Sony Xperia M5 E5603

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Product Code: SNY-M5 Manufacturer: Sony



Sony Xperia M5 (SIM Free/UK)

We all enjoy using our phones and benefiting from the latest technology. With the Sony Xperia M5 you can comfortably make it part of your life with great camera features, a powerful processor and waterproof casing.

SIM Free /Unlocked UK Stock

This phone is unlocked and can be used with any compatible network SIM card. It is also official UK stock, which means it is supplied with a 3- pin UK mains adapter.

Reasons to buy the Sony Xperia M5

Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop) – enjoy the latest app & features
21.5 MP main camera with 5 x zoom – get up close with your photos
13 MP front-facing camera – for great selfies
4K video recording – extra detail in your movies
5” Full HD IPS display – with BRAVIA engine for amazing detail
Waterproof IP65/86 – worry-free usage
Up to 2 day battery life – for more enjoyment

Colour and memory variants

The Sony Xperia M5 will be available in black with 16GB of internal storage.

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With its high quality cameras both front and back, a powerful processor and other great features you know you will be able to capture all those special moments and enjoy using the Sony Xperia M5.

Sony has given us a phone which performs and looks amazing thanks to the great looking design they have implemented.


For a while now Sony has been providing us with minimalistic designs which look good and are functional. The Xperia M5 continues with this design philosophy which Sony called Omnibalance. It gives the phone a strong durable frame which extends just a bit over the screen, along with stainless steel corners for additional strength.

The button placements are convenient and easy to access making the Xperia M5 a good option for anyone regularly using their phone throughout the day.

While the IP65/IP68 rating means you can use your phone without having to worry about the occasionally spillage over it. Whether this is some coffee, or water as shown in the product video by Sony it gives you to the confidence to use your phone anywhere.

All of these features mean the Sony Xperia M5 is perfect for your daily life.


For taking your photos you want the best camera available, with the Xperia M5 you have a high quality camera built-in to your phone. It is a 21.5 MP unit which features a Hybrid Autofocus, and the Sony Exmor RS engine for mobile image sensor processing.

There is HDR to improve the look of your photos, and everyone should be able to achieve great results thanks to Superior Auto for automatic scene selection. It makes taking photos incredibly simple, but if you want more control simple select manual to override it.

4K video recording is available, and to ensure you get the best results SteadyShot video stabilization is included. This means all your videos will be judder free and more enjoyable to watch.

The front-facing camera is comparable or exceeds the main units which you sometimes see on other products. This is due to it being a 13MP autofocus camera which benefits from the Sony Exmor RS engine and HDR for photos.

It is ideal for taking the ultimate group portrait.


When you have taken your photos, or finished recording a video you want to be able to view them on a great display. So you can do this Sony has given the Xperia M5 a Full HD 5” IPS display which benefits from the inclusion of the BRAVIA Engine 2.

This gives you exceptional results with bright colours with superior definition and clarity.

So not only do your photos and videos look great, but you also have a display which makes all your games, apps and web browsing look better.

Battery Life

With our smartphones being a key part of our life there is nothing worse when you run out of power at the wrong moment. There is no guarantee this will never happen to you, but at least with the Sony Xperia M5 this is less likely.

A high capacity 2600 mAh battery is included within the specification of this phone, and this along with the Sony Stamina power management gives you up to 2 days of usage. Meaning you can continue working for longer, or doing what you enjoy.


With a powerful 64-bit Octa-core processor (2.0GHz) and the recent Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop) you know you have the latest technology in the palm of your hand.

The Sony Xperia M5 is responsive, and is ideal for playing games, browsing the web and using the latest apps with the minimum amount of loading time.

While mentioning web browsing the M5 does benefit from the inclusion of 4G connectivity. This gives a boost to your browsing, with pages loading quicker and downloads being completed in a fraction of the time.

There is a total of 16GB of internal storage, but some of this is dedicated to the system. You can however substantially increase the storage available as the SD card slot can use, up to, 200GB cards. Apps and games should run smoothly, and it should be possible to jump between them, as there is 3GB of RAM.

Besides this specification you also benefit from what makes a Sony phone. This is the inclusion of enhanced sound, the latest versions of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, along with numerous additional apps to enhance your productivity and creativity.



SIM Free & Unlocked Yes
Operating SystemAndroid
Version5.0 (Lollipop)
Custom Skin
Speed2.0 GHz Octa Core
Dual Core
Quad Core
Make/ModelMediaTek helio X10 (MT6795)
Expansion Slot Yes
Capacity (Up to)Up to 200GB
Internal Storage Yes
Touchscreen Yes
TypeFull HD IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
OtherMobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Frequencies850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
Frequencies900 (Band VIII), 850 (Band V), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) MHz
4G Yes
Frequencies1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bluetooth Yes
WiFi Yes
Version802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz)
VersionM-DMS, PU , M-DMP & DN
Datamicro USB 2.0 high speed
Powermicro USB
Audio3.5mm audio connector
Video Out
Device Controls
Optical Trackpad
Hardware Buttons
Antenna TypeInternal Glonass
Built-in SoftwareGoogle Maps
Camera Yes
Megapixels21.5 MP
FlashAuto Focus and LED Flash
Camera LensSony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
OtherHybrid Autofocus, 5x Clear Image Zoom, SteadyShot video stabilization, HDR for photos and video & Superior Auto automatic scene selection
Front Facing Camera Yes
Type13 megapixel autofocus camera with Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, and HDR for photos
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes
Digital Compass
Gyroscope Yes
Light Sensor Yes
Formats3GPP, VP8, VP9, ASF, AVI, FLV
Near Field Communication Yes
FM Radio Yes
Capacity2600 mAh
Call Time
GSMUp to 11 hours (depending on usage)
3GUp to 12 hours (depending on usage)
Standby Time
GSMUp to 671 hours (depending on usage)
3GUp to 656 hours (depending on usage)
Dimensions145 x 72 x 7.6 mm
Weight 142.5g
Warranty24 months


The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link:

Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?

Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world.

Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.

Is this phone brand new?

Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.

Is there any network/operator branding?

No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.

What SIM card does this phone use?

This phone takes a nano SIM card

Is this handset LTE compatible?


Does this phone have a removable battery?


Is this phone waterproof?

Yes, this phone is IP65 & IP68 rated. It can be submerged in fresh water to a depth of 1.5 metres for up to 30 minutes. Read more HERE.

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