Watch: hands-on with the new Sony Xperia Z5

I forgot to delete my fingerprint so that phone's useless now


We’re pretty excited about the newly-announced Sony Xperia Z5 Android smartphone, so we tracked one down at the IFA tech trade show and made a video:

Unfortunately, the phone is now a bit of a lemon:


On the bright side, though, we’ve since had confirmation that the Z5 Premium – the 4K one – is indeed coming to the UK. Hooray!

Sony Xperia Z5 specs

A quick refresher of what the Z5 has to offer:

  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 5.2-inch full HD (1080p) screen
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage, expandable up to 200GB with microSD
  • 2900 mAh battery
  • Waterproof, dust tight
  • 23MP main camera, 5MP selfie camera

Sony Xperia Z5 UK price and availability

If you can’t wait to get your hands on the Z5, here’s where to get it from in the UK:

  • Gold: Carphone Warehouse & EE
  • Ice White: exclusive to Carphone Warehouse
  • Graphite Black: Vodafone, O2, Carphone Warehouse, EE, Virgin & Three
  • Green: Vodafone, O2, Carphone Warehouse, Virgin & Three

It costs £600 sim-free at launch, while the Compact will set you back £550 and the Premium is £700.

Main image: Sony

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