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).

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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.

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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.

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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Specifications

NETWORK

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
GPRSYes
EDGEYes

 

LAUNCH

Announced2018, April
StatusComing soon

 

BODY

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)

 

DISPLAY

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

 

PLATFORM

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

 

MEMORY

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

 

CAMERA

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

 

SOUND

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

 

COMMS

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFCYes
RadioNo
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host

 

FEATURES

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
BrowserHTML5
 – 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

 

BATTERY

 Non-removable Li-Ion 3540 mAh battery

 

MISC

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.

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