Keeping up or ahead of competition? Here are all the new features of the Sony Xperia XZ2

Keeping up or ahead of competition? Here are all the new features of the Sony Xperia XZ2
Today, Sony has unveiled its new generation of flagship smartphone — the Xperia XZ2. It's super-shiny, it's the first Sony top-tier phone to come with a significant redesign in some years, and it packs some exciting features or at least upgrades.

Some of them are Sony playing the catch-up game with the competition, others are ahead of others, and there are the plain weird functions that are Xperia-exclusive right now, and we are not sure if anyone else would lift them. Let's take a look at what makes the Xperia XZ2 special!

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Xperia XZ2
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3180 mAh(23h 3G talk time)

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23 Comments

1. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

Xz2 epic win

2. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

1080p 960fps is the only advantage it has over the S9 tbh.... rest are gimmicks, just proprietary terms or which are actually also available on other phones.

7. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

2 ... X-Reality turning regular content into extraordinary 3....Dynamic Vibration System 4....4K HDR camcorder 5....3D Creator now works with the selfie camera 6. Speed Wireless charging 7. More baterry. 8. Best performance. 9 best updates. Etc

19. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Best updates? More battery? Speed wireless charging? 3D creator (sure that’s not gimmicky and can’t be done with other apps) ? Dynamic vibration, not gimmicky? I had the Xperia Z5, so I do know what X-reality does first hand, tbh, it’s nothing mind boggling, it’s mostly makes color saturation better with sharpening sometimes, but it only works with Sony apps, basically, it won’t work with YouTube, or google photos etc. 4K HDR video recording is interesting, I missed that some how, thx for reminding me.

22. EvilAPi

Posts: 116; Member since: Sep 25, 2017

X-reality is now works everywhere at Xperia X series, caveman. Do research first before comments.

9. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

Other than what Ciro100 said 4K HDR camcoder is also a great new feature 3D avatars isn't that great but the camera can take 3D shapes of many objects and make it printable ,I don't think Galaxy S9 can do that.

15. AlphaMale

Posts: 59; Member since: May 03, 2017

Lol you wrong the for video recording 4K HDR is actually far more usefull than super slow motion video or even 4K@60fps

21. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

Yes 4k HDR 10 bits > 4k 60 fps sdr 8 6 bits old tecnology

3. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I see absolutely no point to choose this over XZ1. Design is ugly and looks like Nokia/HTC, there is no headphone jack, camera will probably still give the same mediocre results that XZ1 did and it's a shame because I always liked Sony phones but with XZ2 they are just blindly following others

4. bucknassty

Posts: 1372; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

i feel like people will still hold on to that headphone jack... that is the only thing missing on this phone....

17. AliBashir

Posts: 55; Member since: Jun 18, 2017

You people should start get into it because there will be no more headphone jacks in the future.

6. CEDEOTB

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 21, 2016

Keeping up.....barely.

8. Qawi94

Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

So many people complaining just like a little kid lol.. It is just a phone. Don't like it? Just move on.

10. seanmirza23

Posts: 10; Member since: Feb 19, 2016

where is the new features of galaxy s9 & s9+???

12. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

They will arrive here 2 years

11. Jacksie66 unregistered

The vibration thing is like the Nokia 3220 with its flashing lights and in sync vibration.

13. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

XZ1 has 13MP f2.0 selfie XZ2 has 5MP f2.2 selfie What's the point of this?

18. AliBashir

Posts: 55; Member since: Jun 18, 2017

This is the most interesting and confusing thing.

14. ryq24

Posts: 876; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Does it have tap to wake and tap to close? What about using the fingerprint sensor to pull down notification?

16. LetThereBeLight

Posts: 116; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

At least the finger scanner is in a good place and the volume rocker also not in the left like on Samsung and iPhone what I just never understood why. So awkward position or they thought people use phone with left hand? .

24. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Unless you lost your thumb or it's too short it doesn't matter which side is.

20. Sparkxster

Posts: 1245; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

It's ahead of the game in some ways.

23. djk4363

Posts: 32; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

I love what Sony has done with its design. I actually liked the older bricks, but this is bold and contemporary. I have one personal problem though. This design oddly reminds me of the current HTC style, and I hate HTC!

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