Sony has announced the launch of the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact at Mobile World Congress and they will be available from March 2018 both will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo.
Some of the main new additions include the following:
- Xperia XZ2 is the most immersive entertainment device to captivate your senses with extended 5.7” HDR Full HD+ display, powerful stereo speakers, plus a brand new Dynamic Vibration System that brings your content to life. Motion Eye camera now has world’s 1st 4K HDR Movie recording in a smartphone and Full HD 960FPS Super slow motion
- The world’s most compact 5” smartphone, XZ2 Compact offers premium performance with extended 5” HDR Full HD+ display, the latest Motion Eye™ camera experience and Sony’s advanced AV technologies to maximise your entertainment in the palm of your hand
- Both smartphones feature Qualcomm Snapdrago 845 Mobile Platform designed to deliver superior experiences and performance with Gigabit LTE download speeds to satisfy the most demanding technology enthusiasts
- Brand new dual camera technology innovation with ultra-high sensitivity displayed at MWC.
Stunning New Design
There is a sleek, rounder, premium feel design that has a tough exterior, built with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 and metal frame to add extra durability. There are four finishes available for each model, XZ2 available in Liquid Silver, Liquid Black, Deep Green and Ash Pink, while the XZ2 Compact comes in White Silver, Black, Moss Green and Coral Pink. They are water resistance, with the XZ2 is designed to withstand splashes and spills.
Feel The Sound
Sony have included a brand new Dynamic Vibration System, which analyses audio data and lets you feel the action in your hands, bringing your movies, games and videos to life. This is thanks to an included actuator in the phones. The XZ2 range also includes S-Force Front Surround, making them the loudest Xperia speakers ever.
Extreme Video and Photo Capabilities
The Motion Eye camera is pushed to the extreme and gets a ground-breaking upgrade with the world’s 1st 4K HDR Movie recording in a smartphoneI. You can now capture reality with incredible contrast and share or upload to a compatible HDR TV or YouTube to view your content back in lifelike realism. Super slow motion video recording has also gotten an upgrade, with 960fps now possible in Full HD.
There is still an array of features included in the phones, which all get an upgrade, including the 3D Creator. We will check them out in full when they release in March.