Sony Xperia XZ2 And XZ2 Compact Renders Leaked Ahead Of MWC Event
The year 2017 saw an industry-wide shift to an 18:9 aspect ratio for smartphones. Sony, however, continued to launch the likes of the Xperia XZ1 with the same boxy design. However, Sony will launch smartphones with a modern design in 2018. At MWC 2018, Sony is expected to launch the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact with an 18:9 aspect ratio and thin bezels.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 23, 2018
The Sony Xperia XZ2 and the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact comes with almost identical design with minor differences. Both devices have a 3D glass unibody design with an aluminium mid-frame. The Sony Xperia XZ2 has a 5.7-inch display, whereas the smaller XZ2 Compact has a 5.0-inch display boasting 1080p resolution.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset will power both the smartphones.
These smartphones have a single 19 MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and 4K HDR video recording capability. The camera can also record super slow-motion video at up to 960 frames per second. The fingerprint scanner is located on the back, which is placed below the primary camera bump. The smartphone also gets a dedicated camera shutter button located on the bottom right side of the smartphone.
The Xperia XZ2 has a dual stereo speaker setup and the Xperia XZ2 Compact has a single stereo speaker. Like the last generation Sony flagship smartphones, the Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact are IP certified for the water and dust resistance.
The Xperia XZ2 comes with a 3180 mAh battery that supports fast charging and wireless charging. The 2870 mAh battery on the Sony XZ2 Compact does not support wireless charging. The Xperia XZ2 and the Xperia XZ2 Compact will be available in Black, Silver, Green, and Pink Colour.