Sony Xperia Z2 in-depth video hands-on


The Samsung Galaxy S5 might have been our favorite smartphone from MWC 2014, but it's impressive closely-matched it was by the Sony Xperia Z2. Indeed, Sony has crafted an incredible handset, and since we're sure that the Xperia Z2 will have millions of fans across the globe, we're delighted to present you with our in-depth hands-on video with it.

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Xperia Z2
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(19h 3G talk time)

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41 Comments

1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Now that's what I'm talking about. Z2 is best.

13. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

best?? LOL! cough* cough* bezel bezel.. y r u so huge???

17. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Ask iphone!!

35. TMach unregistered

And Nokia too!

19. MrTzr unregistered

Because of a 3200 mAh battery, a 1/2,3" Exmor RS sensor and waterproofing?

24. albetly

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

No, because it's not Recycled-plastic :p

31. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

love how people are finally backing up sony. all the other poeple have used samsung phones for far too long and are scared of any other company that starts challenging samsung.

26. yudi.nemesis unregistered

If S5 has 5.2" display, stereo speaker, 1/2.3" sensor and 3200 mAh battery i'm sure it will be bigger and thicker than Z2. Because 5.2" is about 2.5 mm larger than 5.1". Stereo speaker needs more space than small physical botton + finger print scaner*. And i'm sure 3200 mAh + 1/2.3" sensor is physically bigger than 2800 mAh + 1/2.6" sensor. *HTC One with stereo speakers is even taller than some 5" phones and iPhone 5s even with finger print scaner has the same dimension as the iPhone 5.

28. hery14

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

I think you're blind, please compare S5 and Iphone 5s bezel

27. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Ray.S does one of the worst reviews on any phone.

2. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

the best IPS display MWC 2014. Z2 rocks

3. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Z2vsS5>>>M8

7. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

Z2 vs Iphone6 vs M8 >S5

8. yudi.nemesis unregistered

I think Its hard to beat iPhone because you can't get iOS experience from any other devices.

9. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

I agree iOS is great so is WP 8 But android is my personal favorite when it comes to mobile OS platform. Simply because of sheer amount of customization available for android. I can even make my phone look like iOS or WP 8. I also belief user experience> spec list.

10. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

*Believe

21. MrTzr unregistered

Z2 > S5/M8 > 3310> iPhone 6

23. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

iPhone 6>all 2014.

4. sakurorhino

Posts: 47; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Samsung started with Galaxy S2 at MWC 2011 Now its Sony's turn with Xperia Z2 at MWC 2014

5. superkuiken

Posts: 168; Member since: Mar 24, 2013

Samsung galaxy S2 still is the best galaxy

6. sakurorhino

Posts: 47; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Yeah But now its all about Z2 which already kicked S5 :D

11. varunrawal

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 04, 2011

sony z2 great looking phone but i don't see any new innovation (spec wise and look wise its almost the same like the z1 or even the z leaving aside the cpu and ram)…..s5 got a heart rate sensor thats something ,new look wise it sux…waiting to see wat htc has in store…i think the note 3 is the best one till now

12. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Z2 is the first phone with brand new Colour Live LED technology and also the first phone with built in Digital noise cancelling technology.

29. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

don't feed the n00b, dude.

14. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

z2 & every smartphone with LED flash can have the heart beat sensor u r talking about. u just have 2 install the app! LOL!

15. yudi.nemesis unregistered

You can use almost any android phone with camera and flash all you have to do is go to playstore search for heart monitor apps. Compare to Z2 the best thing about Note 3 is only stylus.

22. varunrawal

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 04, 2011

Yes i do agree its got all those awesome specs…i think u have forgotten about the note series battery history which has had a better track record than any z series plus i do agree the z2 must be an amazing jaw dropping but truly i don't see anything new like quad display or some new design its just improved spec sheet , i don't think this would compel someone to shift ova from another brand towards it or in terms would think of an upgrade from the z1….i think S5 does needs that appreciation of trying to getting something more than a good screen to the market

25. yudi.nemesis unregistered

I think we need to wait Z2 battery life test before we talk to much about Z2 battery life. Since 2009-2013 Nokia and Samsung is the only brand that i trust when it comes to smartphone, but ZR and Z1 Compact is good enough to "Shift" from Samsung to Sony. ZR and Z1 Compact also has great battery life. "I don't see anything new" are you sure about that?? Because you can't get this from Z1or even any other phone. 1. IPS and Colour Live LED technology. 2. Front facing stereo speakers and built in Digital Noise cancelling technology. 3. MHL 3.0 4. 3GB of RAM. I think S5 is already get enough appreciation thats why you can find soo... many articles about S5 on PA and some other tech site.

30. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

well, do you know that Z2 has dual stereo speaker like HTC One? noise cancelation lighter material new IPS screen more battery and do you think the heart rate sensor in S5 is accurate? The test shows that it's not accurate enough. Someone has tested it and it shows a very low heart rate (which is impossible for a normal person)

16. Xenaz

Posts: 144; Member since: Apr 28, 2013

"The Samsung Galaxy S5 might have been our favorite smartphone from MWC 2014, but it's impressive closely-matched it was by the Sony Xperia Z2...." Forget about it PA, you guys just never get rid of your biases. PA only good in news and updates but never in reviews and hands-on.

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