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Here are the videos you don’t want to miss this week – September 5th, 2015

It's been a crazy week here at Android Authority, and we're not slowing down anytime soon. Here are the Android-related videos you don't want to miss this week.
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September 5, 2015

IFA 2015 is just now wrapping up, and we’ve been working extremely hard to bring you the best Android coverage from the trade show. Tons of technology manufacturers have unveiled their new devices for the year, and we got the chance to go hands-on with many of the new offerings.

Sony took the wraps off the highly-anticipated Z5, Z5 Compact and Z5 Premium, and we also got the chance to check out the newest smartwatches from Motorola, Samsung and Alcatel OneTouch. We even managed to bring you full reviews of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+.

Without any further ado, here are the videos you don’t want to miss this week.

Hands-on and first impressions

Sony Xperia Z5 first look

Sony has just unveiled its newest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z5. Does this new model come with any notable upgrades compared to its predecessor? Josh goes hands-on with the new Z5.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium first look

Sony surprised us all with the launch of the Xperia Z5 Premium – the world’s first smartphone with a 4K display. But is that what consumers need? Lanh finds out in his first look at the Z5 Premium.

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact first look

Alongside the Z5 proper and Z5 Premium, Sony took the wraps off its latest small offering, the Xperia Z5 Compact. Is this new device worth your hard-earned cash? Josh goes hands-on with the Z5 Compact.

Motorola Moto 360 (2nd Gen.) first look

It’s finally here, folks. Motorola has taken the wraps off its newest Android Wear-powered device, the Moto 360 (2nd Gen.). Let’s take a quick look at what the Lenovo-owned company changed this time around.

Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic hands-on

We have finally gotten to go hands-on with the latest wearable from Samsung, the Gear S2. Let’s see what this new Tizen-powered wearable has to offer!

ZTE Axon Elite first look

The ZTE Axon Elite is the international version of the original ZTE Axon, but what’s the difference? Josh goes hands-on and takes a first look at the new Axon Elite.

LG Watch Urbane Luxe first look

LG created one of the best Android Wear devices of the year with its Watch Urbane, and now there’s a newer, pricier option in town. The LG Watch Urbane Luxe sports a coat of 23k gold… yes, really. Check out the video above for more info.

Lenovo YOGA Tablet 3 Pro first look

Lenovo has just announced its latest addition to the YOGA line, the YOGA Tablet 3 Pro. Check out Josh’s first look at the new tablet in the video above.

For the sake of saving space, we’ll link you to some of the other great hands-on and first impressions videos you may have missed this week:

Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review

The Note 5 is one of the best smartphones currently available on the market, but it also comes with a few major caveats for some users. Check out Josh’s full review to learn more.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ review

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge is one of the better looking smartphones out there, but does the company’s Plus iteration bring anything new to the table? Let’s find out.

Epson Moverio BT200 Smart Glasses review

In the technology world, virtual reality and augmented reality platforms are just now making their way into consumer products. You may not be entirely familiar with this product, but perhaps you should. Gary reviews the Epson Moverio BT200 Smart Glasses.

Head-to-head

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5 quick look

Two of the hottest smartphones go head to head. Check out Lanh’s quick comparison of the Xperia Z5 Premium vs the Galaxy Note 5.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium vs LG G4 quick look

LG hit the ball out of the park with the G4 this year, but how does it fare against the best from Sony? Take a look at Lanh’s quick comparison of the LG G4 vs Xperia Z5 Premium.

Huawei Honor 7 vs Ascend Mate 7

Wondering how two of Huawei’s top-tier smartphones fare against one another? Nirave takes a close look a the Huawei Honor 7 vs the Ascend Mate 7.

Android Apps Weekly

Paid YouTube, Pokemon Shuffle, Malware dev is headed to prison – you don’t want to miss Joe’s newest episode of Android Apps Weekly!

The best new apps and games

10 best new Android apps and games from August 2015

August has come and gone and with it marks the beginning of the end of the season. It also left us with a bunch of awesome new Android apps and games! Let’s take a quick look at the best ones released this past month.

We know there’s a lot to take in here, but tell us – what’s your favorite Android-powered device that was announced this week?