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Sony Xperia Z2 Remove phone

Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Market Status: Released

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Posted: 25 Mar 2014
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - T-Mobile

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (6.0, 5.1, 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)Android (6.0, 5.0, 4.4.3, 4.4), HTC Sense 6 UI 
Dimensions5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm)5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 inches (146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm) 
Weight5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
MaterialsMain body: glassMain body: aluminum 
RuggedWater, Dust resistantSplash resistant 
IP certifiedIP 58IP X3 
ColorsBlack, Purple, WhiteGold, Gray, Silver, Pink, Blue, Red 
Physical size5.2 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

424 ppi441 ppi 

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio69.17 %66.71 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera20.7 megapixels4 megapixels, Duo camera 
FlashLEDDual LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

Focal length (35mm equivalent) 28 mm 
Camera sensor size1/2.3"1/3" 
Pixel size1.12 μm2 μm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, CMOS image sensorAutofocus 
Software FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Geo taggingManual focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Geo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Effects 
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) 
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR)High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video light, Video sharing 
Front-facing camera2.2 megapixels5 megapixels 
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-ABQualcomm Snapdragon 801 

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorAdreno 330Adreno 330 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

Built-in storage16 GB32 GB 
Maximum User Storage 24 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB 
Capacity3200 mAh2600 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Polymer 
Wireless chargingOptional  
Talk time15.00 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
Stand-by time28.8 days (690 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
Talk time (3G)19.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
Stand-by time (3G)30.8 days (740 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
20.7 days (496 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
Music playback120.00 hours  
Video playback10.00 hours  
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MirroringDLNA, Miracast, MHL, MirrorLinkDLNA, Miracast, MHL, MirrorLink 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz  
LTE (FDD)Bands 13, 17, 20, 5, 8, 4, 3, 2, 1, 7Bands 3, 7, 8, 20 
DataLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/sLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s 
Micro SIMYes  
Nano SIM Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationYes 
OtherNFC, ANT+, SyncML, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Officially announced24 Feb 201425 Mar 2014 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

23 Jul 2014  
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0745 linkFCC ID value: NM80P6B100  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

Head0.94 W/kg  
Body0.87 W/kg  
Product Specific Use0.89 W/kg  
Simultaneous Transmission1.59 W/kg  

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