What is going on here? We can’t say for sure, but we can tell you there are some reasons why people may not want to buy an Xperia Z5 or Z5 Compact. For starters, Sony took forever to launch these phones in the States. Then there’s also the lack of a fingerprint reader, which may be reason enough to push some customers away.
To make up for these woes, Sony is now trying to welcome new users with open arms by cutting what seemed like an unreasonable price. Both devices have been priced down by $60. This brings the Sony Xperia Z5 to $539.99, while the Xperia Z5 Compact will now cost $449.99.
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For this price you are getting great specs, even if they do come from 2015. Both phones come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, a 23 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front-facing shooter.
Other specs on the Z5 include a 5.2-inch 1080p display, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage and a 2900 mAh battery. On the other hand, the Xperia Z5 Compact features a 4.6-inch 720p display, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, and a 2700 mAh battery.
Not bad, but is it enough to lure you in? The new and improved 2016 devices are about to hit the market, after all. What do you guys think of these prices – are they more fair? Do you still think they are too high? Hit the comments and let us know what you think!