Sony Xperia Z5 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 810 SoC, 23MP camera announced

Sony Xperia Z5

Sony has announced the Xperia Z5, the company’s latest flagship smartphone at the IFA 2015. It has the same 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos display and is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 processor, similar to the Xperia Z3+ or Xperia Z4. It runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and has a fingerprint sensor integrated into the power button. It also comes in Dual SIM variant as Xperia Z5 Dual depending on the market.

Sony Xperia Z5

It has a 23-megapixel rear camera with 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS image sensor, f/2.0 aperture, Sony G lens, Hybrid AF speed of 0.03s, 5x clear image zoom without loss of quality, 4K video recording and a 5-megapixel 1080p front-facing camera with EXMOR R sensor. It has IPX5 / IPX8 ratings for dust and water resistance with capless USB. It also has Sony’s LDAC audio compression codec that promises high-quality wireless music playback and high-quality music experience. It has frosted glass on the back and the Xperia logo is engraved on the side.

Sony Xperia Z5 specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with Adreno 430 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 200GB via microSD card
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • 23MP rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 sensor, G lens, 4K video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with Exmor R sensor, 25mm wide-angle lens
  • IPX5 / IPX8 rating for dust and water resistance
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Sony DSEE HX audio technology, LDAC codec
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
  • Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm; Weight: 154 grams
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ GLONASS, MHL 3.0, NFC
  • 2900mAh Battery with STAMINA mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

The Sony Xperia Z5 comes in White, Graphite Black, Gold and Green colors and will roll out globally from October 2015.

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