Pretty in pink: the Sony Xperia Z5 lineup scores an alluring, dusty pink color version


If you're following Sony Mobile's official Instagram account, you've probably noticed that it has been teasing something pink coming our way for over a week now. Turns out it was a new color option for the Xperia Z5 family of devices—Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium— which will "provide customers with new ways of expressing their style", as Sony puts it. Those willing to snatch a pink-colored Xperia Z5 will be able to do so come February 2016.

The new, light dusty pink color option for Z5 series is one of the more toned-down hues of pink we've seen on a smartphone. Actually, the majority of pink-colored devices rely on noticeably more brazen and vivid shades, but Sony has gone for a more sophisticated, classy, and unisex variation of the color, which is commendable. We like it very much!

Here is how the lead designer of the project, Rikke Gertsen Constein, beautifully elaborates the origins of this pink hue:


As a refresher, the Xperia Z5 is also available in black, white, and green; the Xperia Z5 Premium is available in black, gold, and silver; and finally, the Xperia Z5 Compact comes in black, white, yellow, and coral. Don't forget to check out our reviews of the Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact, and Z5 Premium, too! 

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26 Comments

1. combatmedic870

Posts: 986; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

I think I'll wait for for Z6. A non pink Z6.

2. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

see ya in September, then

7. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

Well it's beautiful esp one looking exactly as the 2nd image.. But most dudes might lack to tk one as of *criticism... But well if I were a lady I'd take one....

3. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Well it match pretty well with black slab on the front.

4. TyrionLannister unregistered

Looks gay, just like every other pink phone.

6. TheBiz

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 13, 2015

so there is a gay colour too lol wake up geek get ur arse off ur pc and see the real world its a beautiful phone and pink is a nice colour you may not like it but it is so just stfu if u dnt like the colour And yeah wtf had it to do wid gays???

18. FluffyBled unregistered

Well it really looks very girly, and I guess girls are the target of Sony this time, you shouldn't get offended!

8. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

not so nice Tyrion I'm thinking about reporting you for hate speech

10. TyrionLannister unregistered

So calling something masculine or girly is not hate speech, and calling something gay is! It seems like you are the one discriminating, considering that gay is a negative word.

19. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

I think we all know what you meant there, Tyrion.

24. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

i used to have so much respect for you and your knowledge and now it's back to zero i thought you're better than that

14. Khyron

Posts: 398; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

So gay !!!

16. JMartin22

Posts: 2372; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

You could have used more intelligent, less offensive vernacular to convey your message. I know you're capable of doing that.

21. PopeFrancis

Posts: 110; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

You just told us more about yourself, than about the phone.

22. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

If it was samsung who made it then it would be nice for u.

25. TyrionLannister unregistered

Sure sure.

5. bistech

Posts: 59; Member since: Jul 23, 2015

LoL another copy of apple color.

9. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

lol, another stupid isheep Sony/Sony Ericsson's been using pink since forever

11. Switch00

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

yeah, right...

13. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

xperia ray in 2011 have a pink variant but we dont say apple is copying sony isheep are insulting to protect their demonic religion

17. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

No iSheep are not insulting. They just don't know anything else.

12. willywanta

Posts: 502; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

I like it. But why "dusty"? Can't get a better name?

20. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

I thought I read "Dusky" on the statement?

23. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

PA is wrong it is dusky

15. ltavaress

Posts: 31; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

Pink is always an unisex color, every color is unisex.

26. HTC_ONE_MAX

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 06, 2015

make the front with same color would be better.

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