Sony Xperia XZ2 with 18:9 full-screen display, Snapdragon 845 press image surfaces [Update: Xperia XZ Compact and more renders]

[Update: Both the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact has surfaced in more renders in four different colors. New image also shows wireless charging in XZ2]

As we inch closer to the MWC 2018 show, more details about the smartphones and the tech that is going to debut at the event are getting revealed. Latest to join is the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact; which of lately are making the internet without shying away. Today we get to see the press images of the flagships in their full glory.




Thanks to the sources of the VentureBeat and @evleaks, the Sony flagships design is now revealed, and for the first time, Sony has changed the design from the boring generous top and bottom bezels throughout its lineup. The Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact now come with a full screen 18:9 aspect ratio which is a complete makeover.

Sony Xperia XZ2

The Sony Xperia XZ2 will sport a 5.7-inch screen while the XZ2 Compact will have a smaller 5-inches FHD+ 18:9 display. They are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and run Android 8.0 Oreo with Sony’s custom skin on top. Both the phones pack 3D glass on both faces of its aluminum frame and come with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. In terms of camera, there is a 19-megapixel, f/1.8 camera with 4K HDR recording and super-slow motion capture in Full HD resolution.

The fingerprint placement is shifted to rear just like the  Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra from CES. There are front-firing stereo speakers on the XZ2 which supplements the audio with a haptic feedback system that syncs up vibrations to the sound. The XZ2 will feature a 3180mAh battery with wireless charging support, while XZ2 Compact has a smaller, 2870mAh battery unit. The Sony MWC 2018 event is scheduled for February 26th; we should know more details like pricing and availability during the launch.

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