Sony Xperia C5 Ultra | Sony’s best selfie phone

August 11, 2015

Sony is back with the new Ultra mobile phone, the new Sony Xperia C5 ultra is announced in the market with lots of new features and its 6.0 inches giant Screen. The previous Sony Xperia Z ultra was announced a couple of years back in the market, the specs was same as we have seen in the Sony Xperia z but the only difference was its huge screen size and full HD screen quality which enhances your screen quality and it shows more pixels per picture.

Sony has reduced the screen size this time, we have seen a 6.4 inches screen in the Xperia Z ultra but this time in Xperia C5 there is 6.0 inches screen which is more confortable then the previous versions. This is a phablet phone by Sony company and they tagline which Sony has given to this mobile is “Sony’s best Selfie Phone” because it has a 5 mega pixels wide camera and with the ig screen it gives you a tremendous result and beautiful customization options which will improve your picture quality.

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Xperia C5 Ultra

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Specifications:

This phone display is a  6.0 inches Full HD screen boasts with Sony TV bravia technologies. Phone has premium build in design and it contains slim and sleek structure. It is made up of aluminum frame that gives a better feel and because of its large screen size it look more good in hands because of its metal corner and edges it gives a unique look. It is available in three colors Black, White and Cool Mint colors. Sony C5 Ultra is also powered by a Octa Core Processor with frequency of 1.7 GHz Cortex A53. Phone runs on Android OS version of 5.0 (Lollipop) and it will soon be updated to android m when Google launch this version in the market.

The new Xperia C5 ultra contains chipset of MediaTek and graphic interface of Mali. Phone offers internal storage space of 16 GB along with 2 GB RAM and external storage space up to massive 200 GB through micro SD card, neither any of the handset by any company are giving this much expandable storage but Sony has introduced this and for sure other companies will start following Sony this feature. Sony C5 Ultra camera features are 13 megapixels at back and 13 megapixels at front which allow users to get smart selfies, plus extra features which will enhance your selfies more. Device provides internet connectivity of WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS and micro USB. Sensors include Accelerometer, Proximity and Compass. It has battery capacity of non-removable Li-ion 2930 mAh which is good enough to provide you a full day backup and long lasting usage time. This mobile phone is available in three colors black, white and light green.

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Xperia C5 Ultra back colors

The other general specifications of Xperia C5 ultra are given below

Processor (CPU)

  • 7 GHz MediaTek MTK6752
  • ARM Mali760 MP2 700 MHz
  • 64-bit Octa-core


  • UMTS HSPA (3G)
  • LTE (4G) (not available in all markets)


Display and design

  • 6” Full-HD IPS (1920×1080 pixels)
  • Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2
  • Super Vivid Mode

Memory and storage

  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB flash memory**
  • Up to 200 GB microSD™ card


  • PlayMemories**
  • Durability
  • Scratch-resistant

Main camera and video

  • 13 megapixel camera with autofocus
  • Soft LED flash
  • Sony Exmore RS™ for mobile image sensor
  • Steady Shot™ – video stabilization
  • Superior Auto – automatic scene selection
  • 25 mm wide-angle lens with an 88 degree field of view
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Full HD video recording (1080p)
  • HDR for photos and videos
  • Image stabilizer
  • Geotagging – add location info to your photos
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Image capture, supported file format: JPEG, PNG
  • Image playback, supported file formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WebP
  • Video capture, supported file formats: 3GPP™, MP4
  • Video playback, supported file formats: 3GPP™, MP4, VP8, VP9, ASF, AVI, FLV

Front camera & video

  • 13 megapixel camera with autofocus
  • Selfie Flash for extensive and uniform light outreach
  • Sony Exmore RS™ for mobile image sensor
  • SteadyShot™ – video stabilization
  • Superior Auto – automatic scene selection
  • 22 mm wide-angle lens with an 88 degree field of view
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Full HD video recording (1080p)
  • HDR for photos and videos
  • Image stabilizer
  • Geotagging – add location info to your photos
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Image capture, supported file format: JPEG, PNG
  • Image playback, supported file formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WebP
  • Video capture, supported file formats: 3GPP™, MP4
  • Video playback, supported file formats: 3GPP™, MP4, VP8, VP9, ASF, AVI, FLV


  • aGPS***
  • Bluetooth® 4.1 wireless technology
  • 5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
  • DLNA Certified®
  • NFC
  • GLONASS***
  • Miracast
  • TV Side View
  • Native USB tethering
  • Synchronization via Exchange ActiveSync®, Facebook™, Google™ and SyncML™***
  • USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support
  • Wi-Fi® and Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality


  • Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • DivX/MP4/H.265 player
  • MP3/eAAC+/WAV/WMA/Flac player
  • Document viewer
  • Photo/video editor


  • Sony 3D Surround Sound technology (VPT)
  • Clear Audio+ – Sound improvement software
  • Clear Bass™
  • Manual equalizer
  • xLOUD™ Experience
  • TrackID™ music recognition***
  • Stereo recording
  • Audio recording, supported file formats: 3GPP™, MP4, AMR, Ogg Vorbis, WAV
  • Audio playback, supported file formats: MP3, 3GPP™, MP4, SMF, WAV, OTA, Ogg vorbis, FLAC, ASF
  • FM radio with RDS.

Battery Power

  • non-removable Li-ion 2930 mAh.
  • Stand by Up to 714 h (2G) / Up to 769 h (3G).
  • Talk Time Up to 14 h 24 min (2G) / Up to 12 h 53 min (3G).
  • Music play up to 60 hrs.


Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Features

The main interesting thing in this mobile phone is camera which is 13 mega pixels back and also 13 mega pixels from the front. So now you can take the pictures on the best quality from the back and even from the front without losing a single pixel of quality. Both capture stunningly crisp shots with 13 megapixels, Superior Auto and a wide-angle lens.

Xperia C5 Ultra features Superior Auto for the back camera and front selfie camera. Superior Auto senses the scene and adjusts the camera settings to match. So, whether you have strong backlight, or just want to capture a beautiful night scene, all your photos and selfies will look professional with Superior Auto mode.

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Xperia C5 ultra selfie camera

Selfie camera

Back camera

13 MP with Exmore RS™ sensor

13 MP with Exmore RS™ sensor

22 mm wide-angle lens



Soft LED flash

Soft LED Selfie Flash

Superior Auto

Superior Auto

HDR for photos and videos

HDR for photos and videos

Steady Shot™ for video

Steady Shot™ for video




Sony Xperia C5 Ultra has Sony’s renowned low light technology, to capture the moment indoors and at night where there is low light always and you find yourself in trouble while capturing your moments because you don’t get a suitable light for the pictures.. Thanks to the Exmor RS for mobile sensor and HDR technology, your pictures are clear and sharp no matter where or when you take them.

Xperia C5 ultra Display

“A true big Screen Size”

The brilliant 6.0 inches full HD screen gives you the very best pictures, thanks to Sony latest screen technology Mobile BRAVIA® Engine 2 which gives you more sharpness and contrast for immersive viewing. Thanks to IPS technology, this selfie camera phone brings you perfect viewing from any angle and accurate colors from edge to edge.

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Xperia C5 ultra Display

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Xperia C5 ultra Display

In Super vivid mode Colors are made more vibrant than ever, so your photos, films and videos are really eye-popping. You can play a full HD 1080p video on this screen and you can enjoy your movie watching with its beautiful IPS display.

Xperia C5 ultra Battery

“A battery that lasts. And lasts.”

This phone gives you a great battery time, it is featured with a 2,930 mAH power battery which gives you lots of stand by and usage time. Sony has made this mobile phone as perfect for you so you can’t complain even on  a single thing. This battery life gives you

up to 2 days* battery life

up to 7 hours HD video

up to 74 hours music


Battery STAMINA Mode

Just like the Samsung Ultra power saving mode and HTC battery saving mode, Sony is also giving Battery stamina mode to its users. This mode has many advanced features like Your apps and functions will be intuitively turned off when you’re not using the display. However, you’ll still receive calls, texts, alarms and your choice of app notifications. Press the power button and everything is up and running again.alt="xperia C5 iu==ultra power stamina mode"

Extended usage

Low on battery but still have things to do? Extended usage mode extends usage time by up to 14%.

Ultra STAMINA Mode – Squeeze out every drop

Sometimes the unexpected happens and you find yourself running seriously low on battery when you’re far away from your charger or you don’t have any source of charging your device. In that time the  Ultra STAMINA Mode will help you out, limiting your phone to core functions – like calls and SMS – so you can get every bit of charge from your battery.

Xperia C5 ultra Speed

This smartphone has a built-in LTE/4G modem. This enables blazingly fast Internet connections with up to 150 Mbit/s download and 50 MBit/s upload speeds. You can also run multiple apps simultaneously surf the web with shorter loading time and stream beautifully lag-free videos. The advanced 1.7 GHz Octa-core processor gives you maximum performance and speed without draining your battery.

“Finally The smartphone that’s so you”

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Express yourself with a smartphone that matches your style. Xperia C5 Ultra isn’t for wallflowers. It’s anything but shy, with a big screen size and big personality. Choose between crisp white, sleek black or cool mint. This is the phone that’s suits to every guy and girl, so grap your Sony C5 ultra and shine your life with its color.

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