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Sony Xperia Z2 hands-on: pushing the limits

0. phoneArena 24 Feb 2014, 07:09 posted on

It's been another six months, and so it's time for Sony to unveil yet another cuting-edge Android smartphone. Coming to replace the critically-acclaimed Xperia Z1, the Sony Xpera Z2 is the manufacturer's latest and greatest smartphone proposition. This time around, Sony seems to be really pushing the technology limits with this one - the Z2 is once again bringing some much-appreciated improvement in most areas, and, thankfully, a pretty major enhancement in the screen department. All in all, Sony's latest flagship shapes up as a very promising offering - one that we're definitely looking forward to...

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posted on 25 Feb 2014, 23:36

62. kyobil (Posts: 4; Member since: 25 Feb 2014)


in Z2, sony remove anti-shatter film... so no screen protector at all

posted on 24 Feb 2014, 19:26 2

51. Kiiro (Posts: 7; Member since: 05 Sep 2013)


I own a Galaxy S4 but I'm not very trilled by the S5. At this time the Z2 seems like a more attractive option to me but one of my main concerns is its resistance. Reading that the front and rear are made of glass makes me nervous since I'm very prone to drop my phone all the time which has not been an issue with the S4 which has withstanded any and all drops so far.
Any advice from current Z1 users on this matter?

posted on 26 Feb 2014, 08:07

63. mokhtar (Posts: 196; Member since: 06 Jan 2014)


afraid from what glass ? glass is the most awsome strong build quality , i drop my phone everyday i swear ( i have z1 ) and no issue or scratch on it , simply sony build quality is phenomenal

posted on 24 Feb 2014, 22:49

52. nazyr1803 (Posts: 77; Member since: 11 Jan 2013)


how about sony make a z2 compact with dual speaker in front. waiting for it to happen

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 16:04 1

77. docxx (Posts: 63; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)


we will see the Z2 compact by sure before end of the year

posted on 10 Mar 2014, 06:15

80. nazyr1803 (Posts: 77; Member since: 11 Jan 2013)


Hope so.. And i can make my moto g as a phone call and message use only.

posted on 25 Feb 2014, 01:28

55. droidpcindia (Posts: 1; Member since: 25 Feb 2014)


TOP 2 gadgets unvieled in MWC (Moblie world congress) Barcelona
#SamsungGalaxyS5 #SonyxperiaZ2
watch their first impression here with specs
#Droidpc

posted on 25 Feb 2014, 04:29

56. sunnyfpy (Posts: 45; Member since: 12 May 2013)


i give it a miss.

posted on 25 Feb 2014, 04:36

57. Trex95 (Posts: 541; Member since: 03 Mar 2013)


http://youtu.be/IJquEOrTj1Y Xperia Z2 review.

posted on 25 Feb 2014, 15:59

59. Imaxxacre (Posts: 50; Member since: 23 Aug 2009)


Knowing Sony, this will probably only be released on one US carrier anyway.

posted on 25 Feb 2014, 19:52

60. aepril12 (Posts: 1; Member since: 25 Feb 2014)


So much better than the new Samsung S5
*water and dust resistance
*thinner
*memory
*camera
*BATTERY

HAHAHA

posted on 25 Feb 2014, 21:35

61. therons (Posts: 7; Member since: 25 Feb 2014)


Sony doing excellent job for Z2. screen,battery, ram, processor, stereo speaker. and also experienced in waterproof cameraphone. what should i say...Bravo.
Z2 is going to be super hit in next 6 month.
but i,m still waiting next flagship and i guess it is going to be IGZO screen 2k, ram 3b, snapdragon 805 2.5 gh, camera 20.7 mp OIS. hopefully Z ultra 2 bring it on.

posted on 26 Feb 2014, 23:21

64. EarnYourLeather (Posts: 87; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)


Didn't even mention the front stereo speakers.

posted on 26 Feb 2014, 23:57

65. lavie (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Feb 2014)


Great phone, simple design but look perfect!

posted on 27 Feb 2014, 02:42

66. techperson211 (Posts: 446; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)


Would like to have this beautiful beast!!

posted on 28 Feb 2014, 04:29

69. iliketech (Posts: 53; Member since: 17 Aug 2011)


Is it wirelessly chargeable?

posted on 28 Feb 2014, 11:41

70. turbalejo (Posts: 13; Member since: 10 May 2012)


Flash? I recall the z1 did not have camera flash? it looks like z2 has flash? it this correct? Gratzi.

posted on 02 Mar 2014, 12:31

71. mojtaba_mn (Posts: 159; Member since: 22 Feb 2013)


htc only i wait

posted on 03 Mar 2014, 08:55

72. Jillxz (Posts: 146; Member since: 04 Jun 2012)


Beautiful phone and I sure would like to try it next , but I will never buy a phone with less than32GB even though it might come with an SD card slot. You can't put a lot of things on an sd card , so I am looking for onboard 32 GB at the very least.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 07:13

76. RadKrish (Posts: 17; Member since: 28 Nov 2013)


Though im an LG fan i like this live wallpaper alot :) Installed it on my G :D

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 16:24 1

78. BruinsMcWoo (Posts: 1; Member since: 08 Mar 2014)


Can't wait for this phone to come out. Still have the Samsung s3 and it's nothing but problems!! Had to replace it twice over a two year span due to hardware issues. Just got off phone with T-mobile and their rep said it will be released sometime before or after the s5 is released. Wish it was already here!!!

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 16:38

79. docxx (Posts: 63; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)


By sure you will not regret it.
The Z1 compact is already a great piece of hardware and the Z2 is even better.

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