Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Performace in Compact Size !!

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact price in India is around Rs.44,999 and $699 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Best Price: Rs.44,999(India), $699(USA)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • 5.0 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 19 MP rear camera, 5 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 845 chipset.
  • 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
  • 2870 mAh Battery

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Advantages (Pros):

  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact comes with latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • Presents 5.0-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 Compact display has good pixel density for its full HD resolution (~483 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact 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 Black, White Silver, Moss Green, Coral Pink colors to choose.
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact 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 Compact 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 Compact Specifications:

General Features
Brand Sony
Model Name Xperia XZ2 Compact
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 Black, White Silver, Moss Green, Coral Pink
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches, 64.5 cm2 (~73.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~483 ppi density)
Dimensions 135 x 65 x 12.1 mm (5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 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 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 2870 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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