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Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact are coming to USA on February 7

The Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact will be officially available in USA starting from February 7, 2016, according to Sony Mobile US. These flagship smartphones were announced back at IFA 2015 but never made it to the States yet.

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The Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact will be up for grab in USA via Amazon, Best Buy and B&H starting from February 7. The company has not announced the official pricing yet. According to The Vergethese flagship Sony devices in USA will not come with the fingerprint sensor. We do not know the reason behind this decision but it is definitely bizarre. Lets recap the specifications of the smartphones.

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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.

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Sony Xperia Z5 compact Specifications

The Sony Xperia Z5 compact features a 4.6-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Triluminos display with X-Reality for Mobiles. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit processor along with Adreno 430 GPU. It has 2 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 compact 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 8.9 mm thick and weighs 138 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 compact 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 2,700 mAh battery under the hood with STAMINA mode. It supports Dual SIM but that is region dependent.

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