Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact ($50 off at Best Buy) is certified for BYOD use on Verizon

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact ($50 off at Best Buy) is certified for BYOD use on Verizon
If you already have the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, and are thinking about bringing the device to Verizon, we have some good news for you. The nation's largest carrier has certified the handset for use on its network. If you don't already own the phone, you can purchase the unlocked Xperia XZ2 Compact from a retailer like Best Buy (where incidentally, the White Silver model is $50 off at $599 with activation today), bring it to Verizon, and it will work perfectly on Big Red's 4G LTE network.

The Xperia XZ2 Compact carries many of the same specs found on the full-sized Xperia XZ2. It features a 5-inch LCD screen with a 1080 x 2160 resolution, and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is the Snapdragon 845 mobile platform; 4GB of RAM is inside along with 64GB of expandable native storage (48GB available to the user). A 19MP rear-facing camera graces the back of the phone while a 5MP selfie snapper can be found in front. And yes, the 960fps slow motion feature is included. Keeping the lights on is a 2870mAh battery, and Android Oreo is pre-installed.

If interested in bringing the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Verizon, you can click on the sourcelink or visit your local Verizon store. And if you need to buy the phone first, check out Best Buy to take advantage of the current sale. 

source: Verizon, BestBuy

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Xperia XZ2 Compact
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2870 mAh(20.8h 3G talk time)

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13 Comments

1. josephnero

Posts: 777; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Good news. I'm more interested in its big brother but since I'm on At&t it's ok

10. sgodsell

Posts: 7035; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

This XZ2 compact is physically smaller than an iPhone 8. Costs $100 less, has a larger and higher resolution display. It even has a higher resolution display (2160x1080) than an iPhone 8 plus. It has a HDR display which the only iPhone that has a HDR display is the iPhone X. This XZ2 can even record in 4k HDR, has portrait mode, and 3D scanning. The iPhone 8 cannot do any of that, and no iPhone can record in 4k HDR yet. Only an ignorant die hard Apple zealot would buy an iPhone over this XZ2 Compact.

2. bbslimer

Posts: 13; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

So why is the compact compatible but the full sized version isn't?

3. middlehead

Posts: 449; Member since: May 12, 2014

It most likely is compatible, they just haven't certified it.

4. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

So will it support carrier aggregation with verizons lte bands? To get faster speeds ? Like their newest phones do ? And will voice over LTE work?? I can't find anything on this on any other pages . If everything will work fine . And what about those places Verizon drops down to 1x or evdo ? Does this phone support them? I know a few stores deep inside my note 8 drops down to those 2. No lte at all makes it in there . But I can still call over 1x fine . I see this phone doesn't support that so I guess no service?

5. josephnero

Posts: 777; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

7. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Thanks !

8. josephnero

Posts: 777; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Np :)

6. kakudiego

Posts: 123; Member since: May 21, 2014

yay, only $200 overpriced now, nice

9. josephnero

Posts: 777; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Go back to your cave

11. ibrar1996

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

buy op6 with 0 unique features but larger screen in same price chinese brands do good with price for those like you who are in need of a basic android phone hdr screen,hdr video,waterproofing,sd card,front stereo,1080p superslow mo,sdr to hdr ,great battery life and a Brand name doesn't matter

12. libra89

Posts: 2265; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

It's nice to see that they took $50 off for this, but only for one color is kind of annoying. I can wait though for a deeper drop, especially when we also consider taxes as well to the final price.

13. leggleston

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 22, 2018

Best Buy activated my phone but couldn't get calls or texts. Sent me to Verizon who, after also unable to resolve issue, called their tier 2 tech who said the phone was not compatible with Verizon. What's going on? My time was not worth the $50 off

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