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MWC 2018: Sony launches the redesigned Xperia XZ2, will arrive in the Philippines soon!

A new Sony Xperia flagship device has been unveiled at the MWC 2018. It is called the Xperia XZ2 and it is banking on immersive entertainment and better design.
Sony Xperia XZ2 is coming to the Philippines soon!
Sony Xperia XZ2 is coming to the Philippines soon!

Sony Mobile said the that they built the Xperia XZ2 around the the concept of bringing the "most immersive entertainment experience" at your fingertips. They built it with the plan of improving the camera, display and audio technology as well as a revamped design.

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The Xperia XZ2 will have a 5.7-inch Full HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. They are pushing the immersive entertainment experience to the next level starting with the display. Along with the ability to display HDR content, they said that they are arming the Xperia XZ2 with a mobile version of their BRAVIA TV tech, X-Reality. This will actively convert any content to HDR.

Sony is also touting their usage of their new Dynamic Vibration System that reacts to the audio of your content to provide immersive feedback to your hands. The Xperia XZ2 also looks to set the bar for audio with theur front facing speakers that features the S-Force Front Surround that they touted as  their "loudest Xperia speakers ever."

They are also fitting the Xperia XZ2 with DSEE HX audio technology that provides high quality audio upscaling. Wireless speakers and earphones are also said to be enhanced by their LDAC Bluetooth technology.

The Xperia XZ2's camera is also improved. Their Motion Eye camera is said to be able to record 4K HDR Movies. They also included a super slow motion video capture capability that can record up to 960fps footage in Full HD. In addition to video features, Motion Eye also boasts Predictive Capture with motio and smile detection, AF burst and Predictive AF.

Sony said that they also improved the XZ2's design and build. Apart from the 18:9 display, it will be protected by Corning Gorlla Glass 5 and a metal frame. It is also IP65 / IP68 certified to withstand spills and splashes. It is also housing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with X20 LTE that can go up to 1.2Gbps.

The Xperia XZ2 also prides itself for the useful batter features it has such as the Smart Stamina, STAMINA mode, and Battery Care. It can also take advantage of Qnovo Adaptive charging and Qi wireless charging. The XZ2 will be running Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Sony Xperia XZ2 Specs

Display: 5.7-inch FHD+ Triluminos HDR Display 1920 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved glass, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection at 424
CPU: 64bit Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 630
ROM: 64GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 400GB
Back Camera: 19MP f/2.0 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS w/ Hybrid AF, SteadyShot,, Predictive capture, 5-axis stabilization, Motion Eye, and dual tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5MP f/2.2 1/5-inch Exmor RS w/ 22 mm super wide-angle
Battery: 3,180 w/ Qnovo Adaptive Charging and Quick Charge 3.0, Qi Wireless Charging
OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass, light, gyroscope
Others: Fingerprint scanner, IP68 water and dust resistance, USB 3.1 Type-C, stereo speakers with S-Force Front Surround, DSEE HX, LDAC, Colors: liquid black, liquid silver, deep green, ash pink
Dimensions: 153 x 72 x 11.1 mm
Weight: 165 g
Price: TBC

The Sone Xperia XZ2 will be coming to the Philippines soon but there is no exact date yet so stay tuned for that.
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