Sony Xperia XZ2: Specs, Price & Release Date Revealed

After the successful launch of Sony Xperia XZ1, Sony is all set to launch its next XZ series phone that will have an exclusive design and terrific feature. The phone will flaunt some exquisite features such as dual rear camera setup, side-mounted fingerprint reader, sleek bottom and top bezels and distinctive bar design. Just like its predecessor, Sony Xperia XZ2 will support IP68 certification that makes the Smartphone dust-proof and water resistant. Read more to know about this amazing Smartphone.

Overview

Sony Xperia XZ2 will have Android 8.0 Oreo as an operating system. The phone will be going to have a stunning 5.5-inch Full HD+ IPS display that provides a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels that is from a pixel density of 439 PPI. It will also have varied connectivity options such as Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 4G, and a USB Type-C port.

Storage & Battery

The phone will come with a non-removable Li-Ion 3,200mAh, durable battery that can stand them for the whole day. Sony Xperia XZ2 will also support quick charging option through Quick Charge 3.0 support that can charge the phone battery in a fast manner. The mobile will have internal storage space of 64GB for keeping videos, apps, images, and songs. The storage can also be expanded with a microSD card with a storage space up to 256GB.

Platform and Camera

Sony Xperia XZ2 has Android 8.0 Oreo as its operating system and features a dual 16+8-megapixel rear camera that is specially designed to take high-quality photos even in a low light condition because of advanced LED flash. It will have 13-megapixel front-facing that is ideal for taking clear selfies and making video calls.

Display and Connectivity

The phone will come with a 5.5-inch Full HD+ display with broad viewing angles that provides amazing visual experience. Xperia XZ2 flaunts Corning Gorilla Glass protection which will shield the phone from any type of scratches.  The slender bezels on the base and apex will make the display of the phone huge and suitable for watching videos. Different connectivity types of Sony Xperia XZ2 will have Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 4G, GPS, USB 2.0 port and an NFC.

Performance

The Smartphone will be powered by a 2.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset which is equipped with 4GB of RAM that provides multitasking and speedy performance. This handset is perfect to play games or use multiple apps at the same without compromising phone’s performance.

 Price and Release Date

The actual launch date of Xperia XZ2 is still unknown till now but it is rumored to be released in September 2018. The previous series was also launched in September 2017 so it is also expected to be launched in 2018.  Though there are no rumors about the price of XZ2, the price of the phone will be around $699.99 or £599.

Features of Sony Xperia XZ2

  • Dual Rear Camera
  • Fast Charging
  • 4GB RAM
  • Fingerprint Reader

Technical Specifications of Sony Xperia XZ2

SOFTWARE
Operating SystemAndroid v8.0 (Oreo)
DISPLAY
Display TypeIPS LCD
Size5.5 inches
Resolution1080x2160 pixels
Pixel Density439 pixels per inch (ppi)
Color Reproduction16M Colors
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Screen to body percentage71.40%
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
CAMERA
Front Camera13 MP
Primary Dual20 MP + 8 MP
Selfie FlashNot Present
Rear FlashPresent with Dual LED
Video[email protected]
STORAGE
Internalstorage 64GB
RAM4GB
ExpandableMicroSD, 256GB
BATTERY
Turbo ChargePresent (Quick, 3.0)
Capacity3200 mAh
TypeLi-Ion
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-FiPresent with hotspot
USBType C
Bluetoothv4.2
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)Present
4GPresent
3GPresent
2GPresent
NFC ChipsetPresent
GPSPresent
InfraredNot Present
SIM ConfigurationDual SIM
PROCESSOR
GPUAdreno 540
VariantSnapdragon 835
ArchitectureKryo 280
MakeQualcomm MSM8998
Number of Cores8 Octa Core
Frequency2.8 GHz
SENSORS
AccelerometerPresent
Ambient LightPresent
GyroscopePresent
Fingerprint sensorPresent
ProximityPresent
SOUND
HeadphonesPresent
LoudspeakerPresent