Sony Xperia XZ2: Specifications, pricing and availability

Sony's flagship handset for 2018 is shaping up to be a serious contender, especially if you like top-notch photographic capabilities.

Sony Xperia XZ2 at a glance

When does the Sony Xperia XZ2 come out? Availability yet to be confirmed but it's expected to launch at MWC 2018.
What’s new about the Sony Xperia XZ2? Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 4K HDR video recording, new design.
How much will the Sony Xperia XZ2 cost? $1099 outright.

What is the Sony Xperia XZ2?

The Sony Xperia XZ2 is the successor to the flagship Sony smartphone crown currently held by the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. It will run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845, as will the smaller Xperia XZ2 Compact handset.

Sony has comprehensively redesigned the look and feel of its flagship phones for 2018. Where previous Xperia designs tended towards a boxy look that was somewhat reminiscent of Sony's own Bravia TV lines, the new Xperia XZ2 features a more rounded, edge-to-edge display design, with a 5.7 inch OLED display.

Does the Sony Xperia XZ2 have a good camera?

In a word, yes. Sony provides the majority of camera sensors for every major smartphone brand (yes, including Apple), and it always keeps a few goodies for its own flagships. For the Xperia XZ Premium, that was the inclusion of super-slow motion 960fps video, and that feature has been pumped up in the Xperia XZ2 with support for 1080p super slow motion, as well as 4K HDR video recording.

Is the Sony Xperia XZ2 water resistant?

The Xperia XZ2 does provide a level of water resistance, rated at IP68. As a reminder, that means it should survive an accidental dunking, but not that you should go scuba diving with it.

When will the Sony Xperia XZ2 be available in Australia?

Sony held a press conference on 26 February 2018 in Barcelona, Spain as part of Mobile World Congress 2018 where it launched the Xperia XZ2.

It took a little time to land on our shores, being put on sale in Australia on 28 May 2018.

How much does the Sony Xperia XZ2 cost?

The Xperia XZ2 retails in Australia for $1099 outright.

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Not keen on an outright Xperia XZ2? Here's what you'll pay for the Xperia XZ Premium on contract right now:

Sony Xperia XZ2 specifications

Product name
Sony Xperia XZ2
Display size
5.7 inches
386 ppi
Snapdragon 845
Operating system
Android 8.0
Front camera
Rear camera
153 x 72 x 11.1mm

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