Alleged Xperia Z5 cases leak

While we have been getting invitations for a Sony event at the IFA expo next week, nobody could say for sure if the Xperia Z5 would indeed make a cameo so soon after the Z4/Z3+ release. While we wait, a placeholder Sony Georgia Facebook account has posted a couple of colorful cases, claimed to be for the Z5, hinting that the phone will likely keep the general shape and appearance of Sony's flagship Z-series, you can take a look at them below.

This account is also claiming that there will be three new phones from Sony at IFA - a Z5 with 1080p display, a Z5 Compact with a 4.6" 720p panel, and a Z5 Prime with a 5.5" 2160p UltraHD display. It also says that Sony will outfit the three phones with  a 20 MP+ camera with 0.1s autofocus, f/1.8 aperture, and phase detection autofocus, indicating the newest IMX230 sensor from Sony will be present. While the IMX230 part is not hard to believe for the next Sony flagship (the Xperia M5 has it, after all), the Z5 Prime tip is most likely a hoax. 

The only 5.5" 4K display so far has been announced by Sharp back in the spring, while Sony is part of the Japan Display joint-venture, which doesn't have such an 800+ppi screen in its portfolio just yet. In any case, September 2nd is next week, and we will be relaying all the Sony festivities from the IFA 2015 expo.

source: Sony Georgia (Facebook) via @evleaks (Twitter)

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Xperia Z5
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 23 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2900 mAh(17h 3G talk time)



1. Shocky unregistered

"The Z5 Prime would have a real 4K 2160p display with record 801ppi density" /me bangs head against wall.

2. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

4K on a 5.5 inch display? bonkers not even Shamesung was expecting that

3. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

No 810 or 808 and I will take normal Z5 or Z5C. They should use S620 or Samsung Exynos.

4. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Z5 Prime could be a game changed for Sony

17. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

LoL. I heard this kind of comments a couple of time since the Z. Z5 will be the last Sony phone.

5. slannmage

Posts: 289; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

They wont be doing 4K, that claim is bulls**t, as is the compact only having a 720p screen. We'll get a compact with a 1080p screen and a Z5 with a 1440p.

20. knoxred

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 23, 2015

I'm interested in Z5C :)

6. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Pretty sure there wont be 4k, only 2k for Z5Prime version, 1080p Z5 and 720p Z5C. If Z5C comes with 820 SD and 720p it will be great perfomance phone.

9. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

Qualcomm said no SD820 until early 2016 i think Sony might go for a Mediatek Helio X20 this time since SD810 is crap

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

snapdragon 810 again? almost no different with Z3+ / Z4

10. ninja_master

Posts: 306; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

almost no different except maybe the freakin 4K display

8. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Looks like the the Z5 Prime will steal the show, instead of the protagonist Z5. Looking forward to the Z5 Prime, but remember, one Snapdragon 810 will ruin everything. Once there's Snapdragon 810, it will be a big no for me.

11. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

Another phone within 3 months, crazy. Please no SD810.

12. Switch00

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

gimme Ultra. Thank you.

13. dimas

Posts: 3363; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

If sony will disappoint me on sept. 2, no flagship phones from the big boys for me this year and I'll just stick with huawei's or moto's.

14. sachouba

Posts: 266; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

And Sony said 2K displays were useless only a few months ago...

15. kingEngine

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 05, 2014

"2k displays are useless, so we'll add a 4k display instead!"

16. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Sony fanboys also said that.

18. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

4k displays are fine as long as the technology, SOC, and battery is ready for it. Eventually we will be able to wirelessly connect or mobile phones to 4k monitors or 4k tvs to get work done anyways. Might as well start now and keep it consistently 4k across all devices. But they should probably wait until you can record more than 5 minutes of 4k video before the Camera burns out before going 4k on everything else. Haha

19. knoxred

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 23, 2015

I wanna experience a 4K display. Z5 Premium could be a real deal.

21. TPenn

Posts: 47; Member since: Apr 18, 2015

"4K" caught my eye

22. Duskun

Posts: 41; Member since: May 09, 2015

Waiting for 9/2

23. goodenough

Posts: 82; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

What makes you think 4K display is a hoax? I think the leak is right and Z5 Plus is going to be the first phone with 4K

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