Along with the Xperia XZ2, the company also announced the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact smartphone at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona. Sony has embarked on a new road for design, abandoning the sharp straight lines that have accompanied it over the last few years to move on to what is called Ambient Flow Design.
The thickness of the Xperia XZ2 Compact is 135 x 65 x 12.1mm and weighs 168 grams, however, the Japanese company believes that the new design allows you to handle the device more naturally. While moving to the back panel, we find a more traditional anti-scratch polycarbonate panel.
The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact price is yet to be unveiled, but it will roll out globally starting from March 2018. The handset comes in Black, White Silver, Moss Green and Coral Pink color options.
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Specifications
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact features a 5.0-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) 18:9 Triluminos HDR screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It has an anti-scratch polycarbonate body compared to 3D glass body on the Xperia XZ2.
The handset is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU clubbed with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 400GB via microSD card. It has IP65/68 ratings for dust and water resistance and packs a 2870mAh battery support for fast charging including Qnovo Adaptive Charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, missed the wireless charging.
For optics, Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact bears a 19-megapixel Motion Eye camera with 1/2.3″ Exmor RS memory stacked sensor, 960 fps super slow motion videos (FHD/HD), Predictive Capture, Anti-distortion shutter, Triple image sensing technology and 5-axis image stabilization for shake-free videos, similar to the XZ2. It also has 4K HDR Movie recording and high ISO sensitivity of 51200 for photos and ISO 12800 for video. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 1/ 5″ Exmor RS sensor, 23mm super wide-angle, and f/2.2 aperture.
The handset runs Android 8.0 Oreo and supports rear fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C audio, Stereo speaker with S-Force Front Surround, DSEE HX, and LDAC. Connectivity options includes 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C.