Sony Xperia XZ2 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Nothing Outstanding !!

Sony Xperia XZ2 high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Sony Xperia XZ2 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Sony Xperia XZ2 price in India is around Rs.49,999 and $799 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.
Sony Xperia XZ2 Best Price: Rs.49,999(India), $799(USA)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • 5.7 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 19 MP rear camera, 5 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 845 chipset.
  • 6 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3180 mAh Battery

Sony Xperia XZ2 Advantages (Pros):

  • Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • Presents 5.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Triluminos display, HDR BT.2020 compliant, X-Reality Engine and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 display has good pixel density for its full HD resolution (~424 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4/6 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only.
  • It offers 19 MP rear camera with additional features like (f/2.0, 25mm, 1/2.3″, 1.22 µm), gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • It offers 5 MP front-facing camera with additional features like (f/2.2, 1/5″), gyro EIS, 1080p.
  • Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@960fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3180 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers a great and loud stereo speakers.
  • It is available in Liquid Black, Liquid Silver, Deep Green, Ash Pink colors to choose.
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0) and IP65/IP68 certified dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes, Wireless charging.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • No Quad HD display.
  • No dual camera set up.
  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack support.
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • Device look bit heavy to carry and also not slim at all.

Check out Sony Xperia XZ2 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Sony
Model Name Xperia XZ2
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.0
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
Colors Liquid Black, Liquid Silver, Deep Green, Ash Pink
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~76.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)
Dimensions 153 x 72 x 11.1 mm (6.02 x 2.83 x 0.44 in)
Weight 198 g (6.98 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Triluminos display, HDR BT.2020 compliant, X-Reality Engine
Camera Features
Primary Camera 19 MP
Secondary Camera 5 MP (f/2.2, 1/5″), gyro EIS, 1080p
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@960fps
Other Camera Features (f/2.0, 25mm, 1/2.3″, 1.22 µm), gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
RAM and Storage
RAM 4/6 GB
Internal Memory 64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3180 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Connectivity 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack No
Other Features
FM No
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0) and IP65/IP68 certified dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes, Wireless charging.

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Check out Samsung Galaxy S9 features which is a competitor to Xperia XZ2

8.5 Total Score
Nothing Outstanding !!

Sony Xperia XZ2 smartphone comes with good features & performance for its price, but there is nothing outstanding in this smartphone. It has some cons which might be deal breakers for many, we suggest to check Galaxy S9 also if you are looking for good flagship mobile.

User Rating: 5 (1 votes)