The IFA 2015 electronics trade event will be held in Berlin in September. Sony will be present at the event on Sept. 2. As of this writing, it is not known which smartphones or tablets will be unveiled by the company at the event. However, it appears that the Xperia Z5 and the Xperia Z5 Compact will be unveiled to the world on Sept. 2.
Sony announced it will be holding a press conference at next month’s tech show through its Italian Twitter account. In the previous year, Sony had announced the Xperia Z3 flagship at IFA 2014. Hence, rumors are rife that the Xperia Z5 and its smaller sibling, the Xperia Z5 Compact will be announced at IFA 2015. However, the Xperia Z5 may get announced when the next Bond movie, Spectre, will be released in November, GSM Arena reported.
As far as the specs of the Xperia Z5 are concerned, the purported flagship will be a phablet device with a 5.5-inch screen. It is not clear whether the company would be opting for a Quad HD screen on the device; the Japanese company has previously claimed that it will be using full HD displays for its forthcoming smartphones for some time.
Sony is rumored to use a 21MP IMX230 sensor for the rear-facing camera of the Xperia Z5. It will also be featuring an 8MP selfie shooter. According to an Xperia Blog post from the previous month, the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact will feature an HD resolution display.
The Xperia Z5 and the Xperia Z5 Compact will be powered with Snapdragon 810 v2.1 chipset along with an inbuilt storage space of 32GB. Leaked photos of both handsets reveal that both will be featuring fingerprint sensors underneath the Power button. Sony is also expected to introduce a USB Type-C connector on the Z5 and the Z5 Compact.
In the recent past, rumored specs and unofficial images of the Xperia C5 Ultra and the Xperia M5 had surfaced. the handset may be announced at the upcoming IFA 2015 event. However, Sony surprised the tech world by announcing both of the midrange smartphones with impressive specs on Aug. 3.