Sony has taken off the covers from its new lineup smartphones the Xperia Z5. The new Z5 family will be available in three different flavors: the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium. Although they’re different in certain aspects, all three devices are meant to feel premium to the user regardless of which one they pick. They all feature a single metal unibody build which also makes them beautiful to look at.
In terms of internals, all three Z5s feature Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 810 processor. The company says they have seen no heating issues on their devices, so hopefully this chip decision doesn’t keep anyone from buying a new Xperia. Internal storage is also the same across the board at 32GB with microSD support for expandable memory. In terms of RAM, the Compact features 2GB, while the regular Z5 and Premium receive 3GB.
The biggest improvement to the Xperia family is the new sensor that comes with Sony’s 23-megapixel camera. The Exmor RS sensor features lightning fast autofocus and 5X “Clear Zoom” for those long distance shots. Sony believes this camera is the best when it comes to low light performance, and we’re excited to see if it lives up to the claim. The selfie camera is not shabby at all either. It’ll be a 5-megapixel shooter across all three devices.
In terms of displays, the Xperia Z5 sports a 5.2-inch 1080p display, and the Z5 Compact rocks a smaller 4.6-inch 720p screen. Pretty normal, right? The Xperia Z5 Premium, however, brings up display specs quite a bit.
Sony is breaking new ground with the Xperia Z5 Premium. This device sports the world’s first 4K smartphone display. It’s a 5.5-inch which means the pixel density for the Premium is whopping 806ppi – absolutely ridiculous.
Concerns about battery life on this thing are automatic, and Sony promises that its 3,430mAh battery is more than enough to keep it going for up to 2 days on regular usage – yeah, right. When this thing is actually in people’s hands we’ll see how it ends up performing.
No pricing or availability information for the new Xperia Z5 line in the U.S. has been made available, but as soon as it does, we’ll be sure to let you guys know.