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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Design

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

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.

Display

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

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.

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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.

Camera

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

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.

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Battery

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

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium
Announced February, 2018
Released April, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Metal + Plastic
Dimensions 158 x 80 x 11.9 mm
Weight 236g
Protection Yes
Colours Black, Silver

Display

Display Type UHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.8-inch
Resolution 3840 x 2160 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 760ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 73.4%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

19MP + 12MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
13MP

Software

Android 8.0 Oreo
Custom
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
CPU Octa-Core 2.7GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 630
6GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Yes, up to 400GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Barometer

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes
Yes

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3540mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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