Sony Bringing Its Latest Xperia Z5 Smartphones to the U.S.
The new handsets, the flagship Xperia Z5 and the smaller Xperia Z5 Compact, will go on sale Feb. 7 and feature 23-megapixel main cameras.Sony has unveiled its latest fully featured consumer smartphones, the Xperia Z5 flagship phone and its smaller Xperia Z5 Compact version, which will be sold in the United States starting Feb. 7. The larger flagship Xperia Z5 (pictured) includes a 5.2-inch FHD 1080p (1,920-by-1,080) Triluminos display, a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, an Adreno 430 graphics processor and 3GB of memory. The handset also includes up to 32GB of flash storage, a microSD card slot that can handle storage cards of up to 200GB and the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. The Xperia Z5 also features a 2,900mAh rechargeable battery that offers up to two days of battery life and is waterproof and dustproof to IP65 and IP68 durability standards, so a little rain won't damage it. The Z5, which is 5.7 inches long, 2.83 inches wide and 0.28 inches thick, weighs 5.43 ounces. The handset comes in graphite black, white, gold and green colors. The smaller Xperia Z5 Compact version comes with a slightly smaller 4.6-inch HD 720p (1,280-by-720) Triluminos display, but includes the same CPU and graphics processor, the same flash storage features and the same Android operating system as its larger stable mate. It includes a slightly less-powerful 2,700mAh rechargeable battery that offers up to two days of battery life, and it is also waterproof and dustproof to IP65 and IP68 durability standards.
The Z5 Compact, which is 5 inches long, 2.55 inches wide and 0.35 inches thick, weighs 4.9 ounces. The handset comes in graphite black, white, yellow and coral colors.