofocus
  • Front-facing 25mm-equivalent Exmor R HDR camera with HD 1080p for video chat and 5.1MP for camera capture
  • Sony photo editing apps
  • Pulsed LED flash
  • SteadyShot - video stabilization with Intelligent Active mode
  • Superior Auto - automatic scene selection from up to 52 different scenes
  • HDR for photos and movies
  • Digital Image stabilizer
  • Geotagging - add location info to your photos
  • Object tracking - lock focus on a specific object
  • 8x digital zoom and 5x clear image zoom
  • 120mm minimum focus distance
  • GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
    This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
    Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.
    North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
    The E6603 is a US variant of the Xperia Z5. The E6603's LTE radio is tuned to frequencies that are most often used in the United States and North America. It can also be used in other parts of the world; however LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. To ensure this phone will work with your carrier please check to make sure the frequencies your carrier uses are supported by this phone. The full list of compatible carrier frequencies can be found here, the frequencies this phone supports can be found in the product specifications.
    Android 5.1 Lollipop
    The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 5.1 is the second version of the OS known as Lollipop. It takes the myriad improvements from Android 5.0-the "Material Design" visual overhaul, revamped multitasking, and multi-user support-and goes even further, adding official support for HD Voice, added security features such as Device Protection, and more.
    Waterproof and Dustproof
    The Xperia Z5 is protected against dust, rain, and low-pressure jets of water when its ports are sealed with the attached covers. Waterproof in fresh water only; do not submerge.
    PS4 Remote Play
  • Pair your Z5 to your PS4 gaming console
  • Compatible with PS4 dual shock controllers with clip-on mount (sold separately)
  • Remote Play allows you to take your PlayStation 4 gaming anywhere in your home via Wi-Fi
  • Connectivity and Communication
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Digital Noise Cancelling (DNC) support
  • ANT+ sport fitness health support
  • DLNA Certified
  • GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou
  • MHL 3.0 support + 5-pin support
  • Media Go
  • FM radio with RDS
  • Media Transfer Protocol support
  • Native USB tethering
  • NFC
  • PC Companion
  • Screen mirroring
  • Smart Connect
  • ActiveSync
  • USB Host
  • Bluetooth 4.1 with aptX support
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
  • Wi-Fi Certified Miracast
  • Additional Features
  • Adreno 430 GPU
  • Display Technology: TRILUMINOS IPS display with X-Realty for mobile
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, eCompass, game rotation vector, geomagnetic rotation vector, gyroscope, magnetometer (compass), step detector/counter, significant motion detector, proximity sensor
  • Glove Mode
  • Sony E6603 specs

    Performance
    Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop
    Memory 3 GB
    Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
    CPU 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex A53 Quad-Core
    2.0 GHz ARM Cortex A57 Quad-Core
    GPU Adreno 430
    Storage 32 GB
    Display
    Size 5.2"
    Native Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Pixel Density 428 ppi
    Display Technology IPS LCD
    Screen Coating Anti-Scratch
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 1x USB 2.0 - Micro
    Audio 1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone
    Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Flash Media Slot 1 x microSDXC
    SIM Card Size Nano
    Communications
    GSM 2G GSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
    GSM 3G/3.5G UMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
    4G LTE LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 40, 38 Bands
    Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11ac
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 Smart 
    NFC Yes
    GPS Yes
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    Resolution 5.1 MP / Video: 1920 x 1080p
    Aperture f/2.4
    35mm-Equivalent Focal Length 25mm
    Rear Camera
    Resolution 23.0 MP / Video: 3840 x 2160p 30 fps
    Aperture f/2.0
    35mm-Equivalent Focal Length 24
    Rear Camera Flash
    Rear Camera Flash Yes
    General
    Sensors Ambient light sensor, Barometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Accelerometer
    Water Resistance Submersible
    Keyboard Virtual
    Battery Internal Lithium-Ion (2900.0 mAh)
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.8 x 5.7 x 0.3" / 72.0 x 146.0 x 7.3 mm
    Weight 5.43 oz / 154 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.3 x 5.4 x 1.3"

    Sony E6603 reviews

    Xperia Z5 E6603 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Gold) is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 52.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid phone Good phone overall, with a very good camera. Some issues at beginning with the upgrade from Android Lollipop to Marshmallow, e.g. in the transferring the data from/to pc. The phone comes unlocked, so it will work e.g. with AT&T and T-mobile. One amazing thing is that it comes with an expansion slot for microSD card up to 200GB, so you can store a lot of music, pics, videos and offline maps. Amazing camera with 23 megapixels. Its water- and shockproof, which is great!
    Date published: 2016-03-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Phone which is easily My Favorite I don't put this phone beyond fault but it remains my favorite phone available in the market.the 4k resolution is astoundingly good and complementary battery life makes me happy that i'm not always on empty.I'm a fan of the clean look and size of screen; The volume and quality of sound from the device is awesome; the original Xperia sounds and ringtones are better than I've heard from others; Sweet colors for the phone; Immensely fast processor;Everything else any other smart phone does also. Cons of this phone: Good luck finding specialized accessories. I went w a $ casemate case and love it but the world is not your oyster in terms of 3rd party items to go with it. Best phone IMO. B&H shipped it quickly and without any issue. Very happy.
    Date published: 2016-03-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sony quality and style This is my second Xperia phone. Like Apple, Sony starts from a great and distinctive design that it gradually refines rather than pretending to reinvent its products every six months. Design is distinctive and subdued and uses high quality materials. Remember Sony was fitst to introduce phone with a glass back which are water-proof. Samsung copied thar in 2015 with its Galaxy S6 line.
    Date published: 2016-02-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just like my previous Xperia, but better Waterproof; brilliant photos; vivid 4K video (great for photo previews); waterproof; now includes activity logging tool for pedometer and other activities; waterproof; very easy to upgrade from another Xperia phone. Did I mention waterproof?!? Use the phone in the pouring rain! Listen to music in the shower! Rinse it off in the kitchen sink! I've even used my Xperia as a coaster before! My last phone was an Xperia, my next phone will be an Xperia.
    Date published: 2016-08-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great phone! The phone has a great Premium and solid feel to it. It's very easy and intuitive to navigate through. It does get pretty hot thanks to the Snapdragon 810, but it's manageable, especially with a case. Amazing camera. Overall this phone is a great buy. If you're contemplating it, you're already halfway there and should pull the trigger.
    Date published: 2016-05-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Phone Beautiful phone, great endurance, easy Shop, the phone and the B&h Service are Great
    Date published: 2016-03-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this phone Had an Xperia Z for 3 years and it was great, but had an accident and cracked the screen so I replaced it with the Z5. Once I got it set up and started using the Z5 I was amazed at how well it worked, the speed at which it operated at, and just the over all feel and looks. This is a great phone, Sony did a great job with this one.
    Date published: 2016-07-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Phone This is my second Sony Xperia cell phone. I lost my Xperia Z3 last month while in the Philippines. The Z5 I think has a faster processor but less battery life.
    Date published: 2016-07-18
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