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IFA 2015: Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium Announced

Sony has today launched 3 new next gen Xperia smartphones:  Xperia Z5Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium, which is also world’s first 4K display smartphone. The major highlights include a finger print sensor, baked in with the power and sleep key, for added security and convenience, and a 23MP rear camera which boasts of large sized 1/2.3 Exmor RS sensor, F2.0 wide aperture G Lens and fast AF.

Sony Xperia Z5

Sony has made a few subtle changes to design language this time, which is sincerely followed by all of the three devices. On the outside, the primary difference stems from difference in display sizes. The Xperia Z5 Compact has a compact 4.6 Inch Full HD display, for those who value one handed usage, while the Xperia Z5 has a moderate 5.2 Inch IPS LCD panel with full HD resolution . The Xperia Z5 premium, on the other hand, scales things up rather dramatically. The 5.5 Inch display sports 4K (4 times Full HD) resolution, shooting pixel density to a staggering high 808 ppi. Sony sticks with its obsession of making its smartphones waterproof this time as well.

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The CPU remains same as Xperia Z3+. The Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium are mechanized with Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor (2nd Gen), 64 bit octa-core CPU paired with 32GB expandable internal storage. The Xperia Z5 and Z5 premium include 3GB RAM each, whereas the Xperia Z5 Compact manages with 2GB RAM. Other features include 4G LTE, WiFi ac, MHL 3.0, DLNA, USB OTG, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC.

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Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 premium will be available in dual SIM variants as well. The expected launch schedule for Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact globally is October 2015. Xperia Z5 Premium will arrive later in November 2015.

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Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.