Sony Xperia Z2 announced at MWC: Shoots 4K Video

Xperia Z2

Last year, Sony made a huge impression in mobile when it introduced its Xperia Z1 at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. The company did it again last month during the same event, introducing the Xperia Z1 Compact and Z1S. Now, Sony is further beefing up its premium Z portfolio with the Xperia Z2, which we’ve actually seen leaked out on multiple occasions. Only this time it’s official. This will be Sony’s main flagship device for the foreseeable future, and the headlining features reflect that: 4K video recording capabilities, a Full HD display, water resistant design, and more.

While I will admit that I haven’t properly used either Xperia Z1/Z2, I do have a good idea of the various issues that seem to be consistently repeated by Sony in their Xperia lineup. Probably the biggest question that I have is whether the Xperia Z2 truly has a better display than the Xperia Z1. While the press release talks about how “TRILUMINOS Display for mobile with brand new Live Colour LED uses red & green phosphor with blue LEDs and customised colour filters to produce a brighter and more uniform light. The result is richer colours on the screen for all of your smartphone viewing without the risk of saturation,” I am skeptical that this actually translates to better display. While it’s too early to judge whether display has truly changed from the Z1’s display with poor calibration and worse viewing angles, initially it seems that nothing significant has changed.

Xperia Z2


Display: 5.2”, 1080p “Triluminos” display
Video Recording: 2160p/4K
SoC: MSM8974AB 2.26GHz Snapdragon 801
Speakers: Stereo speakers, front-facing “S-Force Front Surround”
Battery: 3200 mAh, 3.8V, 12.16 WHr

Source : Sony Blog