The latest Sony smartphone – the Xperia Z5 is claimed to have the best camera in the world. The Z5 sports a 23 MegaPixel shooter. Released in October 2015, DxOMark has already tried and tested this beauty. According to the experts at DxO Labs, this handset currently has the best mobile camera they’ve ever tested. But what makes it the best? Let us break it down for you:

According to DxoMark, the Z5 has the following amazing features:



  • The best autofocus performance tested to date
  • Great white balance
  • Very good color rendering
  • A good flash with pleasant white balance
  • Good detail preservation regardless of light conditions
  • Low noise in low-light situations


  • Artifacts are visible with blue sky saturation
  • An attenuation is sometimes visible in the corners when using the flash




  • Impressive image stabilization that’s far ahead of the competition
  • Good autofocus
  • Good detail preservation
  • Low noise
  • Accurate color rendering
  • Decent white balance


  • Tremors can be visible even when using a tripod
  • Exposure convergence can be very slow
  • Autofocus is slow in low-light
  • Color shading is present in low-light conditions too

Related: Sony Introduces Xperia Range – Z5, Z5 Compact & Z5 Premium

As for the price, the SIM-free version is available for £550 (around $830).

Take a look at the photos of the phone: