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Sony Xperia Z5 released in NZ through Spark

By Catherine Knowles, Tue 20 Oct 2015
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The new Sony Xperia Z5 if officially available in Spark stores and online at

The flagship device is an operator exclusive for Spark and also comes with access to exclusive ‘Made for Bond’ themes and content, ahead of the release of the new James Bond film, Spectre.

Spark will have the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact available from today as well.

Both the Z5 and Z5 Compact bring new camera capabilities with Sony’s built to capture split-second moments technology, and new 23 mega-pixel Exmor RS mobile sensor, which supports faster autofocus.

Both devices also come with a two-day battery life, have a rating of IP65 and IP68 for water and dust resistance, and a new fingerprint sensor integrated into the power button for unlocking and security.

The Z5 comes with a 5.2 inch FHD 1080p display, 3GB of RAM, and an Adreno 430 GPU.

Spark customers will also be able to download exclusive ‘Made for Bond’ themes and video content for the Z5 through the Xperia Lounge app for free.

Warren Duncan, Spark acting head of devices, has welcomed the new devices to the Spark range, saying they add to the extensive range of Sony devices on offer from Spark.

“The Xperia Z5 is yet another amazing flagship device from Sony, and we’re extremely pleased to be able to offer the Z5 exclusively to our customers," he says.

The Xperia Z5 will be available for $1,199 RRP, or under $50 per month for 24 months on a $59.99 Open Term plan. The Xperia Z5 Compact will be available for $999 RRP or under $42 per month for 24 months on a $59.99 Open Term plan.

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