Thursday, 8 October 2015

Sony's Xperia Z5 has a frosted glass back, and I've already broken it




Sony has been having such a torrid time with its smartphones lately that you might say it can't catch a break — only in this case, that's exactly what it did. I have had the company's new flagship handset, the Xperia Z5, in for review since the beginning of this week, but I've already managed to create an expansive, arcing crack in the rear of its case. Like previous Xperia Z devices, this latest model has glass on both the front and the back, though the rear portion is now frosted glass, which appears to be more fragile and susceptible to cracks than the stuff used previously. Either that or I've been incredibly unlucky.
The problem is that I didn't have to drop the Z5 from a great height to cause it such harm. I'm not even sure how...
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