Sony announced its new flagship smartphone at the IFA 2015 in Berlin. The company announced three smartphone at the event: the regular Xperia Z5, the smaller version Xperai Z5 Compact and the higher-end Xperia Z5 Premium.
The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium is the world's first smartphone with 4K display and is designed by leading creatives at Sony's Creative Center studios in Sweden and Japan. The smartphone has been improved in many ways over its predecessor. Check the first impression of Xperia Z5 Premium.
The Xperia Z5 Premium sports a 5.5 inch display with 4K TRILUMINOUS technology with a resolution of 3840x2160 pixels which is translated into 806 ppi.
It is powered by a 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor coupled with Adreno 430 GPU besides 3GB of RAM under the hood. In the camera department, it flaunts a 23 megapixel rear camera as well as a 5 megapixel front-facing camera and a fingerprint sensor integrated on the power button.
We have jotted down the best and the worst features of the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium. Take a look at the slider below to know more.
The Best: Premium Built
The device has a phenomenal appearance overall and sure, it literally looks as classy as it can be. Well, the metal frames do offer enough grip to the hands and along comes the sturdy form factor.
The Best: Fingerprint Scanner
Fingerprint scanner is an appealing feature that every flagship smartphones to have. Sony has also equipped the fingerprint scanner in the smartphone, interestingly the fingerprint scanner is implemented on the power button on the right side of the device.
The Best: 4K Display
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium is the world's first smartphone to carry 4K display. It comes with an incredible 5.5 inch 4K Triluminos display for mobile built with Sony's BRAVIA TV expertise. The pixel density reaches as much as 806ppi offering the sharpest viewing experience.
The Best: Water Resistance
The Xperia Z5 Premium is IP68 certified, similar to the Sony Xperia Z series smartphones. The IP68 certification makes the smartphone to be a dust proof and water resistance making it to survive1.5 meters of underwater for 30 minutes.
The Best: Camera
The Xperia Z5 Premium features Sony's brand new large 1/2.3 Exmor RS for mobile 23 megapxiel sensor and F2.0 G Lens. This makes the device one of the best in the market if imaging hardware configuration is considered. There is also a 5 megapixel selfie shooter.
The Best: Processor
The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium is powered by a Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 810 chipset with 64-bit Octa-Core processor, coupled with Adreno 430 GPU besides 3GB of RAM under the hood. The smartphone runs on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop along with UI on top.
The Worst: No Type-C USB
The USB Type-C is becoming popular these days. Recently OnePlus has implemented the Type-C USB to is latest flagship OnePlus 2. But, Sony has sicked to the microUSB on its flagship smartphone.
The Worst: Battery Performance
The smartphone is packed with a 3430mAh battery, which according to the company lasts for up to two days, but the company has not specified clearly under what kind of usability. But, remember the smartphone comes with a 4K display, that can juice maximum battery life.
The Worst: Design
The design language of the Xperia Z5 Premium is pretty much similar to its predecessor. However, there minute changes that have come to the design and placement of the buttons.
The Worst: Price
With all the premium features, we cant expect the smartphone to be affordable. Well the 4K resolution Xperaia Z5 Premium is priced at 700 Euros that roughly translates to Rs. 51,900.