Specs Comparison: Sony Xperia M5 vs Meizu MX5

Specs Comparison: Sony Xperia M5 vs Meizu MX5

Sony has just announced today the Xperia M5, an Android which the company calls a super mid-range smartphone. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio X10 CPU, 3GB RAM, 4K video recording, and Android Lollipop. But let’s not forget that there’s another contender that sports similar hardware, the Meizu MX5. Let’s pit them against each other in this specs comparison and find out which packs a bigger punch.

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Sony Xperia M5Meizu MX5
5-inch Full HD display5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display
Scratch resistant glassCorning Gorilla Glass 3
2.0GHz MediaTek Helio X10 64-bit octa-core CPU2.2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 64-bit octa-core CPU
IMG Rogue G6200 GPUPowerVR G6200 GPU
16GB internal storage16GB / 32GB / 64GB
up to 200GB via microSD
21.5MP Exmor RS rear camera w/ Hybrid AF, f/2.2 aperture, ISO 3200, 4K video20.7MP rear camera w/ dual-tone flash, Laser AF
13MP Exmor RS front camera5 megapixel front camera
Dual-SIM (optional)Dual-SIM, Dual-LTE
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/nWiFi 802.11 ac
Bluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.1
IP65/68 rating
2,600mAh battery (non-removable)3,150mAh battery (non-removable)
Android 5.0 LollipopAndroid 5.0 Lollipop (Flyme 4.5)
145 x 72 x 7.6 mm149.9 x 74.7 x 7.6 mm
142.6 g149 g
Gold, Black, WhiteGrey, Gold

Winning features


Sony Xperia M5:
* Higher pixel density display
* MicroSD card slot
* Higher resolution rear camera
* Hybrid AF, ISO 3200
* Higher resolution front camera
* IP65/68 rating
* Smaller and lighter

Meizu MX5:
* Larger display
* Corning Gorilla Glass 3
* Slightly higher clocked CPU
* Higher storage options
* Dual-tone flash, Laser AF
* Dual-4G standby
* Larger battery

AS you can see, both smartphones pack heavy features especially in the camera department. The Xperia M5 edges out the MX5 when it comes to water and dust protection, camera resolution, support for microSD, and screen pixel density. The MX5, on the other hand, puts its weight on the essentials like Gorilla Glass 3 protection, Dual-4G, and larger battery.

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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3 Responses

  1. Experia m5? Upgrade po ba yan ng m4 aqua?

  2. shutter says:

    M5, for now. Pero sana ilabas na ng sony ang price.

  3. bugz says:

    Pa check ung sa baba The Xperia M3 edges out the . . .

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