Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Great Smartphone but No 18:9 display !!

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium price in India is around Rs.57,999 and $799 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Best Price: Rs.57,999(India), $799(USA)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • 5.8 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • Dual 19 MP + 12 MP rear camera, 13 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 845 chipset.
  • 6 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3540 mAh Battery

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Advantages (Pros):

  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium comes with latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • Presents 5.8-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with HDR10 compliant, Triluminos display, 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 Premium display has stunning pixel density for its 4K resolution (~760 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 6 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium 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 Dual 19 MP (f/1.8, 25mm, 1/2.3″, 1.22µm) + 12 MP B/W (f/1.6, 1/2.3″, 1.55µm) rear camera with additional features like 5-axis gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • It offers 13 MP front-facing camera with additional features like (f/2.0, 22mm, 1/3″, 1.12µm), 5-axis giro EIS, 1080p
  • Supports Quad HD video recording at 1080p@30fps2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@960fps, HDRmAh which is great 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 great and loud stereo speakers.
  • It is available in Chrome Black, Chrome Silver colors to choose.
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0), Qi wireless charging and IP68 certified Water and
    dust resistance.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Disadvantages (Cons):

  • 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.
  • Old design style nothing great.
  • Smartphone is very bulky and heavy to carry.

Check out Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Specifications:

General Features
Brand Sony
Model Name Xperia XZ2 Premium
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 512
Colors Chrome Black, Chrome Silver
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.8 inches, 92.7 cm2 (~73.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~760 ppi density)
Dimensions 158 x 80 x 11.9 mm (6.22 x 3.15 x 0.47 in)
Weight 236 g (8.32 oz)
Other Display Features HDR10 compliant, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine, Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 19 MP (f/1.8, 25mm, 1/2.3″, 1.22µm) + 12 MP B/W (f/1.6, 1/2.3″, 1.55µm)
Secondary Camera 13 MP (f/2.0, 22mm, 1/3″, 1.12µm), 5-axis giro EIS, 1080p
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@960fps, HDR
Other Camera Features 5-axis gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
RAM and Storage
RAM 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 3540 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, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
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), Qi wireless charging, IP68 certified Water and dust resistance.

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9 Total Score
Great Smartphone but No 18:9 display !!

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments but misses 3.5 headphone jack and modern 18:9 display, we suggest to check Galaxy S9 also before purchasing this mobile. It is a great smartphone if you are looking for a good flagship mobile.

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