IFA – which is an abbreviation of Internationale Funkausstellung – is one of the oldest fairs in the world, and Europe’s largest annual expo in consumer technology. Each year brings together the IFA technology companies from around the world under one roof, and we are presented with a lot of new equipment, gadgets, Pcs, smartphones, and more at various events and keynotes.
IFA Berlin 2015
2015 is no different than previous IFA-fairs, and Berlin is really the place to live between d. 4. and 9. September, if you’re crazy about technology. As usual, some companies revealed their new gadgets and phones before IFA officially went underway, and in today’s blog we tell about smartphones, so the world’s light before the 4. September.
Sony presents the world’s first 4 k Smartphone – Xperia Z5 Premium
It is shiny, and large, and you will be certainly impressed with its screen. Is there really a need for a 4 k screen on a smartphone? Probably not, but the Japanese giant seems evidently anything else page they revealed their Sony Xperia Z5 Premium.
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
Z5 Premium have a 5.5 “display with a 4 k Ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels it is), and a pixel density of incredible 806ppi. Although there are already phones that can record 4 k videos (eg. Galaxy Note 5 and Xperia Xperia Z5 Z3 +), is the first Premium, where you can also watch these videos in the same resolution.
Xperia Z5 Premium display
In addition to the stunning screen quality, it is worth mentioning that the new Xperia is packed with various features, have great specifications and a first-class appearance. Do not you think of us? Please see specifications here:
Goal: 75,8 x 7.8 mm x 154,4
Weight: 180 g
Processor: Snapdragon 810, octa-core
RAM: 3 GB of RAM
Memory: 32 GB (expandable up to 200 GB)
Battery: 3, 600mAh (with fast battery charging – 60% in 30 minutes)
Primary camera: 23MP, Sony Exmor sensor, RS Hybrid Auto Focus
Front camera: 3.2 MP, Sony Exmor R sensor, Full HD
OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Connection: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, microUSB v2.0, Bluetooth 4.1
Colors: Gold, black, mirror-like chrome
Other features: IP68 rating (dust-and waterproof); fingerprint sensor in the phone’s home button (on the Z5, Z5, Z5 Premium Compact)
As you can see is 4 k screen star, but perhaps Z5 Premium has a lot more than you see at first glance.
More from Sony: Xperia Xperia Z5 Z5 and Compact
Z5 Premium is not the only smartphone that Sony presented at this year’s IFA. As we mentioned before, it was revealed by two smaller siblings called respectively Z5 and Sony Xperia Xperia Z5 Compact. Both mobiles similar to Z5 Premium in terms of specifications, so let’s take a quick look at them.
Sony Xperia Z5
Xperia Z5 has a 5.2 “display with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), a Snapdragon processor, 3 GB of RAM 810, 32 GB memory (which can be expanded), a 23-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel camera on the front. As Z5 Premium have a fingerprint sensor and Z5 is IP68 certified, but have a smaller 2900 mAh battery.
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
What makes the Xperia Z5 Compact differently than the other two phones, is its 4.6 “-screen, HD resolution (1280 x 720 pixels), a 2,600 mAh battery, and 2 GB RAM. The rest of the specifications are the same as with Z5 and Z5 Premium.
Huawei Shows Off the Huawei Mate S
The Chinese telephone manufacturer arrived at IFA 2015 with a brand new smartphone – Huawei Mate S – and it seems that the company is ready to compete.
Huawei Mate S
Huawei Mate S is the first phone ever with Force Touch-screen technology – the feature that the upcoming iPhone 6S would introduce. It seems that Huawei beats Apple at the finish line – good luck, Cupertino. In addition, the Mate’s a design similar to Apple’s iPhones (one case? We do not believe in) and a 5.5 “AMOLED Full HD display, as Huawei says takes up 73% of Mate S’s home.
But that’s not all. In addition to Force Touch, Huawei Mate S two features that we think is really exciting: Smart fingerprint Sliding and Knuckle 2.0. The first features that you can use your fingerprint sensor to control your smartphone with, and Yes, it means you can answer calls, take pictures and surf the Web sites with just one finger on the fingerprint sensor. The second function means you can crop and edit photos with your knuckles, and open different applications by simply drawing a letter on the screen. Clever, no?
The rest of the Mate ‘ specifications include one octa-core processor, 32 or 64 GB memory, 3 GB RAM, a 2, 700mAh battery, a 13-megapixel camera with OIS behind on, an 8-megapixel camera on the front with a softer light for better selfies, and a smart wireless printer function (the only thing you need to do is to touch the document on your screen to print them from compatible printers).