If anything, Sony Mobiles happens to be a brand that manufactures aesthetically astute handsets that are also high on performance. The flagship Xperia X lineup from the brand is one of the best looking handsets in the market as of now and is revered in the Global market as well. Sony has designed these handsets to be rugged, durable, stylish and performance powerhouse. Sony Xperia Z2 is the third handset in the Xperia Z series of handsets improves a lot over its predecessor.
The Sony Xperia Z2 comes with handset manufacturer's signature Omnibalance design that is very easy on eyes. However, the handset comes with water-resistance properties and due to this the microSD card slot, SIM card slot and other opening in the handset are covered with chunky flaps. The handset primarily boasts of an all glass and metal build that is not only easy on eyes but also feels good in one's palm.
Sony has equipped the Xperia Z2 smartphone with a 5.2-inch display that is big enough to allow users to enjoy stunning visuals. The display of the handset offers full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which further enhances the quality of visuals offered by the handset.
Being a third generation flagship device, Sony Xperia Z2 came with the latest operating system at the time, which was Android 4.4 Kitkat, The smartphones has since been updated to Android Lollipop and offers a smooth and visually appealing user experience to its users. Furthermore, the handset manufacturer has added its own performance enhancement features in the user interface which makes operating the handset much more efficient.
Performance and Battery Life
Sony Xperia Z device have always been known for their exemplary performance and user experience offered. The brand has equipped the handset with a powerful Quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 Ghz that can handle anything that is thrown at it. Moreover, the processor of the handset is coupled with a massive 3 GB of RAM to facilitate efficient and smooth multitasking. This handset features a 3200 mAh battery under its rear panel that lasts a day on fair usage.
Sony has always been known for its camera modules so much so that other handset manufacturers equip their handsets with Sony modules. It is but natural for the brand to equip its own handsets with anything but the best. The Xperia Z2 smartphones boasts of a powerful 20.7 Megapixel snapper on its rear panel that can easily replace any point and shoot digital camera quite easily. However, the front snapper of the handset is bit of a letdown as it comes with only 2.2 Megapixels.
Sony Xperia Z2 boasts of all bells and whistles when it comes to connectivity, making it easier for users to connect it to a number of gadgets. On communication front, it supports both 4G LTE and 3G for an ultra fast Internet browsing. Besides, there is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI and NFC in the device that offers a number of ways to connect this handset with compatible gadgets.
The Xperia Z2 is one powerhouse of a smartphone in every sense of the word. It is an absolute beast when it comes to performance and does look nice too at the same time. It just shows how much potential the Xperia Z1 has and that guys at Sony have become serious about their flagships. Only if they become more serious about their mid-range phones as well now.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||April 15, 2014|
|Color||Black, Purple, White|
Water resistant for up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter, IP58
|Operating System||Android v4.4.2 (Kitkat)
Upgradable To V6.0 (Marshmallow)
|Dimensions||146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||2.3 GHz (Krait 400)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB|
|Display||Size||5.2 inches (13.21 cm)|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, Full HD|
|Pixel Density||424 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||69.11 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Sensor||Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/2.0|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst Mode|
|Rear Auto Focus|
2160p@30fps, 4k, Full HD, HD
Digital Zoom, Up To 8x
|Battery||Battery Capacity||3200 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-ion, Non Removable|
|Talk Time 3G||19 hr|
|Stand By Time (GSM)||690 hr|
|Music Play Time||120 hr|
|3G||HSDPA 2100/1900/1700/900/850, HSDPA 42 Mbps|
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n
|USB Port||USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging, USB Host|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||3GPP, AAC, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA|
|Video Format||3GPP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M4V, MKV, MPEG4, Xvid|
|Storage||Internal Storage||16 GB|
Up to 128 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
Practically Unlimited, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card|