[Update] Sony has just announced pricing for the Xperia Z5 and the Xperia Z5 Premium, the Z5 will be priced at £599 and the Z5 Premium will be priced at £699 in the UK.

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Sony announced their next flagship smartphone at IFA 2015, called the Xperia Z4 it follows on from the Xperia Z4 with brand new specs and features but with a similar design to the Z4.

One of the biggest new features in the smartphone is the introduction of a fingerprint scanner on the phone, mounted onto the side of the phone it has been combined with the Z5’s power button.

The Z5 also features a 23MP rear-facing camera, with high-speed hybrid autofocus, a wide-angle lens and the ability to capture 4K video. There’s also a 5MP front-facing camera.

Sony says that the camera will have exceptional low-light performance.

Since it is an Xperia phone the Xperia Z5 is also both water and dust proof. It also features a 2,900mAh battery that is said to last up to two days of life from a single charge.

The phone also has a 5.2 inch 1080p display, as well as a Snapdragon 810 SoC with 3GB of RAM, 32GB of in-built storage, and  a microSD card slot.

The Sony Xperia Z5 will be available in black, white, gold and green, for a currently unknown price.

Xperia Z5 Premium

At their event Sony also unveiled a larger version of this device called the Xperia Z5 Premium, which features a 5.5 inch 4K display with a massive 806 pixels per inch.

It also has a Snapdragon 810 SoC, with a 3,430mAh battery, built-in fingerprint reader, 24 megpaixel rear-facing camera, 5 megapixel front-facing camera, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage and Android 5.1 Lollipop pre-installed. The body is also water and dust resistant.

The Xperia Z5 Premium will be available in November in chrome, black and gold.

Source: Sony

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