Finally, Sony launched its latest flagship smartphone, Xperia XZ2 in India. The Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with Sony’s proprietary advanced Motion Eye camera technology, high-resolution audio with front-facing stereo speakers, water resistance IP65/ 68, HDR displays and the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. It also comes with Google’s ARCore and Google Lens image searching feature integrated.
Speaking about the design and features of this smartphone, the Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with a fluid 3D glass surface, and the display, that has bezels on top edge for sensors and bottom edge for the logo. It features an arched back for better grip and it houses a single rear camera setup with a fingerprint scanner sitting underneath it. The Xperia XZ2 has no visible antenna lines. There’s also a dedicated shutter button at the bottom right edge. And for near high-resolution audio, it has a front facing stereo speakers with DSEE HX technology for up scaling and LDAC technology. As per the company, this device is claimed to be the world’s first phone to support 4K HDR movie recording. The Xperia XZ2 comes with 3D Creator on the front and main cameras to scan yourself or the surroundings and print it or share it in 3D. It also incorporates the new Dynamic Vibration System which analyses audio data and lets you feel the action in your hands, bringing movies, games and videos to life.
Let us take a look at the specifications of this new smartphone by Sony:
The Sony Xperia XZ2 sports a 5.7-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) TRILUMINOS HDR display with an X-Reality display engine with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM. This device packs a 64GB UFS internal storage, which can be further expandable up to 400GB via microSD card. This dual SIM (Nano) support handset runs Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box.
Coming to the camera department, the Xperia XZ2 features a 19-megapixel Motion Eye camera on the rear side with autofocus burst, predictive hybrid autofocus, 4K HDR recording, 960fps super slow motion, 8x digital zoom, and Steady Shot technology. Up front, it features a 5-megapixel sensor with a 23mm wide angle lens and Steady Shot.
In terms of connectivity options, this handset includes USB Type-C (3.1), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, Miracast, Screen Mirroring, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, wireless charging, and Google Cast. For Security there is a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear panel. The smartphone is IP65/IP68 water and dust resistant certified as well. The Sony Xperia XZ2 is fuelled by a 3180mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and smart stamina mode (it helps a user when they are stuck with very low battery and no opportunities to charge it).
Now let us take a look at the price and availability of this new smartphone:
The Sony Xperia XZ2 in India is priced at Rs. 72,990. It will be made available for sale in the country next week from August 1. It will be available in selected Sony Centers and mobile stores across India. Makers have launched this smartphone only in Liquid Black colour variant in India.