Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium has been launched by the company ahead of the 2018 Mobile Electronics Exhibition Hong Kong. This is the Premium version of their flasgship smartphones, the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact.
This is also the first Sony smartphone with the trending dual rear camera, it was long overdue. When the feature was missing on their flasgships, I knew the Premium version will definitely come with it. Will this device make our next list of the Best smartphone cameras in world? Lets find out by reviewing its specs and features.
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At first glance, you’ll know it’s a Sony smartphone, the device sports the company’s overall signature look. Boasting of a Metal and Plastic mix design and covered exquisitely with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It has all the IP65/IP68 certifications, offering dust, scratch and water resistant of up to 30 minutes underneath.
We can see the dual shooters in their unique position just like on its predecessors. The dual-LED flash is on top of vertical cameras in that order. It’s quite bulky to the sides as usual measuring 11.9mm in thickness and weighs 236g. You should be able to get it in Black and Silver colors only.
It’s obviously Sony ain’t digging the whole totally bezel-less hype or even the notch. The XZ2 Premium ships with lots of top and bottom bezel, which might be a disappointment to some people. The Sony logo still sits at the bottom corner, while the top houses the usual features.
Furthermore, The 5.8-inch UHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is one of best screens ever on Mobile. Boasting of a breathtaking 3840 x 2160 pixels in resolution and a mind-boggling 760 pixel per inch density. See all your movies, games and details on the screen in dense clarity.
Hardware and Software
Houses the powerful Snapdragon 845 chip from Qualcomm alongside an Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-cores of processor here clocks at a fast speed of 2.7GHz with 10nm process technology. While the Adreno 630 graphics processor handles graphics.
Multitasking through heavy apps and games shouldn’t be a problem with 6GB RAM space available and 1.866GHz memory speed. A standard 64GB internal storage space is available as well and upgradeable up to 400GB. The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box.
The dual shooters may not be in the most flattering position, but my, they get their job done effortlessly. The 19MP + 12MP dual rear camera has f/1.8 and f/1.6 aperture respectively. They also boasts of 25mm sensor size and 1.55μm pixel size and captures 5K resolution images with ease.
The shooters come with a dual-LED flash for support and other features, capturing photographs with 5033 x 3775 pixels in dimension and records 4K videos. For selfies, the 13MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture and takes cute selfies.
Powering the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium is a 3540mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging and wireless charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take up to 1.7 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Technical Specifications
|Model||Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores|
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Type||Metal + Plastic|
|Dimensions||158 x 80 x 11.9 mm|
|Display Type||UHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||3840 x 2160 Pixels|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant|
|19MP + 12MP|
White balance settings
|Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 630|
|Yes, up to 400GB|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, microUSB|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
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