Sony Xperia C5 Ultra

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Sony Xperia C5 Ultra
ManufacturerSony Mobile Communications
SloganTwo sides of picture perfect
SeriesSony Xperia
ModelE5553, E5506 (Single SIM)
E5533, E5563 (Dual SIM)
First released14 August 2015; 8 years ago (2015-08-14)
Availability by region14 August 2015; 8 years ago (2015-08-14) (Hong Kong)
PredecessorSony Xperia T2 Ultra
Sony Xperia C4
SuccessorSony Xperia XA Ultra
RelatedSony Xperia M5
Form factorSlate
Dimensions164.2 mm (6.46 in) H
79.6 mm (3.13 in) W
8.2 mm (0.32 in) D
Mass187 g (6.6 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0 Lollipop (launch)
Android 6.0 Marshmallow (current)
System-on-chipMediatek MT6752
CPU1.7 GHz octa-core
GPUMali T760-Mp2 700MHz
Memory2 GB RAM
Storage16 GB
Removable storageUp to 200 GB microSDXC
Batterynon-user removable Li-ion 2930 mAh
Display6.0 in (150 mm) diagonal
Rear camera13 MP with LED flash 1080p video recording @ 30 frames/s
Front camera13 MP with LED flash 1080p video recording @ 30 frames/s
Bluetooth 4.1
USB 2.0 (Micro-B port, USB charging)
3.50 mm (0.138 in) headphone jack
Data inputsMulti-touch, capacitive touchscreen, proximity sensor
  • Available in black, white and mint

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WebsiteOfficial Website

The Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is a mid-range Android phablet smartphone developed and manufactured by Sony. It serves as the successor to the Xperia C4. The phone was unveiled on 3 August 2015 alongside the Xperia M5.[2]

The key features of the phone is the twin 13 megapixel rear & front camera and its near borderless 6.0 inch (152.4 mm) display with a width of 3 inches (79.6 mm).[3]



The Sony Xperia C5 Ultra has a 6.0-inch IPS LCD display, an octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 Mediatek MT6752 processor, 2 GBs of RAM and 16 GBs of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card of up to 256 GB. The phone has a 2930 mAh Li-Ion battery, 13 MP rear camera with an LED flash and 13 MP front-facing camera with auto-focus. It is available in Black, White and Mint colors.[4]


The Sony Xperia C5 Ultra launched with Android 5.0 Lollipop.[5] In January 2016, Android 5.1 Lollipop was released for the device.[6] Later, in September 2016, Android 6.0 Marshmallow was released for the Xperia C5 Ultra.[7]


The phone was first released on 14 August 2015 in Hong Kong.[8] However, two days after its launch date, the phone's pre-sales were sold out in Hong Kong.[9] The dual SIM version of the phone launched in India on 26 August.[10]


  1. ^ "Sony Lavender might be called Xperia C5 Ultra afteral". Phonearena. 14 July 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Sony Mobile continues its innovation in imaging with the introduction of two best in class super mid-range smartphones". 3 August 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Xperia C5 Ultra Announced". Xperia Blog. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Specifications". GSMArena. Retrieved July 14, 2018.
  5. ^ Whitwam, Ryan (3 August 2015). "Sony Announces The Xperia C5 Ultra With Front/Rear 13MP Cameras And A 6-Inch Edge-To-Edge Screen". Android Police. Illogical Robot LLC. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  6. ^ Crider, Michael (16 January 2016). "Sony's Xperia C4 And Xperia C5 Ultra Receive Their Android 5.1 Over-The-Air Updates". Android Police. Illogical Robot LLC. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  7. ^ "All Xperia C5 Ultra variants now receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow". 18 September 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Sony Xperia C5 Ultra price and launch date announced". Phonearena. 5 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Xperia C5 Ultra sells out in Hong Kong". Xperia Blog. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  10. ^ "Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Dual launched in India for Rs 29,990". TechnoKraze. 27 August 2015.

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Preceded by Sony mid-range Phablet
Succeeded by
Preceded by Sony Xperia C Series Smartphone
Succeeded by