Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact size comparison vs Galaxy S9, S9+, iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus, LG V30, OnePlus 5T

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact size comparison vs Galaxy S9, S9+, iPhone X, 8, 8 Plus, LG V30, OnePlus 5T
Sony has just announced the latest devices to join its portfolio, the Xperia XZ2 and the XZ2 Compact, two handsets whose purpose is to take the the Japan-based manufacturer up-to-speed with the current trends on the smartphone market. With everyone plotting the total demise of old-school bezels and looking forward to providing users with more display real estate, Sony felt the pressure and finally caved in - the XZ2 looks way more contemporary than any other Xperia before it.

But how does the new XZ2 stack up in terms of size again all the best phones out there, the likes of the new Galaxy S9, the iPhone X, the OnePlus 5T, the LG V30, and the Pixels? With dimensions of 6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 inches (153 x 72 x 11.1 mm) and a screen-to-body size ratio of 76.28%, it's much more compact than any other Xperia before it, but is this enough to finally make it a viable option for those on the hunt for smaller bezels and more display? 

Let's see how the XZ2 compares:

Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2

Dimensions

6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 inches

153 x 72 x 11.1 mm

Weight

6.98 oz (198 g)

Samsung Galaxy S9+

Samsung Galaxy S9+

Dimensions

6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches

158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm

Weight

6.67 oz (189 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Dimensions

6.4 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches

162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)

Apple iPhone X

Apple iPhone X

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.3 inches

143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm

Weight

6.14 oz (174 g)

Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2

Dimensions

6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 inches

153 x 72 x 11.1 mm

Weight

6.98 oz (198 g)

Samsung Galaxy S9+

Samsung Galaxy S9+

Dimensions

6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches

158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm

Weight

6.67 oz (189 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Dimensions

6.4 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches

162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm

Weight

6.88 oz (195 g)

Apple iPhone X

Apple iPhone X

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.3 inches

143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm

Weight

6.14 oz (174 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page



Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2

Dimensions

6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 inches

153 x 72 x 11.1 mm

Weight

6.98 oz (198 g)

Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches

157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)

LG V30

LG V30

Dimensions

5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches

151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Dimensions

6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches

156 x 77 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.74 oz (191 g)

Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2

Dimensions

6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 inches

153 x 72 x 11.1 mm

Weight

6.98 oz (198 g)

Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL

Dimensions

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches

157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)

LG V30

LG V30

Dimensions

5.97 x 2.97 x 0.29 inches

151.7 x 75.4 x 7.39 mm

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Dimensions

6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches

156 x 77 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.74 oz (191 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page



Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2

Dimensions

6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 inches

153 x 72 x 11.1 mm

Weight

6.98 oz (198 g)

Sony Xperia XZ1

Sony Xperia XZ1

Dimensions

5.83 x 2.87 x 0.29 inches

148 x 73 x 7.4 mm

Weight

5.50 oz (156 g)

OnePlus 5T

OnePlus 5T

Dimensions

6.15 x 2.95 x 0.29 inches

156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm

Weight

5.71 oz (162 g)

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Dimensions

6.07 x 2.93 x 0.31 inches

154.2 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.28 oz (178 g)

Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2

Dimensions

6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 inches

153 x 72 x 11.1 mm

Weight

6.98 oz (198 g)

Sony Xperia XZ1

Sony Xperia XZ1

Dimensions

5.83 x 2.87 x 0.29 inches

148 x 73 x 7.4 mm

Weight

5.50 oz (156 g)

OnePlus 5T

OnePlus 5T

Dimensions

6.15 x 2.95 x 0.29 inches

156.1 x 75 x 7.3 mm

Weight

5.71 oz (162 g)

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Dimensions

6.07 x 2.93 x 0.31 inches

154.2 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm

Weight

6.28 oz (178 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page


Meanwhile, the surprisingly-thick Xperia XZ2 Compact continues the beloved Sony tradition of super-compact devices, and while it's not as sleek as the XZ2, the 'munchkin' still has lots of charisma to it. Measuring at 5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches (135 x 65 x 12.1 mm) but weighing 5.93 oz (168 g), the XZ2 Compact is a relatively compact device that has some pleasant heft to it. It doesn't boast a very high screen-to-body ratio, but this doesn't mean it's not a great new compact option to consider.

Alas, Xperia XZ1 Compact users that have looked forward to upgrading could be disappointed: the new compact Sony is nowhere it's precursor in overall size. The Xperia XZ2 Compact is slightly taller and a lot thicker and heavier than the XZ1 Compact. Sure, the XZ2 Compact comes with a larger display and marginally larger battery, but it's safe to say that the it is a downgrade over the XZ1 Compact when it comes to the single defining feature of the phone - its overall pocketability and ease of use. However, we wouldn't want to hand out judgment before we've had the chance to spend a few days or weeks with the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact - who knows, it could end up shattering our slight disappointment. 

Okay, we walked you around the basics, here's a visual representation of how the XZ2 Compact stacks up against most of its rivals:

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Dimensions

5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches

135 x 65 x 12.1 mm

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Dimensions

5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches

129 x 65 x 9.3 mm

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)

Essential Phone

Essential Phone

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.8 x 0.31 inches

141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)

Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2

Dimensions

5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches

145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Dimensions

5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches

135 x 65 x 12.1 mm

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Dimensions

5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches

129 x 65 x 9.3 mm

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)

Essential Phone

Essential Phone

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.8 x 0.31 inches

141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)

Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2

Dimensions

5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches

145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page


Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Dimensions

5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches

135 x 65 x 12.1 mm

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)

Apple iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches

138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9

Dimensions

5.81 x 2.7 x 0.33 inches

147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)

LG G6

LG G6

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches

148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Dimensions

5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches

135 x 65 x 12.1 mm

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)

Apple iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches

138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9

Dimensions

5.81 x 2.7 x 0.33 inches

147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)

LG G6

LG G6

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches

148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page


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8 Comments

1. Master_Oogway

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 06, 2016

As far as the design is concerned, a big NO to Sony this year..... They should have kept the original xperia design and reduce the bezels....

2. Master_Oogway

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 06, 2016

At first the Compact look good until I touched that "Side View" link....

8. sgodsell

Posts: 6703; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The Sony XZ2 Compact is physically smaller than an iPhone 8. Yet the ZX2 has a 18:9 5" full HD plus display (2160x1080), and the iPhone 8 has a 16:9 4.7" HD display (1334x750). Why anyone would buy an overpriced iPhone 8 today is beyond me.

4. splus

Posts: 137; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

I'm starting to think everyone in Sony is actually insane! Last year I could say they're very slow, behind everyone else in design, but now they just plain crazy. It's 2018 Sony, wake up!

5. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

even pixel 2 looking better

6. Glouba

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

I didn't replace it with Z5 Compact, because battery life/overheating issues. I didn't replace it with X Compact, because mid-ranger specs. I didn't replace it with XZ1 Compact, because replacement announced with less bezel. I won't replace it with XZ2 Compact, because thick-as-a-brick and ugly. ... What to replace my beloved Z3 Compact ?? I don't care for 4K screen or videos, I want power in a small package, with as much memory as possible (SD card I need), solid build and battery life, IP68 is a plus, any suggestion ? PS Sony : if you prepare the XZ3 Compact, please do NOT think "silver" grey is white, it isn't, it's plain ugly, think of a "white" white version, thx.

7. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

XZ1 compact is your best choice IMO It doesn't have FM radio though and it doesn't have fast charging.

9. cheetah2k

Posts: 2149; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Meh. RIP sony. they've totally lost it..

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