Sony announced the Xperia Z5 at IFA along with couple of other devices but did not reveal its pricing or availability. Now, we know about its pricing and availability for UK and Europe.
In UK, the Sony Xperia Z5 flagship smartphone will officially cost £599 (US $909 / INR Rs 60,600 approximately). This pricing is according to the official Sony Mobile Store. However, £525 (US $797 / INR Rs 53,100 approximately) is the cheapest price at which the device can be bought in October.
Now, talking about the Europe pricing and availability, the Xperia Z5 will be priced at €699 (US $777 / INR Rs 51,850 approximately). It will be available via Amazon Germany and Sony Mobile Store in France, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and Germany. Lets take a look at the specifications.
Sony Xperia Z5 Specifications
The Sony Xperia Z5 features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Triluminos display. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit processor along with Adreno 430 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 200 GB via microSD card. The device runs on the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with Xperia launcher on top. It has frosted glass on the back and the Xperia logo has been engraved on the side.
The Xperia Z5 comes with a 23 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor RS image sensor, Sony G lens, Hybrid AF speed of 0.03 second, 5x clear image zoom without loss of quality. It can also shoot 4K videos. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with Exmor R sensor and 25 mm wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. The smartphone is 7.3 mm thick and weighs 154 grams. The device supports Sony DSEE HX audio technology and has LDAC codec, comes with 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio with RDS. It also comes with a fingerprint sensor (engraved into the home button) and is IPX5 / IPX8 certified for dust and water resistance with hapless USB.
The Xperia Z5 comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, MHL 3.0 and GPS / GLONASS as connectivity options. It rocks a 2,900 mAh battery under the hood with STAMINA mode and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0. It supports Dual SIM but that is region dependent. The Sony Xperia Z5 is available in White, Gold, Green and Graphite Black colour variants.