18 Nov

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact specifications and pricing leak ahead of MWC 2018

first_imgSony will be present at MWC 2018 that will kick off on February 26 where the company is expected to unveil a few new Xperia smartphones. Based on the rumours so far, one can expect at least two phones to be showcased – the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact. Sony this week posted a teaser that hints of a major redesign coming to the Xperia lineup. Now, some new information regarding the specs and pricing have emerged that give us a better idea of what we can expect at the event.Over the past few weeks, there have been talks that Sony will introduce a new design language that will keep the new Xperia smartphone in line with the current trend. This includes 18:9 displays that will get rid of the old chunky bezels that past Xperia phones were known for. Scandinavian Android blog, Swedroid.se, leaked some specs that further suggests that both the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact will sport FHD+ displays with 18:9 aspect ratios. Also in keeping with todays trend, both the phones will be ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack. Meanwhile, the fingerprint sensor will be placed on the back, in line with past rumours.The Xperia XZ2 will sport a 5.7-inch display with Gorilla Glass 5 on top while the smaller Xperia XZ2 Compact will come with a 5.0-inch display and similar Gorilla Glass protection. Both the handsets will be powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset and will be offered with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. As the phones are yet to be confirmed, one should take these leaks with a pinch of salt. As per the latest spec leak, it seems the Xperia XZ2 Compact will have similar specs as the Xperia XZ2, only with a smaller screen.advertisementALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S9, Nokia 9, Sony Xperia XZ2: Top smartphones expected at MWC 2018If these specs are true, the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact will come with a dramatically new design and could potentially give a stiff competition to companies like Samsung, which is also going to unveil its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on February 25. Sony’s flagships will also come with a special music feature that, as per the leak, leverages the vibration of the phone. Details regarding this feature are still minimal as of now, but this could be what Sony was hinting at with its recent teaser that showed ripples descending on a palm.The report further revealed pricing details for both the phones as well. The Xperia XZ2 is expected to SEK 7,990 (approx Rs. 63,900) while the Xperia XZ2 Compact will carry a price tag of SEK 5,990 (approx. Rs 47,900). Well know more about the new Xperia smartphones on February 26.last_img

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