Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact: Stronger Than Ever

Better camera, more powerful engine and a smart fingerprint reader makes Sony’s newest topmobiler better than ever.

Sony’s Z3-series is one of the most popular Sony phones here at our site. The smallest Z3 Compact distinguishes itself by offering real topspecifikationer in a pocket-friendly format, while big brother Z3 and Z3 + both shining with a neat design.

Expectations are therefore great for afløserne Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact, both of which must fill some big shoes. Z5 must talk to enthusiasts with its 5.2 “Full HD screen, while the Z5 Compact must be able to wrestle with topmobilerne-although it is smaller with its 4.6” HD display.

New smart solutions

To lift the task has built several interesting solutions in Sony Z5 and Z5 Compact. You get first and foremost the characteristic mixture of waterproof glass and metal that characterize the series, but it is now more streamlined in design of micro-USB port is now no longer hidden behind waterproof shutters.

Most innovative is, however, the fingerprint reader which is baked into the actual power button. You will therefore be able to activate and unlock your phone in one simple movement and the remains of a with the design.

To make life on the road easier embeds Z5 series now also quick-charge so you can charge 60% of the battery up in just half an hour. Compare it with Sony’s promise of 2 days of operation on a single charge, you should be able to refuel for a full day’s use in under 30 minutes.

Improved camera

Sony has taken advantage of the same 20 megapixel sensor since the Z1-generation. This should be replaced now by a camera module on 23 megapixel with built-in phase focus. Technology makes that the camera can focus much more quickly than in the past, in the best cases on just 0.03 seconds.

The optics are still at f/2.0 which ensures excellent results under difficult lighting conditions while the many megapixels does, that you can get up to 5 x zoom. Front camera gets a boost to 5 megapixels.

 

Strong motor

Inside the engine compartment on the Z5 and Z5 Compact is a Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor. It has proven to be among the fastest, but also among the most power-consuming chipsets from Qualcomm. It turned out to create some varmeissues in Xperia Z3 +, problems like Sony will hopefully have resolved now.

The processor is accompanied by 3 GB RAM in Z5 and 2 GB RAM in Z5 Compact, while both have 32 GB of storage space for games and apps. The software is the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop and antennas supports the fast cat 6 LTE.

To supply power to the glories have Z5 and Z5 Compact battery respectively 2,700 mAh and 2,900 mAh. A small progress for Compact’en, but at the same time, a small decline to Z5’eren. Both should be able to survive two days on a single charge.

Introductory offer on Z5 Compact

Xperia Z5 Compact will debut first in the end of september, while the Xperia Z5 will land in stores in October. Suggested retail price will be respectively 4,999.0-crowns and 5,999.0-Z5 Compact and Xperia Xperia Z5.

Are you quick with the dankort you can take advantage of a discount on the Z5 Compact launch where you get a set of MDR-10RC headphones for a value of 800 dollars in trade if you pre-order before 24.September.

Specifications Sony Z5 Compact

  • Dimensions: 127 x 65 x 8.9 mm, 138 grams
  • Screen: 4.6 “HD display, 323 PPI
  • Performance: Snapdragon 810 octa-core (4 x 2, 0 + 4×1, 5 GHz), 2 GB RAM
  • Battery: 2,700 mAh
  • Camera: 23 MP PDAF, f/2.0 lens, 5MP front camera
  • Storage: 32 GB + up to 200 GB micro-SD
  • Software: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Network: 2 g, 3 g, 4 g Cat 6.
  • Moreover: IP68 dust-and waterproof, fingerprint reader
  • Price: 4,999.0 €

Specifications Sony Z5

  • Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm, 154 grams
  • Screen: 5.2 “Full HD display, 428 PPI
  • Performance: Snapdragon 810 octa-core (4 x 2, 0 + 4×1.5 GHz), 3 GB RAM
  • Battery: 2,900 mAh
  • Camera: 23 MP PDAF, f/2.0 lens, 5MP front camera
  • Storage: 32 GB + up to 200 GB micro-SD
  • Software: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Network: 2 g, 3 g, 4 g Cat 6.
  • Moreover: IP68 dust-and waterproof, fingerprint reader
  • Price: 5,999.0 €

 

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