Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Galaxy Note 9 poll: Sony fans strike hard!

Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Galaxy Note 9 poll: Sony fans strike hard!
The Xperia XZ2 Premium certainly took its time to hit the market. In fact, it's not on store shelves just yet — it will finally be on the 30th of July. And that's 3 months after its official announcement, back in April.

It's Sony's most premium phone — hey, it's in the name — and it will cost you a premium penny — $999 at launch.

It's odd timing, and we are kind of wondering whether Sony is shooting itself in the foot here. The Xperia XZ3 is about to be unveiled in a little more than a month. And the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 — a major, major player in the phablet scene — will be revealed in a couple of weeks.

We just reviewed the Xperia XZ2 Premium and, while we do like it, we are still not sure it'll convince a lot of people to drop $1k on it. With that price tag, will it have a chance vs the Galaxy Note 9? We decided to ask you and here are the poll results:

Would you get the Xperia XZ2 Premium or would you rather wait for the Note 9?

Xperia XZ2 Premium all the way!
Pft... the Galaxy Note 9 will stomp all over it as soon as it arrives

Well, well... Sony claps back!

Related phones

Xperia XZ2 Premium
  • Display 5.8" 2160 x 3840 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3540 mAh(26.5h 3G talk time)
Galaxy Note 9
  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh(29h 3G talk time)



1. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

lol where was this poll done? xperia been dead


Posts: 138; Member since: Aug 06, 2017

This poll was done on this website, like their other polls... Are you just slow, or..?

13. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I also miss this one.. Basically is's just Samsung users vs Samsung haters polls.

23. bassembm

Posts: 143; Member since: Dec 27, 2015


2. bucknassty

Posts: 1350; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

eh... samsung is pretty hard to overtake in the android world right now... their flagships just have everything you need. hardly any compromises

30. hansip87

Posts: 228; Member since: Nov 10, 2015

well, for high end only sadly. in mid end xiaomi eats their cake in Asia much too easy. and then when you think of resale value, no one should invest in Samsung, invest in Apple.

39. bucknassty

Posts: 1350; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

yeah, but i'm only comparing flagships... essentially apple only makes high end products. why mess with mid or low, make everything good. I cant speak to the mid and low end samsungs because they are compromised, I want it all and thats what they offer at top of the line. its nice they have options for mid and low, you dont get that option with apple this comparison has been around for years... if you compare companies high end products to apple, then apple is not that fascinating... but if you compare a 200 dollar laptop to a 1000 dollar mac book.... its apples to oranges....

40. ibrar1996

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

That resale thing depends upon market and fyi in asia samsung is more worthy than apple Buy an iPhone and 150$ is gone without even activating it

3. greyhulk

Posts: 184; Member since: Jun 30, 2010

Sony fans are the most rabid and fanatical around. They will blindly support the brand right into the grave and belligerently attack anyone who suggests that their phones aren’t the greatest.

8. jroshan5 unregistered

Just like the SHAMEsung fans

4. Lord1970

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 24, 2018

Since when are there more Sony fanboys?it is normal an obsolete mobile as the note 9 can not compete with a mobile 4k HDR 10 bits, the best camera on the market, the most fluid and fast mobile etc

7. jroshan5 unregistered

Blind samsung fanboys everywhere..... worse than any fanboys.....

22. Phonehex

Posts: 765; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

Cool story bro...

5. Lord1970

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 24, 2018

The note 9 only serves to explode the saw teeth of the crapmoled with the s pen

14. Tipus

Posts: 893; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

Ciro got new account :)) LMAO!!!

36. WingMan

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 28, 2008

Good catch

9. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

The prices for both phones are ridiculously high. I used to like Sony allot but now the premium models just cost too much. I had a Note 8 with lots of features but the UI never ran fast and smoothly. So I bought a Razer phone and it is smooth, great battery life and awesome speakers plus the 120 Hz screen refresh makes the UI really nice..

20. Medoogalaxy

Posts: 232; Member since: May 25, 2017

Having S6/S7edge, S9 they are fast just like i bought them

10. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3147; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Why does it have to be a fanboy one way or another? Why can’t the Sony be better on its own merits. Some of you teenagers and millennials are pathetic.

11. fyah_king unregistered

And the note 9 will sell I'm enjoying my note 8.

12. SpencerO

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 29, 2017

My biggest gripe with Samsung is how much they mess with stock Android and how long they take to do that before they get the update out. I also think they have too big of a following with phones that are just run of the mill flagship phones. They almost never have any of the truly useful features first. Don't get me wrong they are decent phones. They just always seem dated. But that may be due to the large amount of blind following they have. They feel like they are just the mirror of Apple. Just another big splashy name with little ingenuity.

15. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

That is why I sold my Note 8 for cheap and bought a Razer phone for several hundred dollars less than I had paid for the Note 8.

34. AIxenhartX

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 31, 2015

Same how can Samsung mess up its own Version of Android in their own phones and wasting money to develop TIZEN os for smartwatch smh. To be honest almost all Samsung fans are like Sony or Apple fans they are blind to see the light. But hopefully they wake up soon XD

16. Ellio74

Posts: 74; Member since: Mar 22, 2018

Now some people will try to justify why this is the final result... Lol Apart from that, this XZ2P looks promising!

17. Djz89

Posts: 445; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Lol, not that i love the xz2 p but i would take it o er the s9.

18. BullaBoss

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

Something tells me Apple fanboys inflated ther results. Nobody can convince me that's true.

19. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Roland Quandt says Note 9 will be €1050 ( 128GB). XZ2P is no morqe than $€900.

21. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

4K 10-bit 144Hz WRGB > 3K 8-bit 60Hz pentile

24. Stormrider

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 30, 2016

144Hz? Where did you get that from?

25. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

An employee. It is hidden inside devs mode just like the 120Hz on previous flagships. Even X Performance is 120Hz. Actually XA2 too.

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