Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

The unveiling of the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium has been termed as the biggest announcement of the week. The Japanese manufacturer , Sony, introduced its first phone with dual cameras. The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium also come with other nice specs like 4K HDR screen, Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 6GB or RAM, and the ability to capture photos and videos in extremely low-lit environments. Read on, and get the full details of the Xperia XZ2 Premium specifications, features, price and availability.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Specifications, Features, Price and Availability

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Features

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium features a TRILUMINOS display of 5.8 inches with a resolution of 2160 x 3840 pixels, with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Wrapped between a 2.5D Gorilla Glass 5 and a glass back, the Xperia XZ2 Premium follows the Ambient Flow design that was introduced with the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact at the last Mobile World Congress 2018. The phone has a fingerprint positioned at the center of the back panel right under the dual camera (the biggest talking point).

Also read: 7 Amazing Features of Google Home That Will Make You Want To Buy One

The main camera of the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium has a large 19MP 1/2.3 inch Exmor RS sensor, f/1.8 lens, and 1.22μm pixel size. The secondary camera is a 12MP 1/2.3 inch monochrome unit to boost low-light performance. It has a lens of f/1.6, while the pixel size is 1.55μm. The secondary camera works hand-in-hand with the main camera to improve image quality. Sony promises to release an update in the third quarter of 2018 that will allow users to shoot exclusively in monochrome using the secondary camera, and also use it to take pictures with background blur. The selfie snapper also boasts some impressive specs such as 13MP with with 1/3.06” Exmor RS sensor that can boost its sensitivity all the way up to ISO 3200.

Must read: Top 10 Phones With Best Selfie Cameras in 2017

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium came with a 3540mAh battery that has Quick Charge 3.0 support. It also has with Smart Stamina and STAMINA modes for those moments when you want to squeeze every last minute out of your remaining charge. There is also Qi wireless charging on board

The Xperia XZ2 Premium does not come with a 3.5mm audio jack, this is because the Japanese manufacturer is following the trend of Apple, Google, and HTC devices.


Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Specifications


TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bandsHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps



Announced2018, April
StatusComing soon



Dimensions158 x 80 x 11.9 mm (6.22 x 3.15 x 0.47 in)
Weight236 g (8.32 oz)
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 – IP65/IP68 certified – dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)



TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.8 inches, 92.7 cm2 (~73.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~760 ppi density)
MultitouchYes, up to 10 fingers
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
 – HDR10 compliant
– Triluminos display
– X-Reality Engine



OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPUAdreno 630



Card slotmicroSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Internal64 GB, 6 GB RAM



PrimaryDual: 19 MP (f/1.8, 25mm, 1/2.3″, 1.22µm) + 12 MP B/W (f/1.6, 1/2.3″, 1.55µm), 5-axis gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@960fps, HDR
Secondary13 MP (f/2.0, 22mm, 1/3″, 1.12µm), 5-axis giro EIS, 1080p



Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackNo
 – 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Dynamic vibration system
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host



SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
 – Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
– Qi wireless charging
– Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor



 Non-removable Li-Ion 3540 mAh battery



ColorsChrome Black, Chrome Silver

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Price and Availability

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium price will be officially announced closer to the launch date, for now, no news about pricing is available. The phone is set to arrive in the upcoming summer, and it will run on Android Oreo and will be available in either Chrome Black or Silver colours.


  • What do you think about this device? Kindly share your thoughts in the comment box below

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.