Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact: Features, specifications, availability

Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact Photograph:( Others )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 26, 2018, 12.08 PM (IST)

Sony unveiled two smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona - Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact - as a set of flagship smartphones on Sunday. 

This is Sony's first ever phone which comes with a full-screen display. The company has announced that they will be available from March, however, prices have not been disclosed yet. 

The Sony Xperia XZ2 comes in four colour models – Liquid Silver, Liquid Black, Deep Green, and Ash Pink. The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, on the other hand, has White Silver, Black, Moss Green, and Coral Pink as the colour variants.

The phones include Sony's proprietary advanced 19-megapixel Motion Eye camera technology with 4 HDR video recording and f/2 aperture. The rear camera comes with slow-motion video recording at 960 frames per second (fps). The Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact have 3180mAh and 2870mAh batteries under the hood. 

The Xperia XZ2 comes with a 5.7-inch full-HD+ (1440×2560 pixels) HDR display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, while the Xperia XZ2 Compact bears a 5-inch full-HD+ (1440×2560 pixels) display with HDR support and 18:9 aspect ratio. 

The smartphones come with Quick Charge 3.0 technology while the Xperia XZ2 comes with wireless charging support. They also include high-resolution audio with front-facing stereo speakers, water resistance IP65/ 68, HDR displays and the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. 

The Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact pack 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage that can be further expanded via microSD card up to 400GB. The Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact come with 3180mAh and 2870mAh batteries under the hood. 

The phones include a single/dual SIM (Nano) and will also run Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. Connectivity options include USB Type-C (3.1), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, wireless charging, and Google Cast. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the rear panel. dimensions are 153x72x11.1mm and weight is 198 grams.